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  8.  SAVEING A DRAWING AND ENDING A WORK -SESSION    56

CHAPTER VIII   SLASHING A PATTERN FOR FLAT PATTERN MANIPULATION    58
A QUICK OUTLINE OF CUT AND SPREAD    58
DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS FOR SLASHING AND SPREADING A PATTERN FOR FLAT PATTERN MANIPULATION    60
1.2.  TURN DRAFTING AND DIMENSION LINES OFF OR ON     60
2.  PUTTING MATCHING SYMBOLS DOTS ON THE PATTERN    61
3.  DELETE THE Drafting Lines LINES BEFORE CUTTING    62
4.  CUT(TING) (SLASHING) A PATTERN PIECE    62
4.1.  PLINE (DRAWING) A CUTTING (SLASH) LINE    62
4.2.1.  USING THE SNAPTO FUNCTIONS TO J(OIN) POINTS WITH MECHANICAL ACCURACY    63
4.3.  CONTINUING DRAWING A LINE AFTER YOU HAVE FOUND THE START POINT    64
5. USING THE CUT COMMAND    65
6.  MARKING THE PATTERN WITH MATCHING SYMBOLS: NOTCHES, DIAMONDS OR DOTS    66
7.  CUT AWAY PATTERN PIECE IN WAIST DART AREA AND ERASE DART SEAM LINES    68
8.  ROTATE(ING) PATTERN PIECES TO LINE UP SEAMS IN ORDER TO MAKE ACCURATE MATCHING MARKS    69
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9.  THE SNAP COMMAND    70
10.  THE ORTHO COMMAND    70
11.  MOVE(ING) A PATTERN PIECE    71
12.  USING THE XARC COMMAND TO ROUND OF CORNERS OF THE BUST    72
13.  EXPLODE(ING) A PATTERN PIECE SO UNNEEDED LINES CAN BE ERASED AND SEAM LINES CAN BE CONNECTED.    73
14.   JOINING EXPLODED CURVED LINES BACK TOGETHER WITH PEDIT COMMAND    74
15.  USE THE PEDIT COMMAND TO JOIN ALL THE PATTERN SEGMENTS TOGETHER    74
15.3.  USING FIT CURVE OR SPLINE TO SMOOTH OUT "FRACTURED" J(OINED) LINES    75
16.  TROUBLE SHOOTING A PEDIT(ED) POLYLINE THAT DOES NOT CLOSE PROPERLY    76
17.  CHANGE(ING) LINE COLOR    78
17.6.  CHANGE(ING) THE LINE TYPE    78
18.   MAKE FACINGS     79
19.  USE OFFSET TO CREATE BASIC FACING LINES.    80
20.  USE EXTEND TO MAKE CURVED OFFSET FACING LINES MEET AND JOIN SEAM LINES.    81
21.  REMOVE LEFT OVER PATTERN LINES FROM THE FACING WITH TRIM AND ERASE    81
22.  USE XARC TO BLEND FACING LINES WITH CURVES    81

CHAPTER IX  CHANGING FINISHED PATTERN SIZES    83
1. The STRETCH command    83
2.  OFFSET will work fairly well if you want to grade a pattern by fixed increments    83