From Inkscape to Tablet..Different size file now!!

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From Inkscape to Tablet..Different size file now!!

Post by Dave56 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:26 am

When I size a file in Inkscape,and make the Gcode. and when I pull file up on Tablet to cut it was smaller.. I have a 36x36 file to cut.but its only 1.4x1.4 on the tablet! any Ideal on how to fix to stay same.? Thanks

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Re: From Inkscape to Tablet..Different size file now!!

Post by chademling94 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:31 pm

Make sure you are using Inkscape version .91. For some reason the transfer from the newest .92 version to the tablet is corrupt.
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Re: From Inkscape to Tablet..Different size file now!!

Post by Go Fab CNC » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:48 pm

Also, make sure on the “Preferences” Tab of the PathToGcode window, that the Measurements are in MM, not INCHES. Always leave it in MM.

You can change the Measurement for your Design if you want to work with INCHES by going to:

File->Document Properties

Don’t change any values in the Preferences Tab of PathToGcode other than what Directory and File Name you want.

InkScape doesn’t save whether you selected INCHES over MM on the Preferences Tab, so it will treat all measurements as MM. That will make your Design 25.4 times smaller in size than you want if you selected INCHES.

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Re: From Inkscape to Tablet..Different size file now!!

Post by Dave56 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:38 pm

Yes..That is how I have mine set up..MM in inkscape Preference under Path to Gcode...and in inkscape under Document Properties it in inches.. but file aways too small when pulled into Tablet.. Kinda a pain to have to change size in Tablet..sometimes it changes back... after I have set it right.


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