interactive constructions • grading with body measurements • measurement systems • style based structure • dependency of parts

Grafis user interface

work area • part organisation and part rack • toolbox • menu • status bar


screen adjustment • mirrored basic blocks • expert settings • language

Calling basic blocks

Calling basic blocks • call list

Open and save

save/save as • open/open in any folder • data structure • last opend files

Part organisation

part rack • part organisation • visibility of parts • activate parts • name parts


size table • grading • body measurements • test run • base size

Individual measurement charts

file structure • create /adjust individual measurement charts

Bestfit & measurement filter

BestFit • assign standard measurment charts • figure types • main measurements • create/use measurement filter

Grade run

create individual grade run • size designation • adjustment of measurement charts

Interactive constructions

activate interactive menu • drag areas • value adjustment • options • raster • set comparison • variations


comments • save/load/name shapes • help for the basic block


insert lines/part interactively • hereditary • inserting rules • insert lines

Point construction

point on a line/in an intersection/at a partial length/at a relative length/with x-y-coordinates

Set direction

base direction • difference angle

Separate and cut

cut line • separate • cut • separate in corner

Right principle

definition of beginning and end of a line • positive and negative values

Style structure

name parts • create a development part • heredity • test run in the step-by-step mode

Style structure and tools

load shape • front part tool • back part tool • front edge


print out of GRAFIS CAD • scale factor • wrap • settings • hide seam allowances

Arrange and navigate

zoom • magnificent glass • short cuts • F5/F6/F8/F3 • positioning of parts • scroll wheel

Arrange and navigate

F3 • drag/rotate/ flip parts • roll two pieces • set point to point • scale


parallel 10 • parallel 20 • not interactive parallels • chain • unparallel


link singel lines • link chain • link tool 20 • co-ordinated link tool 30

Line 10 and line 20

interactive line tools • line from basepoint/direction/length • lines from point to point

Style structure rules

organise styles • test run • replace basic blocks• structure of flexible styles

Transformation move

move with x/y co-ordinates • move from point to point

Transformation turn

turn from point to point • turn with rotation angle

Transformation turn & move

move vector & turn vector• turn & move with 4 points

Transformation mirro

mirror with mirror line • mirror with 2 points

Transformation list

multiple transformations in one part • transformation & revers transformation • preview


interactive raster tool

X values I

construction parameter • x values of the record • x value window • create x values • size-dependent x values • use of x values


not interactive points • points with x values • point between 2 points


not interactive lines • line between 2 points • hoizontal/vertical line • perpendicular from point to point • line between interactive objects • freehand line


spread with x values • spread with line

Dart hood

tool dart hood • pleat hood • change direction

Part assistant

derivation of production pattern pieces • seam allowances • corners • symbols • special lines


line attributes • special lines • line types with structure/with significance

Corners and symbols

cornes and symbols • corner tools • (co-ordinated) angle corner • hem corner • change seam allowance • create/move notches • interactive grain line


tool rectangle 10/20 • slit construction • pocket opening • separate base point from click point


the menu curves • set direction • base direction from direction in base point • insert/bind points • bind curve again

Manipulate curve

move start and end point • keep character of curve • transition type • lining development skirt


circle 10/20 tool •circle arc • construction of godets • change options

Relocate dart

relocate parts of a dart • relocate additional objects • relocate darts with x values

Shorten dart

Shorten dart by a specific amount • Use x values to shorten dart


pinching through new construction of darts • tools pinch 10 & pinch 20 • save shape of interactive tools

Corners 40 & 50

corner tools • corner with curve/circle/straight line • co-ordinated corner 50

Corners 110 & 120

U corner • co-ordinated U corner • shaped symmetrical or not

Lengthen or shorten

lengthen to • lengthen by • length as z value


stack point • direction point • recorded stack point • outlay

Measure I: temporary measure

distance/length/area/angle/vector measurements • display options •chain measurement

Measure II: Dimensioning

finished measurements • display options • settings • finished measurement table

Manufacturing symbols

interactive seam tools • buttonholes •symbol shape/length


text menu • text via keyboard/via file • copy text • bind text • delete text

X values II

global x values • x value window • hold value entry • automatic grading/test run

Z values I

calculated construction parameters • use process data • input assistant • straight waistband with z values

Z values II

display warnings • minimum • reset z value • insert before/after selected value • construct from zero

F12 list

list of interactive constructions • reset clicks • preview window


save/load/bind modules • detach from mother part • sleeve module

Break sizes

trouser 10 • set break sizes in interactive constructions

X value reference

x reference • reference size • individual measurement charts • bestfit

Alternative reference size

expert mode • size dependent adjustment for other figure types