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CATIA 4.3.2 hpgl2 problem

CATIA 4.3.2 hpgl2 problem

CATIA 4.3.2 hpgl2 problem

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How do you stop CATIA's hpgl2 plot program from setting the plotter into it best mode of operating. There is no option for changing this. No matter what the plotter is set to, Catia puts in the best mode and its slow.

RE: CATIA 4.3.2 hpgl2 problem

You have to remove all QL100 commands from the hpgl2 file.
This can be done by the following script:

cp $CATOUT $CATOUT.orig
cat $CATOUT | fold -w 80 >/tmp/catout.$$
head -1 /tmp/catout.$$ | sed 's/QL100//g' >/tmp/catout.$$.ok
tail +2 /tmp/catout.$$ >>/tmp/catout.$$.ok
cp /tmp/catout.$$.ok $CATOUT

Call this script from your plot_cfg file before sending the hpgl2 file to the plotter.

RE: CATIA 4.3.2 hpgl2 problem

(OP)
This post saved me many hours of time. All I had to do was a few tweaks for my enviroment.

Thank you many times marktwain .

mm06905

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