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    Far as I can tell version 2007 is the newest acad...

    Far as I can tell version 2007 is the newest acad that X4 will open, and 2004 the newest X3 will open. Pretty sure I have my customers trained to send me 2004 files ;)

    One of my customers just...
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    Personally, I don't think it's fonts, for a...

    Personally, I don't think it's fonts, for a couple of reasons. First being, in many jobs I import I do have all the fonts, doesn't seem to make a difference. Second, I make my own substitutions...
  3. Looks to be a moth caterpillar, and best I can...

    Looks to be a moth caterpillar, and best I can tell from the pics in the link below, looks like a 'winter moth' caterpillar, and a little googling says they eat leaves and trees, so... ...
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    As to inverter tech: We've had a countertop...

    As to inverter tech: We've had a countertop Panasonic 1200w inverter unit for about 3 years. The inverter thing is the bomb. 30% power is literally 30% power, NOT full power for 3 seconds then 7...
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    5 things are certain: Death Taxes Everyone who...

    5 things are certain:
    Death
    Taxes
    Everyone who buys a laser expects wood to go black
    Everyone needing wood to be lasered expects wood to go black.
    Lasered wood hardly ever goes black.

    ;)
  6. There is a workaround if you're handy with...

    There is a workaround if you're handy with soldering wires to connectors ;)

    This is a pic of the pin callouts on what should be your controller card- scroll down--- (please :) )...
  7. I have 3 machines with rotary's, 2 Gravographs...

    I have 3 machines with rotary's, 2 Gravographs and my GCC Explorer (aka Pinnacle)- common to all 3 of these machines is that upon boot up, the gantry must first go 'home' to trip the limit switches...
  8. It's easy, really ;) I do watchback refurbs...

    It's easy, really ;)

    I do watchback refurbs using my fiber laser, my elcheapo Canon printer/scanner and Corel.

    My customer sends me a resurfaced back and a pic of the watchback prior to...
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    I've put 3 fibers onto like 7 different computers...

    I've put 3 fibers onto like 7 different computers and I've never even looked to see if they're in the device manager. Don't think it'll show up until the driver's loaded anyway, so you may be in a...
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    Lee, that's good to know, would those cards work...

    Lee, that's good to know, would those cards work in a win 8 or 10? I'm assuming so, and that would at least let me connect my old machines to them. I've used a few USB to serial cables, but I found...
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    so I just installed A14 on one of my XP's, won't...

    so I just installed A14 on one of my XP's, won't work on 7--

    So yes, it does have an export to WMF option, but- it goes thru the motion but doesn't create a file? Bear in mind I know squat about...
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    Tony, I will do that, thanks! Umm, can I export...

    Tony, I will do that, thanks! Umm, can I export in WMF with this NanoCAD? (Meanwhile, I'll check myself! :D
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    In my signature; CasMate. I have 3 versions, the...

    In my signature; CasMate. I have 3 versions, the original of which is a DOS program I bought in 1992--to operate they have security dongle that must be plugged into an LPT port with access to DOS...
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    NanoCAD is interesting, I accomplished more with...

    NanoCAD is interesting, I accomplished more with it in 10 minutes than with the AutoCad R14 I've had for years...

    And I've figured out 2 things, sort of- One is, the text justification issue is a...
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    For all the high-speed and other nonsense,...

    For all the high-speed and other nonsense, there's not a single computer built since Aug. 23rd 2001 that will run my favorite graphics/vectorizing program. And half the computers built since 2004...
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    I never even heard of SATA until about 3 years...

    I never even heard of SATA until about 3 years ago, very cool improvement. You can turn any SATA port on or off in BIOS, and changing the boot drive order is simple matter of using the arrow keys to...
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    First, thanks everyone! --part of the problem...

    First, thanks everyone!

    --part of the problem is my customers ;) - I speak with buyers, show them right on my computer what's going on, and their engineers help some but not totally.

    My...
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    It's all in the lens size. The 4-1/2" work area...

    It's all in the lens size. The 4-1/2" work area tells me you have 'about' a 110x110mm lens (110mm = 4.33") and the marking on the lens will likely say it's an F-160mm lens.

    If you want a larger...
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    So- -- I opened computer, found a power plug...

    So-

    -- I opened computer, found a power plug to use, stole a SATA cable from an old computer, plugged in the drive, then booted up-
    -- Once booted, no sign of the new drive. Oh yeah, Dell... I...
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    HF has this portable (1 and 2 gallon versions)...

    HF has this portable (1 and 2 gallon versions) that would work, plenty of pressure and has its own pressure regulator-- it'll cycle occasionally to be sure, but at only 57 decibels for the small one...
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    my BIL has x6 on the computer he uses here, text...

    my BIL has x6 on the computer he uses here, text comes in center justified, but still have to deal with text frames, so basically the same as x3.

    If I could just get x4 to center text, I could...
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    Corel X3 X4 importing DXF issues

    I've been putting up with this for like years now, maybe someone can help--

    I use x3 and x4 all day every day. X4 is perfectly fine for everything I do, except for ONE thing: When importing DXFs,...
  23. NOTE!! -Be sure to ask if tariffs/duty/etc is...

    NOTE!! -Be sure to ask if tariffs/duty/etc is included in the shipping cost-!
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    As to bank fees, banks are no different than...

    As to bank fees, banks are no different than satellite TV or cellphone companies; threaten to take your biz elsewhere to save money and they'll likely negotiate to keep your business...
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    OK, so I ordered up the Crucial SSD that Mike...

    OK, so I ordered up the Crucial SSD that Mike Henderson suggested a page & a half ago from Amazon yesterday, just showed up--

    So I go to the Crucial website for install info... This drive is...
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