|Summary:||SVG output backend|
|Product:||poppler||Reporter:||Luke Hutchison <luke.hutch>|
|Status:||RESOLVED MOVED||QA Contact:|
|i915 platform:||i915 features:|
Description Luke Hutchison 2005-05-20 00:03:02 UTC
It would be awesome if Poppler had a backend that created an SVG file from a PDF document. Looking at the Cairo backend, I think this could be done relatively easily, and could prove very useful, as it would allow easy editing of PDF files. There is a version of SVG that handles multiple pages, called SVGPrint. Inkscape doesn't handle SVGPrint yet, but it is planned. Currently there are a couple of ways of getting from PDF to SVG, but it takes 2-3 tools and is quite a convoluted process.
Comment 1 Dom Lachowicz 2006-05-13 05:53:31 UTC
For what it's worth, Cairo 1.2 has a SVG backend. Anything that can draw using Cairo is now capable of emitting a SVG.
Comment 2 Albert Astals Cid 2008-09-10 13:37:33 UTC
Whoever decided that should be "High priority" was not a user, so move it back to normal
Comment 3 GitLab Migration User 2018-08-21 10:51:31 UTC
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