[Mediawiki-l] SVG Thumbnail errors

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 21:27:31 UTC 2010

On 27 October 2010 22:20, Caitlin Dempsey <editor at gislounge.com> wrote:

> I'm using ImageMagick to render SVG images on my wiki but some of the thumbnails have problems with them.  For exampled this SVG image has some pixels in the upper left hand corner that shouldn't be there: http://thecatholicguide.com/wiki/File:Arms_of_Basilica.svg
> My wiki is hosted so my only image converting option is ImageMagick.  Is there anything I can do to get better thumbnails?

Unfortunately, probably not. ImageMagick is just not very good at
rendering SVGs.

You could try asking your host to install rsvg - it's in most Linux
distros. If they can do that, then you can just set your wiki to use

- d.

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