I think it is an interesting use of CSS - sizing stuff..  I think its the
only way that currently exists, i.e. using padding.

P.s.: what happened to the width and height property that was discussed in
this mailing list?
 On Dec 15, 2013 7:11 AM, "Gerrit Grunwald" <han.s...@muenster.de> wrote:

> Hi Pedro,
>
> If you set -fx-scale-shape: true; you just have to know the aspect ratio
> of your svg path and can control the size of the Region in Java code
> (either in the skin or in the region class).
> To be honest I never tried to size a shape by using only padding in css.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Gerrit
>
> Am 15.12.2013 um 07:37 schrieb Pedro Duque Vieira <
> pedro.duquevie...@gmail.com>:
>
> Hi Gerrit,
>
> Yeah, thanks putting -fx-scale-shape: false does make the svg shape the
> original size as seen in Illustrator.
>
> I'm still left with a doubt though, you say you resize the region to make
> the svg the way you want to, how do you do that? programmatically, through
> java? How about doing it through CSS? That's why I was using padding, but I
> don't want to disrupt the aspect ratio..
>
> Thanks, best regards,
>
>
> On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 11:47 PM, Gerrit Grunwald <han.s...@muenster.de>wrote:
>
>> Hi Pedro,
>>
>> If I got you right you have scaling problems with the -fx-shape in css
>> right? So if you use
>> -fx-scale-shape: false;
>> the svg path should be exactly the same size as the original path from
>> Illustrator and if you would like to scale the shape to the size of the
>> Region you just set it to true and set the size if the Region to the size
>> you need the svg path.
>> If your svg path has a certain aspect-ratio you should take care about it
>> by resizing the Region correctly. That is the way I use it everywhere and
>> it works really nicely. I usually don't use the padding for the svg path in
>> css to resize it.
>>
>> Just my 0.02€...
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Gerrit
>>
>> > Am 14.12.2013 um 22:00 schrieb Pedro Duque Vieira <
>> pedro.duquevie...@gmail.com>:
>> >
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > While working in JMetro (Metro like controls for javafx) I have the
>> > following process for creating svg graphics using javafx css:
>> > 1- I create the vector graphics in Adobe Illustrator
>> > 2- save the file in svg format
>> > 3- get the svg path notation from the svg file and use it with javafx
>> > -fx-shape css property
>> >
>> > The thing that I haven't still mastered is how does the size of the
>> vector
>> > graphics in Illustrastor translate to the size I have to input in the
>> > -fx-padding css property. I know I have to enter half the value of width
>> > for the left and right and half the value of the height for the top and
>> > bottom but still that doesn't seem to work. It's still more of a
>> process of
>> > trial and error for me.
>> >
>> > Thanks in advance.
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Pedro Duque Vieira
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Pedro Duque Vieira
>
>

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