Vector Graphics Data

Vector graphics packages are sometimes described as Object Oriented or Drawing packages.

  • Description of features of vector formats:
    • object oriented data storage
    • more storage efficient than bitmap storage
    • output quality matches hardware capability
    • conversion to bitmap formats
  • Description of common attributes of vector graphic objects:
    • drawing (shape, position, size, rotation, line, fill)
    • 3D image (shape, position, size, rotation, texture)
  • Description of basic features and structures of vector graphic file types, including methods used to implement common attributes listed above for these file types:
    • SVG
    • VRML/WRL