CorelDraw

Discuss Laser CNC Software Issues

CorelDraw

Postby JValliere » Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:10 pm

Looking for pointers to setting up CorelDraw with specific layers/colors to separate engraving and cutting for DSP.
I'm new to the graphic arts...heavy AutoCAD background. I have 1.x frame with DSP from L.O.
Been using 2-3 different programs to get files how I want before sending to DSP...too many steps, need help in being more efficient.

Thanks,
Jim
JValliere
 
Posts: 25
Joined: Thu May 23, 2013 2:18 pm

Re: CorelDraw

Postby TLHarrell » Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:57 pm

I'm not running the DSP, but I primarily use Autocad for doing my layout work. Since I'm a very heavy Autocad user, it just fits my workflow better. I use black for all engraving, red/yellow/green/cyan/blue/magenta for cutting/vector engraving layers. Generally green for outside cuts, magenta for inside, yellow for an outer alignment boundary. Occasionally red for vector engrave, and cyan for other cuts I want to keep separated.
40w Full Spectrum Engineering 5th Gen Hobby 20"x12" w/ Rotary Engraver
South San Francisco Bay Area - Sales and Support Representative for Full Spectrum Engineering
408-47-LASER - Skype: whitelightlaser-thomas - Facebook: White Light Laser
TLHarrell
 
Posts: 419
Joined: Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:30 pm
Location: Morgan Hill, CA

Re: CorelDraw

Postby JValliere » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:10 pm

TLHarrell...thanks for the input. I'll keep fumbling around with this and see what I can figure out.
JValliere
 
Posts: 25
Joined: Thu May 23, 2013 2:18 pm

Re: CorelDraw

Postby Greolt » Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:52 pm

I use LaserCad. You probably use something similar. Most of the Chinese DSPs use a derivative of the same original software.

Here is a palette for Coreldraw of the LaserCad used colours. Can be handy to simply select the wanted colour without trying to guess the closest equivalent from the RGB palette.

Hope this helps,
Attachments
LaserCAD.xml
(1.19 KiB) Downloaded 1193 times
Greolt
 
Posts: 127
Joined: Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:22 am


Return to Software

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests