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User manual
Welcome to the User manual for Coats Embroidery Design Viewer 1.5.
This manual is divided into five parts:
We hope you enjoy using this unique and powerful software.
More help and hints are available on the FAQ and Troubleshooting pages

Main functions

There are four main groups of functions:
  • File management: ability to format, read and write floppy disks in the major machine formats; database functionality to search hard disk for embroidery designs and view them
  • Viewing design: view design; 3-D simulation against fabric background; play design like video player (fwd/bkwd etc); also tools for viewing grid, zoom and scaling. Needles are displayed in the acutal colours chosen. Embedded objects can be viewed.
  • Information management: ability to select colours from fixed palettes and invent new colours; keep production notes; calculate thread consumption and machine time
  • Machine functions: ability to insert and change machine functions within design such as stop, frame-out, low speed, borer and sequin; also 'small stitch' clean-up
All the functions described above can be found in the Manual under the different sections at the top of the page - please click links to find them
Warning neither Coats Plc nor Wings Systems Ltd. can accept liability for any consequential damages caused by the use of this software; in case of doubt please consult an embroidery industry professional to advise you on the correct use of this type of software. Please refer to our legal notices for more details. Both Coats Plc and Wings Systems Ltd would be pleased to offer advice and recommendations through their dedicated service networks.