The goal is to turn LaTeX into SVG. Right now there's a Python CGI script to do this. Here are some issues:

Live Demos

Browse Code in SVN Repository

Server-Side Software Requirements

Basic Procedure

Inspired by Inkscape's eqtexsvg.py: Say you had a file eqn.tex that looked like


2 \pi f t

Here are the commands you would run:

In order to get good quality text to pollygon conversion, we had to run dvips with a high magnification, so we have to scale down the resulting SVG. The transformation that we'll stick in the svg group:

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