View and Edit Cut Placement on the Roll Plan

Cuts can be selected and moved along the roll plan. This article focuses on the tools and project settings directly related to viewing and editing cut placement on the roll plan.

To view the roll plan:

  1. From the drawing_screen_selected.png Drawing Screen select a room with a roll product.
  2. Next, switch to the Estimate tab in the right side section.
  3. To expand the roll plan view, tap the Expand button expand2.png.

Video Tutorial

 


Roll plan Screen (Click to enlarge.)

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Tip: After each change made the roll plan will reallocate automatically.

Tools for Working within the Roll Plan

expand.png  shrink.png Expand or shrink the roll plan. When the plan is expanded a set of roll specific tools become available.
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When in the expanded view of the roll plan, use this button to change the roll orientation to be either vertical or horizontal.

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When in the expanded view of the roll plan, use this button to toggle between viewing cut groups as a single column or in multiple columns.

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Recalculate and optimize cut placement. Note: If you have made any custom cut placements these may be lost when this action is performed.

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The cut group Splitter tool allows you to separate cuts into additional cut groups.

apply_waste.png  Apply extra waste using this tool. Calculate it by percentage or fixed amount.

 

Project Settings Related to Cuts

The Project Settings screen can been reached by tapping the settings icon, project_settings_button.png, on the bottom left side of the screen.

Cut Labels
Choose to label cuts by number or by letter.
Roll Width
Select 'usable' or 'display' to use either the full width of a roll or the usable amount.
Cut Increment
Round each cut up so that its total length is evenly divisible by the amount entered in this field.
Maximum Cut Group Length
Set the limit for cut group length.

 

Auto Compress

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  • When auto-compress is turned on, Measure will  compress cuts on the roll each time a cut is moved.
  • When auto-compress is turned off,  cuts can be placed freely.

 

Cut Type

Cut type indicates how and where the cut gap is applied.

All Sides
Will insert a space around each side of a cut.
Length
Will add a space the end of each cut as well as each cut group.
Guillotine
Will add a space at the end of each cut group.

 

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