Converting Interactive graphics (*.cgm) to PDF

Subject: Converting Interactive graphics (*.cgm) to PDF
From: "Butler, Darren J Ctr 584 CBSS/GBHAC" <Darren -dot- Butler -dot- ctr -at- Robins -dot- af -dot- mil>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 14:48:49 -0400

We have been tasked to create SGML docs with *.cgm graphics, then
deliver them in *.PDF format. The graphics are Interactive
Schematics/Diagrams (I-Graphics) that provide component hotspots, links
to databases, interactive wire/signal tracing, etc - which all need to
be fully intact and functional in the PDF. We are reviewing IsoView and
IsoDraw to create the *.cgm graphics.

Does anyone have any experience/advice in this arena? Any info on
applications, concepts, techniques as well as pitfalls would be greatly
appreciated. All this is part of a larger Single source > Multiple
output project.

Our Current Applications:

I-Graphic Creation - IsoView 3.0/IsoDraw 5.04

SGML Authoring - Epic Editor 5.1

XML Publishing - XPP 7.2C.1

Text Editor - UtraEdit-32

Content Management Software - Content@ CM 3.2C.2 (PCM 3.2C.3.P1 server)


Darren J Butler

Sr Technical Writer-Editor

Integrated Data for Maintenance

Northrop-Grumman Corp

darren -dot- butler -at- robins -dot- af -dot- mil

darren -dot- butler -at- ngc -dot- com

[478] 222-4694


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