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by Todd Kusik
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Script file for DXF creation with text
Replies: 9
Views: 4329

Re: Script file for DXF creation with text

Hi Andrew, Here are my latest findings: I upgraded to 3.15 from a download I had grabbed before my upgrade period expired after acquiring 3.14 last year. QCAD3.15.5 is able to process my script file because it has: Misc > Development > Run Script (then select script.js) --- Simple/Small script examp...
by Todd Kusik
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Script file for DXF creation with text
Replies: 9
Views: 4329

Re: Script file for DXF creation with text

My drawing script file now looks like the following but many thousands of lines. Can it be processed as a file in any version of QCAD3? You mentioned Menu > Development > Run Script earlier. It sounds like what I need, but 3.14.0 doesn't have that. Maybe I can use the QCAD command: prompt to load it...
by Todd Kusik
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Script file for DXF creation with text
Replies: 9
Views: 4329

Re: Script file for DXF creation with text

When I do: ./qcad -exec myscript.js I get: QCAD version 3.14.0 Warning: Application already running. Aborting... In fact, just running QCAD once with the "-exec myscript.js" command doesn't result in any geometry being drawn. The only way I have found to import geometry as script commands is 500 lin...
by Todd Kusik
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:35 am
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Script file for DXF creation with text
Replies: 9
Views: 4329

Re: Script file for DXF creation with text

Hi Andrew, Thanks for the feedback. I have this mostly working, but my version of QCAD V3.14.0.1 has Misc > Development > Script Shell not Misc > Development > Run Script and qcad -exec script.js doesn't help me as I need to run different scripts on different layers without exiting between. I also h...
by Todd Kusik
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: QCAD Developers and Contributors
Topic: Script file for DXF creation with text
Replies: 9
Views: 4329

Script file for DXF creation with text

Hi Everyone, This is my first forum post. I've been using QCAD for about 10 years for 2D mechanical design and love the interface. So intuitive. Thank you all for the support. I have also used the QCAD V2.1 Script IDE to draw intricate layouts for optical calibration targets. I wrote a program that ...

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