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Re: fill vs. pattern

From: Andreas Neumann <neumann@karto.baug.ethz.ch>
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 17:21:22 +0100
Message-ID: <436F7F02.3080200@karto.baug.ethz.ch>
To: "Andre M. Winter" <winter@carto.net>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Hi André,

yes, with vector-effects (likely to be part of SVG 1.2 full) one can do 
multiple stroking and multiple filling.

see also http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-SVG12-20041027/vectoreffects.html


Andre M. Winter wrote:

> hello,
> i am wondering if there is a mechanism that may appear in svg1.2 that 
> allows patterns to be set *in addition* to fill.
> case study: map with all adjacent polygons filled with different 
> colors. in order to apply highlight onmousover or similar, one cannot 
> use stroking because the objects all build a layer thus stroking may 
> be covered (or not) by nearby polygons, opacity changes the color 
> itself towards some background. any other method needs clone methods.
> in that case a pattern could hold transparent parts that may let shine 
> trough some fill, thus fill and pattern should not exclude each other.
> andré

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