The View Menu

Show interlacement is checked by default. Without interlacement the drawdown shows color with no shadowing to help the warp and weft colors appear as if they are woven.

By default, the front view (face) of the drawdown shows.

Numeric tie-up, warp, and weft choices cause numbers for the shafts and treadles to show on the design screen instead of black rectangles. At zoom level 7 and lower, the numbers no longer show for warp and weft even if the numeric selection is clicked. Tie-up can no longer show numbers at zoom level 9.

The Structure Only selection removes color and is useful in designing structures such as Jin and Double Weave to check the interlacement. When using Structure Only with a large design, zoom in to see the structure. Normally the structure view is used with Quick or Full Render.

Cloth Sim shows a 3d type view that may be rotated and manipulated to simulate how light will reflect on the woven pattern. See Cloth Sim.

Cloth View shows a flat image of the entire project. See ClothView

The Full Render view takes into account thread thickness and interlacement to produce a more realistic image; Full Render is slower, so the option to use Quick Render is available for a quick look.

Zoom levels can changed on this menu, with the mouse, or by holding the ctrl key down and pressing the key with the plus or minus sign. It is not necessary to also hold down the shift key zoom in and out.

Zoom levels can also be changed by holding down the ctrl key and using the scroll wheel on the mouse while hovering over the drawdown, threading, weft or tie-up area of the screen.

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