I’m not sure how you tell the GF software what lines to cut, and which to raster (I’m sure it’s in another post somewhere). I know with the Epilog, the lines of specific width (0.001") are cut. With the Silhouette Studio, lines of specific colors are cut. I’m not sure what scheme GF will use, but I had an idea this morning.
I often cut at different power and speed settings on the same piece (sometimes, I want to etch a detail at high speed, low power then cut around that using a higher power, at lower speed).
Currently, with the Epilog, I have to create multiple cut files and then do multiple print jobs (each one at a different power/speed setting). It would be really cool if the GF had an “expert” type setting, where the speed and power of the cut are encoded in the color of the lines. The RED color component could be the power, and the BLUE could be the speed. So any line of color “#640032” would cut at a speed of 64%, and a power of 32% (I’m skipping hex to decimal conversion for simplicity).
That way you could make one file that has multiple cut powers and speeds. It would be cool to experiment with this feature, and make lines that fade as it’s power goes down.
I know it’s not likely this feature will make it to the final software, since most people do not need this, but it would be cool nonetheless.