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      If you want a slash to enter at a dart edge on a seam line use the SNAPTO sub-command INTERS(ECTION).   Some times there will be more than 1 intersection close together.  The computer may not be able to tell which of the intersections you want to SELECT.  In such a case, use E(ND OF) and SELECT one of the lines that makes the intersection. If you want to only make sure that the slash line begins or ends on a seam line use the SNAPTO sub-command NEAR(EST).


     As you move the cursor to the menu on the screen to SELECT the next SNAPTO sub-command, you will see a white line stretch from the CROSS-HAIRS to the point you have chosen as the beginning of your line.  The purpose of this line is to aid you in visualizing where the line will form when you SELECT the next point.  No fixed line will be established until you click the SELECT button while the CROSS-HAIRS appear on the drawing screen.  The computer will now say:
        Current line-width is 0.0000
    Arc/Close/Half width/Length/Under/<End point of line>:
If it does not say the line-width is 0.0000, you need to change it to 0.0000.  Type W and ENTER and then type 0.0000 and ENTER to correct the line width.)
    The computer will repeat this "command prompt" until you end the line drawing sequence by clicking ENTER.
    (If you click the ENTER button, no line will form.  You will be left with a vertex dot on the screen where you SELECT your first (and/or last) point.  This will go away if you use the REGENerate command.)

4.4.  Create another point by clicking the SELECT button at the place on the pattern where you plan to pivot when you "spread" .
    If you are pivoting around a bust point or similar point, make a point at that spot.  It is wise to have already marked this point with a drawn X or a SMLDOT ahead of time.  (Use SNAPTO CENT(ER) for a DOT or SNAPTO INTERS(ECTION) FOR AN X).  If the pivot point is on a seam line or you are only spreading, just go directly to the seam line that the slash exits through, select NEAR(EST) from the menu  and click the SELECT button when the CROSS-HAIRS are at the desired spot.

4.4.1. After you click the SELECT button you will see the white line quickly disappear and reappears a black line.  When you move the CROSS-HAIRS you will see that the line is now fixed in place.  The white line from the CROSS-HAIRS will now pivot off the new "second" point.

4.4.2. If you do not like the placement of the vertex point, TYPE UNDO and ENTER.  You will see that the white line has changed back to pivoting off the previous point.  Just SELECT the next point again.  You can UNDO back through all