Re: Cisco icons for Dia

On 25 Jun 2002, Ian Redfern wrote:
On Mon, 2002-06-24 at 19:06, Lars Clausen wrote:
On 24 Jun 2002, Ian Redfern wrote:
Mostly, yes, although I had to apply the letters by hand - the
original icons are available in PDF, and it's pretty painless to
convert that to SVG with XPM previews. Fortunately SVG has a very
similar path model to PostScript.

That is very cool!  Is this something that can be totally automated, or
do you still have to cut things out by hand?

You're welcome to my Perl script. It tries to identify connected objects
on a page and turns each one into a Dia shape. It's not perfect, but may
be a starting point. I've put it at - you need to run
pdftops first to decode the PDF. I have a hack to turn these into XPMs
via GhostScript, but I'm too ashamed of that to publish it yet.

Is it ok if we put this up on the Dia site?  It would be quite, quite


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