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Re: Script access to pcb plot


On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 04:04:55PM -0500, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> If this is repeatable from one spin to the next on any given board, I see this having
> great potential to achieve better consistency, and with less human error, than what is
> currently achievable.

Also means less than 30 minutes for a board export to fabrication (you
have to do it a lot more than *once* sadly...)

Since it directly drives the existing plot routines I'm pretty sure it's
repeatable; you also gain the screen (ehrm sheet) description for free:
useful for that "is this the top mask or the bottom mask" moments when
poring over paper plots...

Also fixed the 'disabled print border reference box' issue (it was set
only on scale change from the UI) and DXF gain the auxiliary origin
feature (way more useful than it seems. Think INSERT in autocad). 
The whole plot option class is encapsulated and there is (almost) no
more plot driver specific code in the page setup (no more

No, the patch isn't ready yet, still inspecting it :P

Lorenzo Marcantonio
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