HPGL/Vector/Image Converter PloViewAutoVer.10.03 Update
August. 30, 2017

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Index
@Outline
@Automatic output special edition version PloView
@Output condition setup
@Batch file creation
@Operation conditions
@Licensing fee
@Flow to trial, order, and use
@Latest upgrade history
@Download
@Contact us

Outline

This program carries out continuation conversion of the file of format shown below.
- Output 1
  Input :HPGL, HP-GL/2, HP RTL, PDF, DXF, DWG, GERBER, NC-Drill, IGES,
         SXF, TIFF, JPEG, Bitmap, PCX, FPX, GIF, PNG, EMF
  Output:PDF, TIFF, DXF, DWG, JPEG, BITMAP, IGES, SXF, EMF, XPS, PCL, WMF,
         PS, EPS, SVG,GIF, PNG, PCX, FPX, CMT, HPGL/Printer
     Notes: It is necessary to install free software "Teigha File Converter" at
            input and output of DWG file.

- Output 2
  Input :PDF
  Output:WMF, EMF, PS, EPS, SVG, XPS, HPGL, PCL
   
Output mode has the two following modes. As well as interactive output, since output mode, output file with wild card, and batch output file can be specified with option parameter at the time of program starting, output becomes possible automatically from other applications.

(1) Standby output mode
The same input file as specified input file name with wild card is looked for, if it is, it will output, and input file is automatically deleted after output.
When there is no input file , it waits until file comes.


(2) Batch Output mode
Plural input files described in specified output list file are outputted continuously.


This program is the automatic output special edition version PloView (it is called Following PloView) and set.
This program generates command line which starts the automatic output special edition version PloView, and has function to start PloView.
     
<Example of use>
It is immediately after installation (initialization) state about PloViewAuto at C drive.
Since sample HPGL data is in the next folder, please confirm by Explorer.
  C:\HpglData

(1)Standby output
Step-1
PloViewAuto is started and "Standby Output" button is pushed.

Step-2
Input file by Explorer is copied to next folder.
Copied source:    C:\HpglData\Data\DEMO.HGL
Copy destination: C:\HpglData\InData

Then, when it waits about 2 minutes, PDF file is outputted automatically to next folder.
  C:\HpglData\OutData\DEMO.pdf
Whenever it also copies what file by Explorer, it outputs to PDF file.
Copied file is automatically deleted after output.

(2)Batch output
It is described by batch file "C:\HpglData\Data\Test1.txt" that the next two files are converted into PDF.
  C:\HpglData\Data\DEMO.HGL
  C:\HpglData\Data\TestLT.hgl

Step-1
PloViewAuto is started and "Batch Output" button is pushed.

Step-2
Please confirm that the next file is made by Explorer.
  C:\HpglData\OutData\DEMO.pdf C:\HpglData\OutData\TestLT.pdf

Note:
It is necessary to set up extension of input file by PloView beforehand for every file type.
When extension cannot specify because of consecutive numbers etc., please use free software FileTypeChg.
FileTypeChg is program which moves extension of all file in folder to file name end, and applies the specified extension.
Please refer to the following PloCon HP for details.
  Extension batch modification of file in folder

Automatic output special edition version PloView

Command line of PloView starting shown below is added to usual PloView.
PloView iconifies and executes after program starting, and program will be ended if execution is completed. Please see page of PloView about usual PloView.
Customer can construct application without using PloViewAuto, and can start direct PloView.
Output condition is beforehand memorized by the following method.
Please start PloView without parameter, open a suitable HPGL file, output by setting up an output condition, and end PloView.
Output condition is remembered that this is also.
However, drawing area always becomes the whole drawing.

The command line of program starting is as follows. PloView iconifies and executes after program starting, and program will be ended if execution is completed.

-Output 1 command line
It is shown that an inner character [ ] can be omitted. An omission uses value set up by PloView started last time.

PloView.exe [/aN[ABCCCCDDDDEEEEFFFF]] /p InputFileName [OutputFileName]

Input file is read and [OutputFile] PDF file is outputted.
 /aN means designation of pen table number. N is integer of table number
     of 1-5.
 AB  is position flag of drawing.
      A: 0:Left-hand side arrangement,
         1:central arrangement,
         2:right-hand side arrangement
      B: 0:Bottom arrangement,
         1:central arrangement,
         2:bottom arrangement
      For example, when arranging at lower left, it is specified as 02.
      CCCCDDDDEEEEFFFF is margin designation. AB cannot be omitted when
      carrying out margin designation.
 CCCC: It is top margin and is integer of four digits of 1mm unit.
 DDDD: It is bottom margin and is integer of four digits of 1mm unit.
 EEEE: It is right margin and is integer of four digits of 1mm unit.
 FFFF: is left margin and it is integer of four digits of 1mm unit.
      Example, it is 0015001500150015 when setting margin to 15mm also with
      four directions.
 In addition, instead of /p
 Output will be PDF file if /p is specified.
 Output will be DXF file if /d is specified.
 Output will be DWG file if /u is specified.
 Output will be TIFF file if /t is specified.
 Output will be JPEG file if /j is specified.
 Output will be Bitmap file if /b is specified.
 Output will be GIF file if /g is specified.
 Output will be PING file if /m is specified.
 Output will be PCX file if /r is specified.
 Output will be FPX file if /q is specified.
 Output will be IGES file if /i is specified.
 Output will be EMF file if /e is specified.
 Output will be XPS file if /x is specified.
 Output will be PCL file if /l is specified.
 Output will be WMF file if /w is specified.
 Output will be PS file if /s is specified.
 Output will be EPS file if /k is specified.
 Output will be SVG file if /v is specified.
 Output will be SXF file if /y is specified.
 Output will be comment file if /c is specified.
 Output will be HPGL file/Printer if /h is specified.

-Output 2 command line
PDF file (indispensable) is read and it converts into output file (indispensable).

PloView.exe /f PdfFileName OutputFileName

Extension of PdfFileName must be ".pdf".
Extension and file type of OutputFileName must be the next contents.
@wmf: Windows Metafile
@emf: Microsoft Enhanced Metafile
@ps : Postscript
@eps: Adobe Encapsulated PostScript
@svg: Scalable Vector Graphics
@xps: Microsoft XPS Document Writer
@hgl: HP-GL plotter language
@pcl: HP Page Control Language, Printer Command Language Format

When you output 2 or more files continuously, please check that forward PloView finishes and start the next PloView. It is impossible to start two or more PloViews simultaneously. PloView which required starting afterwards is ended without doing anything.
In addition, when error occurs in the course of automatic output, an error message is written in the file shown below.

<PloViewData>\Error.txt

<PloViewData> is as follows.
In the case of Windows XP:
 C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Isoplotec\PloView
In the case of Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10:
 C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Isoplotec\PloView

The error message format is as follows.

 <Error Time> <Error input drawing file name> <Error contents>
 Example:
 2002/01/19 16:19:52 C:\HPGLData\DEMO.hgl abnormal HPGL data is 237
Output condition setup
If the Set button is pushed, automatic execution parameter can be set up.
Batch file creation
If the Create batch file button is pushed, output-file list can be specified.

Operation conditions

Personal computer of Intel compatible CPU mounting
- Memory: 1 GB or more
- Empty capacity of hard disk drive: 100 MB or more
- Screen resolution: 1024 dots x 768 dots Above
- OS:
  32Bit of Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10
  64Bit of Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10
- It is necessary to install some printer drivers.
  Printer driver of high resolution is required to read PDF file.

Licensing fee

This software is shareware.
When used 30 days or more from installation, please remit the next licensing fee.

Licensing fee is                 950.00 US$ / license

Flow to trial, order, and use
1. Trial
Please download product from this HP. Since product is compressed into ZIP file, please extract it with suitable thawing software. A file called Readme.txt should be in extracted inside, and since product summary, the installation method, the uninstallation method, license agreement, licensing fee, protection release, reference, and upgrade history are described, please read well. And since a file called Setup.exe is in extracted inside, it is installable if it double-clicks by Explorer. Please do the work so far to product of both PloViewAuto and PloView. Opening to the public on HP serves both as trial and object for formal. All the function usage can be carried out free for 30 days from installation for trial. If 30 day will pass and password will not be entered, protection starts and product stops working. Please order the formal version, when you use more.

2. Order of formal version
It can pay with PayPal or credit card with the next button.
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Please refer to Readme.txt file to carry out bank transfer.

Please send the next "order sheet" to e-mail address described at the last of this HP.

Order sheet
1. Soft name: PloViewAuto(English)
2. Soft version no.: 10.0
3. Order quantity: 1
4. Company name:
5. Offer person name:
6. Offer person E-mail ID:
7. Charge payment day:
8. Charge payment amount:
9. Attached software: Automatic output special edition version PloView Ver.10.0

3.Sending of password
The copyright holder will email the password when payment of the licensing fee has been confirmed.

4.Release of lock
In order to enter password, when starting PloView.exe, it is necessary to carry out mouse right-click, to take out pop up menu, and to select "Run as administrator". Execute PloView and display 'Version Information' dialog box with the menu 'Help'-'Version Information' and input the password.

5.OS exchange or exchange of installation personal computer
Even if you replace exchange of OS, or installation personal computer, given password can release lock.
However, the number which can install product in personal computer simultaneously is not exceeding ordered number.

6.Revision up (rise of the 2nd place of decimal point of version number)
Revision up is free of charge.
Software of new revision is downloaded and reinstalled from the Internet HP.
Previous password is effective.

Latest upgrade history

Ver.10.01 March 2, 2015
(1) It linked with PloView Ver.10.01.
(2) It corresponded to comment file input and output.
(3) It corresponded to input and output of DWG file.
Notes: It is necessary to install free software "Teigha File Converter."
       Refer to the PloView Readme.txt file for the installation method.
Ver.10.01 March 19, 2015
(4) When parameter "/a" or "/b" was specified at the time of starting, it repaired having become abnormal.
Ver.10.01 April 12, 2015
(5) Output was added to HPGL/Printer with output 1.
Ver.10.01 May 20, 2015
(6) PloView's AutoSelectPaper (A0/A1/A2-/A3/A4, Portrait/Landscape) function was added by printer output.

Ver.10.02 July 19, 2015
(1) It supported to input of SXF file (file extension is P21 and SFC).
(2) It linked with PloView Ver.10.03.

Ver.10.03 August 12, 2015
(1) It supported to output of SXF file (file extension P21, SFC).
(2) It linked with PloView Ver.10.04.
(3) Since it outputted and the file could not be deleted after output when input file was creating from other applications at the time of standby output, there happened case where the same file was outputted repeatedly. It improved so that it might output, after waiting for other applications
to complete creation of input file this time.
Ver.10.03 September 15, 2015
(4) It supported to Windows10.
Ver.10.03 January 3, 2017
(5) PayPal fee about licensing fee remittance which user had paid was eliminated.
Ver.10.03 August 30, 2017
(6) In initial value, PloView program file name is as follows.
      C:\Program Files\Isoplotec\PloView\PloView.exe
    In the case of 64-bit OS, PloView program file name had to be modified as follows with
    set button, but it was made to modify automatically this time.
      C:\Program Files (x86)\Isoplotec\PloView\PloView.exe
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