[CM] Plotters was MCL 5 with CLM / openmcl plotters?

Rick Taube taube@uiuc.edu
Thu, 23 Oct 2003 08:55:43 -0500

At some point I would like to look at this stuff to see if it cant be 
made part of the system. Thre is a generic function called 
import-events, for example, that could have a method to import xfig 

On Thursday, Oct 23, 2003, at 08:07 America/Chicago, Orm Finnendahl 

> Hi Ken,
> I found out that it actually is quite simple to import the edited
> graphics from xfig back into cm. Attached is a simple gawk script
> which does the job. Basically it is a filter which discards anything
> which is not a line and wraps coordinates, length, colour and depth
> (xfig's name for layers) into a list. Groupings are reflected by
> sublists.  Any lines in depths 45, 46 and 50 are ignored in case you
> need extra lines in the graph which shouldn't be seen by cm (in my
> case staff lines, timelines and such).