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Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2012 11:35:22 -0500
From: Dave McGuire <mcguire AT neurotica DOT com>
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Subject: Re: [geda-user] New tool in gEDA/gaf 'master' branch: 'gaf export'
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  This looks extremely handy.  I can't wait to try it out!

  (where do I get/how do I build the master branch, again?)

            -Dave

On 12/03/2012 06:36 AM, Peter TB Brett wrote:
> Hey folks,
> 
> In the upcoming 1.9.0 release there will be a new libgedacairo-based
> tool for command-line generation of graphics files from schematics,
> called `gaf export'.  Those of you using the unstable 'master' branch
> can try it out now. E.g.:
> 
>     gaf export -o schematics.pdf grey_counter_1.sch filter_1.sch 
> 
> It supports:
> 
> - PDF, PS, EPS, SVG and PNG output
> - Multi-page output for PS and PDF
> - Fully-customisable page size, orientation, margins, and DPI
> - Works without having a graphical desktop running
> 
> I've written about it on my blog, with some examples:
> 
> http://blog.peter-b.co.uk/2012/12/making-schematics-look-good-with-gaf.html
> 
> There is also, of course, a detailed manpage: see `man gaf'.
> 
> Those of you who do batch generation of PS files with gschem +
> 'print.scm' are encouraged to upgrade!
> 
>                     Peter
> 


-- 
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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