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Decorations

J_DecorationCreate
J_DecorationEdit

Create and edit decoration

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

  1. Select the set of curves you want to use as a repeated pattern or select the existing
    decoration you want to edit. Press Enter (or right-click) to end selection
  2. Select the target curve you want to add the decoration to
  3. Set the options in the window that shows up and click Ok

Decoration tutorial

Options

Method

  • Distance: distance between the decorations in the series
  • Number: number of decorations in the series

Distance from

  • Distance from start: the distance, calculated from the start of the curve, from where the pattern series will begin
  • Distance from end: the distance, calculated from the end of the curve, where the pattern series will finish
  • You can also use the pick start button (or press W) and pick end button (or press E) to choose points on the curve

Properties

  • Scale X: The scale factor applied to the horizontal dimension of the pattern
  • Scale Y: The scale factor applied to the vertical dimension of the pattern
  • Offset value: the offset value is the distance from the target curve where the pattern series will be created
  • Flip button (shortcut T): if you are using the offset, move the decoration to the other side of the curve

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