New on CTAN: svg

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at
Sun Sep 9 11:03:20 CEST 2012

the daemon wrote:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: svg
> Author's name: Philip Ilten
> Package version: 1.0
> Location on CTAN: graphics/svg
> Summary description: include and extract SVGs using Inkscape
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> This package provides a command similar to the 
> \includegraphics command of the graphicx package, but for 
> the inclusion of SVGs using Inkscape.
>      \includesvg[<options>]{<svg filename>}
> A variety of options are available, including width, height, 
> and path of the SVG. Additionally, it is possible to extract 
> the SVG image to a PDF, EPS, or PNG, exactly as it is 
> rendered within the LaTeX document. Within the documentation 
> an example is given using an SVG created from the high 
> energy particle physics analysis package ROOT.

thanks for the upload; i installed the package, and made a catalogue
entry for it.  it should be at all mirrors by now.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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