doing some internal research it seems that this is a known limitation.
Exported SVG images retain the height/width aspect ratio that they have at the time they are saved in ProcessBook. They should expand when the container web part is sized, but the aspect ratio will remain the same. In this particular case, the RtGraphic web part is much higher proportionally than the SVG graphic.
I will check with the developer if there is any other way than the manual resizing of the web part.
Sorry, but RtGraphic does not auto-size. If no sizing is specified, the default height of the RtGraphic web part is set to 400 pixels. This is done because the Adobe SVG viewer requires a height or width to be specified when contained within a relatively sized html table cell. Such is the case with an auto-sized web part. Without specifying, the height and width would be calculate to 0 and the control not visible. By only setting the height, this allows the width to size based on the web part's real estate.
I'd like to continue this thread with a question about another RtWebpart - the RtTrend.
I did ask this question to TechSupport earlier, but their answer at that time was "release date has not been scheduled for the version in which this issue will be fixed".
We have noticed there is a bug (or a feature) in the RtTrend webpart for some time now. If the Sharepoint webpartzone is wider than in "needs" to be, the RtTrend webpart doesn't resize itself, but rather adds gray background color to the right and left side to fill the width of the webpartzone.
This is something we sure would like to see fixed one day, but in the mean time the background color "trick" is probably good enough.
My problem is that this background color fill seems to be locked to the default gray color of the webpart background.
After I have finished my configuration settings in RtTrend Configuration, and have applied the Trend Formatting settings to the trend, the sharepoint page looks like what you see in the second image. You can compare it to the first image to see how it looked before I applied the design changes.
Anyone know if there are more details on the fixing of this problem, timewise?
First image:After trend formatting
Second image:Before trend formatting
Thanks for the explanation. My graphics are about 70 pixels high.
I'll explicitly size the web-parts but would it be possible to change the default to something smaller than 400 (eg 50?).
The default is hard coded within the web part and can not be changed. The 400 height was chosen to conform with the default height of other web parts such as the rtTrend and rtXYPlot.