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From jonathan wood <jonathanshaww...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Combine SVG out of single SVG files
Date Thu, 23 Jun 2011 01:45:38 GMT
Thanks for the additional info Helder.

Note that even with a use tag, if you want to add the existing svg to a top
level template programatically, you'd still need to follow the prior
instructions with the following modification.  Note that this is not the use
case specified by the requester as there is no element reuse in the
originally described scenario.

- uniquely id the new element
- create a defs element and append the imported node to the defs element.
- create and add a use element with the xlink:href attribute set to

2011/6/22 Helder Magalhães <helder.magalhaes@gmail.com>

> Hi everyone,
> > One way to do it...assumes the file was read and placed into a byte array
> by
> > loadMyFile() (your implementation).
> > All fluff and exception handling removed, but the basic sequence is:
> [...]
> Apart from this (good) suggestion, note that SVG also has an "import"
> mechanism, namely the 'use' element [1]. Just in case someone missed
> it! ;-)
> Cheers,
>  Helder
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/struct.html#UseElement
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