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Re: Aspire 9

Postby Desert_Woodworker » Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:21 pm

Clip Art- sorry I am so excited about the new product- I'll work on patients....
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby redwood » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:26 pm

So I downloaded and installed the clip art expansion for Aspire 9, now where do I see what I got? The last choice in the clipart menu choices is Vectric Clipart, but that folder is empty.
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby IslaWW » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:34 pm

Once downloaded, did you double click the .exe so that it would install?
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby redwood » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:32 pm

Yes I did, accepted all conditions and it said that they were installed. Now if it is random clip art installed into various folders, so be it, I guess.
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby blmac5 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:36 pm

After further looking, it appears that the additional clipart is for Aspire users ONLY. I guess that's there way of enticing you to upgrade to
the Aspire version. It would have been nice if they would have thrown a few crumbs to us lowly V-Carve Pro users, but whatever!!!

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Re: Aspire 9

Postby Adrian » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:44 pm

redwood wrote:Yes I did, accepted all conditions and it said that they were installed. Now if it is random clip art installed into various folders, so be it, I guess.


When it installs there is a popup to tell you where it's installed. It should be in Public Documents/Vectric Files/Clipart. All the clipart from any of the portal downloads is installed there.
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby redwood » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:52 pm

And if they are in Public Documents/Vectric Files/Clipart, should they be visible in my Aspire clip art library? Or do I need to do something else?
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby redwood » Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:07 pm

Ok, I got it. They are installed in their respective folders. To see what is new, I went to the Public Documents/Vectric Files/Clipart and clicked on the sub folders that had today's date. Then going through the subfolders you look for the files that are dated the day of the install. 50MB doesn't go very far with models.
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby Desert_Woodworker » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:05 am

I have the trial version up and running (Warning: you will want it) and as posted before- kudos
What I do not like- so far
The icons for switching between CAD to CAM on 8.5- positive On V9 the only way that I can see to switch between, the two- is that very tiny icon, top right/left.- I HATE it- negative
$500 worth of new clip art- I am purchasing something, yet I can't see the "item"- negative
Traing video's similar to previous versions.- please advise as to how...
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby Rcnewcomb » Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:49 am

You can still use <F12> to go to toolpaths and <F11> to go back to drawing
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby scottp55 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:29 am

Thanks for mentioning that shortcut Randall....I hate the tiny icon as well in the new VCP.
Sometimes(months a year) it's MUCH easier to use the mouse and numeric and I can just see me trying to find that icon without unlocking my wheels, getting close to the screen, and resetting myself. :)
I know a person with slight visual impairment who can barely read all the icons as they were:(
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby martin54 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:00 pm

Rcnewcomb wrote:You can still use <F12> to go to toolpaths and <F11> to go back to drawing


I have never been a fan of short cut keys, probably because I can never remember which keys do what for the different software that I use & would often press the wrong keys :oops:
Having said that I use the short cut keys to switch between drawing/toolpathing almost all the time, very rarely use the icons :lol: Must be that none of my other software uses those so I remember them for Vectric software :lol: :lol:
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby Leo » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:28 pm

Funny, but on the other side of the coin, I like the new way better.

I am old, and cannot see as well as I used to, so the little ICONS are a bit of a pain, but I can get over that.

Larger ICONS would be nice.
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby Adrian » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:48 pm

Now you've got me confused Leo. The new way is a little icon and the old way is a big icon so I would have though you would prefer the old way!

Personally I have both tabs open all the time so I never switch anyway.
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Re: Aspire 9

Postby dwilli9013 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:56 pm

Not complaining by any means but I was really hoping for a shortcut key or right mouse button menu for the start line command.
Version 9 Aspire surely delivered on some big changes. I hope to utilize them all in upcoming projects as I progress.
It was certainly worth the wait. :lol: :lol:
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