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     How to use 
Sure Cuts A Lot Pro

We've made Step-by-Step videos to help teach you everything you need to know about the Sure Cuts A Lot software!


=Overview of Sure Cuts A Lot=

1. Workspace Overview

In this tutorial, you will learn about the various panels/windows in Sure Cuts A Lot 3 Pro edition; including the Virtual Cutting Mat, Tools Panel, Properties Panel, Font Table, Shapes Library Panel, Layers Panel, how to create and delete a custom workspace.

 

2. Properties Panel Overview

The Properties Panel is used to manipulate text and shapes placed on the mat in various ways. In this tutorial, you will learn about: Mat Size, Orientation, Units, Zoom, X and Y Coordinates, Nudge Arrows, Horizontal and Vertical Align, Width and Height, Keep Proportions, Shadow, Blackout and more. 

 

3. Tools Panel

The Tools Panel is used to select and edit objects on the mat, add text, draw lines, zoom in and out. In this tutorial, you will learn to use the various tools to select and manipulate objects, edit and draw outlines, add text and zooming in and out. 

 

4. File Menu Overview

This tutorial will show you how to Save and Open Projects (.SCUT3 Files) and Importing SVG Files. 

 

5. Object Menu

This tutorial will show you the various options available under the Object menu, including group and un-group, break apart objects and rhinestone template creation. 

 

6. Path Menu

The Path menu offers special ways to manipulate objects, opening up new possibilities with your existing shapes and fonts. In this tutorial you will learn about Union , Intersection, Exclude, Front Minus Back, Back Minus Front, and how Union differs from Welding. 

 

7. Personal Library

The Personal Library allows you to easily organize and preview your SVG and SCUT project files directly in Sure Cuts A Lot 3 Pro. This tutorial will show you how to access and organize your Personal Library. 

 

8. Pages

This tutorial will show you how to use Pages in Sure Cuts A Lot 3 Pro. Using pages and layers can help with organization when working with projects.

 

9. Preferences

This tutorial will show you how to use the Preferences options available in Sure Cuts A Lot 3 Pro.



=ADVANCED CREATING SERIES=
1. Basic Text & Shapes Overview
Addding text and shapes to the mat and how to maniuplate them are important fundamentals of Sure Cuts A Lot 3 Pro. In this tutorial, you will learn about: Adding text, Manipulating shapes (Move, Stretch, Rotate), Modifying Text (Bold, Italic, Size, Width, Tracking, Vertical Offset, Rotation), Font Table, Shapes Library, and Grouping.

2. Fonts 101

Sure Cuts A Lot gives you the ability to cut thousands of fonts. In this tutorial, you will learn how to download and install fonts from the Internet so they can be used with Sure Cuts A Lot.

3. Welding 101
Welding is a powerful option to alllow you to combine text and shapes into a seamless object that cuts as one piece. This tutorial will show you weld text and shapes together.

4. Trace Image
Sure Cuts A Lot 3 Pro can trace various image files (including bmp,gif,jpg,png) so that you can cut them with your cutting machine. This tutorial will show you how to use the Trace Image feature and how to adjust the settings to try to get the best results.

 

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