March 11, 2013 at 1:07 pm #21224
>I tried your first method, and it works great for the spiral lines, but not so great for the straight lines. I’ll work on it a bit and see if I can figure out how to do that.
This technique *should* work equally well for straight lines, and I’ve confirmed (with the example file above) that it does, provided (1) that the oval actually overlaps the straight lines and (2) that you combine (Path>Combine) all of the paths that you wish to cut before selecting them for the Cut Path operation. You can also use multiple cut path operations, with multiple copies of the oval, to cut the additional paths if you do not wish to combine them.