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Ink/Stitch XML Namespace

This page contains a description of all metadata tags and embroidery attributes.

See the namespace github discussion.

Namespace Declaration

<svg> attribute: xmlns:inkstitch="http://inkstitch.org/namespace"

Embroider

Attribute of <path> Data Type Description
AutoFill    
inkstitch:auto_fill boolean True: automatic routed fill stitching (Auto-Fill)
False: fill
inkstitch:angle float angle
inkstitch:expand_mm float expand the shape before fill stitching, to compensate for gaps between shapes.
inkstitch:max_stitch_length_mm float max. stitch length in mm
inkstitch:row_spacing_mm float stitch length in mm
inkstitch:running_stitch_length_mm float running stitch length in mm
inkstitch:staggers float stagger this many times before repeating
inkstitch:fill_underlay boolean enable Auto-Fill underlay
inkstitch:fill_underlay_angle float underlay angle, can also take a comma separated list for multiple underlays
inkstitch:fill_underlay_inset_mm float underlay inset in mm
inkstitch:fill_underlay_max_stitch_length_mm float underlay max. stitch length in mm
inkstitch:fill_underlay_row_spacing_mm float underlay row spacing in mm
inkstitch:ties boolean True: use lock down stitches
inkstitch:stroke_first boolean False: fill before stroke (default), True: reverse order
Fill    
inkstitch:auto_fill boolean True: automatic routed fill stitching (Auto-Fill)
False: fill
inkstitch:angle float angle
inkstitch:flip boolean flip start (right to left)
inkstitch:max_stitch_length_mm float max. stitch length in mm
inkstitch:row_spacing_mm float spacing between rows in mm
inkstitch:end_row_spacing_mm float used for color blending
inkstitch:staggers float stagger this many times before repeating
Stroke    
↳ Stroke: Running Stitch    
inkstitch:zigzag_spacing_mm float Stroke/Satin column: zig-zag spacing (peak-to-peak) in mm
inkstitch:running_stitch_length_mm float AutoFill/Stroke: running stitch length in mm
inkstitch:repeats float Stroke: defines how many times to run down and back along the path
bean_stitch_repeats float Stroke: back and forth repeats of stitches
inkstitch:ties boolean True: use lock down stitches
inkstitch:stroke_first boolean False: stroke before fill, True: reverse order
↳ Stroke: Zig-Zag    
inkstitch:satin_column boolean True: satin column
False: stroke (zig-zag stitch)
inkstitch:running_stitch_length_mm float AutoFill/Stroke: running stitch length in mm
inkstitch:zigzag_spacing_mm float Stroke/Satin column: zig-zag spacing (peak-to-peak) in mm
inkstitch:repeats float Stroke: defines how many times to run down and back along the path
↳ Stroke: Manual Stitch    
inkstitch:manual_stitch boolean True: manual stitch
False: stroke (running stitch / zig-zag stitch
Satin Column    
inkstitch:satin_column boolean True: satin column
False: stroke (zig-zag stitch)
inkstitch:pull_compensation_mm float Satin column: pull compensation in mm
inkstitch:zigzag_spacing_mm float Stroke/Satin column: zig-zag spacing (peak-to-peak) in mm
inkstitch:center_walk_underlay boolean Satin column: enable center walk underlay
inkstitch:center_walk_underlay_stitch_length_mm float Satin column: center-walk underlay stitch length in mm
inkstitch:contour_underlay boolean Satin column: enable Contour underlay
inkstitch:contour_underlay_inset_mm float Satin column: contour underlay inset amount in mm
inkstitch:contour_underlay_stitch_length_mm float Satin column: contour underlay stitch length in mm
inkstitch:zigzag_underlay boolean Satin column: enable zig-zag underlay
inkstitch:zigzag_underlay_inset_mm float Satin Column: zig-zag underlay inset in mm
inkstitch:zigzag_underlay_spacing_mm float Satin Column: zig-zag underlay spacing in mm
inkstitch:ties boolean True: use lock down stitches

Visual Commands

Attribute of <use> Description
xlink:href=”#inkstitch_fill_start” Fill Start
xlink:href=”#inkstitch_fill_end” Fill End
xlink:href=”#inkstitch_stop” Stop
xlink:href=”#inkstitch_trim” Trim
xlink:href=”#inkstitch_ignore” Ignore
Elements within <metadata> Data Type Description
inkstitch:paper-size string Paper Format: A4, Letter
inkstitch:operator-overview boolean Wether operator overview should be displayed
inkstitch:operator-detailedview boolean Wether operator detailedview should be displayed
inkstitch:client-overview boolean Wether client overview should be displayed
inkstitch:client-detailedview boolean Wether client detailedview should be displayed
inkstitch:operator-detailedview-thumbnail-size integer Size of operator detailedview thumbnails in mm
inkstitch:thread-palette string Name of the thread palette
inkstitch:title string Job title
inkstitch:client-name string Client name
inkstitch:purchase-order string Purchase order
inkstitch:client-overview-transform string CSS 2D tranformation: matrix(n,n,n,n,n,n)
inkstitch:color-000000 string Name of the color specified by RGB color value (here: 000000)
inkstitch:thread-000000 string Name of the thread specified by RGB color value (here: 000000)
inkstitch:operator-notes-block1 string Color block note specified by block number (here: 1)