Print multiple layouts in an experiment at one time

The function below allows you to print all layouts in an experiment, or optionally all layouts in a list you provide as a parameter to the function.


//**
// Prints multiple layouts.  By default this function will print
// all layouts in the experiment, however it is possible to also
// specify a list of layouts to be printed.
//
// @param layoutList
//  [OPTIONAL] A semi-colon separated list of layout window names
//  that should be printed.  Any names that are not layouts will
//  be ignored.
//
// NOTE:  The Sleep/S 5 line forces Igor to wait 5 seconds between
// printing subsequent layouts.  I don't know if this is necessary, but
// my concern was that the printer driver might need a few seconds to process
// one print request before another was sent.
//*
Function PrintMultipleLayouts([layoutList])
    String layoutList
   
    if (ParamIsDefault(layoutList))
        layoutList = WinList("*", ";", "WIN:4")
    endif

    Variable n, numLayouts
    numLayouts = ItemsInList(layoutList, ";")
    String currentLayoutName
    For (n=0; n<numLayouts; n+=1)
        currentLayoutName = StringFromList(n, layoutList, ";")
        // Make sure this is actually a layout.
        if (WinType(currentLayoutName) != 3)
            continue
        endif
       
        PrintLayout $(currentLayoutName)
        Sleep/S 5       // Might not be necessary
    EndFor
End


To print all layouts, just copy the function above into a procedure window in your experiment and execute the following at the command line:
PrintMultipleLayouts()


To print a list of specific layouts, copy the function into your experiment and execute the following at the command line:
PrintMultipleLayouts(layoutList = "Layout0;Layout1;Layout2;")


See the forum post at http://www.igorexchange.com/node/512#comment-136 for more information.

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