Two svg import filters

Xisco FaulĂ­ anistenis at
Thu Nov 5 06:02:02 PST 2015


it would be nice if this topic can be dicussed today at the ESC meeting.


2015-11-05 12:22 GMT+01:00 Armin Le Grand <armin_le_grand at>:

> Hi,
> Am 05.11.2015 um 10:30 schrieb Xisco FaulĂ­:
> Hi all,
> Recently I've been working on some fixes for filter/source/svg/* and my
> intention would be to spend some more time to fix other issues in this
> filter as there's plenty of room for improvements. However, I'd like to
> know if a decision is going to be make wrt this topic before I do other
> fixes as I wouldn't like to work on something that, eventually, is going to
> be drop.
> From my point of view, I find svgio to support more svg elements and
> atributtes than svg filter but, as mentioned before, they do different
> things, svgio imports the file as svg and the filter as a draw document so
> it can be edited afterwards, so either we drop one or the other we are
> going to lose some already implemented features. On the other hand, it's
> also a pain to have 2 filters that do more or less the same.
> SVG added as GraphicObject using svgio can also be edited - that's why
> there is a 'break' command in the context menu for this objects. Not sure
> if this command is available in all Apps from the UI perspective (the core
> can always break SVGs), but you may try in draw/impress. Breaking creates
> all SdrObjects needed to represent the SVG.
> With regards to the missing support in svg filter, I don't think it
> wouldn't be to difficult to improve it, as other filters already implement
> similar features, so they can be taken as a guidance.
> Regards
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