This panel arose from a need to reduce the number of steps involved in generating g-code for machines that I create to reproduce drawings made on my computer using various techniques. All of the drawings get the finishing touches in Adobe Illustrator, but unfortunately, there was no way to export g-code from Illustrator. I always had to go through the added step of opening a program called Inkscape with the sole purpose of generating the g-code which my machines understand.
This solution not only solves my problem, but could help many other people as well. I hope that you find this tool as useful as I do.
Understandably, I cannot be responsible for any issues you might have when using this tool, but if you can make the code even better, I would love to hear from you.
To Install this tool "Export to G-code.jsx" to /Applications/Adobe Illustrator CC 2018/Presets.localized/en_US/Scripts
To Access the tool inside Illustrator go to your menu File/Scripts/ Export to G-code
by Gunnar Rosen
This is a modified version of the panel with the following functionalities:
Different laser power settings for different path colors.
Different cutting speed for different path colors.
Updated GUI for smaller screens