Furniture design software DESIGN SINTEZ

Cabinets -Generated multielement units

Additional details  - parameters

In this case the  word "detail" means an additional cabinet detail (panel) .  It  generates together with the cabinet and can create an own element nomenclature and layers.

Additional detail-main window

The unit of measure is set for each detail separately. For elements with a unit of measure l.m. can be selected on what axis to calculate its nomenclature. Their sizes and position can be set by entering of distances.

Click the mouse left button and select a flag Add detail. Enter its parameters. The available options  are:
Vertical - Creates a vertical element to a cabinet. The values of parameters Distance below and Distance  from above adjust  its  height and position, and parameters Left distance and Right distance -  its  length. The positive values decrease and the negative increase  its sizes. If you have not entered values for distances, the detail will be generated on the cabinet full face. The values  Distance in front and Distance behind set an element  position on the cabinet depth direction.
Horizontal- Creates a horizontal element. Its parameters are:

  • Distance below - Sets a distance between a cabinet base point and the detail's bottom plain. The positive values move the element upwards, and negative - downwards. 
  • Distance  from above -  Doesn't change an element position.
  • Distance in front, Distance behind - Defines the element's width and position. The positive values decrease the size, and negative increase it.
  • Left distance,Right distance - Adjusts the detail's length and position. The positive values decrease the size, and negative increase it.

If you have no entered distances, the element will be generated on the full sizes of the cabinet's bottom base point.

Buttons for automatic setting of combination of details - These buttons activate the necessary number of free additional details and adjusts their parameters so to create the shown design.

Back panel edgebands
Button Thickness of edgebands - In this section is determined the personal thickness of the edgebands of the detail. It is selected from the drop-down list and for each edgeband can be set different thickness. If the thickness of the edgebands will be taken off from the size of the material , check the option of the respective  edgeband, which thickness will decrease the size of the detail. If the taking off will be made for all edgebands, check the option For all edgebands.

Option Doubles the thickness of the element and the quantity of the element nomenclature - The active option doubles the element thickness. The element's area doubles with the purposes of the price offer, too. This element  will participate twice in the cutting list and cutting map. The element nomenclature of the edgeband by default is a single. To create a double edgeband nomenclature, use double click on the option. Loads a window where you have to select  Double edgeband and click Set.In the drawing the detail will look as a one common element.

Checkbox  Saves distance and size of a detail and Scales the distance depending on the current cabinet dimension - These two options have a mutually supplemented function. Their combination allow you to save the position and the size of additional details after changing the dimensions of the created unit.

For example: We have a cabinet with sizes Length = 100cm., Height = 70 cm. and   Depth = 50cm.  Let's create an additional detail with these distances: Left distance = 10 cm. and Right  distance = 5 cm. The result is an element 85 cm. long. Select the checkbox Saves distance and size of a detail for the Left distance. For the Right distance check Scales the distance depending on the current cabinet dimension.

Let's change the cabinet's length on 150cm. Here what result is received:
    1. The detail doesn't change its left position (Left distance remains 10 cm.) and length (85 cm.)
    2. The Right distance recalculates and becomes 150-10-85=55 cm.
  If these options are changed we will receive: Length = 85 cm., Right distance = 5 cm. The Left distance becomes 150-5-85= 60cm.

If the option Scales the distance depending on the current cabinet dimension  is checked  for one distance only , then the size of the additional element and this distance will be changed proportionally to the edited cabinet sizes. For example: Let's generate a cabinet with height 75cm. We create a vertical additional element to it with distance from below 10cm. and an active option Scales the distance depending on the current cabinet dimension. The element's  height becomes 65cm. Let's change the cabinet height on 90 centimetres. The coefficient of the size changing  will be  90/75= 1.2.  The element distance from below becomes 1.2*10=12cm., and its height - 1.2*65 = 78 cm.

If the checkbox Scales the distance depending on the current cabinet dimension  is checked for 2 opposite distances, the scaling will be executed for these two distances and for the detail's size. For example: We have a cabinet with: Lenght = 100 cm.,  Left distance=5 cm. and Right distance = 5 cm. The element's  lenght becomes 90cm. Let's change the cabinet length on 200 cm. The coefficient of size changing  is 200/100=2. The entered distances become 2*5=10 cm., and the detail's  length becomes 2*90=180 cm.

distance measurement - This button returns you in the drawing to measure the necessary distance. Press the button and specify the distance's two end points. The measured value will be loaded into the field automatically. This operation makes easier the setting of the necessary distances during the additional details' creation.

The initial form of each detail is rectangular. But it can be changed. Press the button Edit shape. A new window opens. Here you can create non-rectangular shapes and to save them in a library. The way of work here is similar to that in the form  Construction settings -Top.

The possible  deviation at calculation of the edgeband's quantity for non-standard  shapes   is  5-10 % (with positive or negative sign).

Rotation  - Here you can set an rotation angle of the additional detail. The rotation makes in two directions:

  • On Z - The rotation is around the front down left element point. The positive values rotate element counter-clockwise, the negative - clockwise.If you use Vertical additional detail the parameters Front distance and Back distance  will change into Move to right and Move to back. This way you can change details position. The positive values move details to the right and inwards. Accordingly, the negative values move them to the left and forward.
  • On X - The detail rotates: for vertical detail - around the down left side; for horizontal details the rotation is around the detail's central axis.
  • On Y - The rotation is around the front down left detail's point. The positive values rotate element clockwise, the negative - counter-clockwise.

The created element can get holes in it. Their number and sizes depend on the entered into the fields Number of holes and Radius values. The layer of an element is also a layer of a hole's edgeband. They don't generate an element nomenclature.

The Preview shows the cabinet in a schematic view. The button becomes active if there is an active additional detail. The active in the moment detail is shown in red colour, and the others - in blue.

Always shows preview after parameter editing - When the option is active, any changes of the detail parameters will be displayed in the preview. For this it must be active (Preview button opens it).

Cancels entered parameters -Restores the parameters of the current additional detail in mode by default. The operation is a personal for each detail and requires confirmation.I f the option on the right is checked, the parameters of all additional details will be set in a mode by default and they become inactive.

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