[Lab] Laser

Andrew O'Malley aomalley at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 00:12:57 EDT 2011

+1 for Inkscape, a nice, free vector program. Bit of a learning curve,
but it's what I've been using for all my laser'ing.


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> From: Darcy Whyte <darcy at siteware.com>
> Subject: Re: [Lab] Laser
> To: Jonathan Edwards <zigwhentheyzag at ymail.com>
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> I don't think the machine minds but if you are using a system such as
> Photoshop the problem will be more at your end.
> For instance if you made a circle that was 1" and the .001" line width and
> then changed it to a 3" circle by stretching it you'd have a couple of
> issues. One is that you'd be scaling the line width. The second is that the
> raster would scale up into a lower res circle.
> With a vector based system you can change the size of the circle and the
> line thickness more independently. .

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