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From Martin Jacobson <jacobson.mar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Converting Font to SVG: all glyphs are rotated
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2011 16:35:40 GMT
I don't have such a link in my head, but if you look at
http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/index.html#minitoc I'm sure you'll see the
coordinate system described. As for why?... ;-)

best
Martin

On 14 June 2011 17:21, Dieter <dieter.krachtus@googlemail.com> wrote:
> yep...I meant flipped vertically or rotated 180 and flipped horizontally ;)
>
> Do you have a link where it is described that "SVG coordinates are
> upside down wrt cartesian" and the reasons why this was done?
>
> Cheers,
> Dieter
>
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 6:14 PM, Martin Jacobson
> <jacobson.martin@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I haven't had time to verify your example, but I suspect you'll find
>> that the fonts aren't rotated 180º, but flipped vertically; don't
>> forget that SVG coordinates are upside down wrt cartesian. This annoys
>> me on a regular basis!
>>
>> Martin
>>
>> On 14 June 2011 16:56, Dieter <dieter.krachtus@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I just converted several fonts to SVG. When I extract the d="" element
>>> from several glyphs and insert them in a SVG document I notice that
>>> all glyphs are rotated clockwise by 180 degrees. Here is an example
>>> for the glyph "7":
>>>
>>> <?xml version="1.0" standalone="no"?>
>>> <!DOCTYPE svg PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD SVG 20010904//EN"
>>>  "http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-SVG-20010904/DTD/svg10.dtd">
>>> <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
>>>  <path d="M219 -2Q194 0 162 0Q130 0 92 -4Q122 44 157 105T229 237T304
>>> 387T376 550Q359 551 342 551Q325 551 306 551Q242 551 175 548T36 537Q38
>>> 582 29 628Q155 623 269 623Q384 623 490 629Q496 569 492
>>> 541Q466 509 440 466T388 374T338 273T292 172T252 77T219 -2Z"
>>>        fill="green" stroke="blue" stroke-width="3" />
>>> </svg>
>>>
>>>
>>> Is this normal? Why are the glyphs rotated?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Dieter
>>>
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