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Gradient fill feature in Sure Cuts a Lot 4

Posted on 14th December 2017
*Note- SCAL4 pro used.


1- Open SCAL4 software.


2- Create your image/shape that you would like to fill with a gradient.


3- Select your image and click on the palette icon.


4- Click on the fill drop down box and select gradient.


5- The gradient will now appear in the shape and also on the fill box.


6- To adjust the colors and other aspects of the gradient, click on the gradient box in the fill and stroke panel. A new window will appear.


7- To change a gradient colour, click on one of the little arrows on the slider(1), then click on the color box(2).


8- A second window will appear where you can pick your color. Select the color and click on OK.


9-  Repeat the above steps to adjust the second slider so both 1/2s of the gradient are the color you would like.


10- On the slider bar you can adjust where each color starts and finishes on your gradient.


11- You can also use the reverse button to swap the colors.


12- You can also change the gradient style. Click on the type drop down menu. There is linear.


13- And there is also Radial which is a gradient from the middle to outward.


14-  If you want to keep your gradient for further use you can click on add preset. A new window will appear and you can name the preset.


15-  If you click on the preset tab, you can see the ones you have saved.


16- Once you are happy with the gradient, click OK and your gradient will fill your shape.

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