darcy at siteware.com
Fri Sep 2 00:15:43 EDT 2011
I wish it had the little measuring tape like Sketchup. Or that feature where
you make a line then punch in a number for the length of the line.... And
the snap to objects behavior....
I'm going to try both Inkscape and the Sketchup to Inkscape conversion and
see which one gels first.
On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 12:12 AM, Andrew O'Malley <aomalley at gmail.com> wrote:
> +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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> > Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 23:48:55 -0400
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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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