Using Inkscape for CAD drawing

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Using Inkscape for CAD drawing

Post by acourtjester » Tue May 07, 2019 10:09 am

For those that want to use Inkscape for a CAD drawing there are tools that you can use to get started. Not fully replace a CAD package but enough to do simple drawings. I was asked by another member and this is a small sample, and I did generate a video with more info PM me with you email and I will send a Google link for you to download. You must save as SVG (I always use Plain SVG) and open in SheetCam as 1:1 ratio or the dimension will be off. You can also do nesting for the items in your drawing. He also gave me this video on how to setup Inkscape to always open with the screen setting in inch. https://youtu.be/CkQOpUnIhM8
The only thing missing is once you save the file to the desktop you need to make a shortcut for the file so you can change the icon.
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Re: Using Inkscape for CAD drawing

Post by weldguy » Tue May 07, 2019 10:31 am

Helpful video link, thanks :Like

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Re: Using Inkscape for CAD drawing

Post by TJS » Tue May 07, 2019 1:16 pm

Tom,
Thanks coming from the super newbie.
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Re: Using Inkscape for CAD drawing

Post by acourtjester » Tue May 07, 2019 2:55 pm

Happy to help, we all start as newbies :HaHa
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