Inkscape plugin for exporting paths as gcode
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THLaser Inkscape Plugin

This program is an Inkscape extension for exporting a set of paths as 
gcode script. It is primarily used by members to the think|haus hacker
space ( for use with their laser cutter. As such it is
customized to suit our needs and so may not be your best choice if you
are looking for a general purpose Inkscape to gcode script.

This script is a fork of Gcodetools v1.2 written by Nick Drobchenko and
is released under the same license (GPL v2).


Copy the files and thlaser.inx into your Inkscape extensions
folder. Fire up inkscape and you will find the plugin under Extensions ->
Export -> THLaser GCode Export.

Keyboard Shortcut

You may find it handy to assign the extension to a keyboard shortcut. 
Include something like the following line to your inkscape keys 
preferences file (this will bind the plugin to Ctrl+\):

<bind key="backslash" modifiers="Ctrl" action="org.thinkhaus.filter.thlaser" display="true"/>

You can find your keyboard preferences file:

* On Linux: ~/.config/inkscape/keys/default.xml
* Windows:  %UserProfile%\Application Data\Inkscape\keys\default.xml

If that file doesn't exist, create it and include the following:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<keys name="My Keys">
<bind key="backslash" modifiers="Ctrl" action="org.thinkhaus.filter.thlaser" display="true"/>