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In the HPGL options dialog box, adjust any of the settings. The Gpgl selection list contains pens, although not all of the pens may be assigned. Views Read Edit View history. With the advent of the first inkjet plotters, line width for the “pens” specified within the HP-GL files had to be set at the printer so it would know what line width to print for each pen, a cumbersome and error-prone process.
Plotter Driver Capabilities
This is useful only for exporting PLT files. You can specify the color assigned to a particular pen, so that you can hpg, the original colors of the graphic. You can change the color assignments by choosing the pen and then choosing a new color for that pen from the Pen color list box. You can also reset the current Pen Library pen settings to the previously saved settings. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Only the outlines of objects are exported to the PLT file format.
Type a filename in the File name list box.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Was this page helpful? In the HPGL export dialog box, adjust any of the settings. AGL was implemented on Hewlett-Packard minicomputers to simplify controlling a plotter.
View, print and convert HP-GL/2, HP-GL, HP-RTL or DXY-GL files.
Dotted lines, dashed lines, and arrowheads are mapped to standard line types of the PLT file format. Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references. AGL commands describe the desired graphics plotting function, which the computer relays as several HP-GL instructions to the plotter.
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The pattern number of a line in a PLT file is translated to a line type pattern. The original HP-GL language did not support definition of line width, as this parameter was determined by the pens loaded into the plotter.
Corel programs support versions 1 and 2 of PLT file formats although some features of version 2 are not supported. You can change the pen width assignments by choosing the pen and then choosing a new width for that pen from the Pen width list box. The language is formed from a series of two letter codes, followed by optional hpgk.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Choosing Custom colors brings up a color definition dialog box that allows you to define a custom color according to RGB values.
You can change the pen velocity by choosing the pen and then choosing a new velocity for that plotetr from the Pen velocity list box.
A curve resolution of 0. For instance an arc can be drawn on a page by sending the string:. This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat A setting of 0. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Instead, the various objects in a PLT file have certain pen numbers associated with them.
WinLINE – The Windows Plotter Driver for HPGL and HPGL/2 Plotters
The value can be very precise; up to eight decimal places are accepted. A fourth hpgo parameter not used here specifies how far the arc continues, and defaults to 5 degrees.
The curve resolution factor can be set to a value between 0. It is used in programs such as AutoCAD for printing drawings on plotters.