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FAQs & Troubleshooting

Date: 04/08/2020 ID: faqh00100931_004

Instructions for sending patterns created in CanvasWorkspace to the cutting machine for cutting or drawing.

 

There are 2 CanvasWorkspace applications that allow you to create and edit cutting or drawing pattern data on a Brother cutting machine.

For CanvasWorkspace, go to CanvasWorkspace .
You can download the CanvasWorkspace from the Downloads section. Click here to visit the download page.
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For CanvasWorkspace (Web), go to CanvasWorkspace(Web). <https://canvasworkspace.brother.com>
If you use Tablet, go to CanvasWorkspace (Web) . <https://canvasworkspace.brother.com>

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CanvasWorkspace

 

A pattern can be sent to a cutting machine using the following three methods.

  • Internet connection required when sending the data via a wireless network connection.
  • The USB flash drive and USB cable are sold separately.
  • Enclosed accessories differ depending on model.

 

 

Sending via a wireless network connection

 

A pattern created in CanvasWorkspace can be sent via a wireless network connection to a cutting machine, where it can be cut out.

 

Before using this method, the following setup operations must be performed.

 

 

  1. Open CanvasWorkspace on your computer, and then log in.


     
  2. Create the pattern to be cut out (or drawn).

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  3. Select [Export / Transfer FCM File] from the [File] menu.

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  4. Select the file [Transfer FCM File via the internet] .

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  5. Click [OK] .

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    If the following screen appears, register your machine. For details, refer to How to register Your Machine with CanvasWorkspace .
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  6. Touch [Retrieve Data] in the screen that appears in the LCD display screen of the cutting machine.

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  7. Touch img08 .

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    >> The pattern transferred from CanvasWorkspace is displayed.


     
  8. Check the pattern, and then touch [OK] .

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  9. Attach the material to the mat, and then insert the mat into the cutting machine.



     
  10. Insert the holder into the carriage.



     
  11. Touch [Please select] from the LCD display screen of the cutting machine.

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  12. Select the operation, and then press [Start] .

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    Before cutting the material, be sure to perform test cut (trial cut). For details on trial cutting, refer to How do I perform trial cutting? (Test Cut) .

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Sending using a USB flash drive

 

  1. Plug the USB flash drive into the computer.


     
  2. Open CanvasWorkspace on your computer, and then log in.


     
  3. Create the pattern to be cut out (or drawn).

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  4. Select [Export / Transfer FCM File] from the [File] menu.

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  5. Select the file [Export FCM File] .

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  6. Open the Computer (My Computer) folder on the computer, and then select Removable Disk . Save the pattern data to Removable Disk .

    >> The pattern data is converted to cutting data and saved as an FCM file.


     
  7. Unplug the USB flash drive from the computer, then plug it into the cutting machine.


     
  8. Touch [Retrieve Data] in the screen that appears in the LCD display screen of the cutting machine.

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  9. Touch  img16.

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  10. Select the pattern to be cut out (or drawn).

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  11. Check the pattern, and then touch [OK] .

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  12. Attach the material to the mat, and then insert the mat into the cutting machine.


     
  13. Insert the holder into the carriage.


     
  14. Touch [Please select] from the LCD display screen of the cutting machine.

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  15. Select the operation, and then press [Start] .

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    Before cutting the material, be sure to perform test cut (trial cut). For details on trial cutting, refer to How do I perform trial cutting? (Test Cut) .

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Sending using a USB cable (Windows only)

 

  1. Make sure that the home screen is displayed on the LCD display screen.

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  2. Connect the computer and cutting machine with a USB cable.
    img23 (1) USB port for computer
    (2) USB cable connector


     
  3. Open CanvasWorkspace on your computer, and then log in.


     
  4. Create the pattern to be cut out (or drawn).

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  5. Select [Export / Transfer FCM File] from the [File] menu.

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  6. Select the file [Transfer FCM File to ScanNCut DX via USB Cable] .

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  7. Click [OK] .

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  8. Touch [Retrieve Data] in the screen that appears in the LCD display screen of the cutting machine.

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  9. Touch img27 .

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    >> The pattern transferred from CanvasWorkspace is displayed.


     
  10. Check the pattern to be cut out (or drawn), and then touch [OK] .

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  11. Attach the material to the mat, and then insert the mat into the cutting machine.


     
  12. Insert the holder into the carriage.


     
  13. Touch [Please select] from the LCD display screen of the cutting machine.

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  14. Select the operation, and then press [Start] .

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    Before cutting the material, be sure to perform test cut (trial cut). For details on trial cutting, refer to How do I perform trial cutting? (Test Cut) .

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CanvasWorkspace (Web)

 

A pattern can be sent to a cutting machine using the following two methods.

  • Internet connection required when sending the data via a wireless network connection
  • The USB flash drive is sold separately.
    Enclosed accessories differ depending on model.
  • Use the CanvasWorkspace when sending the created pattern to the cutting machine using a USB cable. Refer to CanvasWorkspace .

 

 

 

Sending via a wireless network connection

 

A pattern created in CanvasWorkspace (Web) can be sent via a wireless network connection to a cutting machine, where it can be cut out.

Before using this method, the following setup operations must be performed.

 

 

  1. Open CanvasWorkspace (Web) <https://canvasworkspace.brother.com> , and then log in.


     
  2. Create the pattern to be cut out (or drawn), and then click [Download] .

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  3. Click [Transfer] .
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    >> The following screen appears.    

    If you cannot select the Transfer icon, register your machine on CanvasWorkspace.
    For details, refer to How to Register Your Machine with CanvasWorkspace.
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  4. Touch [Retrieve Data] in the screen that appears in the LCD display panel of the cutting machine.

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  5. Touch img38 .

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    >> The pattern transferred from CanvasWorkspace is displayed.


     
  6. Check the pattern, and then touch [OK] .

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  7. Attach the material to the mat, and then insert the mat into the cutting machine.


     
  8. Insert the holder into the carriage.


     
  9. Touch [Please select] from the LCD display panel of the cutting machine.

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  10. Select the operation, and then press [Start] .

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    Before cutting the material, be sure to perform test cut (trial cut). For details on trial cutting, refer to How do I perform trial cutting? (Test Cut) .

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Sending using a USB flash drive

 

 

  1. Plug the USB flash drive into the computer.


     
  2. Open CanvasWorkspace (Web) <https://canvasworkspace.brother.com/> , and then log in.


     
  3. Create the pattern to be cut out (or drawn), and then click [Download] .

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  4. Select [Download to PC] .

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  5. Open the Computer (My Computer) folder on the computer, and then select Removable Disk . Save the pattern data to Removable Disk.

    >> The pattern data is converted to cutting data and saved as an FCM file.


     
  6. Unplug the USB flash drive from the computer, then plug it into the cutting machine.


     
  7. Touch [Retrieve Data] in the screen that appears in the LCD display panel of the cutting machine.

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  8. Touch img46 .

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  9. Select the pattern to be cut out (or drawn).

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  10. Check the pattern, and then touch [OK] .

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  11. Attach the material to the mat, and then insert the mat into the cutting machine.


     
  12. Insert the holder into the carriage.


     
  13. Touch [Please select] from the LCD display panel of the cutting machine.

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  14. Select the operation, and then press [Start] .

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    Before cutting the material, be sure to perform test cut (trial cut). For details on trial cutting, refer to How do I perform trial cutting? (Test Cut) .

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