Video How to: BES®4 Feature Alpha Mapping

BES®4 Feature - Alpha Mapping:

BES®4 Dream Edition™ is an embroidery software that makes personalization easy! Perfect for your lettering, monogramming, customization, and appliqué projects. In this video, check out the Alpha Mapping feature of BES®4 Dream Edition™. BES4 Alpha Mapping

What is Alpha Mapping?

Alpha Mapping is when you add fonts that you have in your computer to the BES®4 Dream Edition™. Once you have mapped a font, you will be able to select it within the software and type on your computer's keyboard as you usually do to type with this font. No longer will you need to add these font files one letter at a time as embroidery files. What a time savings!

Some features you will learn in this video:

  • Adding fonts from your computer to BES®4 Dream Edition™
  • How to adjust letters along the baseline as you add them
  • Using the Auto feature of the Alpha Map chart
  • Manually adding letters to the Alpha Map chart

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Addison Says:
1/30/2020 5:32:54 PM

Hello- How do you alpha map 3 letter monogram fonts that have a left, right, and center for each letter? Thanks!

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Brian Swisher Says:
10/28/2019 3:38:42 PM

Hi Amy, Thanks for reaching out! Here is an option for you - Merge the letters you would like. Then, align them Vertical Center and then Horizontally distribute them on the Arrange tab. Hope that helps! The Brother Sews Team

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Amy Lutz Says:
10/28/2019 12:04:26 PM

Hi! I just purchased a monogram font to create a circle monogram and I need to alpha map it. Each letter has a left, center and right design. How do I alpha map these? Thanks so much for your help.

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Michele Says:
9/2/2020 6:28:21 AM

I typed out a poem in word. How do I bring it into bes4

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