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From thomas.dewe...@kodak.com
Subject Re: Generate AWT shapes
Date Tue, 15 Jun 2010 10:11:21 GMT
Hi Micahel,

Michael Jurke <jurke@zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote on 06/09/2010 06:30:15 AM:

> with the SVGShape utility class I can generate SVGElements from AWT 
> Is there also a possibility to traverse an SVGDocument, generate and 
> iterate through the shapes? (and ignore other elements or rather print 
> some debug info) For sure GVTTreeBuilder can be used somehow - anyone 
> has an idea or examples?

        This is the primary purpose of the entire Bridge and GVT packages
in Batik.  You can take a look at the 'Boot SVG and CSS DOM' on the wiki:

> And is there also a possibilty to generade a Shape from a single 
> SVGElement? How and how are children handled?

        Simple SVG shapes become a ShapeNode in the GVT, groups become
a CompositeGraphicsNode.  You can walk that tree and do whatever you

> Any ideas or suggestions?

        Such a simple approach will miss things like 'filters', the
semantics of 'use' elements, 'image' elements, etc.  Also of course
dynamic content.

        Good luck.

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