I'm not sure if this is regular behavior, but when I do an SVG export in Illustrator, each layer name I have that is a number with be converted to a format I don't quite understand. I'm creating an SVG of a building map, so there are several sublayers that I've named the room number for each room.
When it exports, I'll have a room number of something like
100 and a layer for everything pertaining to that room, but the exporting id will be named
_x31_00 and a room of 213 will become
I could understand if it didn't like an id starting with a number, but I don't understand why it would need to further add the underscore in the middle of the id (to make something like
I suppose I could change all the layers to something like Rm100, but I'd want to try to avoid work-arounds if at all possible.
My questions are
- Is there a way to change this behavior in the configuration? and
- If this is intentional by the program, I was just curious about the reasoning behind "_x3" (it's always hard to google for small amounts of characters, especially with special characters in it)