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Embed multiple SVG objects in HTML-type table?

From: Mike <dmaddox@rmi.net>
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 16:35:24 -0700
To: <www-svg@w3.org>
Cc: <mike.maddox@wcom.com>
Message-ID: <000101bf7bfb$2929db80$0300a8c0@dad>
I have searched the archives of this forum, but I am unable to
find the answer. I want to put SVG graphs--dozens of them--(bar
charts or line graphs) into cells of an HTML-type table. I think
it may be possible to generate a single XML file with an <svg>
and </svg> tag pair for each graph. But I am unable to find the
right header and trailer tags to get my browser to recognize both
SVG and HTML (XML?).

For me, the promise of SVG is doing just this: putting lots of
small graphs into a normal ASCII hypertext file. Doing the same
thing with raster files creates a file management and space
consumption problem. The ability for a single program (such as
C++, Perl, or my favorite, SAS) to crank out mixed text and
graphics in a single, text-encoded file will take us to a new
frontier in data visualization. "Investigations" of a computer
performance, financial, or other numerical anomaly can be reduced
to just a few mouse clicks. The need to laboriously generate
large numbers of separate files containing plots, histograms, and
so forth, to support an investigation will be dramatically

Mike Maddox
Senior Staff Specialist
MCI Worldcom
Received on Sunday, 20 February 2000 18:35:25 UTC

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