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Using t2 laser
« on: December 16, 2016, 03:41:28 PM »
is there a way to  have solid letters etched

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Re: Using t2 laser
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2016, 04:14:06 PM »
If you are using Sketch, then select the Sketch (Filled) option in the Mode menu.

If you are importing a vector you will have to put the fill on in the CAD program.

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Re: Using t2 laser
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2016, 10:15:29 AM »
Zax tried that the laser just drew lines

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Re: Using t2 laser
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2016, 11:08:41 AM »
You can engrave the outline of text or you can "raster" scan the text, if you're looking for a vector fill then you either need an appropriate font or you should use Inkscape or Corel and import as DXF.

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Re: Using t2 laser
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2016, 01:38:12 PM »
Ok I downloaded inkscape made a text line in solid bold letters, saved as DFX file, tried to import the file in T2 and got an error. "NO supported  entities were found, unblock and convert to segments,,,, great How do I do that, I can find nothing in inkscape to do that

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Re: Using t2 laser
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2016, 03:02:31 PM »
Select the text and then under the Path menu, click Object to Path.

(the document explaining the process is under the first link in my signature)

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Re: Using t2 laser
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2016, 04:12:50 PM »
thanks got it to work somewhat has drag lines and pit marks

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Re: Using t2 laser
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2016, 04:35:37 PM »
Can you post a picture?

It's probably the firmware.