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Re: gEDA-user: Printing from PCB from commandline

On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 06:26:21PM -0400, Dan McMahill wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 15, 2004 at 09:41:49AM +0000, Karel Kulhav? wrote:
> > Hello
> > 
> > I have read PCB manpage and realized it's possible to define several UNIX
> > commands that are executed at various occassions. However didn't find any
> > place where PCB commands could be specified to be executed.
> > 
> > I would like PCB to start, print the design in postscript, print the
> > design in Gerber, set the displayed texts from refdeses to values, then
> > print the design again in postscript under different filename base, then
> > quit without saving file.
> > 
> > Is it possible to program this sequence of actions from commandline?
> > 
> Not currently, but as DJ pointed out, I want it too.  I almost 
> have the first 2 steps done.  Those are to
> a) add an action that lets you do :ExecuteFile(filename) from
>    within PCB to execute all the actions in a file.
> b) allow the user to specify this script file from the commandline
> Whats missing is the actions which let you actually do the printing
> and print setup without using the print dialog box.  This shouldn't
> be too hard, but I'm not sure when I'll get to it.  Hopefully
> a) and b) will be checked in "soon" though.
> Feel free to hack on the last part!
parts a) and b) are in CVS.  The last part hasn't been started yet.