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by tylerdurden
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: DXF export issue (split from: please help- eclipse fill and stroke)
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: please help- eclipse fill and stroke

@buggy, feel free to share some examples.

Another resource you might enjoy is Kay's blog: http://cleversomeday.com/

Kay knows both Inkscape and DS.
by tylerdurden
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: DXF export issue (split from: please help- eclipse fill and stroke)
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: please help- eclipse fill and stroke

PS
The entire Inkscape version and build number can be easily copied and pasted from the top right of the Help>About window to the forum reply page and we can then know precisely which version you are using.

TD
by tylerdurden
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: DXF export issue (split from: please help- eclipse fill and stroke)
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: please help- eclipse fill and stroke

You can put the files in a zip-file and attach like this.
buggy114_2018-01-14_07-04-10.png
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by tylerdurden
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: DXF export issue (split from: please help- eclipse fill and stroke)
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: please help- eclipse fill and stroke

Best to provide an example svg and the resulting dxf.
by tylerdurden
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: please help- eclipse fill and stroke
Replies: 3
Views: 518

Re: please help- eclipse fill and stroke

I'd try two things:

Set the opacity in the lower-left of the status bar to 100, it says zero. (But sometimes it lies)
Click the last icon in the ellipse controls bar at the top of the viewport. It will make the segment into a complete ellipse.
by tylerdurden
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?

Seems quite complex, and the unfortunate result (so far) is that while the lateral distortion is improved with perspective, the bottom arc of the object no longer fits the envelope. :(
by tylerdurden
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?

If you do it like TD with the grid of squares, you'd need to measure the length of the bottom arc to know how wide the deformed thing needs to be at the bottom. The bottom arc length is easily known. But the amount of distortion I applied needed to be about 3x the difference between the length of t...
by tylerdurden
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Round graph paper
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Round graph paper

Maybe you have seen:

Menu: Extensions>Render>Grids>Polar Grid

:D
by tylerdurden
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: inkscape slow ?
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: inkscape slow ?

Another issue that can slow down loading is a large number of files in the MRU list, or large files in that list.

I'd clear the MRU list and set it for just a handful of previously used files.

TD
by tylerdurden
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?

You can get pretty close using some of the above technique and instead of perspective/envelope, use Bezier Envelope on each letter/block pair. Then trim letter bottoms with a boolean like demonstrated. Either way works. B1.svg_-_Inkscape_2018-01-07_22-12-48.png (The wider the gap between the small c...
by tylerdurden
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Finished Inkscape Work
Topic: animated svg-s
Replies: 18
Views: 599

Re: animation

The reflection is especially nice. :)
by tylerdurden
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?

You might get some ideas from Nick the logo guy on YT.

This video link starts where he demonstrates a method to node edit text like you are seeking.

https://youtu.be/ywInKVezX6o?t=317
by tylerdurden
Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?

That's gonna be tough to shape, even with symmetric nodes, considering the amount of arc.

It might require a combination of tools/effects and node editing.
by tylerdurden
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?

Ja, that's why I suggest the helper path... It leaves the target path with just four nodes.
by tylerdurden
Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: How can i draw an envelope path with perfectly symmetric handles ?

I'd use a mirrored helper path and a couple of guides.

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by tylerdurden
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Drawing a circle in a circle
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Drawing a circle in a circle

Here's another way, using object center snap and Ctrl-Shift constraint when dragging the Ellipse tool:

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by tylerdurden
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How to fill honeycomb
Replies: 6
Views: 427

Re: How to fill honeycomb

FYI:

Snapping paths line segment to segment can make many duplicated moves on the CNC... might want to use just one line segment per hexagon side.

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by tylerdurden
Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Finished Inkscape Work
Topic: Abstract Loversz T-Shirt!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: Abstract Loversz T-Shirt!!!

Can't see any reference to Inkscape.

Majority of post is "Call to action" directed to advertise.

Spam is as spam does.
by tylerdurden
Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Finished Inkscape Work
Topic: Abstract Loversz T-Shirt!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: Abstract Loversz T-Shirt!!!

Reported as SPAM.
by tylerdurden
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How to fill honeycomb
Replies: 6
Views: 427

Re: How to fill honeycomb

The pattern might be a repeated object with just a few actual cells.

You might need to convert the pattern to object, and manually repeat the cells before converting strokes to Path and using union to make the whole thing one object.
by tylerdurden
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: making text non editable
Replies: 13
Views: 451

Re: making text non editable

Hard to guess what their software is doing.

Maybe set the transforms to optimized in the Inkscape preferences panel.
by tylerdurden
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: making text non editable
Replies: 13
Views: 451

Re: making text non editable

Personally, I wouldn't group anything. I would simply arrange all the objects where I want them. If I need to move more than one object together I will simply select them both or as many as I need to, but not group them.
by tylerdurden
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: making text non editable
Replies: 13
Views: 451

Re: making text non editable

There is a zero-character text object hiding. You can see it in the Objects panel and/or in the XML editor. Oce it is selected in the objects panel, it can be deleted.

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