Inkscape design


#1

Cam anyone help me,

on how to erase or remove the inner lines in this cross to make it a whole, so I can save it for a SVC file for the glowforge


#2

Inkscape users will jump in soon, but I believe in Inkscape it’s Path > Union. Check to see if that does what you need. (I use Corel where it’s “combine”)


#3

The two objects, probably created with the rectangle tool, need to be converted to paths first. Object to Path. Then select both rectangles and hit Union under the Path tab.


#4

Actually for rectangles and circles you can just boolean them as there is no confusion as with say “Shape along a path” or some such where what you actually want to do may be one of a list of possibles.


#5

Yep, You are correct. I had problems with Boolean commands on objects before but it looks like the issue had to do with grouped objects.


#6

If you are new to Inkscape I highly recommend the tutorials in the Glowforge Tips and Tricks section. They approach the use of Inkscape from the laser design perspective that should really help.