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* December 04, 2019, 11:49:30 AM
Unsucessful in exporting 3 files to .svg format with new v11.
File 1 lost 30% or so of the lines.
Files 2 and 3 the resulting .svg file had nothing.
Confirmed this by importing back to TurboCAD and opening with Firefox.  Same result both methods.

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* December 04, 2019, 09:15:34 PM
#1
Can you post a sample TC file for testing? I would like to save it as svg to see the result.

svg file format only supports 2D elements, not groups or any rendering. As an example, my screenshot 1 is a tcp drawing that I exported as an svg format and screenshot 2 is what it looks like in Safari.

Enjoy
Mitch

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* December 05, 2019, 04:39:41 PM
#2
Thanks for the info.

Groupings were, indeed, the problem.  All the lost lines were in groups.

All drawings were 2D that, after a couple of more steps, are inputs to a laser cutter.  I liked thing in groups so I could easily move them around to optimize time and material on the laser.  The no groups requirement is inconvenient but not a show stopper.

Another issue I have not clearly defined is loss of dimensional stability, which is important to a laser cutter feed.  Some .svg files hold their size perfectly while others become larger.  I have not had enough time to determine what sequence of events drives a particular outcome.  Solving this has to be done at the shop and it will be days before I can get there to sort the dimensional problem out one way or the other.

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* May 05, 2020, 03:58:24 PM
#3
I'm having difficulty exporting (versions 12) .svg files to my Shaper Origin. The files are readable, but scaled. Check file sing Inscape and I get various scalings in X & Y axis. Is there a setting I'm not aware of?

HELP, Please.

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* May 06, 2020, 02:35:54 PM
#4
TC doesn't have any settings on the export side, it does have unit and dpi for import. Apparently S O wants a dpi of 72. The S O user forum has some discussions regarding scale issues.

Scale info on svg can be found here:

https://css-tricks.com/scale-svg/

Enjoy
Mitch

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