This article covers use of the ss-exporter command line utility. This utility is used for locally storing content created in ScreenSteps. The example below will describe how to export an article from your account to a folder on your desktop.
Acquire the script
Find the precompiled script appropriate for your operating system
Place the script in an easily accessible place in your folder structure like the desktop.
Open the command line
- Press Windows+R
- Type cmd
- Press command+spacebar
- Type Terminal
Navigate to the location of the script
This is the template for usage of ss-exporter
ss_exporter -n <account_name> -u <user_id> -p <token_password>
optional, yet highly recommended parameters to include follow the template above.
[-t <template_folder>] [-o <output_folder>] [-s <site_id>] [-m <manual_id>] [-a <article_id>] [-M <manual_file_name>] [-i object_identifier]
You can find the ids for your sites, manuals, and articles by looking at the urls in the ScreenSteps admin area. Here is an example url:
Each id is preceded by the name of the what the id represents:
Downloading a single article from your account into the current directory.
ss_exporter.exe -n MyAccountName -u MyLoginName -p MyPassword -a 111111 -t ./samples/manual_w_images_folder -o .
Downloading a single manual into the Downloads folder.
ss_exporter.exe -n MyAccountName -u MyLoginName -p MyPassword -m 111111
-t ./samples/-o C:\Users\$USER\Downloads
Find more examples, instructions, and the source at the Github page: https://github.com/trevordevore/screensteps-cl-exporter