#StackBounty: #animate How to animate SVG paths as an animated PDF with animate?

Bounty: 500

I have a bunch of paths for a Kanji character and a simple one named test.svg is given as follows.

<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="100" height="100" viewBox="0 0 100 100">
      path {
          fill: none;
          stroke: black;
          stroke-width: 3;

  <path d="M52.25,14c0.25,2.28-0.52,3.59-1.8,5.62c-5.76,9.14-17.9,27-39.2,39.88" />

  <path d="M54.5,19.25c6.73,7.3,24.09,24.81,32.95,31.91c2.73,2.18,5.61,3.8,9.05,4.59" />

  <path d="M37.36,50.16c1.64,0.34,4.04,0.36,4.98,0.25c6.79-0.79,14.29-1.91,19.66-2.4c1.56-0.14,3.25-0.39,4.66,0" />

  <path d="M23,65.98c2.12,0.52,4.25,0.64,7.01,0.3c13.77-1.71,30.99-3.66,46.35-3.74c3.04-0.02,4.87,0.14,6.4,0.29" />

  <path d="M47.16,66.38c0.62,1.65-0.03,2.93-0.92,4.28c-5.17,7.8-8.02,11.38-14.99,18.84c-2.11,2.25-1.5,4.18,2,3.75c7.35-0.91,28.19-5.83,40.16-7.95" />

  <path d="M66.62,77.39c4.52,3.23,11,12.73,13.06,18.82" />



Is it possible to import these paths as an animated PDF with animate such that each frame shows a progressive step to write the character. For example, the first frame only shows the first path, the second frame shows the first two paths, etc.


An animation in an HTML for testing.

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html lang="en" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

    <p><button class="animate">Animate</button></p>
        (function () {
            var button = document.querySelector('.animate');
            button.onclick = function (event) {
                var object = document.querySelector("object");
                var doc = object.contentDocument;
                var paths = doc.querySelectorAll('path');
                for (var i = 0; i 

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