From InkScape to DXF
1. Save in Inkscape as PDF
Draft your design in InkScape. If there's any text, convert it to a path before or during exporting (Path → Object to Path).
Save as PDF (tested PDF v1.5).
|// Beveled wedge shape for OpenSCAD|
|// Written by C.A.P. Linssen <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Sept 2018|
|// This software is distributed under the "CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0)" license.|
|// You should have received a copy of the CC0 Public Domain Dedication along with this software. If not, see <http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/>.|
|// module bwedge|
Uses backward Euler integration (
maxord=1 option), which can be very slow.
Set maximum iteration counts: DC iteration count limit (
itl1, default: 100), DC transfer curve iteration count limit (
itl2, default: 50), and transient analysis time point iteration count limit (
itl4, default: 10) [ltwiki]_.
I initially had some problems installing on my laptop, so decided to boot Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS, 3.13.0-32-generic from USB and work from there.
For an automated installation script, see gpib_install.sh (and gpib.conf) below. The rest of this document describes the actions of the installation script step-by-step.
First, get the packages that are necessary to support Python bindings: