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harryball
09-01-2006, 12:51 PM
Can someone nudge me in the right direction? I want to take a .jpg file and cut the outline. Not carving... I just want to cut along the outline and end up with a part.

I have photoshop, Part Wizard does not like the eps files it saves. What would be the simplest method to get the vector data of the outline?

Robert

andyb
09-01-2006, 02:48 PM
Try www.inkscape.org (http://www.inkscape.org). You can use Inkscape to trace the graphic and save it in an EPS format. It is a free program. I use it all the time. Works great.

Andy B.

browncnc
10-30-2006, 12:08 AM
I import jpg to cad then outline by hand.

harryball
10-30-2006, 08:42 AM
FYI, I did get what I needed done. Inkscape is free and does work much better and faster than running my hand. The outline may need a little tweaking when done but it does work.

Robert