Looks good. The UI for creating macros could use some improvement though, especially some options to remove/insert actions into existed scripts. Maybe you can reference Michael Terry's recent work on Adaptable GIMP.
http://adaptablegimp.org/index.php/How_to_Create_a_Task_Set Thanks for sharing. Regards, Tim Chen http://ht-timchen.org On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 9:23 PM, lloyd konneker <boo...@nc.rr.com> wrote: > Announcing a new version of the "Make Shortcut" plugin, now called > "GimpScripter". It lets you point-and-click create a plugin that calls a > sequence of plugins, PDB procedures, or macros. It is a plugin authoring > tool. > > Gimpscripter is a Gimp plugin written in Python. It generates Python > code for a plugin. > > The source is at github.com/bootchk/gimpscripter. Installation > instruction are in the README file. The source includes many readable > documents such as NEWS, TODO, and a user's manual. You can download a > tarball or zip there. It is in Python so just install it in the standard > Gimp directory for plugins, no compilation necessary. > > Gimpscripter is still in development. It usually works, but is > incomplete and could be improved. > > Take a look if you are interested in scripting Gimp, as a user or as a > programmer. > > Gimpscripter lets you visually (graphically, point-and-click) implement > a sequential recipe, for example "Choose this, set that parameter, > choose that, ..". It doesn't have any control flow statements. > > It uses a stack model: it hides a prefix of parameters and references > them to active objects. > > It includes a macro facility and macros for common sequences of > operations, and to wrap certain PDB procedures with higher-level > parameter type, e.g. PF_BRUSH instead of PF_STRING for a brush. > > Some people suggest using a recorder/playback tool to automate Gimp. > Scripts from such tools break when the Gimp GUI changes, and the scripts > are not easily distributable. Gimpscripter is an alternative. > > Gimpscripter does have many weaknesses, some of which can be attributed > to lack of support from the PDB. So it could help guide improvements to > the PDB (but it might not raise any issues not already known, such as > not storing defaults.) > > I welcome comments or contributions. > > Here is an example use, to make a plugin "Stroke selection with > selection": > > Choose "Filter/Gimpscripter" to start Gimpscripter. > >From the menu pane choose "Edit/Copy". > Choose "Edit/Paste as/New Brush". > Choose "Select/To path". > Choose "Edit/Stroke/Path". > Enter a name for the plugin, for example "Stroke selection with > selection". > Choose the OK button. > Read the summary and choose the OK button. > Restart Gimp. > Open an image and make a selection. > Choose "Shortcuts/Stroke selection with selection". > You should see a mobius like effect. > > > _______________________________________________ > Gimp-developer mailing list > Gimp-developer@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU > https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer > _______________________________________________ Gimp-developer mailing list Gimp-developer@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer