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Suggestions Custom Macro Builders

Discussion in 'Corel' started by 2CT Media, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. 2CT Media

    2CT Media Very Active Member

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    Does anyone know anyone who can build custom macros? We are wanting to hire someone to develope a macro tool for us.
     
  2. qmr55

    qmr55 Very Active Member

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    I can. Send me a message with what you're looking for.
     
  3. 2CT Media

    2CT Media Very Active Member

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    Ok when I get to the office I will type out all the info and provide pictures and CDR demo files.
     
  4. 2CT Media

    2CT Media Very Active Member

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    Here is what we are trying to accomplish. We just bought a iEcho CNC Cutter/Router, they currently don't have any specific tools for setting up files for print/cutting.

    We use both coreldraw and illustrator but I know coreldraw macros are easier to develop.

    What we would need the macro to do:
    1) Add Printer/Cutter Marks for the camera software to recognize. Needs to add a print layer which is 6mm black filled circles and a cut layer which is 6mm cyan outlined circles. Needs to factor for bed size vs extended length due to the software requirements.
    2) Make Copies of objects based on sheet size with margins. Add single line Cut lines per division + a complete Border. Organize cutting order and line direction for optimal path.
    3) Add page cutoff marks
    4) Nest Complex Shapes
    5) Assign Layers based on tool color (Find all outlines with specific tool colors, then move them to a named layer)
    6) Create connected spiral tool paths for Engraving, Pocket Cuts, Planing/Milling
    7) Find and remove overlapping lines
    plus other features in the future

    It wont let me attach the cdr file I have but I can email it to anyone interested.
     
  5. qmr55

    qmr55 Very Active Member

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    Hey 2CT,

    Sadly, I've never worked with Corel, but if as you said it can be done in illustrator as well, send me a sample file and I will take a look at it.
     
  6. myront

    myront Active Member

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    qmr55 has the ball on this. I've done prey much all of the same macros for myself.
    1. macro to move all "cut lines" to "cut" layer
    2. another to create bleeds
    3. another to create registration marks (1 computer has the Corel plugin to do this but we needed to do it from our workstation so as to not tie up that RIP Station)
    4. another to create weed lines
     
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