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Designing SVG Web Graphics by Andrew H. Watt

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Diagnosing and Solving Problems

In this section, I discuss a number of miscellaneous problems you might encounter and suggest some solutions. Some of the following sections are based simply on the problem or symptom as it might affect you; others depend on the error messages displayed by an SVG viewer.

The Adobe SVG Viewer displays a number of error messages in Internet Explorer in the browser status bar. Some of these error messages are helpful, some less so. Some, like the first example, are true, even if they’re just a little insulting.

The “Junk after document element” message

I have only once received this not encouraging message from the Adobe SVG Viewer. I was experimenting with a new SVG filter and copying the filter within a <defs> ...

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