Initial Commit, kind of works!

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Adam Goldsmith 4 years ago
commit e1ab6c14ef
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#!/usr/bin/env python3
import os
import sys
def write_pen_values(values, char):
return "!v64" + char + "".join(["{:04d}".format(value) for value in values])
def pre_content(filename, power=50, speed=50, rate=2500):
jobName = os.path.basename(filename)[:80]
# Start
outString = "@PJL JOB NAME={}\r\n".format(jobName)
outString += "E@PJL ENTER LANGUAGE=PCL\r\n%-12345X"
# Reset
outString += "E"
# Unit
outString += "&u254D"
# Cursor
outString += "*p100X"
outString += "*p100Y"
# Set filename
outString += "!m{:d}N".format(len(jobName)) + jobName
# Set raster power+velocity. Only affects raster. Shows in display before start
outString += "!r{:d}I".format(speed * 10)
outString += "!r{:d}P".format(power * 10);
# Select first (and only) pen (commented out in original source)
# outString += "!v1D"
# outString += "!m2A" # might cause autofocus?
# Use same value for all 16 pens
# doesn't seem to affect vector settings
outString += write_pen_values([speed * 10] * 16, 'V') # Velocity, 1000=100%
outString += write_pen_values([power * 10] * 16, 'V') # Power, 1000=100%
outString += write_pen_values([rate] * 16, 'V') # PPI
outString += "%1B"
return outString
def post_content():
outString = "%1A" # Leave HPGL vector mode
outString += "E" # Reset
outString += "%-12345X@PJL EOJ \r\n" # End
return outString
def main(infile, outfile, power=50, speed=50, rate=100):
with open(infile, 'r') as f:
data = f.read()
with open(outfile, 'w') as f:
f.write(pre_content(outfile, int(power), int(speed), int(rate)))
f.write(data)
f.write(post_content())
if __name__ == '__main__':
print(sys.argv)
main(*sys.argv[1:])
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