'Print all lines as hair lines'

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'Print all lines as hair lines'

Post by Clive » Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:30 pm

Only just picked up on this in the print options, how long has this option been available?

Question, what line weight is set for this and is it possible to define the 'Hairline' line weight in any way because this would be useful for laser cutting tasks.
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Edit: I ran a test with a single line set at 2.11mm, set the hairline option but the laser cutter wouldn't cut it. Usually I have to set to 0.00mm line width for laser cutting!
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Re: 'Print all lines as hair lines'

Post by andrew » Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:19 pm

'Hairline' in this context is defined as 'the thinnest line the printer can produce'. This is sometimes called 'one device pixel'. On my laser printer that's about 0.02mm.

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Re: 'Print all lines as hair lines'

Post by Clive » Tue Jan 06, 2015 5:54 pm

Okay thanks for the useful information Andrew :) .
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