How to make a square topped, round rect bottomed graphic?

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Thu Dec 2 12:28:30 EST 2010


Awesome Andre, but I regret to say that the link is broken. I get the dreaded 404 error. 

Bob


On Dec 2, 2010, at 9:19 AM, Alejandro Tejada wrote:

> 
> Hi all,
> 
> 
> Bob Sneidar-2 wrote:
>> 
>> This is rhetorical, but I wonder if the issue is that the engine cannot
>> render such an object, or that there are no tools capable of making one
>> natively. If it is only the latter, then maybe a good future enhancement
>> would be the ability to import eps vector objects. That way you could make
>> what you wanted in something like Illustrator and then import it. 
>> [snip]
>> 
> 
> Actually, some years ago, I published a stack that could import
> simple Adobe Illustrator files. this is the more recent version
> that could import graphic with gradients:
> 
> http://andregarzia.on-rev.com/alejandro/stacks/Eps_Import_V05B.zip
> 
> (Many thanks to Andre for offering me this space in his account!)
> 
> But the solution that we need is to update the stack SVGL, created by
> Ian Macphail, to import gradients and transparency from SVG files:
> http://revonline2.runrev.com/stack/112/SVGL
> 
> Using SVG, we could create and import whole interfaces with
> transparency and gradients. The original Adobe Illustrator format
> do not offers transparency, so instead of breaking the format,
> Adobe replaced it with PDF in new Illustrator versions.
> 
> SVG is a standard, so this work could benefit all of us in more
> than one way. Notice that I have already worked out the math
> for Lineal and Radial gradients in Version 0.5B of the stack EpsImport.
> 
> If one of you want to help on this task and Mr. MacPhail agree,
> we could start working on this update today.
> 
> Have a nice day!
> 
> Alejandro 
> 
> 
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