Import Size changes when I import a design

When I create a design in Affinity designer and saved as an SVG, when I Create it in Glowforge, the dimensions change. The original design is 19x10.5. When it rendered in Glowforge is was 17x9.?. What am I doing wrong?

Hey Welcome.

This sounds frustrating, but you’re not alone. Searching for “affinity resizing” yields this thread:


Here’s the definitive guide for setting up exports from Affinity Design (and Illustrator, Inkscape, etc.), Scroll down until you get to the section on AD:


Quick solution is to give your design a 12x20 art board - that way the :glowforge: will ignore any dpi sent with it.


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