Select/Move Point/Segment

Objective

Modify Patterns and Internal Shapes by moving points and segments.


Location

Main Menu ▶ 2D Pattern ▶ Edit ▶ Edit Pattern 

2D Toolbar ▶ Edit Pattern


Operation 

Select

  1. Follow the indicated guideline below: 

    Main Menu ▶ 2D Pattern ▶ Edit ▶ Edit Pattern 

    2D Toolbar ▶ Edit Pattern


  2. Click a point or segment of a Pattern or Internal Shape.
    → The point or segment is selected. 
    → When there are multiple points or segments, a pop-up menu appears allowing you to select the desired one.
      
  3. To select multiple points and segments, hold down the Shift key on the keyboard when clicking them.
    → All clicked points and segments are selected.
      
  4. Or, click and drag on the 2D window to encompass points and segments to be selected with the marquee box.
    → All points and segments inside the marquee box are selected.

 

Move

  1. Follow the indicated guideline below: 

    Main Menu ▶ 2D Pattern ▶ Edit ▶ Edit Pattern 

    2D Toolbar ▶ Edit Pattern

  2. Click and drag the Pattern or use the arrow keys.

  3. Hold down the Shift key or Ctrl key (Mac: command) while moving the point or segment. 
    → The point or segment can be moved in precise vertical, horizontal, or diagonal lines, or in its slope.

  4. Or, right click or hit F1 key (Mac: Ctrl) while moving the point or segment to type in distance moved.

     

    OptionDescription
    Distance MovedType in the how much a segment or a point is moved.
    X-Axis (ver. MD8)Type in how much a point is moved on x-axis. 
    This option does not appear for segments.
    Y-Axis (ver. MD8)Type in how much a point is moved on Y-axis. 
    This option does not appear for segments.

※ Note: If it is cumbersome to select Patterns using the Edit Pattern tool, use the Transform Pattern tool.

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