This is the tool form that is opened when you run the Automatic Nicks tool.
Choose the required master tool settings from the drop-down list. A local override can be applied to these settings using the edit button .
All knives that are suitable for nicking are automatically selected. At this point you can use Ctrl-Click to add entities to or remove entities from the selection set.
Nicks will be automatically added to all the selected entities according to the current settings.
Add manual nicks
Nicks can be added to any entities in the drawing using the manual Add Nicks tool.
Remove all nicks
Select an entity from which to remove all the nicks.
Remove a single nick
Select a nick to remove.
Change nick symbols
Select an entity then choose a new symbol to be used on that entity.
Change nick pattern
Select an entity. The Nicking symbol edit form will appear. Enter new values for the pattern and press Ok.
The first internal waste area will be selected and automatically zoomed into. The manual Add Nicks tool will start.
The following options are only available when doing Internal waste:
Change a nick symbol
Select a nick then choose a New symbol.
Move nick symbol
Select a nick then pick a new position for it.
The next internal waste area will be selected and zoomed into. After the last internal waste area has been found a message to this effect will be displayed.
Use this option to toggle the visibility of nicks on common knives.
Use this option to toggle the visibility of nicks on waste areas.
Use this option to toggle the visibility of bridges.
Save and exit
Select this option when you have finished adding nicks.