Graphics Reference
In-Depth Information
To install on Linux
Save the zip file to the desktop ( ).
Then open a terminal window and paste in the following code, then press
unzip ~/Desktop/
To move the files to your Inkscape extensions directory, and paste in the
following code into the terminal window, then press enter:
sudo cp ~/Desktop/Inkscape-OpenSCAD-DXF-Export/* \
Enter your administrative password. This is the password you use to
login to your computer.
To install on Mac OS
Your configuration files in your home directory will be hidden (Lion/
Mountain Lion). Download the extension zip file to your downloads fold-
Go into the downloads folder and unzip the file by double clicking on it.
Then open a terminal window by clicking on a finder window, selecting
“Go” from the Finder menu and choosing Utilities Terminal.
Next paste this line of code into the Terminal window and press Return:
sudo cp -r ~/Downloads/Inkscape-OpenSCAD-DXF-Export/* \
When prompted, enter your administrative password.
The extension should now be installed (the next instructions apply to all op-
erating systems).
To check to see if the file installed properly
Open up Inkscape.
Go to File Save As.
In the bottom right corner were you select the file output type, “Open-
SCAD DXF Output (*DXF)” should be listed in the output options, some-
where in the middle of the menu, as shown in Figure C-9 . Success! You
can now export DXF files from Inkscape for use with OpenSCAD's line
ar_extrude() .
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