jvolker's picture

I would like to be able to import and use SVGs and PDFs in a similar as using Fetch Image.

Thanks.

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Notes from Team Vuo

Vuo Pro: 

No — available with both Vuo and Vuo Pro licenses

Complexity: 

●●○○ — A few weeks of work

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You can already access .svg

MartinusMagneson's picture
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You can already access .svg paths as it basically is an xml file. I'm poking around to see if I can make a sane solution to extract the paths to something useful in Vuo. When that is said, actual .svg manipulation would be nice to have, as I expect shapes, curves and such will be tedious to do with the existing nodes.

If you feel like poking around, use a 'fetch xml tree' node and drag a .svg file to the URL port. Dragging the file into Vuo won't help as it isn't a recognized filetype, but the node will be able to read it. From here, use 'Get Tree Attribute' directly with attribute set to "viewBox" (case sensitive) to get the canvas size. Also connect a 'Find Subtrees with Name', Name set to "path", send this to 'Get Item from List'. From that one, connect a 'Get Tree Attribute' with Attribute set to "d", and then you will have one of the paths. The paths is selected by the 'Get Item from List' node.

The Kineme PDF Import patch

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The Kineme PDF Import patch was pretty useful to me for exporting multipage PDF files in Adobe Illustrator and bringing those images into a QC composition. I could adjust multiple pages and just save once and the comp would update with a restart. Being able to set the rendering dimensions or one of them and let aspect ratio work out the other would be good.

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