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Internal Polygon/Line

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Objective

Create Internal Polygons and Lines inside a Pattern.


Location

Main Menu ▶ 2D Pattern ▶ Create ▶ Internal Polygon/Line

2D Toolbar ▶  Internal Polygon/Line


Operation

  1. Follow the indicated guideline below: 

    Main Menu ▶ 2D Pattern ▶ Create ▶ Internal Polygon/Line

    2D Toolbar ▶  Internal Polygon/Line

  2. Click within a Pattern to establish the start point of an Internal Polygon/Line.

  3. Drag the mouse and click as needed to freehand the Internal Polygon/Line.

  4. Right click while freehanding the Internal Polygon/Line to access the Create Internal Polygon/Line window.

  5. Use Length, Mirror Creation, and Position options to create the Internal Polygon/Line more precisely and conveniently.

    Option Description
    Length Length

     Designate the length to be created next.

     When the Mirror Creation option is active, the Length will be applied to the mirrored line as well.

    Option
    (ver5.0.0)

    Mirror Creating  The Internal Polygon/Line is created symmetrically.
     The starting point converts to a closed point.
    Axis Local   Symmetric lines are created based on the starting point (local).
    X-Axis  Symmetric lines are created based on the X-Axis.
    Y-Axis  Symmetric lines are created based on the Y-Axis.
    Position Left  Set the distance between the Internal Polygon/Line and the Pattern outline on its left.
    Right  Set the distance between the Internal Polygon/Line and the Pattern outline on its right.
    Top  Set the distance between the Internal Polygon/Line and the Pattern outline on its top.
    Bottom  Set the distance between the Internal Polygon/Line and the Pattern outline on its bottom.
  6. To complete an Internal Polygon, click the start point.
    On the other hand, to complete an Internal Line, double click the last point.

※ Note: 

  • Right click inside a Pattern to open the Create Internal Polygon window and type in desired values.
    → An Internal Polygon is created with the designated values (ver2.5.0).

  • Click inside a Pattern to create the start point of an Internal Line. Then, drag and right click to open the Create Internal Polygon window. Enter desired values.
    → An Internal Line is created with the designated values (ver2.5.0).

  • Hold down the Ctrl key as creating an Internal Polygon/Line to create curves.

  • Hold down the Shift key to drag the mouse in straight lines or in 45º diagonal lines.
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    rverma

    Is it possible to break the link and assign the internal line(s) to another pattern?

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    rverma

    Figured :) it's simple copy and paste. I was taking it too seriously. :)