Printer doesn't support linethickness

Asked by Roman Duenner on 2018-09-11

Hello all

Since I print from Incscape 0.92 to my laserengraver, the linethickness of geometric forms is very thin. No matter
which linethickness I set in inkscape, my laserengraver prints thin lines. Earlier I printet from CorelDRAW, which
supportes the linethickness correctly. Has Incscape any settings to fix that?

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Hachmann (marenhachmann) said : #1

How are you transferring the data to your laser engraver? Which extension are you using for this?

Roman Duenner (rduenner) said : #2

The transfer is done by clicking the print button in Inkscape. The laser engraver is installed like a usual Printer. So the extension is the usual *.svg.

Hachmann (marenhachmann) said : #3

It's more probably postscript, which is the language that is used to communicate with a printer, as far as I know.

Do you still have Corel installed, and can export to postscript from Corel and from Inkscape, and then compare the files?
Could also be a printer driver setting...

However, I'm far from being an expert at this.

Maybe you could have more luck asking on the Inkscape user mailing list or in the cutting/plotting forum (also mention your OS and Inkscape version):

https://inkscape.org/en/community/mailing-lists/
https://inkscape.org/en/community/

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #4

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