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    hi all great forum i work at a metal fab plant as far as drawing im learning here is my problem i can draw a part save it as a dxf file but when i load it onto flow path instead of a soild cut line it a broken line what am i doing wrong? thanks

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    I am not familiar with flowjetting or CNC although are you drawing a polyline with multiple points possibly in AutoCad and then the flowjet software does not support polylines and is breaking your polyline into multipel line segments?

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    ive tryed drawing with the line comand and the rectangle i watched a vid on youtube that may be what im doing wrong if you draw a circle in cad and move your cursor to it the whole circle highlights on my drawing each a single line highlights ? this moring im going to draw just a simple stand alone circle and see if flow reads it correctly im just started trying to learn cad im trying to baby step it ( i think i can... i think i can .. lol thanks for your reply dink

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    What software does this Water Jet use? Different devices need different methods. When I used to draw templates for a CNC and Plasma burner, I just had to make sure everything was a "CLOSED" polyline with NO GAPS. By CLOSED I mean actually closed, not just connected, there is a difference. It has been awhile so I do not remember the software that converted.
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    flow water jet system have thier own software its called flow cut and flow path give me a example please if you could on how to close a line thanks

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    There website claims easy to use and can import DXF, etc. If you still having problems you should contact http://www.flowwaterjet.com/. Did you not get any instructions with the software?
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