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by SandyMcC
Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Wishlist
Topic: Manual for SCAL 4
Replies: 3
Views: 4374

Re: Manual for SCAL 4

You're welcome! For anyone reading this who isn't on Facebook, the SCAL UM's can also be found on my web site at the link below. Note that Chapters 3 - 10 are written for any users of SCAL4, not just for KNK owners. ... r-manuals/
by SandyMcC
Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:29 am
Topic: SCALP 3 Stops Responding
Replies: 3
Views: 2453

Re: SCALP 3 Stops Responding

Are you using a particular function or functions when the software crashes? Since there is a SCAL 4 version now available, that might be the reason you're getting the notices about update being available... not sure, however. Regarding the fonts, you have "uploaded" the files. Does that mean you're ...
by SandyMcC
Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Importing Silhouette Studio Files ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1239

Re: Importing Silhouette Studio Files ?

Here is a web site that will convert up to 10 Studio files to SVG per day for free: ... erter.aspx
by SandyMcC
Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Getting stuck in Preview mode HELP PLEASE!
Replies: 4
Views: 1699

Re: Getting stuck in Preview mode HELP PLEASE!

Two things: The latest download should actually be 4.059 even though the site says 4.058. So maybe upgrade again. If it's still happening, can you do a quick test whereby you only have say a single shape... like something from the Basic Shapes in the Library. Can you click on Done and close the Prev...
by SandyMcC
Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Stencil Bridge / Distorted Font
Replies: 7
Views: 1975

Re: Stencil Bridge / Distorted Font

To avoid that happening, try using Object>Ungroup on your text to separate the letters into individual shapes. Then select each letter individually before using the Stencil function.
by SandyMcC
Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is "Up Speed"?
Replies: 2
Views: 1201

Re: What is "Up Speed"?

Up Speed is the speed at which the cutting head moves while in the up position versus the Cut Speed which is the speed the head moves while down and cutting. Sometimes, with a material such as chipboard, you want to use a very slow cutting speed but when the head is up, moving to the next shape to c...
by SandyMcC
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: scal4 pro cutting length
Replies: 1
Views: 881

Re: scal4 pro cutting length

With the Pro version, there is no theoretical maximum length. However, practically, you need to know the ins and outs of cutting extremely long lengths of a material before diving in.
by SandyMcC
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Newbie, FAQs
Topic: eclips2 shredding my vinyl
Replies: 1
Views: 1303

Re: eclips2 shredding my vinyl

The settings you're using are too aggressive. I don't own an eClips2 but this is a problem that happens with ANY cutter cutting vinyl. There are two settings to check: (1) Don't have more blade sticking out of your blade holder than necessary. With vinyl the minimum setting is what you normally woul...
by SandyMcC
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Overlay / Envelope Liner
Replies: 3
Views: 1403

Re: Overlay / Envelope Liner

Start with your frame which you can create by making two rectangles and then applying Object>Merge to remove the interior.

Arrange your flourishes so that they overlap the interior edge of the frame and each other. Then select everything and apply Path>Union.
by SandyMcC
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Cutter Reviews
Topic: Scan2Cut
Replies: 18
Views: 224713

Re: Scan2Cut

SCUT is the original file format for Sure Cuts a Lot. In other words, you can use File>Open to open any scut file.