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by firstcut
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Using SCAL4 with my Cricut
Replies: 11
Views: 9597

Re: Using SCAL4 with my Cricut

Also to clarify, the libcut hack is for the Expression and earlier machines. Sandy's suggestion is for Explore and later machines.
by firstcut
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Using SCAL4 with my Cricut
Replies: 11
Views: 9597

Re: Using SCAL4 with my Cricut

Please contact Cricut and encourage them to release the encryption keys and/or open source drivers now for pre-Explore machines now that CCR is closing and cartridges have been discontinued. There's no reason this should be illegal on an otherwise useless machine.
by firstcut
Sat Mar 14, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Font Matching
Topic: All Mixed up
Replies: 2
Views: 3538

Re: All Mixed up

by firstcut
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:21 am
Forum: Newbie, FAQs
Topic: What are popular Glyph Fonts?
Replies: 1
Views: 1683

Re: What are popular Glyph Fonts?

Great question! There are only 4 designers I know of right now that are specially encoding their fonts to work with Character Map and by association, SCAL 4. Those designers are Laura Worthington (Samantha, Adorn, etc.) Debi Sementelli (Cantoni Pro, etc.) Stephen Rapp (ShoeBob, etc.) Yellow Design S...
by firstcut
Wed Jan 07, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TITLE CRAWL effect SCAL4
Replies: 1
Views: 1413

Re: TITLE CRAWL effect SCAL4

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I also discovered that rotating the text 90 degrees first, gives you the megaphone effect (kinda).
by firstcut
Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Newbie, FAQs
Topic: Why not on the Mac?
Replies: 4
Views: 2343

Re: Why not on the Mac?

Thank you for your quick response to this. Seems to be working. Enjoying all the glyphy fun!
by firstcut
Sun Jul 14, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How use Cameo sketch pens w/OUT Silhouette's Design Edition
Replies: 2
Views: 985

Re: How use Cameo sketch pens w/OUT Silhouette's Design Edit

You can sketch any cut file just by replacing the blade with the pen. However, this tends to make for a pretty boring sketch. The sketch effects in SSDE and in Inkscape and Illustrator act to make the designs look more like natural hand drawn ones by adding extra strokes and randomizing them. There ...
by firstcut
Tue May 28, 2013 9:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to tell font used in project
Replies: 4
Views: 1443

Re: How to tell font used in project

You sometimes have to click back on the text tool to get the appearance window to show up again but often the problem is that the text has been welded or something such that it is no longer "text" as far as SCAL is concerned. A workaround we used to use in the early SCAL days was to open a duplicate...