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CTAN Update: dvisvgm

Date: March 16, 2020 8:58:14 AM CET
Martin Gieseking submitted an update to the dvisvgm package. Version: 2.9 2020-03-13 License: gpl3+ Summary description: Convert DVI, EPS, and PDF files to Scalable Vector Graphics format (SVG) Announcement text:
The main new feature of this release is the conversion of bitmap images present in PostScript and PDF data. While ignored in previous versions of dvisvgm, all bitmaps are now processed and embedded into the generated SVG files. The new command-line option --bitmap-format allows to set the bitmap format used in the SVG. More detailed information about the utility, new features and bugfixes can be found at https://dvisvgm.de/News.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/dvisvgm The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/dviware/dvisvgm/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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dvisvgm – Convert DVI, EPS, and PDF files to Scalable Vector Graphics format (SVG)

Dvisvgm is a command line utility that converts DVI as well as EPS and PDF files to the XML-based Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format. It provides full font support including virtual fonts, font maps, and sub-fonts. If necessary, dvisvgm vectorizes ’s bitmap output in order to always create lossless scalable output. The embedded SVG fonts can optionally be replaced with graphics paths so that applications that do not support SVG fonts are enabled to render the graphics properly. Besides many other features, dvisvgm also supports color, em, tpic, papersize, PDF mapfile and PostScript specials. Users will need a working installation including the kpathsea library.

For more detailed information, see the project page.

Packagedvisvgm
Version2.10 2020-08-12
Copyright2005–2020 Martin Gieseking
MaintainerMartin Gieseking

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