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Legacy handling

Tutorial about the import and manipulation of old models coming from previous seasons and older applications such as crispin engineer. […]

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Grading

Overview of the grading process within Jevero pattern engineering plugin […]

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Show graded model

Use this command to check the results of the grading of the model parts Steps Check the desired parts in the left list Set the fitting (if you created any) in the drop-down box above Check the desired sizes in the right list. Curves are now shown in the model Use above options to control […]

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Fittings increment

Use this command to view a dialog where you can add different fittings. A fitting is used to set additional increments for all sizes Steps Use add button to create a new fitting Use delete button to remove a row Remarks Fitting increments will be multiplied for each size’s difference with sample sizes and added […]

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Stack grade center

With this command, if you have pinned any graded curves to the view, you can move around a grading center and immediately see the results, without needing the edit center dialog Steps Choose the new position of the center to see its effect. Press Enter (or right-click) to confirm. […]

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Increament stab count

With this command you can assign an increments to either margin or multi-object: – multi-objects (like stabs or decorations): assign the increment or decrement of the number of objects for each grading size. When grading each size will add or remove the specified number of object from the multi-object – Margin: Assign the increment or […]

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Load or save the table

This command allows to re-use grading information across different models. Steps Click on the save/load button Choose the file to save or to load The grade table will be loaded or restored. Remarks When loading you can choose if you want to import grading centers, too. In that case current ones will be replaced. […]

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Lock distance between curves

Use this command if you want the distance between two base curves to remain constant even in different sizes of the model. The curve selected first will grade following basic settings, while the second selected will be translated to maintain the distance with the first, in a “master-slave” like relation. Steps Select a grade center […]

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Size codes

Size code are sets of “notch-like” geometries used to distinguish the current size of a given part. They must be attached to a boundary, and their geometry will follow the codes set in the grading table. Steps Set the desired codes in the code column of the grading table. Select the boundary you want to […]

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Part moving

Multiple objects can be moved to multiple parts. Steps Select the parts you want to add the objects to. Trigger the command Select the objects you want to move and right click or enter Objects are added to the active parts or Select the objects you want to add to the part Right click in […]

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Part removing

Multiple objects can be removed from multiple parts. Steps Select the parts you want to remove the objects from. Trigger the command Select the objects you want to remove and right click or enter Objects are removed, if presents, from the active parts or Select the objects you want to remove from the part Right […]

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Part select objects

The objects of a part can be selected all at once. Steps Select the part Trigger the command All the objects of the part are selected or Select the part in the part panel Right click on top of the part and “Select objects” Object are selected […]

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Part activate from objects

Multiple parts can be activate from multiple objects selected Steps Trigger the command Select the objects you want to activate the parts and press enter The parts with the select objects are activate or Select the objects you want to activate the parts Click the relative icon in the toolbar The parts with the select […]

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Part swapping

This allows to move around part within the model. It allows to re-order the parts in the model Steps Select one of the parts you want to move Use the up or down buttons to move parts around […]

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Part visibility

Allows you to show/hide a specific part from the active model. Steps Select the part you want to show/hide Click on its checkbox Part is hidden/shown or Use the hide all or show all button from the part panel All the parts are hidden/shown Remarks Visibility changes will affect the way things are changed. If […]

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Part generating toggle

This utility allows to easily modify a part. The user can toggle it on and off and the active parts will display the generating lines alongside with the part itself. Steps Toggle the checkbox on the part panel Generating lines of the currently active part are displayed Activate a part and its generating line will […]

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Multiple part creation

Parts are way of structuring a model. Each technical piece that should belong to a given part of the model. Steps Select the objects that should end up in a part Right click on the button Input the number of parts to create The specified number of parts is created Remarks All the parts are […]

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Part per boundary creation

Steps Click on the button One per for every boundary is created. Remarks Each part will contain the given boundary, if some part are already in a part they will not be included in the new part creation. […]

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Generate model report

In order to communicate better with factory and other people involved in the development of the product, it is possible to export the created model in a format more manageable. Steps Click on the report button Select the output file The report is generated Remarks The report is generated in RTF format, it can later […]

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Part preview

With this command you can view a preview of the external boundary of the part selected. You can move and rotate the preview for check the correspondence with other parts. Steps Select the part you want to preview Move the mouse for move the preview Move the slider (or press W/R) for rotate the preview […]

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Add or remove sizes

This feature allow tight control on the grading sizes that are within the table. Steps Right click on the grade table where the size want to be added Enter new size name and distance from sample size The size is added to the table Remarks Distance from sample size is used to apply the correct […]

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Anchor base curves

Use this command to control the scaling of base lines when grading the model. Steps Select which base lines you want to anchor Select the grade center to anchor to Use the buttons to add anchor points with attenuated scaling factors Use the check boxes to apply the scaling attenuation to the two axes Keyboard […]

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Anchor inspect

Use this command to view all anchoring rules set to the visible curves and all grade centers dependencies Steps Click anywhere (or press Esc or Enter) to exit the command Remarks Solid arrows represent curves anchoring, dashed ones stand for grade centers relations, two-ended arrows shows fixed distance constraints […]

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Anchor two centers

This command allows you to apply a two centers grading rule to a base curve Steps Select the curve you want to apply the rule to or edit the existing rule Select the first grade center and a point on the curve to anchor to Select the second grade center and another point on the […]

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Clear grading rules

Use this command to remove any special grading rule assigned to a base curve. Steps Select all the lines you want to reset grading info to Press Enter (or right-click) to end the command Remarks Any curve without any specific grading rule just follows its main grade center (GC_Upper or GC_Sole) […]

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Grade centers

Use grade centers to set the scale origin of the model base curves during grading or add other kinds of constraints. Steps Select where to place the center A new center is added. Use the dialog to configure the grade center or Select which center to edit. Use the dialog to configure the grade center […]

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Grade groups

Grading groups are mappings between sizes. They are used to make some parts of the model to grade a set of sizes as a single given one. This can be useful when some of the parts are shared between two or more sizes (e.g. tooling, knitted parts etc.) Steps Creating: Type in name of the […]

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Grade group assignment

Use this command to assign a grade group to any base curve and check which curves are assigned to which group. You can also assign groups to grade centers, so their graded position will follow that group mapping Steps Choose the group from the list shown in the dialog. Use the buttons below to perform […]

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Grade table

Grading tables are the basis for the grading process. They will guide the generation of the various graded sizes. Steps Click on the generate or edit button on the grading table panel A dialog appear with the presets and the information for the grading Clicking ok will generate the table Generate Edit Remarks You can […]

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Marker grips

Markers can be quickly resized using their grip points Steps Select the marker you want to resize Drag the grip points to edit the marker Press Esc button to disable the grip points […]

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Multiple marker

Markers are fixed geometries that can be placed on a given target curve. This command allows you to place a series of markers and set their parameters Steps Select the target curve you want to add the marker to Set the options in the window that shows up You can edit the placement of an […]

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Constraint chains creation

Constrained Chain is connected line, based on a set of segments, with two optional intersection that constrain it; Steps Select the segments you want to add to a chain or boundary. Clicking twice on the same segment will remove the segment itself Press Enter (or right click) to confirm the chain Use the Pick start […]

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Constriaint chains edit

Constrained Chain is connected line, based on a set of segments, with two optional intersection that constrain it; Steps Select an existing constrained chain and select the segments you want to add to a chain or boundary Use the Pick start constraint button (or press W) to select the first segment that will constrain the […]

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Transform line creation

This command allows you to duplicate, translate and rotate a series of curve. Steps Select the target curves you want to duplicate and transform The first transform is the translation. Click when the translation is completed. The second transform is the rotation. Select a point to use as rotation center. Select a reference point for […]

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Transform line edit

This command allows you to edit the translation, rotation and center point of a transformed curve. Steps Select the transformed curve you want to modify Select one of the three highlighted points: translation point, rotation angle point and rotation center point. Move the selected point where desired and left click to confirm the transform. Restart […]

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Transform rotation line creation

This command allows you to duplicate and rotate a series of curves. Steps Select the target curves you want to duplicate and rotate Select a point to use as rotation center. Select a reference point for the rotation. The rotation angle will be determinate based on this point. Alternatively type the angle of rotation in […]

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Construction lines

This command allows you to add a construction line to the model and set its parameters. Steps Select the target curve you want to add the construction line to or select the construction line you want to edit Fill in the options that are given Press Ok to add the construction line to the curve […]

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Decorations

Decorations are replications on a target curve of a given pattern formed by one or more curves. They are used to draw decorations or other repeated design on a existing line. Steps Select the set of curves you want to use as a repeated pattern or select the existing decoration you want to edit. Press […]

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Decorations on constrained curve

Decorations are replications on a target curve of a given pattern formed by one or more curves. They are used to draw decorations or other repeated design on a existing line. This command allows you to add a series of these Decorations to the model parametrically, on a set of segments, with two optional intersection […]

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Smoothed corners

This command will add a arc fillet or a straight line on the intersection of two given curves, or between two portions of the same curve (like on the corner between two segments of a polyline or on a self-intersection) Steps Select the two points on the curve(s) where you want the smoothing to approximately […]

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General editing

General edit allow you to select and edit any type of curve. Steps Select the curve to edit The correct edit command will be automatically used, allowing you to set the parameters of the selected entity […]

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Annotations table

Annotations are usefull to create table with the properties of the document, such as Season, Designer, Project name, etc. Often they are printed in a layout of the document. Steps Select the position on the document where you want to add the annotation table or select the annotation you want to edit Fill in the […]

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Show master

This command allows you to keep visible the active parts and hide everything else; this is really usefull because it allows you to work on the active parts, without having other parts visible. If the command is called again it will make visible all the objects on the current layer. Steps Select (activate) the parts […]

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Auto parts

Auto parts are organization means to capture certain types of entities. They can be managed as a part and they can be sorted, hidden and manipulated. They can be used to structure the model in an organic way. Steps Select the part to capture Type the name and press OK A new auto part is […]

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Part assessment

The assessment of a part is an estimate of the maximum material usage efficiency when various copy of that part are cut. Whenever a part is created its assessment is computed and stored in a not visible layer. Use this command to check the result and manually try any further optimization. Steps Select a part […]

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Part creation

Parts are way of structuring a model. Each technical piece that should belong to a given part of the model. Steps Select the objects that should end up in a part Right click and the part form will show up Name can be changed and material set A new part is created Remarks Parts can […]

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Part deletion

This command will completely remove a part from the current model. Steps Select the part on the part panel Right click and click on the delete part or click on the X button on the panel The part (or parts) is deleted Remarks Deleted part can be undone. Once the undo is done the part […]

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Part editing

Allows the user to change properties in a given part. Steps Select the given part in the panel Right click and select part edit The part edit form shows up Remarks Part can be renamed but you have to make sure that the part does not have the same name of another one. The name […]

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Export Data

Use this command to export the parts contained in the model in other file formats to use it with cutting machines or other softwares Steps Type a name to give to the file and choose the file type Choose among the configurations available for that format Select the parts and the sizes to export and […]

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Pattern Properties

Steps Fill in the properties in the given form. Click Ok to save them. Remarks The available properties are configurable using a specific file (props.cfg) located in the plugin installation folder. Use it to add/remove rows to the properties table […]

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Show dependants

This command shows you the list of all the dependant entities of the selected curves. Steps Select the curve you want to see the dependency tree Press Enter (or Right click) to exit Options It is possible to expand (+) or collaps (-) the branch of the dependency tree to see further dependancies The entities […]

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Show notes

This command show/hide notes and annotation arrows Steps Click on the Show Notes button to show or hide all the notes and arrows in the current layer. […]

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Tween along curve

This command allows you to create a series of curves (tweens) that are a gradual transformation of an origin curve towards a target curve, placed along a path curve that connect the first two. Basically it develop a gradual transition between two main curves, along a connecting curve. Steps Select the origin curve (one of […]

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Notches

Notches are helpful objects used to store building information into the pattern itself. This command allows you to add these notches to the model parametrically. Steps Select the target curve you want to add the notch to or select the notch you want to edit Fill in the options that are given and click Ok […]

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Multiple notches

Notches are helpful objects used to store building information into the pattern itself. This command allows you to add a series of these notches to the model parametrically. Steps Select the target curve you want to add the notch Fill in the options that are given. Use Pick on the curve and Select intersecting curve […]

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Mirror curves

Mirror are defined starting from a curve and a mirror curve. They will mirror the said curve along a given mirror line. The mirroring will be performed on the XY plane. Steps Select the target curve you want to mirror or select the mirrored curve you want to edit If you are creating a new […]

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Mirror multiple curves

Mirror are defined starting from a curve and a mirror curve. They will mirror the said curve along a given mirror line. The mirroring will be performed on the XY plane. Steps Select a series of target curves you want to mirror Select the line you want to use as mirror line […]

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Chains

Chains and boundaries are connected lines based on a set of segments. The main difference is that a boundary is always closed and chains are not. Steps Select the segments you want to add to a chain or boundary. Clicking twice on the same segment will remove the segment itself Press Enter (or right-click) to […]

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Margins

Margins are variable offset curves that refers to a base curve and a number of its points to calculate an offset from it. Steps Select the curve to add the margin to or Select the margin to edit Use the dialog to add/remove offset points and to edit them Click Ok (or press Space) to […]

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Margin grips

Margins can be quickly edited using their grip points. Steps Select the margin to edit The grip points will appear You can edit the margin points Pressing Esc key will disable the grip points Remarks You can drag a grip point on the opposite side of the base curve respecting the other ones, to make […]

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Both side margins

Automatically add a margin on both sides. They will be created with uniform offset, you can later edit the resulting margins according to your needs. Steps Select the curve to add the margin to. Set the offset option in the command line. The margins will be added on the model Options Offset: the offset used […]

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Multiple margins

This command will add a given number of margins on a constant offset. Steps Select the curve to add the margin to. Set the option given in the form Click Ok (or press space) to confirm Options Offset: the base offset to use for creating the first margin. Subsequent ones will use multiples of this […]

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Stabs

Stabs are helpful objects used to rappresent punches. This command allows you to add a series of these stabs to the model parametrically. Steps Select the target curve you want to add the stabs to or select the stab you want to edit Select a method and fill in the options that are given. Click […]

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Stab on intersection

Stabs are helpful objects used to rappresent punches. This command allows you to add a stab on an intersection between curves. Steps Select the target curves. The stabs will be added on each intersection between the selected curves Set the option in the windows that shows up Click Ok (or press space) to confirm Options […]

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Stab on constrained curve

Stabs are helpful objects used to rappresent punches. This command allows you to add a series of these stabs to the model parametrically, on a set of segments, with two optional intersection that constrain it; Steps Create the curve where the stabs will be placed by creating a constrained chain: 1.1 Select the segments you […]

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Stab on any point

Stabs are helpful objects used to rappresent punches. This command allows you to add a stab anywhere. Steps Pick a point in the model. This will be the center of the stab Choose the radius and click Ok (or press space) to confirm Notes You can move the stab by dragging around its center […]

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Gimp lines

Gimp lines are replications on a target baseline of a given pattern curve, which is deformed basing on the local geometry of the target curve. They are used to draw stitching lines or other repeated design on a existing line. Steps Select the curve you want to use as a repeated pattern or select the […]

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Marker creation and edit

Markers are fixed geometries that can be placed on a given target curve. This command allows you to place or edit one marker and set its parameters Steps Select the target curve you want to add the marker to or select the marker you want to edit Click two points on the curve to set […]

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Rebuild baselines

This command allows you rebuild a baseline, resetting the number of controlpoint, the degree of the curve and also the angle-threshold to filter the corner. Steps Select the baseline that you want to rebuild. Fill in the options that are given and click Ok (or press space) to confirm Options Angle threshold: the angles bigger […]

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Border Templates

This command allows you to create, edit, store and apply to a boundary side a set of entities that can be created with this plugin Steps Type the name of the desired template, press Enter (or click on the suggestion) to load it or use the import button (or press L) to choose a template […]

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Convert to baseline

This command allows you to convert all the selected entities into baselines. Steps Select a entities that you want to convert into baseline. Press Enter to convert the curves Remarks All the dependencies will remain after the convertion. […]

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Copy along curve

This command allows you to duplicate a curve a number of times along a path curve. Steps Select the object to copy along the curve. Select the path curve, where the object will be copied along. Set the number of copies and the distance between them. Press Enter to confirm. […]

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Arrow creation

Create an arrow from two specified points. This may be useful when annotating a model. Steps Pick the point where you wish the arrow to point to. Pick the point where the arrow should start. […]

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Insert corner on baselines

This command allows you to add one or more corner points on a baseline. Steps Select a baseline that you want to edit by adding corner point. Add the points that will become corner. Press Enter to confirm. Remarks To remove corner points, right click on the J_CrvInsertCorner button to call J_CrvRebuildBySegs. […]

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Remove corner on baselines

This command allows you to remove one or more corner points on a baseline. Steps Select the baseline with the corner points that you want to remove. Remove the points by clicking on them. Press Enter to confirm. Remarks To use this command right click on the J_CrvInsertCorner button. […]

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Curve edit with preview

Edit an existing curve using her grip points while the original curve remain shown on the screen. Steps Pick a curve to edit with preview. When the edit is done press Escape to remove the original curve and the grip points. Remarks It is possible in the option menu to hide the ghost curve if […]

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Curve measurement

Measure a distance and add an annotation to the model with the result of the operation. Steps Select the curve to measure on Select the first point on the curve to start the measurement Select the end point of the measurement on the curve Remarks All the added measurement will use the same units of […]

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Color assignment

Reassign to all the pattern curves the pre-set default color Steps Click on the bucket icon All the pattern curves will change color Remarks The color are taken from the current settings for the user. You may change them in the Options under the Pattern Options page. […]

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Entity selection

This command allows you to select all the entities of the same type. Steps Select an entity to automatically select all the the other entities with the same type i.e.: if you select a notch, all the notches in the document will be selected. […]

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Unused curve selection

This command allows you to select different type of entities. Steps Click on the different entities type to add/remove them to the selection Press Enter or Right click to confirm the selection Options EntitiesWithoutDependant: Select the curves that are not a node and are not grouped with a node OtherCurves: select the basecurves without dependant […]

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Spring curves

Spring a given set of lines around a selected rotation point. Steps Select the lines you want to rigidly rotate Select a base line you want to spring Select the part of the line you want to rotate Select the part of the line you want to keep fixed Continue selection or right click/enter to […]

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Import scan data

Use this command to import any image file and align it with the existing model Steps Choose the image file to use Click two points in the image. You can use the mouse wheel (or press +/–) to zoom and arrow keys to navigate Click two points in the Rhino document you are creating. The […]

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Join baselines

This command allows you to connect baselines together to form a single entities. Steps Select a series of baselines that you want to join together. Press Enter to join the curves Remarks To being able to join two baselines, the two ends need to touch each other. […]

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Dependancy transfer

This command allows you to move dependencies between two selected lines. By dependants we mean any object whose geometry derive from other objects geometry. Steps Select one curve. This will be the red curve. Select another curve, which will be the blue curve. The two selected objects will be highlighted and a dialog will open. […]

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Entity duplication

This command allows you to select and duplicate a dependant entity. The duplicated curve will retain all the dependencies. Steps Click on a dependant entity A new dependant entity with the same parameters is created […]

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Split curve

This command allows you to split a single curve into multiple curves, based on a series of selected splitting point. Steps Select the base curve you want to split Pick the points on the base curve where you want to split it. Press Enter or Right Click to confirm and split the curve in the […]

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Partialization

This command can be used to reduce the extension of a dependant curve (like a margin or a gimp line) which normally covers the extension of the whole parent curve. You can also use this command to trim a base curve Steps Choose the curve that you want to reduce Click the point where you […]

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Base curve create

Use this command to draw a new NURBS curve picking a set of its point Steps Click on the points that generates the curves Use right-click to confirm Options Degree: the degree of the NURBS curve to draw KnotStyle: the type of interpolation between the picked points Corner: toggle corner mode, which on the next […]

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