[scribus] POCOOR syntax (Gregory Pittman)
strajt9 at seznam.cz
Sat Nov 5 17:24:41 UTC 2016
>From just looking at files, one thing to consider is that this has
> changed from 1.4.x to 1.5.x. Basically what POCOOR is doing is
> describing the path for an object, so in 1.4.x we might have this for a
> text frame (units in points):
>POCOOR="0 0 0 0 256 0 256 0 256 0 256 0 256 72 256 72 256 72 256 72 0 72
>0 72 0 72 0 72 0 0 0 0 "
> Starting from the left-upper corner, we go to the X position at 256
> points, 0 points in the Y, then stay at 256 points X position, move to
> 72 points Y position, after that completing the frame back to 0,0. What
> I don't understand are the duplications of the numbers, which to me
> looks like some eclectic invented thing unique to Scribus.
Thanks for the answer. It looked bit mysterious when I looked to files.
> In 1.5.x we now have a more sensible plan as in SVG, so POCOOR has
> become path:
> path="M0 0 L256 0 L256 72 L0 72 L0 0 Z"
> This would be a valid SVG description for this rectangular object, M
> being the starting point, L denotes a (straight) line, and Z the end of
> the path.
> I would recommend therefore that you go with the 1.5.x syntax and forget
> about POCOOR.
OK. I will wait till 1.5 release and I will support only 1.5.x files. I have already written map > SVG conversion, so I will have bits of code for free.
Mikoláš Štrajt / Severák / http://severak.svita.cz/
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