Exporting vector images

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 16:39:26 EDT 2011


On 08/15/2011 11:34 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> 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.
>

Well . . . there are "residues" in Mac Classic versions.




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