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New User with a question

Post by Buzz239 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:15 pm

Hello to everyone in the group,
A few weeks ago I purchased QCAD and I am very satisfied with the program. I use KCAM4 as my CAM program. I use the combination QCAD/KCAM4 for CNC engraving. I designed a plaque using circles with lines as spokes. I used the letter function to depict several formulas and designations. It is saved as a dxf file. KCAM4 has the ability to convert the dxf file to Gcode. The problem is that when the dxf file is converted to Gcode in KCAM4 I lose all the lettering. The circles and spokes appear but no letters. Is there something that I am not doing to the text that is causing this to occur? Any ideas on what the problem is?

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Re: New User with a question

Post by Husky » Mon Dec 10, 2012 3:02 am

Hi Buzz239,

just a guess but have you explode the lettering before you saved it with QCAD? Maybe just give it a shot and try then to convert this new dxf file to Gcode ...

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