SVG viewer plugin installation

Tools required to view SVG on your web browsers

IPAVS uses SVG ( Scalable Vector Graphics), XML Graphics for the Web format for visualizing the pathway/network diagrams. SVG with help of ECMA javascripts can add advanced functionalities to add and manipulate graphics. For example pathway diagrams embeded in SVG can be easily zoomed and panned on screen and other navigations. Also SVGs diagrams can be decorated with contextual information  in form of tooltips and symbols on the components in the diagram. The components can also be hyperlinked to a external pages/database for more details

Most of the recent browsers are already SVG enabled. We have tested iPAVS on IE6, IE7 and IE8 (with adobe svg viewer plubin installed), Firefox 2.5 and above. Opera, Google Chrome, Safari.
Note IE below version 10 needs SVG viewer plugin installed. We recommend a free Adobe plug-in to be installed. Please note that viewing iPAVS graphics requires that the SVG MIME type be set to: image/svg-xml.

Following information will help you in installing SVG Viewer on a Windows platform

For Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher and Netscape Communication 4.x:
    * Download and install the Adobe plug-in.
    * Once downloaded and installed the plug-in should be automatically recognized by Windows Internet Explorer

For Netscape.
    * If you see a message pane on the browser indicating that image display has been blocked, right click the mouse in the   message pane and select 'Allow Blocked Content'.

All the other browsers ( chrome, firefox 3.0 and above, safari, Netscape on Mac) are SVG enabled and does not require that a plug-in be downloaded.

Alternative to  Adobe plug-in you could aswell try with other standard SVG viewers ( not tested by us)
Corel® SVG Viewer and several others are listed in this wiki page


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