The menu bar contains the following functions.
The tool bar consists of selector buttons for the functions that are same with those given in the menu bar, selector buttons for other functions and information display section.
The standard tool bar provides buttons corresponding to the functions contained in the menu that are frequently used. Six different tool bars are displayed. Display of each of the sub tool bars turns on and off.
The pointer tool bar is used to move the pointer that indicates the target element to the initial point to the last point or move it forward/backward element-by-element. The grid tool bar is used to specify on/off or interval of the grid display and grid modification.
Coordinates of input point to be displayed can be changed over between relative coordinates and absolute coordinates using the corresponding button.
Sub Tool Bar:
There are five kinds of sub tool bars such as configuration input, sewing input, needle point edit, sewing change and mechanical control command. They are used to specify input/edit functions.
The configuration input sub tool bar contains buttons used to specify the type of configuration to be input, buttons used to specify edit functions to add, move and delete configuration points of a configuration input, and buttons used to specify configuration operating functions to create a composite curve, offset configurations and divide configuration elements.
The sewing input sub tool bar contains buttons related to the sewing input, such as buttons used to specify sewing functions such as point sewing, normal sewing and zigzag stitching used to input a pattern based on a configuration, and satin stitching and darning stitching used to fill a closed pattern, and buttons used to specify reverse stitching input, multi-sewing input and jump input functions and sewing deleting functions.
The needle point edit tool bar has the buttons corresponding to edit function used to add, move and delete needle entry points and element dividing function used to divide data at needle entry points.
The sewing change sub tool bar contains buttons corresponding to functions to change sewing order, sewing direction, stitch pitch (stitch length), sewing speed, jump speed and zigzag stitch density.
The mechanical control command tool bar contains buttons used to specify functions to input mechanical control commands such as thread trimming and pause, parameter changing function and mechanical control command deleting function.
Two of the buttons contained in the sub tool bars may sometimes be used in combination. In this case, the buttons that will remain inoperative even if the mouse cursor is positioned and mouse button is clicked will be displayed in gray.