[OpenSCAD] Feature request: command-line option to render to PNG

Kliment Yanev kliment.yanev at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 18:06:10 CEST 2011


Can we have an export bitmap option from the GUI in the meantime?

On 06/05/2011 05:39 PM, Marius Kintel wrote:
> On Jun 5, 2011, at 16:33 PM, Triffid Hunter wrote:
>>
>> would be excellent if we could get openscad to render an object and
>> output an image via command-line options without any graphical
>> interaction, so we can generate images from makefiles.
>
> I started on it: https://github.com/openscad/openscad/blob/visitor/tests/opencsgtest.cc
>
> It's a bit tricky to convince misc. OpenGL drivers to do hardware-accelerated off-screen rendering from the cmd-line. I was fighting with this for a while until I lost momentum..
>
>> I'm sure thingiverse would love it too :)
>
> That was also my immediate thought :)
>
>   -Marius
>
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