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For some of the basic tasks in Make the Cut Software -
Make the Cut Features
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Scrappydew's Basic Help Guide
Scrappydew.com places this guide out there as a free reference. We put hard work into making sure each step was documented so it would be easy to follow. As you will notice we didn't think of everything that you can possibly do in this program, we have only provided some basic starting steps. This is not a technical manual and it will not tell you what every button will do. The quick guide is task orientated, so with that said if you have a question that should be added in the guide send us an email.
The main goal of this guide is to give you a solid foundation so you may progress and create what you want while getting the desired results. We do change and update the manual often so always check to see what's new. We will never charge money for this guide nor should you have to pay for one.
Feel free to download the manuals and send others here to check it out. You may take this to a copy store and print it out for personal use.
Make the Cut Online Forum
The creators of Make the Cut sofware have actually set up a great online community which is also know as a forum. There you will find people sharing ideas, designs, tutorials as well as a place to get user generated help.
The old saying is if you have a question go ahead and ask it because more than likely others are thinking the same thing. That is the way Make the Cut's online forum works. They have a search field where you can type in your question because someone else may have asked it.
This is a great online tool for you to get almost instant help with a world wide community that is there to support and help everyone.
- I lost my registration number where can I find it?
- How many computers may I install this on?
- What are the computer system requirements in order to use Make the Cut?
- Will this work with my Silhouette Cameo?
If you need your registration email sent to you you can visit: http://make-the-cut.com/LostRegKey.aspx and you will be sent one automatically. If you don't receive it please check your spam folder
You can install and register your software on as many computers as you personally own. However according to the user agreement you can only use it on one computer at a time.
Make The Cut! will run on the following system running:
Windows XP (32/64bit), Vista (32/64bit) or Windows 7 (32/64bit)
256 MB. RAM
2 MB. Disk Space
800x600 or higher screen resolution
Internet Explorer 7 or newer (for Gallery functionality)
USB 2.0 Port with USB A/B printer cable (shielded cable recommended)
Mouse and Keyboard
Yes in Make the Cut 4.1.0 and the Silhouette Plug in you are now able to cut with that machine using Make the Cut Software.
Purchase MAKE-THE-CUT Software from our website and we will give you a STARTER PACK DOWNLOAD & The TOP 10 PATTERN PACKAGES that you see below
To see everything that is included with your Starter Pack Just look below.
A Total of 10 Packaged Patterns- $90 Value
Just Purchase Make the Cut Software via our Website
- Buy MTC and Complete Checkout via the Buy Now Buttons on our website or Click Here
- Contact Us - Letting us know your Order Number and Purchase date. And fill out all the information
- Make sure you get a confirmation email once you hit submit on our Contact Form.. and that's it!
Then you will get a confirmation email from us and it may take up to 24 (usually less than 6 hrs) hours before you will get your starter pack. You will receive an email containing download links that will expire in 24 hours.
Important Must Read
If you don't see our email and you are not able to download files in time, just send us an email and we will extend so you can use our files. We are very understanding please understand that we have to put time limits on downloads otherwise links could be shared and there wouldn't be an incentive for others to purchase SCAL though us.
Download links are also provide because of email accounts cannot handle the sizes of files we distribute.
**ScrappyDew.com doesn't set the current price of Make the Cut. Therefore we can't guarantee that the price will reflect the extra 10% off. (So what we're saying is if it works great! If it doesn't let us know...)
More neat features on this you have many more options when exporting your image..
- Being able to watermark.
- Saving image as JPG or PNG
- Having background color
- Outline or no Outline
- Adding Drop Shadow
- Copy to clipboard, printing or save file as.
To view the Raster image export you can Select All and go to File> Export> Sel to Raster File
New Layer Option Menu
Close up view of the new layer option menu
This example we made each layer it's own page. You have other options to choose from when you use that Layer Option Menu Button
New Look for Basic Shapes
New Conical Warp for Cupcakes or Cups
Great for cupcake and glass files. It takes a normal cut file and warps it in a conical way.
You will have an unrolled view so you can see how it will look on your mat, and a 3D view on how it will looked on a cup.
Virtual Mat Tab
New types of Fill options.
Fill = Colors only
Outline= Think of Wireframe
Fill/Outline= Best of both worlds color and wireframe.
Some more mat sizes for the silhouette sd mat.
New Options for Image Tracing
Many new options for tracing images. This should be the ultimate trace program so you can trace by color. After each trace import you will be asked if you would like to trace again. A great time saver when working with the same trace.
New Text Group Options
Now you can do multi line text and text shows up on the mat as you type.
Multiple ways of splitting
And in multi line you can adjust the vertical spacing.
Enabling Lettering Delights
The entire Lettering Delight Collection within Make the Cut. - Internet connection is needed for this to work.
This is a great way to help out Andy by utilizing the in application process purchasing SVG's. So make sure you use his links he built into Make the Cut to not only get great SVG files but to help Andy with future updates.
Limited time Bundle for this particular launch.
It will allow you to save it to a directory maybe a desktop folder that you only use for autosave. It will save every 2 minutes and it will automatically over right the oldest one once it reaches the Max Saves. This way at least you have a copy you can bring back to life in the event that MTC or your computer crashes.
Show Face Fonts
Now you can show the fonts name spelled in the actual font itself. And that's toggled on and off via the Show Face
Now SVG Exporting Layers will be kept
Great for color grouping items and layering. You can export them as an SVG and not only will the color be kept they will be able to stay in layer format.
New- Thin Paths for Rhinestone lovers
Selecting shapes and right click to Thin Paths
This will give you very skinny paths so you are able to place rhinestones around a skinny path.
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