Exporting vector images

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Aug 15 16:34:23 EDT 2011


On 8/15/11 3:21 PM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
> On 08/15/2011 11:14 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> On 8/15/11 3:04 PM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>>> If you are feeling really warped you can download the Mac version of
>>> Metecard 2.2.5 from Tucows: this requires Mac OS 9 or less.
>>>
>>> This will allow you to import EPS images; they will be invisible in the
>>> MC stack.
>>>
>>> Save the stack and open in Livecode; you can then access the EPS file;
>>> although all its pictorial data seems to have gone west (well, at least
>>> with font chars exported from Fontographer 4.7 Mac Classic).
>>>
>>> Why am I bothering to write this; only because I've been daft enough to
>>> try it . . . :)
>>
>> If I remember right, EPS was intended for 'nix only, and only in
>> MetaCard, and only for very early versions of both. I didn't know it
>> ever worked at all on Macs.
>>
>
> Why, exactly, was that possibility dropped?

Don't know, but I think it stopped before RR got the engine. Probably it 
was too hard to maintain cross-platform.

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