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Subject: [Lilypond-auto] [LilyIssues-auto] [testlilyissues:issues] Re: #5429 SVG export - Scribus import of LP generated SVG files gives unexpected results
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 22:25:35 -0000

It would be relatively straightforward to postprocess the output svg file using sed and change every occurence of currentColor to something else, e.g. black. And that behavior could be set with a command-line setting. Perhaps that is an approach consistent with Paul's suggestion.

[issues:#5429] SVG export - Scribus import of LP generated SVG files gives unexpected results

Status: New
Created: Tue Oct 16, 2018 09:03 AM UTC by pkx166h
Last Updated: Mon Dec 03, 2018 02:26 PM UTC
Owner: nobody

Also reported to Scribus -

On 11/10/2018 2:56 pm, d_l wrote:
I have joined this list today just for the purpose of facilitating a link
between Scribus and LilyPond forums and posting one PATCH suggestion before
next imminent release of lilypond.

Over at the Scribus forum a small issue prevents svg output from lilypond
commandline being rendered in Scribus the desktop publishing tool. PNG
output works.

The Scribus issue refers to SVG fill attribute "currentColor" being used
instead of "black".


Here is a quote from a Scribus forum snr. member:

"the lillypond authors seem to know about the issue but (probably) wrongly
decided to do nothing...

can somebody who uses lillypond try to post a bug report for this issue with
jean's explanation from the bug tracker and telling them that this shortcut
makes hard to import the svg in scribus?
(i mean, they could keep track of the color used and always set it
explicitly, instead of relying on a default value that seems not to be 100%

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