It is currently Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:02 pm


Resizing Question - Again

Post your questions or tips on SheetCam software in this topic.
Posts: 30
Joined: Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:44 pm

Resizing Question - Again

Postby rwskinner » Thu May 04, 2017 4:33 pm

Lets say I have a Sheetcam job set up for a generic metal sign that I plasma cut.
Let's say that sign is 24" x 24" and the job already has all the operations and hundreds of start points modified and done.

Is there a way I can scale it to a different size and not loose all my operations and hundreds of start points? This seems like it would be a common thing to do and I think I must be doing the hard way.

Currently, I resize the DXF, import again as a new job, add all my operations, then modify all my start points. It sure seems like a lot of work just to change the scaling.


User avatar
Elite Contributing Member
Elite Contributing Member
Posts: 3158
Joined: Sat Jun 02, 2012 6:04 pm
Location: Pensacola, Fla

Re: Resizing Question - Again

Postby acourtjester » Thu May 04, 2017 4:54 pm

I don't think so you are given the option to scale when you bring the drawing in.
Les seems to comment on questions about SHeetCam find a post he has commented and use that to PM him using the contact Icon under his name upper right of post.
try this one he is the 3rd one down.
DIY 4X4 Plasma/Router Table
CandCNC DTHC-IV & Feather Touch
Hypertherm PM65 Machine Torch
Drag Knife and Scribe
Miller Mig welder
13" metal lathe
Small Mill
Everlast PM 256 tig

Les Newell
Posts: 92
Joined: Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:30 am

Re: Resizing Question - Again

Postby Les Newell » Fri May 05, 2017 3:50 am

Use File->import drawing. That way you won't lose your operations. When you import the drawing you are given the option to scale it. When you import a drawing SheetCam tries to re-use the start points but that probably won't work very well if you scale the drawing.

Return to “SheetCam”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests

Easyscriber engrave attachment for Hypertherm torch's