[OS X TeX] SVG to LaTeX?

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Thu Jun 29 00:35:41 EDT 2006

On Jun 28, 2006, at 2:07 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> Peder Axensten wrote:
>> On 25 jun 2006, at 13.02, Joanna Rycko wrote:
>>> On 2006-06-23, at 20:45, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>>> So, my question, triggered by the threads "Should I install X11"  
>>>> and "making pictures", is whether there is a way automatically  
>>>> to convert SVG graphics into code that could then be inserted  
>>>> into the LaTeX source which would then result in a single source  
>>>> file that you would then be able both to print and edit.
>> I think Incswell can export to LaTeX, it's native format is SVG  
>> and it can read W3 compliant SVG files.
>> http://www.macupdate.com/dev.php?id=18954
>> It's an open source and free vector graphics program. I haven't  
>> tried it yet, but I will. On paper it looks very interesting: PDF/ 
>> EPS import/export etc.
> But it is an X11 application which I am staying away from as I have  
> already lost way too much time with a couple of them. Indeed, when  
> I double-click Incswell, X11 comes on but nothing more that I can see.

I downloaded Inkscape (why Incswell?), installed, allowed to run the  
font-caché, opened an Illustrator (.ai) graphic, saved it as .svg,  
exported it as pstricks code..., and it compiled quite well!

Thanks for the recommendation!

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