How to set up my file in Inkscape?

How do I prepare my Inkscape file for SendCutSend?

Here is a file set up checklist for Inkscape:
File is exported as an .eps;
All holes and cutouts are at least 50% material thickness;
File is built at a 1:1 scale, preferably in inch units;
All objects are on the same layer;
All stray points, duplicate lines, empty objects and text areas have been removed;
No shapes have open contours;
All shapes have been united, combined or merged;
All text has been converted to outlines or paths;
Cut-out text (reversed text) has bridges or has been stencilized;

For more information on file setup and designing laser cut parts in Inkscape, check out all our Inkscape blog posts.

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Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

Thread Size4-40 x .250″
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).168″
Minimum sheet thickness0.040″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole..314″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.040″-0.125″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.048″-0.119″