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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-6878

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) files in Moodle are not correctly displayed in many Browsers

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.6.2
    • Fix Version/s: 1.6.3, 1.7
    • Component/s: Resource
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    • Environment:
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      Description

      Applies to Web browsers (Firefox, Opera) that natively display SVG and require correct MIME type to be served from Moodle.
      Internet Explorer + Adobe SVG Plugin view does not have a problem as it renders SVG base on the .svg extension alone.

      Problem can be simply resolved by adding the following lines to function get_mimetypes_array() in /lib/filelib.php

      i.e.

      'svg' => array ('type'=>'image/svg+xml', 'icon'=>'image.gif'),
      'svgz' => array ('type'=>'image/svg+xml', 'icon'=>'image.gif'),

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  10/Oct/06