class RVG::Use <
RVG::Use.new(obj, x=0, y=0, width=nil, height=nil)-> aUse
This method is usually invoked indirectly via the
use method in the RVG, RVG::ClipPath, RVG::Group, and RVG::Pattern classes.
The use object is similar to a group. Any styles specified
on the use will propogate to the referenced object. However,
styles on the referenced object will override the styles
specified on the RVG::Use object.
- The object to be re-used. This is typically a group or RVG object but can also be any
shape, text, or raster image, or even another
- x, y
- These arguments can be used to specify an additional
translate transformation to be applied to
the object within the user coordinate system.
- width, height
- The width and height of the rectangular region in which
this object is placed. These arguments are ignored unless
object is an RVG object. In this case, the values of
width and height override the values of the width and
height arguments that were specified when the RVG object was
A simple 'use' on a 'rect'
What happens when a 'use' has chained transform
What happens when a 'use' has a chained 'style'
Also see the example for RVG.new and the example for RVG::Group.new.