This tool allows to deform selected object(s) in the Work Area of Studio with use of adjustable boundary. It is especially suitable for adjustment of embroidery lettering and banners.
Left: original lettering. Right: lettering trasformed with envelope. Points marked with (1) are anchor nodes of the envelope, points marked with (2) are control nodes.
Select object(s) and use main menu > Transform > Envelope command to switch to the envelope mode.
Options like predefined shape , type of horizontal and vertical edges and symmetry settings are displayed on the control panel at the side of the screen.
Move envelope nodes to deform selected object(s) as needed and then clickor button in the top menu panel.
Note : Straight-line elements of vector objects are not bend when applying the envelope. They remain straight and only their end nodes are moved. If you want to bend these elements, please enter the editing/creation mode first and convert straight-line elements to curves.