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Lettering 2 (Individual Settings)

When you create the lettering in Embird, you may specify either global settings for the whole text or individual settings for each character. In this example, the meaning of the individual settings is demonstrated. The text being inserted consists of two "E" letters, each one having its own fill pattern.

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

2 - Select "Insert -> Text" menu (Picture No. 1).

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Embird Tutorial - Lettering 2 (Individual Settings)

3 - The "Insert Text" dialog box will appear on the screen (Picture No. 2). In the "Plug-in" box you can choose the alphabet which will be used for characters. After choosing the alphabet, type the "EE" text into the "Text" box at the bottom of the "Insert" tab. (Picture No. 2).

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Embird Tutorial - Lettering 2 (Individual Settings)

4 - Click "Properties" tab. Specify the text height "50 mm" or "2 inches" (arrow 1 in Picture No. 3). The characters must be large enough, otherwise the fill pattern effect is not visible. Click "Individual settings" option in the "Use" box at the bottom of the "Properties" tab (arrow 2). Then click the "..." button of the first "E" character at the right side of the screen (arrow 3).

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Embird Tutorial - Lettering 2 (Individual Settings)

5 - Choose "Fill 1" option in the "Pattern" box. Click "OK" button to confirm the settings (Picture No. 4).

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Embird Tutorial - Lettering 2 (Individual Settings)

6 - Click the  "..." button of the second "E" character at the right side of the screen (arrow 4 in Picture No. 3). Choose "Bricks 1" option in the "Pattern" box. Click "OK" button to confirm the settings.

7 - Finally, click "OK" button to create the lettering and insert it into Editor window.

8 - Use "File -> Save As" command to save the whole design to a file on your disk. Specify the format and the file name of the new design in the dialog boxes which appear on the screen.

9 - Click "Manager" menu to switch to Manager window. Display the design on the screen - double click its filename in the "Files" box at right panel. In case you have the "Options -> Photorealistic 3D Drawing" option set to ON, you will see the difference in fill patterns of "EE" characters.

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Embird Tutorial - Lettering 2 (Individual Settings)

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