Bundle & Save Cutting Parameters to a piece of artwork...

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Bundle & Save Cutting Parameters to a piece of artwork...

Postby newmexico » Mon May 29, 2017 12:54 pm

Can cutting parameters be bundled to an individual piece of artwork and then saved (bundled)?
Then, using Copy & Paste, be assured that the cutting parameters attached to your artwork ARE attached each time you paste it down.

For example, say you are cutting out fidgets (spinners) by the hundreds. You assign cutting parameters to the fidget artwork. You save that bundle and copy-paste 30 times to your work area. You want the cutting parameters to stick with each fidget every time it is pasted.

It would also be time saving if this fidget and its associated cutting parameters could be saved as a library item. That would be cool.

Anybody know anything about this? Is this available in VCarvePro?

As always, thanks in advance.
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Re: Bundle & Save Cutting Parameters to a piece of artwork..

Postby IslaWW » Mon May 29, 2017 1:20 pm

If I understand your question properly, you might want to look into the "Toolpath Templates" feature. Templates will allow you to save toolpath parameters, feeds, speeds, bits, etc. and recall them on future projects either manually or by association with layers.

There is good info in the manual along with a couple videos
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Re: Bundle & Save Cutting Parameters to a piece of artwork..

Postby newmexico » Mon May 29, 2017 1:28 pm

Oh yeah, cool.
Templates, hmmm...? I will try and find that feature.

Very much appreciated.
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Re: Bundle & Save Cutting Parameters to a piece of artwork..

Postby Adrian » Mon May 29, 2017 6:02 pm

By the sounds of it you should be using nesting in conjuction with toolpath templates as well rather than cutting and pasting that many times.
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