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Offset Pattern Outline

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Objective

Extend the Pattern outline while maintaining its original shape (ver3.0.0).


Location

Right Click Pop-Up Menu ▶ Offset Pattern Outline


Operation

  1. With the  Transform Pattern tool or the  Edit Pattern tool, select the entire or partial Pattern outline.

  2. Follow the indicated guideline below: 

    Right Click Pop-Up Menu ▶ Offset Pattern Outline

    → The Offset Pattern Outline Window appears.

  3. Adjust following options as needed.

    Distance

      Set how much in distance the Pattern outline is extended.

    Number of Offsets   Set the number of offsets to be created.

    Total Distance

      Total Distance = Distance x Number of Offsets

    Create
    Internal Line

      Create Internal Lines at where the original Pattern outlines existed.

    Side Segment Type Perpendicular   Extends the Pattern outline perpendicular to the selected Pattern outline.
    Extend
    Side Segments
    (ver3.0.0)
      Extends the Pattern outline while matching the angles of the segments on either side.

    Mirror

    (ver5.0.0)

      Extends the Pattern outline based on the corner angle created with the selected Pattern outline and its adjacent one.

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    Default Corner   Extends the Pattern outline all around the selected segment or Pattern.
    Right Angled Corner   Extends the Pattern outline all around the selected segment or Pattern and converting corners to right angles.
    Unfilled Corner   Extends the Pattern outline all around the selected segment or pattern, except for corners.


  4. Click OK.
    → The Pattern outlines are offset according to the settings.
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