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From Sascha Ahrend <sahr...@icloud.com>
Subject Re: SVG/SWF to FXG Converter
Date Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:32:28 GMT

I meant to convert the swf to fxg after.

Yes, of course there is dependencies. It's rather meant as a workaround.

Rgds.,

Sascha





> Am 05.09.2014 um 21:28 schrieb OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosmallm@gmail.com>:
> 
> On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 12:24 PM, Sascha Ahrend <sahrend@icloud.com> wrote:
> 
>>> Any thoughts on creating an plugin/extension for Illustrator CC?  It
>> would
>>> be a great feature to have this integrated into the workflow.
>> 
>> Actually the best way to convert AI files is to import an .ai into the
>> stage of a Flash Pro file with 'Text as vector outline‘ and 'all layers
>> into a single flash-layer‘ and release straight away as .swf.
>> Supposed you removed all bitmap data, you will get pretty accurate results.
> That is one way, but you don't get it in the FXG file format and all the
> benefits that come with it.  Also, it adds a dependency on Flash Pro.
> 
> Thanks,
> Om
> 
> 
>> S
>> 
>>> Am 04.09.2014 um 19:56 schrieb OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosmallm@gmail.com>:
>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 10:47 AM, Sascha Ahrend <sahrend@icloud.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hello all,
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> following a recent thread on Design tools for Flex, I built a SVG/SWF to
>>>> FXG converter.
>>>> The SVG conversion scheme is a modified version of Inkscape’s upcoming
>> FXG
>>>> export scheme (no release date yet.)
>>>> The SWF conversion is based on the as3swf library.
>>> 
>>> Sascha, this is awesome.  Thanks for working on this.  I will play with
>> it
>>> and give you some feedback soon.  Any chance you will be willing to
>> donate
>>> it to Apache Flex so that we can have the community work on it and make
>> it
>>> better?
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> You can find the converter as well as the source code here:
>>>> http://www.realcreation.com/S2F_Converter/
>>>> 
>>>> Windows users:
>>>> As Microsoft Windows doesn't ship with any built-in XSL processor
>>>> (necessary for the SVG conversion), this code is for Mac OS only.
>>>> However, you can adjust it to use a Windows 3rd party XSL command line
>>>> processor (e.g. Saxon, msxsl, etc.) by just changing a few lines of
>> code.
>>> 
>>> When I built an FXG to SVG converter (reverse of what you have done
>> here),
>>> I built an AIR app and called the XSLT function from the embedded
>> browser.
>>> Webkit comes with an XSLT converter, so it should be pretty
>> straightforward
>>> to make this tool cross-platform when used with AIR.
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> I also wrote a small tutorial, what may be of some general use, when
>>>> working with FXG conversion.
>>> 
>>> Any thoughts on creating an plugin/extension for Illustrator CC?  It
>> would
>>> be a great feature to have this integrated into the workflow.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Om
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> I hope you like it.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Best Regards,
>>>> 
>>>> Sascha
>> 
>> 

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