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The Building Coder: Sydney Revit API Training and Vacation (July 2013)
Cloud-based Room Editor Application
snapshot of version 2013.0.0.8 of the RoomEditorApp for Revit 2013
In Google Docs, you probably know that you can upload files and view them with the Google Docs Viewer.
But did you know that Google Docs Viewer can display the following formats?
- Apple Pages (.PAGES)
- Adobe Illustrator (.AI)
- Adobe Photoshop (.PSD)
- Autodesk AutoCad (.DXF)
- Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG)
- PostScript (.EPS, .PS)
If you want to view something online, just put the URL of the file in at the following link:
Google Docs – Viewer
For a more complete list of filetypes, check out this link.
You can now filter Google Image Search to just show you SVG files. Here is an example search:
“Nintendo” SVG files
See Only Resize-Friendly Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) In Google Images | Lifehacker Australia
So what is so good about SVG? From the wiki page:
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a family of specifications of an XML-based file format for describing two-dimensional vector graphics, both static and dynamic (i.e. interactive or animated).
The SVG specification is an open standard that has been under development by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) since 1999.
SVG images and their behaviors are defined in XML text files. This means that they can be searched, indexed, scripted and, if required, compressed. Since they are XML files, SVG images can be created and edited with any text editor, but drawing programs are also available that support SVG file formats.