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=== AI Export ===
 
=== AI Export ===

Revision as of 03:51, 27 January 2006

Current PDF support

PDF Import

There is currently no support to automatically import PDF files in Inkscape.

PDF Export

pdf_output.inx exports PDF files by first saving them as Postscript and use an external converter to creat PDFs.

Requirements:

  • ps2pdf (Installed separately)

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

Current Postscript support

PS Import

ps_input.inx imports Postscript files by using two external conversion scripts:

Requirements:

  • pstoedit (Installed separately)
  • skconvert (Installed separately)

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

PS Export

Inkscape has built-in support to write Postscript files.

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

Current Adobe Illustrator support

The files used by AdobeIllustrator were earlier postscript files but are now Pdf files.

AI Import

Requirements:

  • ill2svg.pl requires perl

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

  • Only works on the old Postscript-based Adobe format
  • Code is sort of a hack
  • No maintainer exists for this code

AI Export

ai_output.inx exports Illustrator files by first saving them as Postscript and use an external converter to creat AIs.

Requirements:

  • ps2ai.ps (requires gs)

Strengths:

Weaknesses: