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Instructions - Make the Cut Software

Our TTF version is compatible with Make the Cut software.  The lines in this version will trace over themselves, making a 2nd line.  There are no outlines in TTF font purchased from our site. 

Our OPF version is also compatible with Make the Cut software.  This is a true single-line font.  


TTF Version:

Windows: Download and unzip purchased file.  Find the file that ends in .ttf and right-click on it.  Click "Install".  
Mac: Download and double-Click on the zipped file.  Drag the font file to the Font Book.  A window will pop up and the font will install.  

Open Make the Cut.  On the upper right side of your screen, click on the Text and Fonts tab.  Find your new font (the name will begin in "SLF") and click on it.  Click on your mat area and type your text.


OPF Version:

Download and unzip purchased file. 

Open Make the Cut.  On the upper right side of your screen, click on the Text and Fonts tab.  Underneath the installed fonts listing, find the 2nd box from the right.  If you hover over it, it says “Add font from TTF File” and click on it.  Locate the font file that begins in SLF-OPF.  On the bottom left you may elect to permanently install it in Make the Cut.  Double click on the file to install.   A verification box will appear.  Click ok. 

On the Text and Fonts tab under the fonts listing, click on the right-side icon.  If you hover over it, it says "Add a group of characters".  Type your text and click "Accept".


SVG Conversion For Use in Other Programs:
Click File ---> Convert to --> SVG.  Save in location of your choice.  This file can be used in in Silhouette Studio, Brother Canvas Workspace, and other programs that will open SVG files.  This results in true single line text with no double lines.