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Tips and Tricks on Working with Light Layers Within TruCUT RDWorks (Part 2)

When you are working with light layers you will find that the design becomes quite unreadable and hard to see. With that being said, you'll notice that there are a few ways to go about making the visuals clearer and more understandable. This…

Layers Panel on the Work Tab for (SWP) in TruCUT RDWorks Software (Part 1)

The Layers Panel within your System Work Plat (SWP) is a place you can change the behavior of layers. You should notice that the layers are sorted according to colors and not by types like in most other programs. This video…

Having a Look at the Layers Tab for the Cut Settings in VinylCut 5 (Part 10)

Using layers tab for cutting is a great way to have separate cut settings for different shapes and groups. This video is part of a Mini-Series on the Cut Settings. Next video covers Cut Orientation.In the Previous video we covered…

Being Able to Arrange the Layers and Shapes Order in VinylCut 5 Software

When one is working on larger projects or designs, understanding the layer arrangement is a must. It's a bit like scrapbooking or building a house, you do not put your tiles under your foundation but on top, likewise in scrapbooking…

Naming and Renaming Layers for a Professional Workflow in VinylCut 5 Software

Proper naming of layers and groups can speed up your workflow, save your time and storage space. On top of all your files will look professional, your files will be easy to work with within some group and ready to distribute them as…

Setting the Visibility of Layers and How to Lock Them in VinylCut 5 Software

One of the principle advantages of using layers is the ability to toggle the visibility of specific layers, turning some off and others on. As to Locking Layers it will lock the position and prevent it from being moved or edited.…

Moving and the Arranging of Layers in the Layers Panel Using VinylCut 5

The stacking order of layers, like most things layers are arranged along the z-axis in order of top to bottom in VinylCut. Multiple layers are useful especially in situations where objects in one layer overlap with objects in another…

The How To on Duplicating and Deleting Layers Using VinylCut 5 Software

At times it can be useful to create an exact duplicate of an existing layer, or remove a specific layer. Duplicating Layers is a great way to save a lot of time in production when making assets, and to be able to delete layers will…

Nesting Folders or Putting Folders Inside Folders Using VinylCut 5 Software

Nested folders generally make it easier to find specific layers later, because you don't have to sift through all your layers at once. A folder within a folder is usually called a subfolder. You can create any number of subfolders, and…

The Different Layers Icons In The Layer Properties Panel Using VinylCut 5

When it comes to quick layer management and navigation knowing what the icons looks like is a great start. When you are working in a big project with many layers, being able to quickly identify what the icons mean will save you lots…

The Layers Panel Properties Introduction Video Using VinylCut 5 Software

In graphics software, layers are the different levels at which one can place an object or image file. Layers can also be used to combine two or more images into a single digital image. For the purpose of editing, working with layers…