Embird Embroidery Software
Upgrade 2017

Adding Stop Point

1 - Run Embird and click "Editor" menu to switch to Editor window.

2 - Select "File -> Open" menu to open a file, into which the Stop (color change) point is going to be inserted.

3 - Click "Freehand Select Mode" button. (Picture No. 1).

Picture No. 1

Freehand select mode

4 -  In the Freehand Select Mode, select an area (see also Interactive Free-Hand Splitting), which will follow the Stop point in the new design. In this example, it is "b" character. Once you have selected the area, click "Split" button to separate selected red stitches into a new object (Picture No. 2).

Picture No. 2


5 - Now you can see that there are two objects in "Object Order Bar" at the right side of the screen. Near each object there is a small box containing the colors of the object. Double-click left mouse button on the box containing the color which you want to change (Picture No. 3).

Picture No. 3

Double click to change color

6 - Choose the new color in the dialog box that appears on the screen.  (Picture No. 4). Click "OK" button to confirm the new color.

Picture No. 4

Choose new color

7 - Now you can see in "Object Order Bar" at the right side of the screen that the objects have different colors. This means, that the Stop (color change) point will be inserted into the final design.

8 - Use "File -> Save As" command to save the whole design to a file on your disk. (Picture No. 5).  Specify the format and the file name of the new design in the dialog boxes which appear on the screen.

Picture No. 5

Select Save As

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