This section describes the various colorways actions you can do in the workspace.
To clone an existing colorway:
In the Colorways display, click the colorway you want to clone.
On the Colorways toolbar, click Clone.
The cloned colorway is added to the Colorways display.
You can import a colorway from the VSGX file of another garment.
To import a colorway:
On the Colorways toolbar, click Import.
A file explorer window is displayed.
Navigate to the location of the VSGX file, select it, and click Open.
The Import Colorways dialog box is displayed.
Select the colorway you want to import, and click OK. The imported colorway is added to the Colorways display.
To change the name of a colorway:
In the Colorways display, double-click the colorway name.
Type in the new name.
To delete an existing colorway:
In the Colorways display, click the colorway you want to delete.
On the Colorways toolbar, click Delete.
A confirmation message is displayed.
Click Yes to delete the colorway. The selected colorway is deleted.
To add a material:
In the colorway where you want to add the material, mouse over the appropriate material column until is displayed. For example, to add an artwork, hover over the artwork column on the colorway.
Click . A file explorer window is displayed.
Navigate to the location of the file from where you want to add the material.
You can add material from an existing garment, by selecting the relevant VSGX file. You can alternatively add material by selecting a texture image - such as a PNG or JPEG file - and thereafter edit the fabric properties as required.
Select the file, and click Open.
If you selected a VSGX file, a dialog box is displayed with the available materials.
Select the material.
Click OK. The material is added to the colorway.
If you selected an image file, the image is added.
You can do the following additional actions in the Colorways display:
Drag between material types. You may drag a material from one type to another as detailed in Changing Material Type. This creates a copy of the material in the new location.
Drag from one colorway to another. You may drag a material from one colorway to another, maintaining the type. For example, you may drag an artwork from one colorway to artwork in another colorway. This creates a copy of the material in the new colorway.
Drag and drop on another material. You may drag a material from one colorway to another, or within the same colorway, dropping it on another target material. If you drop it on Replace and the target material is assigned to pattern pieces, the newly dragged material replaces it on the same pattern pieces. If you drop it on Group, a multilayered material is created.