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Defining Cabinet Segments

For each component of your cabinet style, you must define the vertical and horizontal segments as being fixed or scaled.
The panels that form the perimeter of the cabinet are defined as fixed, and the center panel is defined as scaled. When you insert the cabinet into an Image Authoring vignette, the perimeter segments snap to the edges of the space defined for that cabinet door, and the center panel will scale to fill the remaining space.
To Define a Cabinet Component Segment:
  1. Under Segment, click one of the following:
    • Horizontal defines segments from the left side of the component to the right side of the component.
    • Vertical defines segments from the top of the component to the bottom of the component.
  2. Click First .
  3. Click the point where the first segment should end. (The edge of the component is automatically defined.)
    For example, if your cabinet style has a border, click at the inmost edge of that border. If you click the wrong spot, just click again until the blue line defines the border correctly. The old line disappears each time you click a new location.
  4. Click Fixed or Scale .
    The segments that form the border of the cabinet should be fixed and the center area should be scaled. Do not choose any of the other choices under Type.
  5. Click Second .
  6. Click the point where the second segment should end.
    For example, if the second segment is the center of the cabinet door, click at the far edge of that panel.
  7. Click Fixed or Scale .
  8. Click Third .
    If this is the final segment you are defining, you should see a blue line at the far edge of your cabinet. If there is a value (other than zero) for Width (pixels) at the bottom of the Segment area, then this segment is already defined.
  9. Click Fixed or Scale .
  10. Select any remaining segment choices (for example, Fourth and Fifth) if you are not using them, then click Delete Segment for each one.
  11. Type a resolution for this cabinet component.
    This value cannot be zero. You may need to experiment to find the right resolution for your image. If, when you apply the cabinet in Image Authoring, the border segments are too thin, you need to make the resolution value smaller. If you don't know the correct number of pixels per inch represented by your image, try using a value of 18.
  12. If necessary, check Texturable .
    If this image contains alpha channels, checking this setting lets you apply textures to the cabinet in Image Authoring. If the image does not contain alpha channels, checking this box has no effect. If the image contains alpha channels but you do not check this setting, you can apply stains to the image (you can colorize it), but you cannot apply textures.
  13. Repeat these steps for each component in your cabinet style.