Cut Out Complex Vector

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pd417
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Cut Out Complex Vector

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I'm in the process of making a plaque and need to cut out the attached image (just around the outside edge).
I tried using the vector boundary tool in the modeling tab, but the program told me
"There are no Selected Components".

What's the best way to do this?
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Spartan.jpg

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Re: Cut Out Complex Vector

Post by Rcnewcomb »

This video should help: Image to Vector Logo
- Randall Newcomb

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Re: Cut Out Complex Vector

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Hard to tell exactly from the picture if you have vectors or not. If you do then just create a profile outside toolpath using the outermost vector. If it's still just a bitmap then the link Randal posted is what you need.

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Re: Cut Out Complex Vector

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I just used the line drawing tools to trace around the perimeter. The pic is really low quality/resolution so it is difficult to get clean lines
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Re: Cut Out Complex Vector

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I totally overlooked creating a profile around the outermost vector.
I tried it and it worked, thanks Adrian.

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