Author Topic: Crafty49's Book Folding Pattern Maker V1 and Cutter Controller Released  (Read 2108 times)

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Crafty49's Book Folding Pattern Maker V1 and Cutter Controller V1 are now available for purchase. http://www.ideas-r-us-software.uk/Shop/ShopProducts.aspx

The Beta releases of Crafty49's Book Folding Pattern Maker V1 and Cutter Controller V1 can be downloaded from http://ideas-r-us-software.uk/Downloads.aspx


See http://www.ideas-r-us-software.uk/BookFolding.aspx and http://www.ideas-r-us-software.uk/CutterController.aspx


Crafty49's Book Folding Pattern Maker

New Features
·   Added a menu item for User Guide in the Help menu.
·   Added a menu item for the Installation Folder in the Help menu.
·   Added a ‘Product Brand’ icon to the .exe file and to the main form.

Issues Fixed
·   When a non-picture file is opened, an out of memory exception error occurs. Fixed.
·   Any patterns created and not saved when a new image was opened, an image dropped onto form, an image pasted or the application was closed, would be lost. A pop-up message box will ask whether to continue with operation or not. Fixed.

Updates
·   Changed a link on the Help -> About Form to ‘ideas-r-us-software.co.uk’, and changed the name from ‘Ideas R Us’ to ‘Ideas R Us Software’.

Improvements Made
·   Disabled the form’s maximise control button, since no form controls are re-sizable.

Cutter Controller

New Features
·   Added a menu item for User Guide to the Help menu.
·   Added a menu item for the Installation Folder to the Help menu.
·   Added a menu item for the Settings Folder to the Settings menu.
·   Added a ‘Product Brand’ icon to the .exe file and to the main form.
·   For a Beta release, a warning message box when spoiler lines will be cut or plotted.

Improvements Made
·   Changed the maximum blade offset to 1.0mm from 0.5mm.
·   Set the default cut overlap to 3.0mm, instead of 0.0mm for non-tangential cutters.
·   The installer now copies the mat/roll list, user named settings, and custom cutters and plotter files to the user’s Local Application Data folder.

Issues Fixed
·   When calibrating the XY scaling with a Beta release, spoiler lines were cut/plotted when either the allowed maximum width/height was exceeded. Fixed.

Minor Changes
·   Changed a link on the Help -> About Form to ‘ideas-r-us-software.co.uk’, and changed the name from ‘Ideas R Us’ to ‘Ideas R Us Software’.
·   Renamed Settings menu items
o   Laser Pointer Offset to Calibrate Contour Cutting Offset.
o   Calibrate Cutter to Calibrate XY Scaling.
o   Custom Mats and Rolls to Add/Edit Mats and Rolls.
o   Custom Make and Models to Add/Edit Make and Models.
·   Renamed labels, message box titles and group panel names
o   Make and Models Settings, Laser Offset to Contour Cut Offset
o   Message Box text, Calibrate the Laser Pointer Offset to Calibrate Contour Cut Offset
o   Group panel Calibrate Laser Pointer Offset to Calibrate Contour Cut Offset.
o   Group panel Calibrate Cutter to Calibrate XY Scaling.
·   Disabled the forms maximise control button, since no form controls are resized.
·   The spoiler lines for Beta versions are randomly cut/plotted.


Ian Wadsworth (MEng Software Engineering)