[PD] [GEM-dev] svg?

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Thu Jan 8 09:18:54 CET 2009

Jack wrote:
> Hello Iohannes, hello list,
> i try to load a .svg from :
> http://www.croczilla.com/svg/samples/butterfly/butterfly.svg
> and import it with [pix_image], i get :
> error: GemImageLoad: Unable to import an image:
> butterfly.svg
> [pix_image] loads only TIFF, JPEG and PNG ? No ?
> GEM: ver: 0.91.1 'tigital'
> Pd version 0.40.3-extended-20080722
> PowerBook G4.
> MacOSX.4.11

oh, you are on OSX.
on osx QuickTime is used for ImageLoading; on linux (optionally)
ImageMagick is used.
obviously only the latter can load SVGs.

> Any idea about this error ?

it means that the given file cannot be loaded as an image :-)

>> Patrice Colet wrote:
>>>   Gem using libsugar might be very possible, isnt'it?
>>> http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/sourceforge/l/li/libsugar/libsugar-dev-0.4-2.i386.html

i don't know how portable libsugar would be.
it might as well not solve your problems on OSX.


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