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Rapport Options

The field Drop sets the offset between repeats. You can enter any fraction you need such us 1/2, 1/3, 2/3. Also, you can specify any offset such as 1 cm, 30 pixels etc. The field Mode sets the direction of the drop field, horizontal or vertical. Using an image with suspected drop information it can detect the drop automatically in your image. With  in the modules you can force to detect the drop information automatically.

When the Drop field is not a multiple of the Horizontal or Vertical image size, according to field Mode, the window shows an alert icon.

The following images show examples of drops and rapport types.

1/1 horizontal/vertical Drop

1/2 vertical Drop

1/3 vertical Drop

1/2 horizontal Drop

1/3 horizontal Drop

The rapport edit button will be deactivated if an offset is set.


Offset Options

The Offset group allows to set the offset applied to the image.

The icons let you change the offset to four relative positions to the image.

Sets the offset to origin

Sets the offset to the vertical origin and 1/2 width of the image

Sets the offset to the horizontal origin and 1/2 height of the image

Sets the offset at 1/2 width and 1/2 height of the image


Repeat Options

Shows the Origin, Size, Resolution and Scale of the repeat, and the resolution and scales of the repeat preview parameters. The Edit… button opens the editing window for the Repetition parameters.

  • The Repeat Size fields are shown at the top, where the desired repeat values of the rapport and the distance for origin can be adjusted. Default repeats are 3 x 3.

  • The button Rapport Minimum sets the final repeat size at the minimum size, so that the result will repeat at 1/1 rapport, according to the drop and rapport type and the distance between repeats.

  • Ticking on Original repeat guides, the module creates guides framing the original repeat, showing the current document with the present repeat.

  • The Resolution of Repeat and the Resolution of Preview allow to set the resolution of the final document and the preview of the repeat. The fields Resolution and Scale of the repeat and repeat preview are linked. When the scale is changed, the resolution will be changed in the corresponding proportion and the other way round.

The fields Resolution and Scale of the repeat let you use values between 1% and a 100% both of the image resolution and the scale. Also, the fields Resolution and Scale of the repeat preview let you use values between 1% and 50% of the image resolution, and between 1 and 50% of the scale.