[NTG-context] SVG images

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jan 26 14:18:00 CET 2006

Ville Voipio wrote:

>I would need to embed some SVG images into a ConTeXt document. I have 
>done some research on the topic, and the seemingly trivial task seems 
>all but impossible.
>I found a few solutions, but none of them fits my needs:
>- I want to have my vector images in vector format (i.e., no 
>- alpha-channel transparency is used in the images, and it should be 
>present in the PDF file, as well (i.e., no Inkscape-to-EPS)
>- if I used commercial products, I would not use SVG (i.e., the 
>converter should be open source)
>The images have been (will be) created with Inkscape. While being 
>otherwise a surprisingly nice piece of software, Inkscape does not seem 
>to export PDF for some reason or another (licencing, time, etc.).
see link below

>I have the impression I just ran out of luck. Did I?

so, you can let context do runtime conversions and it will only convert when the graphic is updated 

probably one of those manuals that nobody noticed -) 


                                          Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE
              Ridderstraat 27 | 8061 GH Hasselt | The Netherlands
     tel: 038 477 53 69 | fax: 038 477 53 74 | www.pragma-ade.com
                                             | www.pragma-pod.nl

More information about the ntg-context mailing list