text to gcode for laser engrave

Asked by Angela on 2017-10-12

I made texts then I click on extention/generate gcode/Jtech

I got my gcode to work with my Jtech laser. i want to have my text to engrave by the laser to gill the inside of the letters of my texts.
Currently it only laser engrave the outside of the letters of my texts. pls help and tell me how to do this

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Hachmann (marenhachmann) said : #1

So, you want the area inside the letters to be filled?

Then in the gcode tools, use the 'area' extension. and play around with it, or look for a good tutorial (there are several on youtube, for example).

If you would rather like to use letters that do not need to be filled, because they only consist of single strokes, please look into the 'Hershey text' extension: Extensions > Render > Hershey text

Angela (guitarelements) said : #2

thank you for your help. I am going to try what you tell me here and will report back. Thanks

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