This tool allows you to view all the details on each piece of geometry that is currently on the canvas.

Important!

Changes you make in the Properties tool are immediatly effective and not reversible. If you need to revert back, close the tool and use the Step Back feature.

Select an item to view its properties.

All of the properties of the selected item will be displayed. These properties may differ, depending on what type of geometry is selected.

You can edit some of the properties yourself.

Object

This is the type of geometry, such as a point or line. Learn more about the geometry.

ID

This is unique ID assigned to this item by the program. It has an abbreviated version of its description as well as a system pattern number. 

For example, p3_ctr_nk_p = Pattern 3 Center Neck Point.

Description

This is a human readable description. You are free to change it to whatever you want.

X Position

This is the position of the item on the X axis.

Y Position

This is the position of the item on the Y axis.

Start Point

This is the start point of the selected item.

End Point

This is the end point of the selected item.

Length

This is the total length of the selected item.

Seam Allowance

This is the seam allowance associated with the selected item. You can change the seam allowance individually with this option.

Layer

This is the layer that the item is located on. You can change this using the Move Items to Layer tool.

Type

Types dictate the color and purpose of objects. You can change this, but be careful doing so. Some tools only work with certain styles. Key styles are the most versatile. Learn more about the different types.

Connected Items

This list includes all the items that are attached or associated with this item. This is helpful information to have when you are moving things around. For example, if a point is connected to several lines or curves, moving it will change those connected items.

Curve Points

This list includes all the curve points associated with a selected curve.

Other Info

There are some items that have very specialized information and it will be displayed in this section. See the point below for an example.