Sure Cuts A Lot (SCAL) Support

(1) Purchase SCAL5 or SCAL5 Pro

Which one do you need? Additional Features in SCAL5 Pro

SCAL5 – only $59!

SCAL5 Pro – only $199!

(2) User Manuals, Tutorials, and Software:


SCAL5 User Manual – May 18, 2021: SCAL5 User Manual

SCAL5 – What’s New!!! How Does SCAL5 Differ from SCAL4?

SCAL5 Pro vs SCAL5 – Additional Features in SCAL5 Pro

SCAL5 versus MTC – Features and Functions in SCAL5 that are
not in Make The Cut

SCAL5 versus MTC – FACTS regarding MTC and SCAL with Cricuts, Cameos, and ScanNCuts

SCAL5 – What’s New!!! (Spanish) SCAL5- Nuevas Funciones y Cambios

SCAL5 Pro vs SCAL5 (Spanish) – Funciones o Características del programa SCAL5 Pro

Extra SCAL-Related “Stuff”

Tutorial –Facts About Proportional Resizing in SCAL

Tutorial –Converting a KNK File to SVG for use in SCAL

Tutorial –Printing a PNC project from outside of SCAL

Tutorial –Understanding Cut Line Type

Tutorial –Creating a Filled Pattern for Engraving, Foiling, Drawing, etc.

Tutorial –Extra Info on Using Effects>Line Fill

Tutorial –Calibrating the X-Y Resolution under Cutter>Cutter Settings

Tutorial –Possible Solution for Slow Cutting from Windows 10

Table – SCAL5 Shortcut Keys

Table – SCAL4 Shortcut Keys

Table – Cut Line Type Table

Table – MTC vs SCAL Terminology


SCAL4 User Manual – June 29, 2018: SCAL4 User Manual

SCAL4 Software Download – SCAL Download Page for Older Versions of SCAL

(3a) Video Support in English:

Scrappy Dew Classroom

***Scrappy Dew Training Program – Over 150 SCAL5 Videos!***
Free SCAL Webinar by Scrappy Dew
How to Set Up Your Scrappy Dew Account

Features and Functions

Knife Tool vs Split Path
Recently Discovered Shortcuts
Using Knockout to Remove Overlap Between Shapes
Marquee-Select and Merging Interior Shapes with Exterior
Recoloring Shapes to Match Other Shapes
Understanding Proportional Sizing Defaults


Putting Text onto a Circle
Welding a Word into a Frame
Replacing Letters in Typed Text
Stacked Letter Designing
Importing a List of Names for a PNC Project
Cleaning Up a Grunge Font
Resizing Text with Ascenders and Descenders


How to Stencil Letters in SCAL2 (because you don’t own SCAL 4 or 5)
Designing an Isosceles Trapezoid
Filling a Shape with Wavy Lines
Welding a Cityline to an Outside Frame
Filling a Shape with a Photo
Designing a Polka Dot Pattern
Using Knockout to Design Interlocking Rings
Designing a Name Card
Designing a Christmas Advent Clock
Welding to the Inside of a Shape
Cutting a Shape Out of a Vector Background
Equally Spacing Names Along a Circle

Tracing: Auto and Manual

Manual Tracing
Using Both Color Layers and Single Color in a Trace
7 Key Points in SCAL5 Tracing

Preparing Print and Cut Projects

Using SCAL5’s Scan2Cut to Accurately Cut Out Preprinted Images (on Auto PNC Cutters)
Using SCAL5’s Scan2Cut to Accurately Cut Out Preprinted Images (on Manual PNC Cutters)
Creating a PNC PlaceCard with a Popup Cut
Setting Up a PNC for Labels


Tiling in the Regular Version of SCAL
Setting Exact Spacing Between Different Shapes
Separating Shapes using Break Path
Converting Poorly Traced Circles into Perfectly Round Circles

Importing and Exporting

Solving SVG Import Problems
Why 3 PNG Import Options
Preparing a PNG Import for PNC
Importing MTC Files
Sending a File from SCAL 3,4, or 5 to SCAL2
Associating SCUT4 Files with SCAL5 in Windows 10

Rhinestone Designing and Editing

Designing a Rhinestone Spray
Linear Rhinestone Sprays
Creating a Deboss Pattern

Output (Printing, Cutting, Drawing, etc.

Matching Print Colors between Programs on a Canon printer
Print and Foil and Cut
Foil and Cut
Printing SVG Files

(3b) Video Support in Spanish:

Panel de Capas
Seleccionando Figuras
Redimensionar Figura Controlador Avanzado
Control Sobre Marcas de Registro Impresión y Corte
Grupo Subgrupo
Escribir en Herramienta de Trayectoria
Video Relleno de linea (Line Fill in SCAL)
Cargando Fuentes temporeras
Diseñar Bebé en Scal4 Para Cortarlo en KNK Force
Impresión y Corte

(4) Upgrade and Tech Support Issues

Upgrade from an older SCAL Version to SCAL5
Upgrade from an older SCAL Version to SCAL5 Pro
Retrieve SCAL Serial Code
Submit a Support Ticket

(4) User Forums and Groups: