[cairo] SVG & PS/EPS surfaces

Stefan Salewski mail at ssalewski.de
Mon Aug 3 02:55:10 PDT 2015

On Sun, 2015-08-02 at 23:28 +0200, Tomas By wrote:
> On 2015-08-02 23:05, Stefan Salewski wrote:
> > I would be really interested how PS on PS and PDF on PDF behaves -- you
> > already tested recording surface to PS, so maybe it it not much work to
> > do the other tests also.
> Ok, I tried PS->PS (actually both PS->EPS, by mistake, and EPS->EPS).
> The resulting file is raster, not vector, in both cases.
> I have the feeling part of the problem may be that I have to specify a 
> size for the first surface. This apparently gets interpreted as a pixel 
> size of that image (whereas it ought to just mean a measurement, in 
> inch/72).
> /Tomas

That is an interesting observation. I will try to remember that result,
so when I will add SVG and PDF export to my schematics editor, I should
take care for this. It is good to know that Recording Surface -> PDF
works fine at least.

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