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  1. #1
    mpitts
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    Creating and engraving text

    Hello All,

    I'm new to MasterCam but have tons of experience with Surfcam and Esprit. I need to engrave some text on a part and can't figure it out. I tried creating letters but for some reason was only able to type in two letters, it would let me type more. If I can get any direction from you fine folks I would certainly appreciate that!

    Thanks,
    Matt

  2. #2
    mpitts
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    Re: Creating and engraving text

    Well quite a few views but no answers. So I did figure the text part. but my engraver won't stay on the text it wants to pocket the closed chains. Does anyone know how to keep it on the line of the letter. I think maybe my chaining technique isn't that good.

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    Re: Creating and engraving text

    This is what you want. better late than never...
    I made this video years ago.... It applies still.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_djxV0CBcc

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    Instead of using "engrave" use "contour" and turn off cutter comps and lead in/out.

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    Re: Creating and engraving text

    I also use "window" for chain, seems to work better for me ----------------- John :cheers:

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    The problem with that is it creates an inefficient path.

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