CTAN Update: dvisvgm

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Aug 4 17:55:17 CEST 2013

Martin Gieseking submitted an update to the



Version number: 1.4
License type: gpl

Summary description: dvisvgm 1.4 has been released

Announcement text:

dvisvgm is a command-line utility that converts DVI files to SVG. 

The recent release 1.4 is a feature release with the following
- Basic support for CMap files and CID-based fonts has been
  added. This enables the processing of DVI files created with
  pTeX, for example. 
- Support for OpenType (OTF) fonts has been added. 
- Evaluation of bounding box information generated by the
  preview package has been added.
- The command-line option --linkmark has been extended to mark
  hyperlinked areas with an arbitrary background color. 
- The processing of PostScript header specials has been improved.
- PostScript operator show creates much better results now.
- The DOCTYPE declaration has been removed from the generated SVG files.
- The encoding of the generated SVG files has been changed to UTF-8. 

For further information including a more detailed list of recent
changes and pre-compiled binaries for Windows/MiKTeX see the
project page http://dvisvgm.sourceforge.net


This package is located at 

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  Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra RĂ¼be-Pugliese

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