KXStitch/Features

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The detailed feature list and other planned features is shown here.

  • Creation of new patterns
    • User defined size
    • Selection of material type (not yet supported)
    • Selection of material color
    • Insertion of a multiple background images for tracing
    • Importing of various image formats
    • Importing options allow
      • Limiting the number of colors
      • Limiting colors to a specific palette
      • Scaling to a finished size
      • Cropping of the image (not yet supported)
      • Support for transparency in images
      • Allow the use of fractional stitches
  • Editing of existing patterns, Editing tools will include
    • Open and filled rectangles
    • Open and filled ellipses
    • Filled poly-lines
    • Painting
    • Lines
    • Erasing stitches, knots and backstitches
    • Color selection from existing stitches
    • Swapping two colors
    • Replace one color with another
    • Text with user defined fonts and sizes
    • Cut, copy and paste of rectangular regions. Stitch type and color masks can be used to limit selections. You may also exclude backstitches and knots
    • Undo, Redo with full history
    • Mirroring, horizontally and vertically. Stitch type and color masks can be used to limit selections. You may also exclude backstitches and knots
    • Rotation, 90, 180 and 270 degrees anti clockwise. Stitch type and color masks can be used to limit selections. You may also exclude backstitches and knots
    • Resizing of the canvas
      • Extend canvas left, top, right, bottom
      • Cropping canvas to pattern
      • Cropping canvas to selection
      • Inserting rows and columns
      • Center the pattern on the canvas
    • Conversion between floss schemes
  • Use of standard floss pallets, DMC, Anchor and Madeira.
  • Create customized floss pallets
  • Specify the number of threads for stitches and backstitches
  • Calibration of floss colors
  • Mapping of symbols to flosses
  • Create new colors for any floss pallet
  • Save / Load current palette
  • Use of standard stitches
  • Free use of backstitching
  • Creation of custom stitches (not yet supported)
  • Pattern library manager
    • Create new library patterns
    • Insert library patterns into a design
    • Export selected patterns (not yet supported)
    • Import patterns from an external source (not yet supported)
    • Drag and drop from the library to the pattern
    • Assign key press to patterns for use with the Alphabet tool
  • Printing of completed patterns and floss keys with fully customized layouts

This page was last modified on 2 June 2014, at 15:04. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.