Cannot trace text pdf

Asked by Cheryl

need to save a pdf as an svg for Cricut Design Space will not trace bitmap. How do I do so?

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Hachmann (marenhachmann) said :

Hi Cheryl,

sorry, I'm not really sure I understand what you want to do.

I assume you want to open a pdf, and then save it as svg? Are there any bitmaps in your pdf?

Or does it only contain vector contents? Vector contents can't be traced, it *is* already vector.

Same for fonts/text. They consist of vector information plus text information. Though, they are not paths yet. And paths is what your Cricut wants. Use Path -> Object to Path to turn text into a path.

To learn how to trace a bitmap, please refer to our FAQ here:

If this is not what you asked, please describe your problem with a few more words.


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