Sign help

Sign help

Postby fhansonic » Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:07 am

I am trying to make a sign for my class but after typing all the letters, when i got to toolpath, it it tells me i have 125 open vectors and they are in groups. It says i should ungroup them and join them; I am new at this and any help will be greatly appreciated so i can cut the sign for my class. Thanks.
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Re: Sign help

Postby dvaskie127 » Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:14 pm

Posting the file would be helpful to see where the open vectors are and how to fix the problem. You can use the vector select function and select the open vectors and see how to close them. Maybe try different fonts also.
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Re: Sign help

Postby Bob Reda » Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:57 am

are you trying to v carve single line fonts?

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Re: Sign help

Postby slowdigits » Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:18 pm

Do you not have to convert the text to curves before you apply tool paths?
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Re: Sign help

Postby Adrian » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:39 am

slowdigits wrote:Do you not have to convert the text to curves before you apply tool paths?

No, all the toolpaths work on text objects. Text has to be converted to curves for some operations but not for creating toolpaths.
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