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macSVG Menu Commands

macSVG menu


The macSVG menu contains the usual application menu items.

The Preferences menu command is not implemented yet, so it is currently disabled.   A Preferences panel will be added in a future release.

File menu


The File menu contains the standard macOS commands to create a new SVG document, open an existing document, and save documents.

Edit menu


The Edit menu contains the usual commands for Undo/Redo, Cut/Copy/Paste, Select All/Select None, etc.

SVG menu


The Zoom In/Zoom Out commands apply a CSS style attribute to the <svg> element, setting the “zoom” value to double or half of the current zoom value.

Plug-ins menu


macSVG supports the loadable Cocoa bundle plug-in architecture described in Apple’s “Code Loading Programming Topics” –

Loadable Bundles in Cocoa

There are two kinds of macSVG plug-ins.  Most plug-ins operate in the document window, but some have a menu command instead.

The “Transform Elements Base Coordinates” demonstrates how a plug-in can operate on multiple selected elements.

WebKit menu


macSVG uses the standard macOS WebKit framework, which provides access to the WebKit Web Inspector.

macSVG includes menu commands to enable and disable JavaScript.  It is important to note that when JavaScript is disabled, some of macSVG’s interactive editing tools will not operate correctly.

Window menu


macSVG has the standard Window menu.

Help menu


The Help menu contains a variety of useful commands to access SVG documentation popular resources.

See the Documentation and Resources section of the User’s Guide for additional information about the Help menu.

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