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  • I've been experimenting with RE now for a while, while attempting to make a dollhouse for my step daughter. I've been working in Illustrator and trying to print directly to RE often drops vectors. The best way I've found to ensure all the vectors show up is to save the file as a PDF, then print the PDF to RE using Acrobat reader. In order for this to work, make sure you do the following in the print settings:1 - Print Actual Size2 - Select "Choose paper size based on PDF page size3 - DO NOT check print to grayscale. This will make all of your polygons the same color (and thus cut sequence) in RE.This has saved me hours of hair pulling and frustration. I hope it can for you, too.Disclaimer: none of my pieces have exceeded 11" x 17", which may be the maximum size "p…

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    I've been experimenting with RE now for a while, while attempting to make a dollhouse for my step daughter. I've been working in Illustrator and trying to print directly to RE often drops vectors. The best way I've found to ensure all the vectors show up is to save the file as a PDF, then print the PDF to RE using Acrobat reader. In order for this to work, make sure you do the following in the print settings:1 - Print Actual Size2 - Select "Choose paper size based on PDF page size3 - DO NOT check print to grayscale. This will make all of your polygons the same color (and thus cut sequence) in RE.This has saved me hours of hair pulling and frustration. I hope it can for you, too.Disclaimer: none of my pieces have exceeded 11" x 17", which may be the maximum size "paper" Acrobat can print to. If you have pieces larger than this size, you may run into trouble...though I hope not.

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