There are often several designs which will achieve the required criteria but be outside the exact ratio. A permissible deviation as a percentage of the nominal ratio can be entered to allow the assessment of such designs.
The sum of profile shift factors not equal to zero will decrease the tip clearance for external gear sets. To avoid this decrease of tip clearance a tip shortening is often made. For internal gear sets the sum of profile shift factors not equal zero will result in an increase of tip clearance. Therefore no automatic tip shortening is made for internal gear sets.
There is a choice of three tip treatment methods from drop down list:
Full length teeth The addenda of the gear and pinion are calculated without tip shortening:
Standard tiptorootclearance This represents the safest calculation option but the contact ratio is reduced:
The tolerance method can be defined for the calculation. A choice of AGMA 2000A88 or AGMA 20151A01 is available from the drop down menu. The scale runs from 15(best) to 3(worst) according to AGMA 2000 or from 2 (best) to 11(worst) according AGMA 2015. In ISO 1328 also the low numbers are for better quality like in AGMA 2015.
There are two alternatives for establishing the ratio face width to pitch diameter m_{a} which ar toggled using the radio buttons;
The upper option activates the three cells directly under the radio button. Then factors C_{1} and C_{2} can be entered to define the ratio as follows;
where:
C_{1} = 1.0  for spur/helical gears 
C_{1} = 2.0  for double helical 
0 ≤ C_{2} ≤ 1.0  depending on user preference 
C_{2} = 1.0  suggested for general purposes 
The lower button allows the direct input of the ratio of face width, F{b}, to pitch diameter, d:;
This option activates the cell directly under the radio button. The cells for factors C1 and C2 will be deactivated, and the cell for the definition of width to pitch diameter can be accessed to enter a fixed value.
The user can specify an addendum h_{aP0}^{*} of the tool for three given machining processes (finish cutting, shiving, and grinding) for a specified range of pressure angle designs. The tool addendum is measured from the datum line with s_{n} = π∕2∕P_{nd}. An associated radius, ρ_{aP0}^{*} can also be specified at this point. The tool addendum form is defined as follows:

This option implies that a radius is to be determined during the calculation (at run time) which will be the largest possible fitting to the defined tooth form tip.