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From "Lars Eirik Rønning" <larsei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svg -> pdf error when creating pdf
Date Mon, 18 Aug 2008 12:11:22 GMT
hm.. isnt it weird that Illustrator produces this?

On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 1:02 PM, <thomas.deweese@kodak.com> wrote:

>
> Hi Lars,
>
> "Lars Eirik Rønning" <larseirik@gmail.com> wrote on 08/18/2008 05:20:22
> AM:
>
> > Can somebody explain to me why the attached svg file is
> > unsucessfully converted to pdf?
>
>    The SVG document has an error according to the SVG
> specification.
>
> > I get an exception saying that width cannot be negative number..
>
>    The problem element is the use element at line 962.
>
>    That element has a negative number for it's 'width'
> attribute, see:
>         http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/struct.html#SVGElementWidthAttribute
>
>    The error message is a little misleading due to this
> part of the SVG spec:
>         http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/struct.html#UseElement
>
>    See the paragraph under the bullet for:
>         If the 'use' element references a 'symbol' element.
>
>    The element is a little weird since it has a negative
> width and height as well as a transform that has negative
> scale factors.
>

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