Furniture design software DESIGN SINTEZ

Cabinets -Generated multielement units

Shelves, drawers and rods for clothes

Shelves - construction settings

By default there are  generate proportionally allocated shelves. Press the button Parameters in the section to change their settings.

Searching for  an element from the list for connection with operation - To find an element from the list,  enter its name in field below list with elements and press the button for searching in right of it. When there is match, respective element activates for connection with operation and stays active till unmark it. For searching for a next match  , press the button again.


Shelves

Edgeband thickness
Button Thickness of 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.

Transfers current edgebanding to the rest of the shelves in the area - Copies edgeband settings of the current shelf and transfers them to the rest of the shelves in the area. There is transferring information for that,  which ends of the detail are edgebanding ,what is personal thickness of edgebands and  is there  decrease of the element size with the edgebands’ thicknesses.


parameters - This is a button for quick access to the Parameters by default window for change of parameters. Page that opens depends on the chosen detail: a shelf, drawer or rod. If there is selected shelf opens page Shelves; for checked drawer - page Drawers. If the currently highlighted item is a rod - opens page Others. The changes in the active page saves by Save button.

Doubles the thickness of the element and the quantity of the element nomeclature - The active option doubles the shelf 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 shelf will look as a one common element. When changing the status of the parameter in the main module window (option Shelves), it isn't automatically reflected in this window, and you must change the settings here.

Proportionately allocation of remaining shelves - This button calculates the residual inner volume of the cabinet from the marked row in the list. Allocates the elements in height,on the basis of  the volume, thickness of the shelves material and the chosen mode of entering of the details (From above or From below) and arrange them proportionately. The operation executes for all elements in the list that are after the marked row,if among them there aren't drowers and rods. Only shelves can be allocated proportionately,regardless of the first element type. The button is visible when the option Always calculates the position (window Parameters by default --- page Others) is switched on.

Section  DimensioningOn centre  or On clean size  - These options allow to choose a way for dimensioning. The value is set for each shelf individually.

On center  or On clean size  - In the first case, the size applies from the end of the adjacent element (еnd panel or partition) to the half shelf thickness. In the second - towards its down edge. The choice becomes inactive if you select a shelf support scheme.

Template schemes of furniture fittings - They adjust the generating of shelves with shelf supports to them. If there is a selected scheme by default in Parameters by default, page Shelves of module Cabinet, it will be applied when you generate shelves.The shelf supports create own element nomenclature for pricing. In this case the dimensioning applies toward the center of pin diameter. The shelf supports position is defined depending on the shelf  depth and their number, set in the respective scheme.

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The built in-system program shelf supports (Model 1 or Model 2) are visible in the drawing. For additional user created schemes , shelf supports will be not displayed. They have entered in the dialog Parameters by default,  page Shelves.

The scheme becomes inactive if you select the options On centre or On clean size and vice versa.

The button Edit shape  loads a new window for edition of the shelf form. By default generates a rectangular element. Changing the parameters you can get  chamferred or/and rounded shelf.

Tranfers the form to the rest of the shelves -Copies the form of the current shelf with nonrectangular form and transfers it to the next shelves in the section.It transfers only the shelf shape. The distances and edgebanding of the current one do not transfer.

- That button brings you back in the job to measure the distance.To measure the distance between two points,on the respective axes,press the button and define first and end point.That distance automatically will enter into the field as a positive value.

The possible  deviation at edgeband quantity  calculation for unrectangular forms  is  5-10 %  (with positive or negative sign).


Cancels entered parameters - The button restores the rectangular shape of the shelf.

Buttons for automatically adjustment of shelf with defined shape parameters - These are buttons with geometrical form over them.To get a shelf with that shape, press left mouse button over respective button. For some shapes you should make some other settings ( for example for segments of shelves with beveled/rounded or cutted angles).

  Here each user can create and save in library concrete  parameters settings (shapes) of a shelf.  Enter all parameters, the template name  into the field above the button  Saves design  and press it. The new template adds to the list. If you want to load an already saved configuration, select its name in the list and press the button  Loads design. If you want to see the result, press  Preview. Similarly, for removal from the library, select a row and press the button  Deletes design.

Scales all parameters depending on the cabinet current sizes automatically - Automatically scales all parameters of a shelf depending on the ratio between the the original and the current abinet sizes of  specified in the main form of the module. The values of the radiuses are calculated depending on the new lengths of the linear sectors.  The edition of the size and simultaneous automatic recalculation makes in this working window only . If subsequently you change the cabinet sizes only in the module main window , you will get a disproportionate change of the detail form.

Drawers - construction settings


Drawers - construction settings

To make from some shelf  a drawer, specify the element in the list and check the option Drawer. Enter Box's height and Front's height.

The drawers generate their  own element nomenclature for the sides and edgeband. Additionally  generates  nomenclature for sliders (what nomenclature will be used  is defined automatically depending on a drawer depth. It calculates depending on the internal cabinet volume, the  entered front distance and the value  by default for Change the depth of the drawers). The residual depth is equalized to the closest equal or smaller  slider  length for box  generating and an automatic choice of nomenclature for a drawer slider. The depth of the drawer box defines by the slider length and the value of parameter Change the depth (the positive values decrease it and the negative ones - increase it. The length of the slider doesn't change. The value takes automatically from the form Parameters by default in module Cabinet --- Others. For each change of this value you have to enter the drawer's settings again.). You can change the drawer depth (the length of sliders to it), irrespective of already counted value. The sliders are not shown visually on the screen.

The length of the drawers is automatically decreased with the value into a field Decreases drawers length in the form Parameters by default.

To each drawer can be set individual construction, different than the others in the area.  They are create in module Cabinet ---> Parameters by default ---> page  Drawers and are choose for connection in the list Template constructions of drawers. The connection becomes as follows:

  1. Select a drawer in the list.
  2. Select template construction in the list Template  constructions of drawers with left mouse button. Right mouse button over it nullifies the made choice. If toward drawer isn’t attached construction , it will generate accordingly current values of the drawer parameters.

Box height  - The value in the field defines the outer height of the box case. It is possible to generate drawers with zero height of a case, with given height of the drawer front only. That makes possible the automatic adding of fronts towards the cabinet by module Group addition and deleting of units with the  buttons for allocation of fronts, even there hasn't a generated drawer.

Front's height  - You have to enter a personal value for a door's height to each box in the list. This parameter uses for the automatic set the value  Distance below for each next element (drawer, shelf). The entered values for doors are saved. They can be used from operation Group addition and deleting of units automatically to set their position for cabinets without partitions or with one / two partition.). The value for door distances in front is remembered, too. You can create the effect of the opened drawer (if the value for distance in front is negative).

equal drawers -This button automatically sets the parameters of the chosen area to generate several drawers with equal height of the cases and  fronts towards them. Enter a value for Box height and press it. The height of the fronts and the drawers position will be calculated and entered automatically, as if there is a baseboard or/and legs, they will be calculated, too. For example: there is a cabinet  with 82cm height and baseboard 10cm height. The working height becomes 72cm. In the chosen area we'll generate 2 drawers with case height 20cm and fronts height 36cm.Into the field Box's height, section  Arrangement enter 20 and press the button.Thus for the first drawer we have: Box's height=20, Front height=36 and for the second drawer - Box's height=20, Front height=36.

Different drawers , -The operation is analogic to the previous, but here  the upper front  takes up  the residual difference of the unit height. Here you must enter the height of the lower fronts, too.  If for the above-mentioned cabinet we enter for a front's height  25cm and press the button, we will have two drawers with the following parameters: 1.Box height =20cm , Front height =25 and 2.Box height =20 and Front height = 47. The kind of the active button depends on the arranging way: from the top downwards or from the bottom upwards, which is defined in the module's Parameters  by default---,page Others.The order of dràwer's arrange can be changed in the same form by the button Sequence.
Click on the button Set to save the made changes. To cancel close the window.

Distance of the shelves

These parameters are for the shelves and drawers and can be set  for each element one by one. 

Left, right - They are set in relation to the most left internal point and to the most right internal cabinet point. Doesn't relate to rods.

Front, Back - Decreases size of shelves in depth, changing their position depending on entered value. For boxes only the parameter Front is active. If the cabinet is generated without partitions sets the entered in Parameters by default  value for Distance of shelves in front. Otherwise the parameter Distance of the partitions will be with a priority.

Position below  - These parameters represent a system for manual definition by the operator of the position of the separated shelves between partitions, drawers and rods on height, keeping the existing system of automatic proportional allocation of the shelves. By default for each number of partitions is activated the proportional allocation of the shelves. To define their position manually, remove the mark from the option Proportionately allocation in the respective section with shelves for the number of the partitions. Enter a number of shelves for the areas, created by partitions. For each area with shelves it is shown a list field with numbers of shelves for entering their distances (from the bottom's top side to the down shelf side).

Select the first shelf in the list and enter its distance from below (from a bottom's top side to the down side of it) in cm. The way of entering is similar for all others shelves in the areas between partitions. The entered values can be edited.

If you select the option Proportionately allocation again, all entered distances of the shelves in the concrete section become zero and the shelves allocate proportionally on the cabinet height.

The option Edgeband on shelf  sets whether there will be edgeband on shelves or not. You have to switch off this option  if you want to generate glass shelves.


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