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Scour SVG Optimizer

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# Scour

Scour is a Python module that takes an input SVG and outputs a cleaner, more concise SVG file. The goal is that authors will use this script after editing the file in a GUI editor such as Inkscape or Adobe Illustrator.

Scour was started as a vehicle for me to learn Python. In addition, the goal is to reduce the amount of time I spend in cleaning up files I find on sites such as

Ideas are pulled from three places:


Jeff Schiller, 2009-04-06

## Usage


scour -i mysvg.svg -o mysvg_opt.svg

Better (this works in IE which needs Viewbox):

scour -i mysvg.svg -o mysvg_opt.svg –enable-viewboxing


scour -i mysvg.svg -o mysvg_opt.svg –enable-viewboxing –enable-id-stripping
–enable-comment-stripping –shorten-ids –indent=none

Maximum + Compress:

scour -i mysvg.svg -o mysvg_opt.svgz –enable-viewboxing –enable-id-stripping
–enable-comment-stripping –shorten-ids –indent=none

## Notes

Packaging from [sources]( retrieved on 2013/20/22:

  • done by Tavendo GmbH, Tobias Oberstein
  • license same as upstream (Apache 2.0)

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