Enable SVG with Firefox

Lucas Jellema 2

I have posted a few articles on generating Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) – for example for PieCharts, SpeedoMeters and LineCharts. Buried in those posts are instructions on enabling SVG in FireFox 1.0. Ben Ruming posted a small article on the same topic on his Oracle in the Real World blog. A small excerpt:

Simply download the latest SVG 6.0 Beta binaries from here and install them.

1. Navigate to the installed directory, on Win2k that would be “C:Program FilesCommon FilesAdobeSVG Viewer6.0Plugins” and copy the files NPSVG6.dll NPSVG6.zip

2. Paste the files into the plugins directory for firefox. This directory on Win2k is “C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxplugins”.

3. Simply restart Firefox and your ready to use SVG graphics!

2 thoughts on “Enable SVG with Firefox

  1. Here are two URLs that break in Firefox, using the solution above. Any ideas on what to do about that? (either from a developer perspective, or user perspective?)


    Both these (wonderful!) map-enabled SVG URLS work in IE. Parts of them work in Firefox, For instance, the map displays, but for some reason the associated data doesn’t come up, so the maps aren’t colored in properly.

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