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Applying Profile Fill

DesignCentral - Profile tab

Profile fill, Online

Profile fill, Inset

Profile fill, Offset

  1. Select the desired objects.
  2. From the Effects menu, point to Engraving and select Profile Fill.

    The Profile Fill tab appears in DesignCentral.

  3. In DesignCentral, adjust the following parameters:

    Selects a tool from the Tool Library.

    Select Edit from the bottom of the dropdown list to create a new tool or edit an existing one. (See Tool Library for more information.)

    Online. Creates a tool path that directly follows the existing path.

    Use the Online path style for stroke fonts.

    Inset. Creates a tool path that is set inside the existing path.

    Offset. Creates a tool path that is set outside the existing path.


    Online, Profile Fill

    Inset, Profile Fill

    Offset, Profile Fill

    Specifies the distance between the existing path and the tool path (only available for Inset and Offset path styles).

    Sharp corners. Causes the tool path to follow the object's corner.


    Sharp Corners


    1. Tool Path

    2. Object

    3. Tool Diameter

    4. Engraving Tool

    Round corners. Causes the tool path to curve around the object's corner.


    Round Corners

    Clipped corners. Causes the tool path to bevel around the object's corner.


    Clipped Corners

    Round All

    For all path styles, rounds off all of the object's corners so that objects can be inlaid.


    Round All, Online

    Round All, Inset

    Round All, Offset

  4. Click Apply.

See Also

Using Engraving Fills

Applying Hatch Fill

Applying Island Fill

Applying Hole Fill

Advanced Settings for Engraving Fills

Tool Library