Re: feature request - batch mode

ssconvert does 2 and is shiped with gnumeric, use ssconvert --help for
more. ssconvert can't output postscript afaik, but it can export pdf.

Hope this helps.


Le vendredi 14 janvier 2011 à 22:09 +0100, User Wojtek a écrit :
can it be implemented. Full batch mode allowing entering any command from 
stdin would be great (allowing manipulation of spreadsheet by other 
program), but this will be sufficient for my needs

1) (most important)ability to print spreadsheet to postscript like that

gnumeric --batchprint filename.gnumeric >

without needing $DISPLAY at all.

2) (important) ability to convert from .xls to .gnumeric from command 

I am using my own programs for bills, accounting etc. and works very well for years. It always generates 
.gnumeric files as it's output. Actually - it uses interactively made 
.gnumeric files as templates to which it puts data.

But - i can't make printouts automatically. I always have to run gnumeric 
just to print resulting files.

For me - not that a problem, but i want to make program for others, that 
are used by inexperienced users. I want to just have "print" in my 

for feature 2 - it will allow users that don't have gnumeric but excel or 
openoffice spreadsheet to change how forms will print without asking me 
every time.

i need .gnumeric forms for my program as it's text-based and easy to 
manipulate. XLS is not.

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