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RE: Connecting elements using lines/paths

From: Robert Diblasi <rdiblas@wpo.it.luc.edu>
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2002 10:59:35 -0600
Message-Id: <sc63afa3.066@wpo.it.luc.edu>
To: <Erik.Hellman@apollo.nu>, <chris.beels@riskmetrics.com>, <www-svg@w3.org>
Hello,

 If your thinking of making UML Diagrams With SVG .....there are a couple of interesting product and help you.....

ArgoUML is not only a free UML modelling tool, it is also an Open Source Development project where you are invited to contribute
http://argouml.tigris.org/

www.objectsbydesign.com has a nice description of how the make UML and SVG
http://www.objectsbydesign.com/tools/svg.html 

here is  list of UML editors......might help :-)
http://www.objectsbydesign.com/tools/umltools_byCompany.html 


Ok....Ok...OK......I will give you an Idea of how you get the answer your looking for.....It is the specification.....I do not know if this will work for you....but it just might........here you go:

http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/struct.html#InterfaceSVGSVGElement
getIntersectionList 
Returns the list of graphics elements whose rendered content intersects the supplied rectangle, honoring the 'pointer-events' property value on each candidate graphics element

getEnclosureList 
Returns the list of graphics elements whose rendered content is entirely contained within the supplied rectangle, honoring the 'pointer-events' property value on each candidate graphics element. 
Parameters 

checkIntersection 
Returns true if the rendered content of the given element intersects the supplied rectangle, honoring the 'pointer-events' property value on each candidate graphics element. 

checkEnclosure 
Returns true if the rendered content of the given element is entirely contained within the supplied rectangle, honoring the 'pointer-events' property value on each candidate graphics element. 

I hope this helps you in some way......good luck  and have fun with SVG

We all learn by sharing what we know
Robert A. DiBlasi
http://www.svgnotebook.com
Received on Friday, 8 February 2002 11:59:56 GMT

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