The available pen tool options display on the Horizontal contextual menu.
2020 May Edition and Newer
2019 August Edition and 2020 January Edition
The options are described in the following table.
Enable to allow you to edit points on a line.
Enable to draw a line in a piece with symmetry, when you want the line to be duplicated according to the symmetry of the piece. You can only enable this option if the piece being drawn on has symmetry. If Symmetry is enabled, Cross is automatically disabled.
For example, the left and right sides of the piece shown in the following image are symmetrical. If you enable symmetry, when you draw a line on one side of the piece, it is automatically duplicated on the other side.
Left and right sides are symmetrical:
Line drawn on one side with symmetry enabled:
Line drawn on one side with symmetry disabled:
Enable to allow you to draw a line in the 3D window from one piece to another piece to which it is stitched. For example, you might use this option to draw a line that loops round from the front to the back of the garment and back to the front again. If Cross is enabled, Symmetry is automatically disabled.
Enable to make the line a cut line. Note: The default setting for the pen tool is to have Cut Mark selected. For more information, refer to Cut Mark Setting.
Select which of the options you want the tool to snap to: Point, Edge, Center, Grid, and Guideline.
Snap to Guideline is available in 2020 May Edition and newer.
To draw a line from the center of a line or edge:
Enable to use magnetic trace. For more information, refer to Pen Tool Magnetic Trace.