PDF, EPS and Postscript import

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

THREAD CLOSED
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06 June 2004   #1
PDF, EPS and Postscript import

I am developing a plugin that will import the graphic objects embedded in a Postscript, PDF or EPS document into Cinema 4D.

I am looking for users who might be interested in such a plugin. I am interested in expanding on the capabilities of the current Illustrator import, so I wouldn't mind hearing from folks who use this feature regularly.

Specifically, I am thinking about:
1) Finer control over the grouping of objects, such as the outlines of text to allow for easier extrusion, etc.
2) Selective import of embedded images.
3) Better stroking of lines and curves.
4) Proper treatment of filled areas, specifically the non-zero winding rule.
5) Object color?
 
Old 07 July 2004   #2
Thumbs up

Jon

This looks great!! I didn't know it was in any way possible to extract images from PDF files into C4D!! My expeiments with using Illustrator files have been less than spectacular I would be very interested in this as I tend to "print" many things as PDF files.

/Jim
__________________
Jim Nordman
I'll never stop learning
 
Old 07 July 2004   #3
Originally Posted by jbengt: 1) Finer control over the grouping of objects, such as the outlines of text to allow for easier extrusion, etc.
5) Object color?


Id love to see these 2 implemented.
As for image extraction from .pdf files I usually just export the image/s from Acrobat Pro then import into C4D.

Good luck on the plugin and keep us posted!
 
Old 07 July 2004   #4
Wrong place for this thread

Thanks for posting but put it in the general area. This area is for resources only, not questions.
__________________
Acme Pixel
_________
"Eternity is an awfully long time. Especially near the end."
Woody Allen
 
Old 01 January 2006   #5
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
__________________
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
 
Thread Closed share thread



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.