Online Help Top page. Flow of usage.

Selection of the type of optimization problem (1D/2D)
Switch by [Tools]-[Options]-[Optimize]-[Problem] 

Parts and Stocks(original plate) data input

Parts input form   Stocks input form

    • From the keyboard.
    • Copy and paste from Excel, LibreOffice etc.
    • Import CSV format files with right-click menu or drag-and-drop from Explorer

    Since editing functions are inevitably inferior to spreadsheet software, we recommend that you copy and paste what you have edited.
    If you have many opportunities to enter the same data, please use the import / export function in CSV format.
    It can be executed from the right click menu.
    Click the field to sort. When sorting by size The data of the same size is displayed in blue letters.
    If you let it calculate as it is, it will be forcibly integrated. 
    When you enter a value that can not be handled, it is displayed in red letters and ignored during placement calculation. 
    See [Options] - [Optimize] - [Number of digits after a decimal point]. 
    • About "First usage Stocks"
      When more than one kinds are on Stocks list, it's assigned automatically efficiently.
      However, Stocks registered here is used first.
      It's possible to reduce Stocks by this function.
    • Panel Size or Length
      You input size in consideration of processing it later.
      Enter the size so that the pattern of the board is in a certain direction.
      You can set the expression such as width, height, the depth in [Options]-[General]-[Expression method with size].(2D Only)
    • Quantity
      If you set quantity of parts setting to blank, set it as 1.
      If you set quantity of stocks setting to blank, it will be unlimited.
      If you set to 1 if the quantity of "stock to be used first" is blank.
    • Turn (Only when [Options]-[Optimize]-[Parts Turn]-[Individual Setting] is checked)
      Check the check box for the member that can be rotated (vertically placed). You can check with the space key in addition to mouse click.
    • Cost (Stocks only)
      When printing, the unit price of the part is  calculated.  


    Setting Options

    Refer to a link destination.
    Layout Pictures

    Solve [Tools]-[Solve]

     Starts calculation of optimal cutting plan.
    A stop button will report the present best result. When there is not a result, no displayed.
    A calculation thread gives priority to other application.


    • [*x] of the top right corner of the figure is the number of same patterns.
      [*x] of a Part shows the quantity of the Parts.
    • As for the long Stock plate, a horizontal direction is divided into less than [Tools]-[Options]-[Cut table length][Tools]-[Options]-[Cut table length] and displays it.
      It is displayed with "Splited" by the top right corner of the figure.
    • Parts and Stocks assigns the number of the area order from 0.
    • The way of calculation of yield
      ( [Total of the area of the used Stocks] - [Total of the area of the Remnants] ) / [Total of the area of the used Stocks]
    • When a part on a picture is double-clicked, the item to which a Parts list is relevant is selected.
      When a Parts list is double-clicked, a relevant figure is selected.The next part is selected by F4 key.
    • Remnants list tab sheet
      Remnants list is showed in the area order.
    • The too small material can be omitted by [Options]-[General]-[Omission Size]
    • Used Stocks list tab sheet
      The number of the used Stocks is shown.
    • Uncut Pats list tab sheet
      The list which couldn't be cut by numerical lack of Stocks or by other cause.

    • About the zoom ratio in the figure
      When the length format is a decimal point, when the zoom factor is 100%, the figure of 1800 * 900 is rendered with 1800 * 900 pixels.
      If the length format is feet inches, it follows Windows scaling settings.


    [File]-[Page Setup], [File]-[Print Preview]
    Refer to a link destination.


    [File]-[Save], [File]-[Save As]
    You can save the Layout pictures in .recx format.
    .recx format is an open architecture with published specifications. Refer to ".recx file format specifications"
    It's possible to make that cooperate with other software.