CUSTOM PATTERN MAKER - Introduction - pg 52
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      TYPE ENTER.  This will cause the block (or whatever SYMBOL) to be perpendicular to the line.  If you don't want this, then TYPE N and ENTER and they will be inserted with a vertical alignment to the page.)  The computer will then say:
    Number of segments:  TYPE in the length of the segments you want the object divided into and ENTER.  You will see the SMLDOT touching the line at the correct intervals.

6.7.   THE DIVIDE COMMAND will divide a line object into equal segments (LINE, ARC, CIRCLE, POLYLINE), placing vertexes at the DIVIDEing points.   (Like MEASURE , it does not break the line into segments.)
Pick the object (PLINE) you want to DIVIDE and the computer will say:
        <Number of segments>/Block:
If you TYPE and ENTER a number, it will DIVIDE the line into  that many equal segments. However, you will not be able to see where these measured out point are. You will need to use a BLOCK to show where the point are.

        6.7.1.  If you TYPE B(LOCK) the computer will say:
            Block name to insert:  At this point you can TYPE the name of a BLOCK drawing, if you want the computer to insert it at each of the divide points.  The next thing the computer will ask is:
Align block with object?<Y>
If you choose Y(ES), the computer will insert the BLOCK drawing perpendicular to the lines of the object.

        6.7.2.  Last of all the computer will ask:  Number of segments:
This is where you type the number of segments you want.


     It is possible to write text anywhere on the pattern or the page.  The DTEXT command appears on the TEXT fly-out menu on the DRAW pop-down menu.  DTEXT allows you to see the text in place on the screen as you type it and functions much like a typewriter.
    You will need to make your own determination about what text and where to place it according to your working  circumstances.  Usually it is wise to identify each through the style name, the size, the pattern piece name and the date the pattern was made.  In custom made circumstances the name of the person it is for and some pertinent measurement indications are useful for future use references.


    C.P.M. gives you a choice of 3 styles of letter fonts.  SIMPLEX is the recommended style because the computer uses the least amount of points to create the