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Axidraw extension

I am using the axidraw extension in Inkscape to drive my drawbot.
My problem is that if I try to draw a 25mm square it comes out as 31mm square.
How can I change the motor resolution to correct this?


  • If you need to change the software to work with a different kind of plotter, you will need probably want to adjust the page size, resolution, speed, and acceleration values found in the configuration file.
  • If your using Windows and need to modify the scale of what's plotted, you will probably have to set the permissions for the file so you have full control.
    In my setup the file was found under C:\Program Files\Inkscape\share\extensions

    Next open the file and look for "#Machine resolution: Used in converting drawing size to motor steps."
    Muck with the settings until you get the correct scale. I had to reset it to 2500 so the Inkscape 100mm scale matched what was plotted.

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