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Flexi how to cut a smooth line

Discussion in 'Flexi' started by deadguy141, Jan 18, 2007.

  1. deadguy141

    deadguy141 New Member

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    Hello, I'm having trouble cutting a smooth line with flexi design. I scanned a pic of a sticker I wanted to cut. Once you import the pic to flexi, the edges look ok. If you zoom in you can see how jagged it is. When you cut it, it comes out jagged and not smooth. I was wondering if there is a way in flexi to smooth out the lines. Thank you
    James
     
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  2. Pat Whatley

    Pat Whatley Major Contributor

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    You can adjust the tracing options a bit to get it a little better, but all in all Flexi tracing has SUCKED since version 5.

    If you've got Corel or Illustrator they will both do a better job of tracing it. If not then you're gonna have to redraw it instead of trace it.
     
  3. Mike Paul

    Mike Paul Major Contributor

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    Try the Bezier trace option.
    Use your path edit tools to smooth the lines.
     
  4. GregT

    GregT Very Active Member

    You can always go in and get rid of the nodes. To many nodes will make it rough.
     
  5. mtmdesigns

    mtmdesigns Active Member

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    Send it over to the vector doctor. Or autotrace and learn the hard way.
     
  6. MAB SIGNS

    MAB SIGNS Very Active Member

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    the nodes have it...
     
  7. mtmdesigns

    mtmdesigns Active Member

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    I dont think he knows the nodes just yet from reading his post. Scanning and tracing is a good way to learn though.
     
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