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How to use a premade design to decorate a object in the Silhouette Alta.

Posted on 11th October 2018
1- Open Silhouette Alta software. Click on the shape icon.


2- Select your shape.


3- Create your shape. If you are going to put a decoration onto a project you have already made, open that instead.


4- Click on the right tab to access the library and your premade designs.


5- Select your premade design. Borders and single flat designs are the best to start with. Double click on it.


6- Click on extrusion.


7- Your premade design will appear on your design space.


8- Right click on your design and copy it.


9- Go back into your first file and right click, then select paste.


10- Your design will appear in your design space.


11- Using the rotation icon, rotate your design so it can be placed flush onto your cube (or premade object).


12- Move the design back so it is flush on your cube.Resize so there is no overlap.


13- Click on the select all icon.


14- Right click and group. This way the software will print as one file, not separate parts.


15- Click on 3D print and the software will slice your design ready to print. Click print.

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