The main features of Object Inspector (1) are described in Main Window chapter.
Right click on selected object or objects in Object Inspector to access a pop-up menu for operations with selected objects.
For meaning of Group and Ungroup commands please see Main Menu / Objects chapter.
To select and manipulate joined and grouped objects, use the Part Inspector window (2) beneath the Object Inspector window. It is not possible to select these parts directly on the Work Area.
To change sewing order of objects in Object Inspector, select an object with a right click and drag it to its new position in the list. Then release the right button and, from the menu that appears, choose whether the selection should be placed Before or After the item. You can also choose the Set Identical Parameters to copy parameters from one object to another, or Set Identical Color to copy color one object to another.
The meaning of other controls associated with object inspector is:
(3) Magnifying window. This window displays enlarged area around mouse cursor. It aids precise placement of nodes, allowing user to maintain view of design in the Work Area. To hide this window, use View/Zoom Window; this will enlarge the Parts Inspector window. When cursor moves over Object Inspector, this window displays enlarged object icon.
(4) Splitter for adjustment of size of the right panel. Useful when you need to enlarge the right panel to see text labels, for example.
(5) Splitter for adjustment of Object Inspector / Parts Inspector size.
(6) Buttons for browsing in Object Inspector. Buttons with arrow icons serve to skip objects of the same color or connected by connection. They help to browse the objects list faster when you need to find and select next or previous group of objects. Check box at the left side allows to use 'refined search' for browsing, which means that selection moves not only to items containing a jump stitch or change in the object color, but also to items containing a change in the object type.
The meaning of icons in below table is as follows: 1. Icon for showing/hiding object, 2. Small picture of object, 3. Indicator of jump stitch and/or color change before object. 4. Type of object, 5. Indicator of jumps and/or color changes inside of joined. grouped or clustered objects, 6. Number of object, 7. Number of color.
Object is Sfumato. Sfumato is an optional part of the Digitizing Studio.