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Pleats Fold

Using Pleats Fold

Pleats Fold Options

 

 

Pleats Fold

- Auto assign fold angles based on the direction of the pleats.

- Select the Pleats Fold tool from the 2D toolbar.



Using Pleats Fold

- Select the Pleats Fold tool from the 2D toolbar and navigate to the 2D Window.

- Click on the pattern to designate the start point of the pleats direction. Then, drag the mouse towards the direction the pleats will be folded.

- Double click to complete the guide line.

- Make sure to encompass all internal lines that fold angles should be assigned to.

- The Pleats Fold Window will appear.

 

Pleats Fold Options

  • Pleats Type

- Select the desired pleats type among following options: knife pleats, box pleats, and accordion pleats.

 

  • Options
    • REVERSE DIRECTION
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      Change the fold direction of the pleats

    • FOLD ANGLE
      -  Set fold angle range that will be applied to the pleats pattern.
      -  Choose among Preset or enter the desired value.

    • NUMBER OF INTERNAL LINES PER PLEATS
      - Decide whether two or three internal lines will be included per pleats.
      -  If internal lines that are supposed to have 180° fold angles are not established within the pleats pattern, select two for NUMBER OF INTERNAL LINES PER PLEATS.

- After the adjusting the options, hit OK.

- The outside folds will be highlighted in red whereas the inside folds will be highlighted in green.

- The pleats pattern will be folded based on the settings when the Simulation is activated.

 

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