Re: drawing program that can import SVG generated by Railroad Diagram Generator?

Subject: Re: drawing program that can import SVG generated by Railroad Diagram Generator?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Richard Hamilton <hamilton -at- xmlpress -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2016 19:54:03 -0800

Well that's good then. Makes it easier to diagnose the problem. Did you all
figure out why some apps wouldn't import the file?

-Tony

On Tuesday, 5 January 2016, Richard Hamilton <hamilton -at- xmlpress -dot- net> wrote:

> Hi Tony,
>
> Actually, in this instance, it's all text.
>
> The file is not exported in binary format, it's text (UTF-8), and the
> namespace is already specified, so it really is a pure cut and paste
> operation.
>
> Best regards,
> Richard
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> On Jan 5, 2016, at 17:15, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
>
> > Years ago I was asked to hack a macro to add a specific namespace to any
> > SVG files exported from Visio, in order for them to be used in XML
> > publishing workflows. SVGs should be editable with a text editor.
> >
> > I wouldn't doubt it if the RR program you're using exports SVGs as a
> binary
> > format, like a zip archive, that contained the SVG markup as an ASCII
> text
> > file. You can tell if you open the file in NoteTab and it begins with
> PK...
> >
> > -Tony
> >
> > On Tuesday, 5 January 2016, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >
> >> That was the next thing I was going to try. Should an SVG file have
> >> some sort of header?
> >>
> >> On Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 4:22 PM, Richard Hamilton <dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net
> <javascript:;>
> >> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >>> ... you should be able to just grab the SVG instances, put them in
> >> separate files, and edit them with any SVG editor
> >>
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drawing program that can import SVG generated by Railroad Diagram Generator?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: drawing program that can import SVG generated by Railroad Diagram Generator?: From: Richard Hamilton
Re: drawing program that can import SVG generated by Railroad Diagram Generator?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: drawing program that can import SVG generated by Railroad Diagram Generator?: From: Tony Chung

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