Is there an simple way to add easy weed?

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I'm from the Roland world and with there software you can add what's called an easy weed. It there a way to use this type of feature with Illustrator? It adds extra cut lines to make weeding easier / quicker. We use fine cut and a Mimikai plotter.
 

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You can do this with Roland software?

Yes but I can't remember good enough to tell you how to do it. One of our supplies far from normal showed us how to do it. If I had the Roland software in front of me I could probably find it. I'm not the designer just sales / management so all of this type of stuff is done by someone else I just give them the info ounce I have it.
 

d fleming

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Not 100% but I'm fairly sure to get all the nice little plotting features we all like you have to have proper software for plotting. Adobe isn't it. Let the dogpiling commence.
 

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He/she is referring to extra cut lines added between rows of text & objects so you can weed one line of text at a time...


You got it. I know this can be done manually but I was thinking there may be an easier way like with the Roland software.
 

rjssigns

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Hate it. If need be I just place a few careful cuts with my trusty Olfa. Of course I am a devotee of the manic weed style.

If you are having trouble weeding get some 3M Electrocut with the poly backer. Costs a little more, but you can do brutally small text with it and it weeds amazing.
 

ChicagoGraphics

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You can put extra cut lines using Illustrator with finecut, it's located right under the knife tool, it looks like a register mark in a box
 
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