access the entire runtime state of the application via python's inspection tools and the enaml workbench's plugin api.
It's often helpful to be able to manually send commands the the device.
To do this from the console use:
from inkcut.core.workbench import InkcutWorkbench # Get device handle device = InkcutWorkbench.instance().get_plugin('inkcut.device').device device.connect() # Or click the connect button in the Control tab device.connection.write("D100,100") # Some time later... device.disconnect()
You can use this to run scripts if needed. See the IPython docs for more on IPython.
Note: Since Inkcut does not use threads writing is all asyncronously. To wait for a write to complete, use the returned deferred