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From: Scott Randby <srandby@gmail.com>
To: Christian Moe <mail@christianmoe.com>
Cc: Jarmo Hurri <jarmo.hurri@iki.fi>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Request: change SVG embedding in exported HTML
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:40:41 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3385fd22-91fe-f19f-cce1-cecdda416492@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m2a8h7t1z1.fsf@christianmoe.com>

On 07/24/2016 12:50 PM, Christian Moe wrote:
> I disagree. A switch to <img> for SVG export (1) is not necessary for
> scaling, and (2) would disable other useful features that are presently
> available out of the box.
> (1) It *is* a bit easier to scale SVG with <img> in HTML. But you *can*
> scale SVG with <object> by putting the <object> in a container <div> and
> scaling the container width and height.
> This is actually simple with Org, which natively wraps the <object> in a
> <div class="figure"> tag, and passes any attributes to the latter.  To
> scale an arbitrary image.svg e.g. to 100px width, try:
>   #+attr_html: :width 100px
>   [[path/to/image.svg]]

It has been awhile since I tried to scale an SVG image using Org markup,
but I recall trying what you suggest and it didn't work. I will try
again when I have some time and report the results to this list.

> Alternatively, you can use #+attr_html to set an id on the figure <div>,
> and style it with CSS.
> (2) You can also do other things with <object> that you cannot with
> <img>, like manipulating the SVG with Javascript and styling it with an
> external stylesheet (linked from the SVG, not the web page).
> Raw SVG in the exported HTML is a third option that is very plain-texty
> and supports all the mentioned features, but it tends to bloat files,
> and doesn't encourage caching and re-using of an image across web pages.
> To sum up, <img> makes the most common task simpler (scaling the
> graphic), but at the cost of features such as interactive animated
> graphics, which are possible with <object> or SVG islands.

I do remember a discussion in the past about this issue.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2016-07-24 17:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-07-23 12:53 Request: change SVG embedding in exported HTML Jarmo Hurri
2016-07-23 20:50 ` Scott Randby
2016-07-24 16:50   ` Christian Moe
2016-07-24 16:55     ` Christian Moe
2016-07-24 17:40     ` Scott Randby [this message]
2016-07-24 21:30       ` Christian Moe
2016-07-24 17:51     ` Jarmo Hurri
2016-07-24 18:53       ` Jarmo Hurri
2016-07-24  8:24 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2016-07-24 14:42   ` Jarmo Hurri

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