Subject: Re: [boost] [documentation] Are SVG's in documentation viable now?
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-08 09:34:59
On 12/8/2014 7:51 AM, John Maddock wrote:
> Folks I need your opinions,
> Since it's inception, Boost.Math has used PNG versions of equations and
> graphs even though scalable SVG versions have been available.
> Unfortunately, a variety of issues have prevented their use.
> Fortunately, the logjam now appears to have cleared, and use of SVG's
> appears viable.
> So... I wonder if I can get folks to point their browsers at
> http://jzmaddock.github.io/doctest/html/svg_test/equations.html and let
> me know if there are any issues? One that I'm aware of, is that the
> equations reference Window's specific fonts, but so far in my tests this
> appears not to be an issue.
> Many thanks, John.
> PS, I'm aware of MathJax and similar solutions for equations - but these
> generate so many security warnings on IE when used in local docs (not on
> a server), that it's a non-starter for now. Besides, we have the SVG's
> already, and it's a one line change to make use of them ;-)
Looks great and a bit clearer than PNG. is there a way of using SVG in
Quickbook that is documented somewhere ?