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Best method to send automated output to a printer from Isadora on a Mac



  • Has anyone successfully automated printing from Isadora (on a Mac)? Our project requires text that is generated within Isadora to print to a receipt printer when it is generated (when triggered).

    Any leads for us? Thank you!


  • Tech Staff

    I think the easiest is probably to send messages via OSC to a script ( I would use python but processing would likely also work).

    If the messages are longer than a osc message can be, then send it via tcp actors. (Requires setting up a server in the script... very easy in python with Flask or other libs)


  • Beta Gold

    as far as i remember @gunter was involved in a project like this ! 



  • I would go with apple script and automator, and maybe osculator if needed, it will be pretty flexible and fast to setup, as well as having a lot of great info on forums.