Scan2CAD’s Automation feature (available on the Scan2CAD Business package) allows users to control almost any feature of the software using a simple API.
Scan2CAD Automation gives users the ability to run processes on thousands of files in a few clicks (batch conversion) or integrate Scan2CAD’s technology with their solution. The possibilities are endless.
How to run Automation
Automating Scan2CAD couldn’t be easier. Follow these three steps:
- Create a script file. This file must have the extension
- Add the required processes to the script. See the documentation for a full list of commands.
- Execute the Scan2CAD application and the script. This can be done using a single-line command.
Example execution command:
Windows (via Command Prompt)
C:\Program Files\Scan2CAD.exe C:\Users\user\Desktop\script.s2c
MacOS (via Terminal)
If your scripts are not executing as expected, here are some tips for troubleshooting:
- Python is case sensitive therefore, please ensure you are using the appropriate case when defining a command. For example, if you are converting a file named
example.pngyou should ensure that you define the input as