1. This is from the July 17, 2012 Q&A Webinar for Make The Cut!

    00:00:00 Welcoming Remarks

    00:00:45 How to resize and move layers in MTC file; be sure to check and unlock all layers when image cannot be selected or resized

    00:02:10 Print and Cut question (postponed until later for Bryan)

    00:02:53 Discussion of Calibration of the Cameo with MTC for Print and Cut (Andy discusses in general and notes that MTC does not “calibrate” – calibration has to do with the machine its self – for Cameo must calibrate through Silhouette software)

    00:06:50 User wants to trace and image and then “thin paths” to “draw” it with her cutter. Andy gives tips on how to get a good trace and then thin paths.

    00:13:50 User has questions regarding using “layers” in MTC. When she creates a new object, it is often added to an old layer that is “hidden”. Andy explains the problem and that you need to make sure that you are actually working on the correct layer.

    00:16:09 How to get the Circle Grids to appear on your virtual mat (as done on the cake mats)

    00:17:25 Calibrating the Laser on the zing (see also prior Webinars)

    00:19:30 Andy’s Rules to getting good alignment for “print and cut” (key is selecting correct mat size based on MAT size being used not the size of paper – Andy says this part in the Zing manual is not correct)

    00:50:00 Creating a “cut-out” of a portion of a shaped card (for example, the shape of the Angel’s head – user created card so that Angel’s head stood out away form fold of card)

    01:03:00 User wants to write with a pen, outline with a shadow to cut out and then cut out another wider shadow to adhere it all to

    01:22:20 Importing files from Lettering Delights and then trying to resize with the arrows

    01:28:20 User getting “slashes” like software is not registered but it is. Bryan lists possible causes and fixes for the problem

    01:47:17 Bryan discusses other places to find help for working with MTC

    01:52:00 How to take a coloring book image and do a pixel trace on it for cutting (discusses importance of knowing that all images do not make for good files to trace and how to determine if an image will work or not)

    02:11:25 Using the inverse eraser to “add” to a file rather than “erase”

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