Section 8.5 Restricting the Scope¶
--restrict) switch deserves special mention. It is followed by the value of an
@xml:id attribute present in your source XML file. Then whatever action the script is asked to perform, it will only act on a subtree of the hierarchy, rooted at the element with the given
So if your images are complex or numerous (or both!) and take a long time to process, you can restrict attention to whatever part of the document you are actively editing, and you can even restrict to a single
<image> and so produce just a single graphics file.