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-.TH OPENSCAD 1 "2013-06-xx"
+.TH OPENSCAD 1 "2014-03"
.\" Please adjust this date whenever revising the manpage.
openscad \- script file based graphical CAD environment
@@ -19,9 +19,9 @@ the OpenSCAD user manual at
\fB-o\fP \fIoutputfile\fP
-Export the given file to \fIoutputfile\fP in STL, OFF, DXF, or PNG format,
-depending on file extension of \fIoutputfile\fP (which has to be lower case).
-If this option is given, the GUI will not be started.
+Export the given file to \fIoutputfile\fP in STL, OFF, DXF, or PNG
+format, depending on file extension of \fIoutputfile\fP. If this
+option is given, the GUI will not be started.
Additional formats, which are mainly used for debugging and testing (but can
also be used in automation), are AST (the input file as parsed and serialized
@@ -46,12 +46,18 @@ read it again.
This option can be used to assign constant values to OpenSCAD variables. The
variable's value is an expression, so if this mechanism is used to assign
strings, care has to be taken that the shell does not consume quotation marks.
-More than one \fB-D\fP options can be given.
+More than one \fB-D\fP option can be given.
.B \-\-render
If exporting an image, use a full CGAL render. (Default is an OpenCSG compile)
-.B \-\-camera=rotx,roty,rotz,transx,transy,transz,distance
+.B \-\-preview[=throwntogether]
+If exporting an image, use an OpenCSG previce (optionally in throwntogether mode for quicker rendering).
+.B \-\-csglimit=limit
+If exporting an image as an OpenCSG preview, stop rendering after encountering \fIlimit\fP elements to avoid runaway resource usage.
+.B \-\-camera=transx,transy,transz,rotx,roty,rotz,distance
If exporting an image, use a Gimbal camera with the given parameters.
Rot is rotation around the x, y, and z axis, trans is the distance to
move the object in the x, y, and z directions, and distance is the
@@ -66,7 +72,7 @@ not currently supported.
.B \-\-imgsize=width,height
If exporting an image, specify the pixel width and height
-.B \-\-projection=[o|p]
+.B \-\-projection=[o|ortho|p|perspective]
If exporting an image, specify whether to use orthographic or perspective
1 doc/release-checklist.txt
@@ -33,6 +33,7 @@ o Update manpage: doc/openscad.1
o Update releases/$
o scripts/
+o Update version number in doc/openscad.1
o Update copyright year in AboutDialog.html and
o Tag release

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