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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by Husky » Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:54 am

John Hyslop wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:33 am
... somehow it seems to of reversed some arcs? any idea what might be going on...
I'm sorry, I have no idea. :(
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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by CVH » Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:26 am

Pls, attach your files.
That would not be the first issue with SVG.

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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by John Hyslop » Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:40 am

Hi Husky

I did attach the svg file? did you want the dxf too?

See attached...

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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by CVH » Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:16 pm

John Hyslop wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:33 am
somehow it seems to of reversed some arcs?
Rather all arcs look to be reversed in your screengrab.

The dxf and the re-imported svg consist both out of 53 non-reversed arcs.
Setting something else as 'White' and 'Default' for the lines:
Looks ok in a browser.
Opens ok in Inkscape.

So it is a Deepnest issue.
Did you try reversing the arcs, or conbined to a polyline?

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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by Husky » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:16 am

Hi John,
John Hyslop wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:40 am
Hi Husky

I did attach the svg file? did you want the dxf too?
Nope - I haven't ask for the dxf :wink:
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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by John Hyslop » Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:34 am

Hi Both

I reckon it's the nesting program too..
I also opened up svg in inkscape but only displayed rectangle but AutoCAD opened the dxf with no problems..
CVH yes same issue with polylines...
Silly me rectangle was white on white saved from inkscape as DXF and all arcs are ok..👌

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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by John Hyslop » Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:51 am

Hi Husky
Deepnest cannot process SVG files correctly every one I've tried so far fails all arcs are reversed..the pc I'm using is offline..I bet it will work while online..pity it looked very promising..
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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by Husky » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:59 pm

John Hyslop wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:51 am
I bet it will work while online..pity it looked very promising..
You lost! e_surprised Online / offline does not matter. SVG fails in both scenarios. Good to know ...
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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by John Hyslop » Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:44 am

Damn...there is always qcad/cam at a small investment 😁
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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by John Hyslop » Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:49 am

Hi Husky

I made this for you... it will save you a fortune on internet cables LOL
Works in Windows up to 10, not sure about Linux....

Cheers
John
PS If you don't want it delete this post :-)
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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by CVH » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:35 pm

Deepnest is what they call 'abandonware'.
Jack Qiao (Jack000) never did surface again after 2018.
https://github.com/Jack000
http://jack.works/

There is a fork with later commits:
https://github.com/InfernoEmbedded/Deepnest

Deepnest is based on SVGnest from the same author.
Last commit there is from april 2019.

Deepnest and SVGnest topics are spread over many sites and pages.
I did came across some demands and commits about arcs but not as we are experiencing.

Found a mail address: jak000 at gmail.com
(had to chop that address or the msg failed as spam)
Many are trying to reach him.

Pitty, it looked promising.

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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by John Hyslop » Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:20 am

Hi CVH
Interesting.. thanks
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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by A Monell » Tue Mar 01, 2022 5:28 pm

Does anyone know if either of these free nesting software programs will nest rectangular parts within a random shape. I want to cut leather belting/strips from a full cowhide and plan to trace a profile from a scaled photograph. This is sort of reversed from the usual but any program that will nest parts within parts could possibly do this.
I'm using an older liscenced version of Autocad (on a 64 bit system) to create the outline and should be able to convert to DXF or SVG possibly. I'm assuming these are standalone programs and not an addon to QCAD.
Thanks
EDIT: I had not read to the last few posts about both of these being abandoned is there anything else that's freeware or open source?

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Re: Open Source Nesting

Post by Husky » Tue Mar 01, 2022 7:51 pm

Hi,
A Monell wrote:
Tue Mar 01, 2022 5:28 pm
Does anyone know if either of these free nesting software programs will nest rectangular parts within a random shape. I want to cut leather belting/strips from a full cowhide and plan to trace a profile from a scaled photograph.
Just try it yourself - it doesn't hurts and it doesn't cost money. :wink:
A Monell wrote:
Tue Mar 01, 2022 5:28 pm
EDIT: I had not read to the last few posts about both of these being abandoned is there anything else that's freeware or open source?
Abandoned? I think it isn't on us to make a statement like that! There could be a bunch of reason why it looks abandoned - that doesn't means it is abandoned!
I just noticed that not many people are working on any improvement on a wheel. Means that wheels are all abandoned? ... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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