Import text from Google Docs

I have been using Google Docs to create text for cutting with good results, exporting a PDF file to import for cutting.

I’m sure there is a better way. Sizing the text on the material is a little “wonky” with the grey box.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

You have better control of the text appearance overall if you create in in a graphics program such as Inkscape. After you kern and adjust until everything is as you wish, you convert the text to a path before sending it to the Glowforge. The Glowforge doesn’t recognize text from graphics programs unless it is converted to paths.

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You could also import the pdf into inkscape to get it exactly right.

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Sometimes, for sake of time, I use Google drive /my drive /more /drawings to do text…it saves it as an svg and works well.

Thanks Robermar. This will solve a lot of my issues.

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