[solved] "Cropping" .dxf file on command line

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mylly
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[solved] "Cropping" .dxf file on command line

Post by mylly » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:08 pm

Hi!

I'm trying to make web app where user uploads his .dxf file to server, and then app finds specific square which limits the object that we need, and converts that area to jpg.
So basically the dxf is very large, and I only need one region from it. I can't convert it to image with full size because it's too large.
I have app that find the square, but now i just need to "crop" the dxf. Is it possible to do using only command line tools?
I'm using qcad-3.19.1-pro-linux-x86_64 version.

Thanks!

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Re: "Cropping" .dxf file on command line

Post by andrew » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:35 pm

dwg2bmp should have you covered. To export the rectangle at X,Y with WIDTH / HEIGHT:

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dwg2bmp -w X,Y,WIDTH,HEIGHT -f -o out.png in.dxf
See also:

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dwg2bmp -h

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Re: "Cropping" .dxf file on command line

Post by mylly » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:41 pm

Thanks that worked! Feel a bit dummy for missing that earlier :D

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