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Double-click to change color in Editor

The following tutorial explains how to change a color (or locate a stitch) by double-click on stitch in design shown on work area.

1 - Run Embird and click "Editor" menu to switch to Editor window (Picture No. 1).

1. Run Embird and switch to Editor window

Run Embird and switch to Editor window

2 - Open the file you want to edit. Select the "File > Open" menu to open a file (Picture No. 2).

2. Open the design

Open the design you want to edit

3 - Select the design in a dialog box which appears on the screen (Picture No. 3).

3. Select the file to open

Select the file to open

4 - Design will appear on work area. There are boxes containing design colors at the right side of the screen (Picture No. 4)

4. Design on work area

Design on work area

5 - Double-click the color in design which you want to change, e.g. the light olive color on lioness's eye (Picture No. 5).

Note: Of course, you can also double-click the color in the color box to change it. However, it is easier to double-click the color in design in case of design with many colors - it might be hard to locate the right color box in such a case.

5. Double click the color

Double click the color

6 - The mouse cursor will move to the color box with the clicked color at the right side of the screen. A menu will appear allowing you to change the color, choose it from the thread catalog, etc. (Picture No. 6).

Note:The clicked stitch will be selected - drawn with red color - it is stitch no. 4678 in this example. It might be helpful if you want to change the type of the double-clicked stitch or split the design on this stitch.

6. Popup menu for clicked color

The mouse cursor will move to the color box and popup menu will appear

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