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Designing SVG Web Graphics by Andrew H. Watt

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Who Might Use SVG As a Web Authoring Tool?

This section describes some advantages of using SVG Web pages for professional graphics designers and for amateurs interested in a simple technology for creating Web pages.

Graphics design professionals already do the design work for Web pages in many companies. But their work is limited to designing—with implementation, by coding into HTML or XHTML, being carried out by others with specialized HTML knowledge. SVG can empower the graphics designer who understands the essentials of SVG.

Graphics packages such as the current versions of Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, and Jasc WebDraw can produce SVG-coded Web pages directly from the drawings made with the package. Those pages can be used as is for static ...

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