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Re: Exporting SVG to raster image

From: J. David Eisenberg <catcode@catcode.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 10:04:04 -0600 (CST)
To: Walid Ismail <Walid.Ismail@itworx.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0211051001100.24118-100000@tengu.host4u.net>

On Tue, 5 Nov 2002, Walid Ismail wrote:

> Hi,
>  I am evaluating using SVG tools (Adobe SVG) as a possible solution to
> create interactive web graphical content. One of the requirements of the
> project that I am working on is that the user should be able to export
> the resultant graphic in BMP or JPEG format.
>  Is there a way to export SVG to raster format (BMP or JPEG)? Is this
> part of the spec? or it is vender implementation dependent?

See this article:


Since Batik is written in Java, it will work on any platform that can 
support a servlet container.

> Does SVG support belnding/transparent graphics?

Yes indeed; you can say things like:

   <circle cx="100" cy="100" r="50"
      style="fill:red; fill-opacity: 0.5" />

J. David Eisenberg  http://catcode.com/
Received on Tuesday, 5 November 2002 11:18:06 UTC

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