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page pagination

Published on March 30, 2023 by Nash

Hi all, Is there a way to control the showing of pages (see attached image) in the cutting diagram? coz some have and some do not....

OCL material list stored on cloud to acces it from various computers

Published on March 30, 2023 by de Beaumesnil

Hi, Is there any way to store the OCL materials list some where on our cloud to acces it from at least 3 different computers? Thanks for your help and enjoy your day.

Tiras de cantos sin material

Published on March 29, 2023 by luis meza

Tengo piezas que no puedo ponerle tiras de cantos, en propiedades dice "Esta banda de borde no se puede configurar porque no se ha detectado ninguna cara que pueda llevar el material de banda de borde' a que se debe?

Creating a single part from a multi-part dynamic component.

Published on March 25, 2023 by Jeff Day

Hello! New to OpenCutList but happy with what I'm seeing so far! I have a dynamic component for the side of a cabinet. The component contains multiple parts, including the main panel of the cabinet and a plinth that is 3" narrower to create...

Parts List Arrangement and Label order

Published on March 25, 2023 by Jaisan

Hi, Know you guys have been tremendous with the work on OCL. Love the way it’s shaping up. There were 2 things i wanted to sort out before trying for production in the factory; 1. Is there a way to generate a complete parts-list in alphabet...

Group equal pieces of dynamic components

Published on March 25, 2023 by Enrique Cruz

Hello! I have been an Open Cut List user for a long time. In version 4.1.0 there was a change with the grouping of pieces. I use dynamic components for cutting kitchen furniture. These components autoname the pieces according to the name th...

Cutting diagrams edge bandings colour

Published on March 24, 2023 by Andrei Pavel

I don't know if this issue has already been discussed, so please excuse me if it is no longer relevant. In the cutting diagram of sheet materials, the edge bandings of the plates are represented with blue color regardless of the color or th...

Creating a file for CNC machines

Published on March 24, 2023 by Igor

Good afternoon. I'm glad you made the "layout explosion" in version 5 of the plugin . Could you foresee the possibility to make nesting sheets not only in PDF format, but also as a real model in Sketchup format ? Then users with CNC machine...

Name of the bands in the cut planes

Published on March 22, 2023 by Tavuro

It would be great to have the option to exchange to place the name of the edge bands in the cutting plans

open cut list para maquina cnc

Published on March 19, 2023 by Francisco carrillo

Hola, seria valido el despiece generado por open cut list para una maquina cnc?


Published on March 18, 2023 by Martins

Is there a way how i can get CUTTIG DIOGRAM AND TABLES exported as PDF or something like that?

Add data columns to an exploded view

Published on March 16, 2023 by Костянтин

Good day. Will it be possible to add data columns to the exploded view? I would really like such a feature. I understand that this can be done already in LayOut, but with ruby ​​it can be much faster ;) Thank you all for your work....

Rotate the grain of the pieces

Published on March 14, 2023 by Tavuro

Please a button to rotate the grain of the pieces

Open cut list for full cabinets

Published on March 11, 2023 by Carl

Hello! I am looking to use open cut list to create an inventory list I can export with costs for full cabinets I have designed in sketch up. I don’t need to / want to go into as much detail as creating cut lists for each individual panel or...

How to create a cut list for a deck?

Published on March 5, 2023 by Alan

Hello, I'm designing a deck using standard lumber, I have some pieces that are 19', 7', 3', 6", 4". I can't seem to figure out how to create a cultist that optimizes all the offcuts. What im trying to do is figure the minimum amount of lumb...