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Sure Cuts a Lot 4 Basics - Knockout function

Posted on 2nd December 2017
*Note- SCAL4 Pro used.


1- Open Sure Cuts A Lot 4 software.


2- Create your text. I am using the Black oval font from fontbundles.net.


3- Click on the library and then select the shape you would like to use for the knockout. You can also import a shape. Silhouettes will work the best for this technique.


4- Place the shape where you would like to have the knock out, then resize to fit your text.


5- Select both the shape and the text, then click on effects > knock out.


6- A new window will appear. Select the gap you would like around the shape you are knocking out. I find between 0.05 and 0.15 inch gap is more than enough. Click OK.


7- Your knock out is complete.


8- At this point you can move the shape from the text to see the knock out, and you can cut separate.

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