Offset Pattern Outline

Objective

Extend the Pattern outline while maintaining its original shape.  (v.2.5.0)

    

Location

  • Popup Menu (right-click on Pattern) → Offset Pattern Outline

   

Operation

  1. 2D Toolbar →  (Edit Pattern) /  (Transform) Pattern Tool → Select a Pattern Segment or Pattern
      
  2. Find and click the menu indicated in Location.
    → The Offset Pattern Outline window will appear.
      
  3.  Adjust the values for the available settings:

    Distance

    Sets the distance of the offset outline from the selected segment or Pattern.

    Number of OffsetsSets the number of Pattern outlines that are offset.

    Total Distance

    Multiplies the Distance and Number of Offsets for the Total Distance value.

    Create Internal Line

    Creates an Internal Line where the original segment or Pattern existed.

    Extend Side Segments (Ver. MD6.5)Extends the Pattern outline while matching the angles of the segments on either side.
    Default CornerExtends the Pattern outline all around the selected segment or Pattern.
    Right Angled CornerExtends the Pattern outline all around the selected segment or Pattern, while converting corners to right angles.
    Unfilled CornerExtends the Pattern outline all around the selected segment or Pattern, except for corners.
    Point DirectionExtends the Pattern outline all around the selected segment or Pattern, based on the points and their direction.

      

  4. Click OK.
    → The Pattern outline or segment will be offset based on the settings applied.
  • No labels