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Subtract One SVG Placed Shape From Another


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Open both SVG files and copy and paste one to the other, they will both be curves and you can boolean subtract them.

Or create a new document and copy and paste each SVG into the new document then boolean subtract.

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You would have to convert the text to curves first, and copy/paste the SVG into that document.

Maybe if you can give an example of what you are doing we can give you other ideas.

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Hi, nullpointer,

After converting the text to curves, add the text curves to make 1 text like figure. Subtact the flower shape from that

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21 minutes ago, nullpointer said:

Hi, gdenby,

Are you aware of any vids that show this technique?

No, tho' it is a basic subtract operation. S'pose theres something relevant out there.

I mentioned adding the text curves together so that the flower shape would not need to be subtracted over and over for each character. Just the whole mass at once.

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20 hours ago, nullpointer said:

Hey gdenby,

You mentioned adding the text curves together so that the flower shape would not need to be subtracted over and over for each character. 

How do you add text curves together?

Thanks!

When you convert a word to text it creates a group of the letters, just expand the group, select the letter curves and boolean/geometry: Add them together.

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