Drawing vector graphics using a command line
dougpol2 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 15:55:56 UTC 2015
This is maybe off topic, But Linux CNC wil draw on screen almost
anything you can think of and it comes in ubuntu. I believe it can be
run in camand line as well. I designed a couple boats and built them to
sell. Works great for some things. Doug
On 09/21/2015 09:51 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 20 September 2015 at 21:52, John D Lamb <J.D.Lamb at johndlamb.net> wrote:
>> On 20/09/15 13:44, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
>>> Anyone know of a tool to create SVG files (or similar) using some kind
>>> of macro or command line?
>> Two suggestions.
>> First, if you can tolerate encapsulated postscript, you can use LaTeX. The
>> following is an example I used recently:
>> %% Pictures
>> This draws a pentagon with dashed and solid lines and nodes at the vertices.
>> To convert to pdf use estopdf.
>> I used to write raw PostScript. But I rarely do this now that the LaTeX
>> PSTricks packages do what I want for simple graphics and R can handle the
>> really complex stuff.
>> Second, IIRC SVG is a language you can just write. Have a look at some of
>> these examples: http://www.w3schools.com/svg/svg_examples.asp. I have
>> written some SVGs several years back, but usually I need pdf or eps format
> The trusty standby xterm, preloaded onto almost all Linux distros,
> supports Tektronix graphics terminal drawing commands...
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