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   * Move the arc:ed Pettersson text to a desired position.   * Move the arc:ed Pettersson text to a desired position.
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-  * Mark the center point of the arc and the starting position of the text. 
-  * Move the mouse clockwise to mark the end position and the text height. You can now adjust the size and position of your texts by clicking on them and dragging the mouse. 
-  * In the parameter window to the right you can see the parameters of the texts. Click on "​Milling parameters"​. 
-  * You can type in different values that affect your text. Experiment with the mill diameter. 
-  * By pressing "​A"​ in the tool field you can preview how the text will look with the current tool parameters. 
-  * When you are satisfied with your engraving you can use these buttons to create NC-code, RIT-files or BEA-files (used by CamModul). 
  
 +  * To create the G-codes press the **Create NC** button in the top toolbar
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 +  * Change the NC parameters to any desired setting. You can also choose what post-processor that will be used to translate the text to G-code.
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 +  * Press **OK** when done
 +  * Name your NC files and press **Save**
 These are just a few of the functions of TextMilling. Experiment with different fonts, rotations, mirroring and parameters. These are just a few of the functions of TextMilling. Experiment with different fonts, rotations, mirroring and parameters.
  
 Good Luck! Good Luck!
  
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