Greeting Asmaa Shaban,
On 4/24/13 7:25 PM, Asmaa Shaban wrote:
we are students in computer science ,our faculty want from us to make project
about text to sign language.
SignPuddle Online can convert Arabic text to written sign
language using word substitution.
we want your helping in our project
we are making alot of searches
we are knowing our project require :_
1- vrml plugin and we installed it
VRML as in Virtual Reality Modeling Language for 3-d environment?
I've seen a couple working examples using SignWriting for 3-d
modeling, but I believe HamNoSys is further along.
2-swml file and it is our problem we do not understand how to parse and insert it
in relational database
Valerie is correct. We no longer use SWML. For each sign, rather
than XML markup we are using word strings in ASCII, called Formal
Consider this sign.
Formal SignWriting: M518x529S14c20481x471S27106503x489
You can find the details of Formal SignWriting in
Each dictionary in SignPuddle Online is available as an XML file.
Here is the source file for Saudi Arabia:
This XML files cross references the Arabic text with the written
3-how SVG use swml file for producing gif format ?
Rather than SWML, we use Formal SignWriting.
Rather than GIF, we use PNG or SVG.
Using the "SignWriting Icon Server" (SWIS), you can create the SVG
or PNG from the Formal SignWriting. You can use the public SWIS on
Wikimedia Labs or you can install your own with the source from
For the SVG, use a link like this:
For the PNG, use a link like this:
For the relational database, there is no reason to divide the Formal
SignWriting. Put the Arabic text in one field "
الغة الاشرة" and put
the Formal SignWriting in another field "
and seriously thanks alot :)
Sure. Hope I am able to help. Ask questions and keep us informed.