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Customize designs

The Customize Design toolbox provides functions which allow you to make global adjustments to your designs. Explore the topics listed on the right.

Run the video to see how easy it is to make something within minutes with your embroidery software. In the project we look at creating an embroidered bookmark to keep your page and do it in style. See also Bookmark.

For a brief overview, watch the video. Click the CC button for captions. Designs, fonts and other elements used in this video may not be available in your software, depending upon purchased options.

For lots of videos, projects and ideas for using your Hatch software, visit our online Hatch Academy. (Right-click to open in a new tab.)

General functions

Keyboard shortcuts are available for most general functions:

To Press
Apply/select satin
<Shift + I>
Apply/select tatami
<Shift + M>
Apply/select run
<Shift + N> then press <Enter>

Create a new design

 <Ctrl + N>
Close the software
<Alt + F4>
Define layout work area^<Ctrl + W>

Open an existing design

 <Ctrl + O>
Open Lettering docker <A>
Print a design      <Ctrl + P>
Save a design <Ctrl + S>
Show/hide Design Colors toolbar
<Ctrl> + <Shift> + <R>
Show/hide grid <Shift + G>
Show/hide rulers
<Ctrl + R>
Show/hide Overview window
<Shift + V>
Show/hide Sequence docker
<Shift + L>
Show/hide Threads docker <Alt + T>
Show/hide work area <W>

^ Press <Esc> to close

Not all shortcuts are applicable to all product levels.