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 Der Kritzler
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 Der Kritzler is a software and hardware platform for developing wall plotters. 
 It consists of a set of Processing sketches (see src/ folder), Arduino firmware 
 (firmware/ folder) and some electronics (some files in the design/ folder). 

 More can be found here:
 http://tinkerlog.com/2011/09/02/der-kritzler/
 
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 * Use spaces, no tabs.
 * Indention: 2 spaces.

 src/ 
      Contains Processing/Java sources, ready to use in Eclipse.
      Take a look at http://processing.org/learning/eclipse/
      to see how to set things up.
      
 firmware/
      Contains Arduino firmware for the Kritzler.

 jpg_to_svg_bw.sh
      Script to convert a bitmap into an SVG.
      Needs imagemagick and potrace.
    
 jpg_to_svg.sh
      Starts the processing sketch to make a jittered SVG
      out of a bitmap (JPG).
      
 fill_svg.sh 
      Starts the processing sketch to fill SVG outlines with
      with diagonal lines.
      
 plotter.sh
      Starts the processing sketch that sends SVGs to the Kritzler.
      
      
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 Changelog
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 + Added controlP5 menus and buttons to the Plotter UI.
 + Added real-time pen location tracking - Jason Webb (5/25/2012)
 + Added Javadoc comments and consistent formatting added by - Jason Webb (5/25/2012)
 + Added ability to navigate through all SVG files in BUFFER_ACC folder using [ (back) and ] (forward) - Jason Webb (5/31/2012)
 + Added toggle-able grid to canvas, for accurate positioning (toggle with 'g') - Jason Webb (6/1/2012)
 + Added toggle-able bounding box for SVG shape, with centroid markings, for accurate positioning (toggle with 'b') - Jason Webb (6/1/2012)
 + Background color (canvas border) now changes to reflect state of pen plotter (same color as pen location marker). - Jason Webb (6/3/2012)
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