Yes! It's that time. The 'hard' pencils down for GSoC was yesterday. The work is complete to an extent. The SVG backend is usable now. In fact, I created a tool, that will convert PDF to SVG. You can find it here: PDF 2 SVG Converter

Work finished so far: ...

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It's been quite a while since I posted here. I got a bit busy after mid-term evaluations and couldn't find time for writing. (I passed).

So, the SVG Viewer is now in the master branch of the PDF.js[0], as an example, for interested people to try it out. It now renders the text pretty well. Imag...

(more)Loading…So, the SVG Viewer is now in the master branch of the PDF.js[0], as an example, for interested people to try it out. It now renders the text pretty well. Imag...

I have been working for past two weeks on rendering text using SVG.

First, I tried it out using just the <text> element, by applying transformations each time. I used the 'matrix' of 'transform' attribute to represent the transformations, rather than nesting operations like, 'translate', 'scale...

(more)Loading…First, I tried it out using just the <text> element, by applying transformations each time. I used the 'matrix' of 'transform' attribute to represent the transformations, rather than nesting operations like, 'translate', 'scale...