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  1. When you load Gravit Designer, you'll be greeted with this screen. We will almost always use the 'Custom Size' option, the middle button on the second row. Change the dimensions to inches, and set the size as 5x3 and click the button.
    • When you load Gravit Designer, you'll be greeted with this screen.

    • We will almost always use the 'Custom Size' option, the middle button on the second row.

    • Change the dimensions to inches, and set the size as 5x3 and click the button.

  2. Select the rectangle tool from the toolbar, or use the R key. Click on a point to start the rectangle. I use the top left corner in this example. Drag out to the end point and release to finish the rectangle.
    • Select the rectangle tool from the toolbar, or use the R key.

    • Click on a point to start the rectangle. I use the top left corner in this example.

    • Drag out to the end point and release to finish the rectangle.

    • Finally, change the fill color from the right inspector sidebar.

  3. Select the new rectangle. If it is not currently select, grab the pointer tool from the toolbar, or use the V key to enable the pointer tool, then click on the rectangle.
    • Select the new rectangle. If it is not currently select, grab the pointer tool from the toolbar, or use the V key to enable the pointer tool, then click on the rectangle.

    • Use your usual copy and paste keys. CMD+C to copy, CMD+V to paste.

    • Simply drag the new design down the other side of the flag. Eye ball the positioning the best you can.

  4. Select the star tool from the dropdown. There is no keyboard shortcut for the star tool. Click to start, and drag until you have a simple star. Change the stars color to red.
    • Select the star tool from the dropdown. There is no keyboard shortcut for the star tool.

    • Click to start, and drag until you have a simple star.

    • Change the stars color to red.

    • Set the number of points to 6.

  5. Gravit has a feature called Smart Shapes that let us customize our start to make it look perfect. Grab the subselect tool from the dropdown, or use the D key.
    • Gravit has a feature called Smart Shapes that let us customize our start to make it look perfect.

    • Grab the subselect tool from the dropdown, or use the D key.

    • Click on the star

    • You'll be shown a star with lots of points now. You can click and drag the orange points to redefine the stars shape.

    • You can also rotate the start using the rotator knob just above the bounding box of the star.

  6. Now we need 4 stars. Select the pointer tool, or use the V key to select it. Click on your start, and use the normal copy and paste keys.
    • Now we need 4 stars.

    • Select the pointer tool, or use the V key to select it.

    • Click on your start, and use the normal copy and paste keys.

    • Rearrange them the best you can.

    • Select all of the stars by clicking holding to draw a box around just our 4 stars.

    • Use the alignment and distribution tools at the top of the inspector panel in the right sidebar to arrange the stars perfectly.

    • First hit the 'Align Vertically' button. This will line them up in a nice straight line,

    • Then hit the 'Distribute Horizontal'. This will evenly space the 4 stars.

  7. First, save your work. Hit the save button, or CMD+S. This will download a file to your computer that you can import later. To export, hit the export button in the top right. Then in the popup window, set the format to 'SVG'.
    • First, save your work. Hit the save button, or CMD+S. This will download a file to your computer that you can import later.

    • To export, hit the export button in the top right.

    • Then in the popup window, set the format to 'SVG'.

    • Finally, hit the Export button.

    • This will download a .SVG file that you can submit for use on the vinyl cutter or the laser cutter.

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