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Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:26 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: will my old dongle work on a new computer?

Replies: 12

Views: 4421

Hi Brian, unfortunately Nicola was correct in her earlier post, only Signlab versions 5 and later will work with Win XP>. Contact Brian Hays at Impact and he will be able to sort you out an upgrade.

Thu May 05, 2005 3:14 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Does anybody have an easy way of sending jpegs?

Replies: 9

Views: 2370

If you use the same PC for mail and Signlab, you should be able to go to Web>send image by e-mail and this will allow you to send images as JPG or PNG direct from signlab e6 without having to export and attach the file. For PDF you need Signlab 7.1 or an additional program to do it for you.

Thu May 05, 2005 3:01 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Edge dongle problems

Replies: 16

Views: 3053

Just to clarify the position with cadlink and Signlab, a replacement dongle (where the original is returned to us) will cost £75.00. Where a dongle is lost or stolen you will have to purchase a replacement package, which we charge as a second site licence at cost -40%. This discount grows to 50% dep...

Tue Apr 26, 2005 4:27 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: can anyone help with a signlab/cadet problem please?

Replies: 5

Views: 1862

Hi Stuart, Firstly go to install cutting devices from the file menu and choose the cadet, with Roland as the manufacturer. In Cut> Plotting defaults choose the SP300 port. Then go to the file menu and choose "Launch Print and Cut manager", choose the Uniform cadet from the listing, insert the CD and...

Tue Nov 02, 2004 10:36 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Can anyone tell me how to install this software please?

Replies: 4

Views: 1389

sorry please keep support help on the boards.... :-?


Mon Sep 27, 2004 12:30 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: what is the best way of cutting photos in signlab?

Replies: 4

Views: 1341

The way to do this is as follows. Import the image, select it and go to the accuscan tool (Prism in the left column of tools). The second option Image Cut (looks like a triangle covered with a grid). Click this and you should get these choices, None/Image cut, Horizontal/vertical line, Width/Number ...

Fri Sep 17, 2004 3:03 pm

Forum: Uniform Printers

Topic: feedback with New Cadet & Signlab7

Replies: 9

Views: 2493

In what way are the colours wrong ? Are the printed colours too bright or to dull?


Wed Apr 07, 2004 9:51 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Does anyone have solution of the problem of .plt files?

Replies: 8

Views: 2118

hi, e-mail me attaching the files. (


Wed Mar 24, 2004 2:12 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: What is the easiest way to get a Signlab file into Corel?

Replies: 7

Views: 1886

Hi Marcella, Have had a play with e6 and Corel12, and I'm assuming what works here will work with Corel11/10 etc. The best way of getting all objects intact to Corel is to use the Print and Cut, and have the "Postscript sent" option set to "Output to disk". This will create a PS file which will open...

Wed Mar 24, 2004 1:34 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Does anyone have solution of the problem of .plt files?

Replies: 8

Views: 2118

Are we talking about gerber PLT files or exported (HPGL) PLT files? My understanding is that Signlab e6.1 will import most gerber PLT files. If this is not the case please contact me attaching the offending files and I will see what can be done.


Wed Mar 24, 2004 1:29 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: how do i import eps & AI files into SignLab please?

Replies: 7

Views: 2023

In Illustrator 9, Adobe changed the format of AI to a PDF type of file. This will not import in to Signlab. AI version 8.0 should be OK in Signlab e6. It is worth noting that some work was done to the AI import filter in the later revisions of e6.1, so if you have an earlier revision it would be wor...

Wed Mar 24, 2004 12:56 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: tip: how to put shortcut on working with another page

Replies: 22

Views: 4526

Just to re iterate Bob's comments, if you have grief with Signlab then the place to go is click on the envelope and you can e-mail your comments direct to the HQ. As a company we do monitor the forum (maybe not as often as we should) and will post replies where we can help. An...

Wed Mar 24, 2004 12:18 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: does anyone know how to export fountain fills into adobe?

Replies: 4

Views: 1373

To get the gradients out of Signlab e6 you have two choices. The first is to use the Print and Cut with the "Postscript sent" option (Print and Cut Setup) set to "Output to Disk" this will create a PS file which will open in Illustrator (9.0) with gradients. This method is OK if you do not use the p...

Wed Mar 24, 2004 11:44 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Is there any way to cut from Singlab e6 direct to the Cadet?

Replies: 5

Views: 1832

You can Print and Cut from Signlab e6 to the versacamm and cadet. You will need to download the latest driver from the website (you have to be registered user to do this). Once on the site go to Support and Training and then Software support files and download the SP300 patch. Run this a...

Mon Mar 22, 2004 5:52 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: why is there inconsistent Kerning within signlab6?

Replies: 5

Views: 1719

Inconsistent Kerning within signlab6

As far as I am aware, the kerning tools in Signlab have not changed since 4.95. If the font kerning is not what you want the best option is the Auto-Kern (ab a b button ) which will kern the letter pairs that are selected, you can change the settings for this by right clicking the button. You can th...

Tue Oct 07, 2003 3:55 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Moving to XP

Replies: 19

Views: 5316

Hi Graham, Signlab 5 and 6 will work with XP ok anything earlier will not. If you have a dongle number that ends with H you will also need to download a new driver for that (HDD32.exe) you can get this from but you need to register first if you have not already done so. *Have ...

Fri Aug 29, 2003 10:39 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Can anyone give me an example of cuthead positioning?

Replies: 6

Views: 2188

First thing, you should be able to cut from the Signlab demo. It will resize the output so that it is not useable, but it should cut OK for testing. To cut as you wish you will need to set the END POINT in the Plotting Defaults to ORIGIN. (This will make the plotter return to it's start point after ...

Tue Dec 17, 2002 3:00 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: HELP....

Replies: 10

Views: 3802

Hi Becky, Can't be sure what you've done, but when you print, go to Preferences and change the "Anti Aliasing" from None to either Fine, Medium or Coarse. The range of colours generated improves up to fine. There is a time penalty attached to this though as the fine will take longer to generate the ...

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