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RE: Path Coordinates

From: Pawson, David <DPawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 14:59:31 -0000
Message-ID: <39B19660C174D311BB9000A0C9E01C3F18B8BD@corfu.rnib.org.uk>
To: www-svg@w3.org
A. J. Wilson wrote:

>I am attempting to manually code some SVG paths and, as far as I can
>tell, all coordinates that can be specified in the path cannot use unit
>designators.  Do you see this as a shortcoming?

I certainly do with paper as a target media.

>
>I am specifically trying to set up a page size (SVG viewport) that
>mimics a 8" x 11.5" sheet of paper.  After that I want to draw paths
>on the paper and have it rendered correctly both on a  monitor and on a
>printer.
>It seems that specifying path coordinates in pixel values defeats my
>purpose,
>because I do not know the resolution of the output device in advance.
>
>What am I missing?

I don't know, but I'm missing it too :-)


regards, DaveP
Received on Tuesday, 22 February 2000 10:00:41 GMT

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