Exploding fonts

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tamerhirca
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Exploding fonts

Post by tamerhirca » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:04 pm

Hi;
whenever I explode texts, the shapes consist of numerous arcs and lines. Even if I convert them to polylines, manufacturing these objects is quite problematic; they do not behave as continuous lines. Is there a specific font appropriate for machining or a method to convert them more effectively ?
Thanks.

Tamer

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andrew
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Re: Exploding fonts

Post by andrew » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:13 pm

What shapes do you wish to get (if not arcs, lines or polylines)? You might want to attach your drawing file or a screenshot to explain your problem in more detail, thanks.

tamerhirca
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Re: Exploding fonts

Post by tamerhirca » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:50 pm

Hi;
I am happy with arcs, lines and polylines. The problem is that one letter once exploded consists of 60-70 even more of such entities. When cutting long texts with laser this creates a slight performance issue. I wonder if there is a font better suitable for such purposes (ie exploding to less segments)
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Re: Exploding fonts

Post by andrew » Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:56 pm

You can try Draw > Polygon > Simplify to simplify the polygons after exploding the texts. You can enter the maximum angle deviation at the top to simplify more or less aggressively.

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