[Lab] Laser Cutting from InkScape and Combined Raster/Vector printing
marinus at noweverywhere.ca
Mon Dec 16 16:48:39 EST 2013
I would suggest designs made in Inkscape be saved as PDF and then sent to
the laser engraver with Sumatra PDF. I struggled for several hours using
Inkscape and Acrobat with no results before finding this combination that
works perfectly for me.
Interactive Multimedia Developer
On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Henri Kuschkowitz <
henri.kuschkowitz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Been there, done that. Britta finally solved my issue. Inkscape has a
> crappy driver (?) and will not probably recognize/differentiate between the
> two types (raster and vector). so you will have to print the pdf separately
> as far as i know.
> Maybe someone else actually solved this?
> On Dec 16, 2013, at 3:51 PM, Janick Bergeron <janick at bergeron.com> wrote:
> > 1) Has anyone had success printing to the Epilog directly from InkScape?
> If I do, the job always shows up as "none". Saving as PDF then printing the
> PDF works fine, but this extra step is annoying.
> > 2) I was trying to print a combined raster/vector job and, for the life
> of me, could not get the vectors to cut even though my line widths where
> set to 0.001". It seemed related to the fact that I was using 100 DPI, but
> the fourth table here (http://www.epiloglaser.com/tl-line-weights.htm)
> says it should have worked. I ended up doing it as two separate jobs: one
> raster at 100 DPI and one vector as 500 DPI. Anyone else had better luck
> with combined jobs?
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