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Nesting feature on Silhouette V4.1

Posted on 13th October 2017
*Designer edition and higher.



 

1- Open silhouette studio.


 

2- Select the nesting icon in the right toolbar.


 

3-  You can select the use cut area to nest your images on the media.


 

4-  To make your own boundary by selecting the shape tool and drawing your shape you would like to nest in.  Next click on the set selected shape as boundary.


 

5- The shape will now change colour to blue. This is your new boundary to nest in.


 

6-  Click on nest and the shapes on your media will move and nest into the shape you created.


 

7- If you uncheck the only shapes on media box this will allow you to nest everything on your screen that will fit in the boundary, not just the shapes on your media.


 

8- Click on nest after unchecking the only shapes on media box. all the shapes will automatically move that will fit in the area selected.


 

9- You can also manually select the shapes you would like to nest. Then click nest. this will only next those selected shapes.


 

10- You can select the align box. This will align the shapes in your boundary as efficiently as possible.


 

11- You can also adjust the padding slider. This will increase or decrease the gap between each image in the boundary.


 

12- You can also adjust the rotations. By increasing the rotations, You can make the images fit easier in the boundary.

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