Re: SVG blowing up Frame file size

Subject: Re: SVG blowing up Frame file size
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>, TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2016 12:00:01 -0700

Maybe you have raster quality set really high? Otherwise, sounds like
a bug in FrameMaker's SVG support.

I experimented with various formats for Visio diagrams and found EMF
worked the best.

I never embed graphics in .fm files (what the FM docs call "import by
copying"). I always import by reference.

On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 11:43 AM, Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Pertinents:
>
> Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit, Service Patch 1
> FrameMaker 12, latest patch
> Visio 2013
>
> I have a small diagram created in Visio and saved out to SVG that is just
> blowing up the Frame file size.
>
> Frame file w/o graphic: 232,448
> Frame file w/ graphic: 17,116,160
>
> Visio file: 150,011
> SVG file: 15,830
>
> I've recreated the SVG file in case there was a corruption in the
> conversion from .vsdx to .svg, but I'm getting the same result. A somewhat
> similar diagram that has larger Visio (357,882) and SVG (34,688) files
> sizes only increases the Frame file size to 1,207,296.
>
> I'm fabbled. Does anyone have any ideas why this very, very simple diagram
> should be making such a difference in the FrameMaker file size?
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