The Step and Repeat function allows users to create multiple copies of a pattern to create textile prints. It is available in PrintFactory Layout and it can be accessed from Window menu > Textile Step Repeat or by clicking on the Step and Repeat tool.
|Fill Area||Total media size (on the x-direction and y-direction) to be covered by the repeated pattern.|
|Repeats||The number of repeats of the image (on the x-direction and y-direction) on the media.|
|Spacing||The gap (on the x-direction and y-direction) between the copies of the image.|
|Offset||The offset of the first part from the top-left corner of the job.|
|Repeat type||Different repetition type that can be used to create multiple copies for a same job. Different combinations of half-drops and reverse are given. The drop step is set using the parameters below.
NOTE that the the first tool turns off the Textile Step and Repeat functionality.
|Drop% and Drop size||The offset of the alternating rows or columns (depending on the Repeat type) relatively to the previous ones (half-drop or partial-drop). It can be expressed either in a fraction (percentage) of the size of the original part or in a distance (drop size).|