[GRASS-user] translucency and svg output

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Mar 25 18:10:34 EDT 2010

pete davidson wrote:

> To answer Hamish, no, I was exporting each individual layer using d.vect and
> d.out.file.

You might also want to try using the cairo driver directly, rather
than using d.out.file. E.g.:

	export GRASS_CAIROFILE=out.svg
	d.mon start=cairo
	d.vect ...
	d.vect ...
	d.mon stop=cairo

> Your question gives me the idea I should try using v.out.svg
> for individual layers to help work out why Cairo dropped to raster output
> and/or to produce individual layers to stitch together later if necessary.

v.out.svg doesn't use cairo, and will never rasterise anything.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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