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Subject:Rendering
Summary:Pixalation on resultant image
Messages:2
Author:Chris Zegelin
Date:2020-02-17 18:32:42
 

 


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Chris Zegelin - 2020-02-17 18:32:42
I could not find any reference to if, or how, you blur the edges of the SVG lines to create a better visual effect. I use Inkscape as a called process to do this rendering and the benefits of a pure PHP solution is huge. But not at the expense of visible pixalation in the result.

Inkscape does a very good job of rendering to an image.

Maybe I didn't look hard enough...

Chris

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Chouchen - 2020-02-17 21:47:11 - In reply to message 1 from Chris Zegelin
Hi, it's actually a good question!

Unfortunatly, I'm using GD which is kind of limited.

With this native library, we need to choose between style (thickness for example) and antialiasing (see here : https://www.php.net/manual/en/function.imageantialias.php ). I chose the first one over the other since, in my test case, I needed big stroke and I was not very interested in smoothness.

I may add a flag to allow to choose between the two.

In the meantime, if you need it, it's the `//imageantialias($this->_image, true);` in the `toImage` method to uncomment.

Regards