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Depuis la version 2010 Build 8.5 jusqu'à aujourd'hui !!

 

Vous trouverez ici quelques informations fournies par le fabricant du logiciel (en anglais)

 

****************************
Version 2017 Build 10.25
****************************

- Printing bug fixed.

- Several minor bugs fixed.

 

 

****************************
Version 2017 Build 10.24
****************************

MANAGER
=======

- New option "Options > Documentation Options > Preselect PDF Printer
  if Installed" added. If switched ON, it automatically selects
  PDF printer from the list of available printers to create .PDF
  documenation instead of printing.

- New option "Options > Settings > Automatically Print to PDF File (*.pdf)"
  added. If ON, the selected type of documentation is printed to .PDF
  file whenever new file is saved in Embird - e.g. after saving in Editor,
  or converting design Manager.

- New option "Options > Settings > View Last File on Startup" added,
  allowing to automatically view the last file displayed in Embird
  from the last session.

- Commands "Right Panel > Print > Print Thread List" and "Right Panel >
  Print > Print Color Layers" now print documentation with logo and
  address information.

EDITOR
======

- New option "Options > Add Aligning Stitches Automatically" added,
  allowing to automatically add aligning stitches after splitting of
  object.

- New command "Insert > Aligning Stitches on Chosen Point" added,
  allowing to click any point on Work Area to prescribe aligning  
  point for selected objects.

- New command "Insert > Small Cross" added, allowing to insert small
  cross on Work Area, which might be used for aligning, etc.

THREAD CATALOGS
===============

- New thread catalogs added: Gunold Poly, Gunold Silk, Gunold Sulky,
  Gunold Filaine, Gunold COTTY, Gunold COTTY-Zusatz.

- New thread catalog added: Sulky PolyDeco.

- Thread catalog Sulky Rayon revised.

 

 

****************************
Version 2016 Build 10.23
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fix to Siruba .PLT format.

- Fix to "Insert/Remove Codes" dialog in Editor.

EDITOR
======

- New command "Open Closed Contours in Cross Stitch" added. It will launch
  Cross Stitch plug-in with contours on work area - it is possible to fill
  the contours and then compile to get back to Editor.
 
- New option "Projection" is now available on "Layout" tab in

  "Insert > Insert Text",
  "Insert > Insert Font Engine Text",
  "Insert > Insert Ready-made Alphabet Text" and
  "Edit > Set > Set Envelope"

   dialog boxes. It allows to project the design either to sphere or
   vertical and horizontal cylinders. Use it to create 3D effect of the fill.

 

 

****************************
Version 2016 Build 10.22
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- PES Version 10.0 is now supported in Embird.

- Now it is possible to write PES files (version 4.0 and above) with
  design information:

  * Design Name
  * Category
  * Author
  * Keywords
  * Comments

- Fix to PES format versions 8.0 and 9.0.

- Fix to Ultimate Box+ dialog box - Pfaff 2140 cards.

- Fix to VIP format - showing colors.

- Fix to problem with running on PC with Windows XP.

- New thread chart added: Fil-Tec Glide

HOOPS
=====

- New hoop were added:

  * Brother Clamp Frame (45 x 24 mm) - Horizontal
  * Brother Clamp Frame (24 x 45 mm) - Vertical
  * Brother 60 x 40 mm - Horizontal
  * Brother 40 x 60 mm - Vertical
  * Brother Compact Frame (44 x 38 mm) - Horizontal
  * Brother Compact Frame (38 x 44 mm) - Vertical
  * Brother Compact Frame (50 x 50 mm)
  * Brother Compact Frame (70 x 41 mm) - Horizontal
  * Brother Compact Frame (41 x 70 mm) - Vertical
  * Brother Compact Frame (33 x 75 mm) - Vertical
  * Brother Compact Frame (75 x 33 mm) - Horizontal
  * Brother Sleve Frame (70 x 200 mm) - Vertical
  * Brother Sleve Frame (200 x 70 mm) - Horizontal  
  * Brother Round Frame (100 mm)
  * Brother Round Frame (130 mm)
  * Brother Round Frame (160 mm)

 


****************************
Version 2016 Build 10.21
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug appearing on Embird launch - opening designs from Windows Explorer.

- Fixed bug appearing on Vista and Windows 7 - elevating application.

EDITOR
======

- Fixed bug in "Fill Closed Contours" command.

- Ready-made Alphabets can now be mapped to Unicode characters.

 

 

****************************
Version 2016 Build 10.20
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug in Sew Simulator - slow stitch drawing.

- Fixed bug in Fong Engine - slow loading of fonts.

 

 

****************************
Version 2016 Build 10.19
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Many controls in dialogs box are automatically enlarged in case of large
  DPI displays. This allows to use many of Embird features on touch screen
  computers and Windows 10 tablets without mouse and keyboard.

MANAGER
=======

- New setting "Options > Settings > Use OneDrive Folder for Cloud Operations"
  allows to set the OneDrive folder for Cloud Operations - after click to
  "Cloud" button in Manager it will show Embird File Commander with OneDrive
  folder focused at the left side of the screen. Use it to quickly copy/move
  designs to Microsoft OneDrive Cloud Storage.

- New setting "Options > Settings > Automatically Save Files also to Other Folder"
  allows to select a folder into which the copy of every newly created/edited
  file is saved. If OneDrive folder is chosen for this operation, modified
  file is automatically saved also to OneDrive folder on hard disk. Windows
  will automatically transfer it to Cloud - thus making it possible to use it
  on other (mobile) devices accessing the same Microsoft OneDrive Cloud Storage.

- If you select some files in "Files" box in Manager, and long press
  the left mouse button on "Quick folder 0123456789ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRST"
  buttons, or on the "Cloud" button, it will show a popup menu allowing to
  copy/move selected files to that location or to Microsoft OneDrive Cloud
  Storage.

- If you select some files in "Files" box in Manager, and long press
  the left mouse button on "Mask" buttons (hus, pes, vip, sew, etc.),
  it will show a popup menu allowing to convert selected files to that
  format.
 

EDITOR
======

- New command "Fill Closed Contours" added to color popup menu and also to
  "Insert" main menu in Editor. It will fill closed contours with stitches.
  This might be helpfull if you want to flatten the fabric before the selected
  object (color) is stitched.

- New command "Stitch Closed Contour" added to "Insert" main menu in Editor.
  It will stitch out the contour created in Freehand select mode. Draw the
  contour which you normally use for splitting but select this command
  instead of "Split" command. Use the other new command "Fill Closed Contours"
  to fill it with stitches.

ICONIZER PLUG-IN
================

- Preview handler added to Iconizer plug-in, allowing to see the preview of
  design in any open and save dialog in Windows.

 


****************************
Version 2016 Build 10.18
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Embird is now able to process the new Gunold .STC format. It will convert to
  and also from this format.

 

 

****************************
Version 2016 Build 10.17
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Embird is now able to process the new Pfaff .VP4 format. It will convert to
  and also from this format.

- Fixed bug in .FCM format.

- Fixed bug in Iconizer for processing .SVG files and .EMB files.

- Fixed bug in Alphabet and Font Engine plug-in causing stacking of objects.

EDITOR
======

- Support for Janome Cutwork Needles 1-4 and Viking Cutwork Needles 1-4 added to
  color popup menu in Editor.

 

 

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Version 2015 Build 10.16
****************************

- Fixed bug with slow closing of previous Build 10.15

 

 

****************************
Version 2015 Build 10.15
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Several bugs fixed.

- New format added: "Quilting: Shirley Stitcher, Quilt Magician .QCC"

- Embird can show stitches saved in (some) Quilting QBOT .4QB files.
  It cannot write (convert to) .4QB.

HOOPS
=====

- New hoop were added:

  * Janome MC500e RE28b Hoop (200 x 280 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome MC500e RE28b Hoop (280 x 200 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome MC500e RE20b Hoop (140 x 200 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome MC500e RE20b Hoop (200 x 140 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome MC500e SQ20b Hoop (200 x 200 mm)
  * Janome MC500e SQ14b Hoop (140 x 140 mm)
  * Janome MC500e RE10b Hooop (100 x 40 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome MC500e RE10b Hooop (40 x 100 mm) - Vertical
 

 

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Version 2015 Build 10.14
****************************

EDITOR
=======

- Fixed bug in "Creating Applique Cutting File (.FCM or .SVG)" routine
  related to "inflating".

 


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Version 2015 Build 10.13
****************************

MANAGER
=======

- Fixed bug in Export thumbnails routine.

TUTORIAL
========

- New tutorial "Creating Applique Cutting File (.FCM or .SVG)" at
  http://www.embird.net/sw/embird/tutorial/saveaplq/saveaplq.htm

 


****************************
Version 2015 Build 10.12
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Added support for Brother .FCM and Scalable Vector Graphics .SVG
  files intended for cutting fabrics.

EDITOR
======

- New commands added to popup menu which appears after right-clicking
  color box at the right side of the screen. These new commands in "Special Colors"
  sub-menu allow to select special "applique material", "applique position" and
  "applique" colors for .PES and .PEC files.

- New command "Save Cutting File (*.fcm, *.svg)" added to popup menu which
  appears after right-clicking color box at the right side of the screen.
  It allows to export selected color to either .SVG or .FCM file for cutting
  machine.

 

 

****************************
Version 2015 Build 10.11
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug in Hoop-It-All saving routine in Editor.
- Fixed bug in Scan fonts routine in Font Engine plug-in.
- Fixed bug in Save dialog box in Cross Stitch plug-in.

 

 

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Version 2015 Build 10.10
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed problem with running in Windows XP.

 

 

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Version 2015 Build 10.9
***************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug appearing when closing Embird window.
- Fixed bug appearing when switching to Editor window.
- Fixed bug in routine for saving .PES files.
- Fixed bug in routine for exporting to Designer 1 USB drive.

- New thread chart: Emmel

 


***************************
Version 2015 Build 10.8
***************************

ICONIZER
========

- Fixed bug in routine for displaying images and vector files.

 

 

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Version 2015 Build 10.7
***************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug in .PES color palette.

- Fixed bug in .XXX format.

EDITOR
======

- More colors are shown when enlarging Object order bar.

 

 

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Version 2015 Build 10.6
***************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug in routine for saving to Barudan .CF card,
  and exporting to several formats (.EXY,.UXY,.FXY).

 

 

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Version 2015 Build 10.5
***************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug in routine for saving .PES files.

EDITOR
======

- Number of color boxes shown at the right side of screen
  increased to 20.

HOOPS
=====

- New hoop were added:

  * Bernina Maxi Hoop (210 x 400 mm) - Vertical
  * Bernina Maxi Hoop (400 x 210 mm) - Horizontal

 

 

***************************
Version 2015 Build 10.4
***************************

GENERAL
=======

- Embird now supports Azure and Amazon cloud storage.
  New menu "Cloud" was added to main toolbar for
  accessing the cloud storage.
 
- Embird File Commander was added. It allows to copy,
  move, delete, zip, split and combine files. Use the
  icon with floppy disk icon located above the "Files"
  box at right panel in Manager to launch Embird File
  Commander.

- Fixed bug in routine for saving .PES Type 9 files.

- New thread charts:

  * Madeira Matt,
  * Simthread Rayon,
  * Simthread Polyester,
  * Sigma

HOOPS
=====

- New hoop were added:

  * Brother Square Hoop (150 x 150 mm)
  * Brother Dream Machine (240 x 360 mm) - Vertical
  * Brother Dream Machine (360 x 240 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome AQ (120 x 180 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome AQ (180 x 120 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome ASQ (180 x 180 mm)
  * Janome ASQ22 (220 x 220 mm)
  * Janome RE20a (170 x 200 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome RE20a (200 x 170 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome T6 (78 x 168 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome T6 (168 x 78 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome H1 (100 x 90 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome H1 (90 x 100 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome S1 (37 x 59 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome S1 (59 x 37 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome S2 (28 x 50 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome S2 (50 x 28 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome J1 (round, 30 mm)
  * Janome J2 (24 x 54 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome J2 (54 x 24 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome J3 (64 x 28 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome J3 (28 x 64 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome J4 (42 x 67 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome J4 (67 x 42 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome J5 (46 x 46 mm)
  * Janome J6 (66 x 66 mm)
  * Janome J7 (110 x 95 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome J7 (95 x 110 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome J8 (120 x 121 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome J8 (121 x 120 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome MC15000 Essential RE 18 Hoop (140 x 180 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome MC15000 Essential RE 18 Hoop (180 x 140 mm) - Horizontal

 


***************************
Version 2013 Build 10.3
***************************

GENERAL
=======

- Internal system of handling files improved, whole program
  runs faster now.

MANAGER
=======

- New command "Uninstall" added to "Help" menu, allowing to
  uninstall Embird.

- New option "Show Suggestions" added to "Options > Show"
  menu, allowing to switch on/off the displaying of suggestions
  which appear during design conversion process.

- New option "Show Ghost Stitches" added to "Options > Show"
  menu, allowing to switch on/off the displaying of design
  in "ghost" color in "Layers" documentation.

EDITOR
======

- Lasso tool added to "Points Editing Mode", allowing to select
  points in edited area. Press ALT key and then click and hold
  down the left mouse button while dragging it around points which
  should be selected.

 

 

***************************
Version 2013 Build 10.0
***************************


MANAGER
=======

- New command "Sort Photos" added to "Right Panel > Image Operations"
  menu. It allows to quickly sort selected folders with digital photos.
  The sorting algorithm uses "date taken" information stored in digital
  photo file.

- The "Right Panel > Export > Export Convertible File" now exports
  .exe file which is capable also to write to non-standard floppy disks,
  to embroidery cards (using Ultimate Box hardware) and USB memory
  keys. It also capable of sending design via serial link.

- New option "Color Palette > Snap Colors to Chosen Catalog" added.
  If ON, each color in design and newly selected color is converted
  to nearest color from chosen thread catalog.

EDITOR
======

- New command in Editor "Insert > Ready-made Alphabet Text" allows
  you to load whole 3rd party ready-made alphabet and write words
  easily while using all other features of alphabet interface - moving
  along chosen baseline, gap adjustment, individual character
  moving/rotating/enlarging/skewing/mirroring, envelope, etc.
  Find more in new tutorial "Lettering 5 (Ready-made Alphabets)".

- New menu "Edit > Rotate > Rotate To Fit Selected Hoop" allows you
  to rotate selected objects to fit selected hoop.

ICONIZER PLUG-IN
================

- Iconizer plug-in is now capable of drawing 3D previews of designs.
  There is a new option "3D Drawing" in "Options > Iconizer Settings
  menu".

- New option "Color List" allows you to switch ON/OFF the drawing of
  color list. This list contains all design colors and is shown at
  the left side of large thumbnail.

TUTORIALS
=========

- New tutorial is now available at http://www.embird.net/sw/embird/tutorial.htm:

  * Installing Embird 2012 in Windows 8
  * Lettering 5 (Ready-made Alphabets)
  * Sorting Photos

 


**************************
Version 2012 Build 9.0
**************************

- Fixed bug introduced in Build 8.0, causing that Font Engine reports error
  "List index out of bounds."

 


**************************
Version 2012 Build 8.0
**************************

MANAGER
=======

- New thread charts was added: Metro

- Embird is now capable of uploading designs to Tajima embroidery machine, new
  option was added to "Right Panel > Input/Output Operations > Port Connection
  to Embroidery Machine" menu.

CROSS STITCH PLUG-IN
====================

- New type added: pixel stitch - available as horizontal or vertical. It will fill the cell
  in the grid with stitches. Available also as 1/2 pixel and 1/4 pixel.

 


**************************
Version 2012 Build 7.0
**************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug introduced in Build 6.0 which caused slow opening
  and drawing of designs.

 


**************************
Version 2012 Build 6.0
**************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug "Missing LTFIL15U.DLL" appearing in 64-bit version.

- Fixed bug in reading .PES designs.

 


**************************
Version 2012 Build 5.0
**************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bug appearing on Windows XP when compiling from Studio
  into Editor.

- TWAIN scanner is now working in 64-bit version.

 

 

**************************
Version 2012 Build 4.0
**************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bugs in Studio.

- Fixed bug in Editor appearing when re-sizing design with density adjustment.

 


**************************
Version 2012 Build 3.0
**************************

GENERAL
=======

- Fixed bugs introduced in version 2.0

- Added support for reading Janome .JPX files. Writing of .JPX files is not supported.

 

 

**************************
Version 2012 Build 2.0
**************************

GENERAL
=======

- Embird is now available as 32-bit and also as 64-bit application,
  with true quick 64-bit Iconizer plug-in.

- Now it is possible to add comment to each thread in catalog,
  allowing you to specify e.g. amount of thread you have in your
  stock, or its location, etc.

- Embird now shows Embird Editor Files (.EEF) in Manager and also
  in Iconizer. These files are created by selecting "Save Workspace As"
  menu in Editor.

- Embird is now capable of saving .PES and .VP3 files with list of
  threads from chosen thread catalogs.

- Embird now allows to choose version of PES format when saving .PES
  file.

- New format "Smarteer Sew Style .SSS" is supported.

MANAGER
=======

- New tabs for viewing designs were added: "Density Map" and "X-Ray".

- Now it is possible to add watermark to designs. See new tutorial
  "Add Watermark" which explains this topic.

- New option "Options > Automatically Create Zip files (*.zip)" was
  added, allowing to automatically create .zip archive file of every
  file being displayed and/or created in Embird.

- New option "options > Automatically Add Date and Time to File Name"
  was added, allowing to automatically add current date and time
  to every new file created in Embird.

- New command "Right Panel > Export > Export Convertible File" added,
  allowing to export an executable file which contains the design stitches
  and also routines for converting the design into many formats with
  various hoop settings possible.This might be very useful if you want
  to send the design to customer via Internet and allow to convert and
  print this design on the customer computer. The customer does not need
  to have any embroidery software - he/she will just run the executable
  file, choose the design format and print the template if required.

- New thread charts added: Gunold, Premium Select Soft Antique Poly,
  Premium Select High Luster Poly Emb Thread

EDITOR
======

- New tabs for viewing designs were added: "Density Map" and "X-Ray".

- New menu "Insert > Auto-Aligning Stitches" was added, allowing to
  automatically insert alignment stitches into selected objects. See
  new tutorial "Inserting Aligning Stitches - Insert Auto-Aligning Stitches".

CROSS STICH
===========

- New tabs for viewing designs were added: "Density Map" and "X-Ray".

- Now it is possible to prin B&W documentation with symbols instead
  of colors.

HOOPS
=====

- New hoop were added:
 
  * Janome MC12000 SQ23 Hoop (230 x 230 mm)
  * Janome MC12000 GR Hoop (230 x 300 mm) - Vertical
  * Janome MC12000 GR Hoop (300 x 230 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome MC12000 FA10 Hoop (100 x 40 mm) - Horizontal
  * Janome MC12000 FA10 Hoop (40 x 100 mm) - Vertical
  * Pfaff Creative Quilters Hoop (200 x 200 mm)
  * Pfaff Creative Grand Endless Hoop (150 x 260 mm) - Vertical
  * Pfaff Creative Grand Endless Hoop (260 x 150 mm) - Horizontal

TUTORIALS
=========

- New tutorials are now available at http://www.embird.net/sw/embird/tutorial.htm:

  * Add Watermark
  * Creating ZIP Archive
  * Export Convertible File
  * Export Sew Simulator
  * Export Printable Documentation
  * Inserting Aligning Stitches - Insert Auto-Aligning Stitches

 


****************************
Version 2010 Build 8.8 D
****************************

GENERAL
=======

- New application "Embird Quick Searcher" was added into installation
  file of Embird. This program is automatically installed
  alongside Embird main program. During the installation, it is
  possible to set this program to be launched at Windows startup.

  Embird Quick Searcher allows you to quickly locate design,
  photo, document, music file or video file on your hard disk.
  See more information in new tutorial Embird Quick Searcher
  at http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial/searcher/searcher.htm

- New application "Embird Clip Image" as added into installation
  file of Embird. This program is automatically installed
  alongside Embird main program.

  Embird Clip Image is simple program which works with Clipboard.
  It allows you to quickly prepare images with explanatory arrows and
  numbers. See more information in new tutorial Embird Clip Image
  at http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial/clipimage/clipimage.htm

 
MANAGER
=======

- New thread charts were added: Poly-X40, MTB-Embroidex.

- If you double-click on box with design colors (located below preview
  area on Middle Panel) and the CTRL key is depressed, Embird will
  show the dialog box for choosing color from thread catalog instead
  of standard dialog box for choosing color.

- If available, Embird now displays the following information when
  viewing JPG or TIF images:

  * Artist
  * Copyright
  * Description
  * Equipment manufacturer and model
  * Date taken

  Information is shown in yellow hint which appears after several
  seconds of inactivity while the mouse  pointer is over the displayed
  image. Also, it is shown on the panel below the preview area if
  the "Summary Info Panel" is switched ON. (You can switch it oN via
  "Options > Show Summary Info Panel".)

- New command "Right Panel > Image Operations > Image Information" was added.
  It allows to write information about Artist, Copyrights and Description
  into selected JPG or TIF images.

- New option "Options > Show > Show Errors and Warnings" was added.
  If you switch if OFF, Embird will not show any errors or warnings
  when converting files.

- New checkbox "Shut down PC when done" is now displayed right to the
  "Abort" button in Manager (at the bottom of Preview area). If you
  switch it ON, Embird will automatically switch down PC after current
  task is completed.

EDITOR
======

- If you double-click on box with design colors (located on Objects Order
  Bar at the right side of screen) and the CTRL key is depressed, Embird
  will show the dialog box for choosing color from thread catalog instead
  of standard dialog box for choosing color.


- The recently selected hoops are now underlined in "Options > Hoop Size"
  dialog box.

- The "Insert > Font Engine Text" dialog box now contains the list of
  recently used fonts.

- If you depress right mouse button in Editor, and move mouse pointer
  while holding the right button down, the work area will scroll.

HOOPS
=====

- New hoop were added:

  * Brother PR-1000 Xtra Wide Angle Cap Frame (360 x 60 mm)
  * Brother PR-1000 Xtra Large (360 x 200 mm) - Horizontal
  * Brother PR-1000 Xtra Large (200 x 360 mm) - Vertical
  * Brother PR-1000 Jumbo Frame (overlap, 360 x 360 mm) - Horizontal
  * Brother PR-1000 Jumbo Frame (overlap, 360 x 360 mm) - Vertical

TUTORIALS
=========

- New tutorials are now available at http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial.htm:

  * Embird Activation - http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial/activate/activate.htm
  * Embird Clip Image - http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial/clipimage/clipimage.htm
  * Embird Quick Searcher - http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial/searcher/searcher.htm
  * Open Brother PR-1000 Jumbo Frame Design - http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial/opnbrj1k/opnbrj1k.htm
  * Save Brother PR-1000 Jumbo Frame Design - http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial/savbrj1k/savbrj1k.htm
 

 

****************************
Version 2010 Build 8.8 C
****************************

- Fixed bug with displaying of grid in Cross Stitch plug-in.
- Fixed bug in .VP3 file saving routine.
- Fixed bug in processing of Quilting .IQP protected patterns.
- Saving multiple objects to .VP3 file is now supported in Editor.

 

 

**************************
Version 2010 Build 8.8
**************************

GENERAL
=======

- New formats are supported:

  * Inbro .INB
  * Quilting: CompuQuilter .CMD
  * Quilting: CompuQuilter .CQP
  * Quilting: AutoCAD .DXF
    (only reading, Embird cannot save .DXF files)
  * Quilting: Handi Quilter .HQF
  * Quilting: IntelliQuilter .IQP
  * Quilting: Machine Quilting Robot .MQR
  * Quilting: .PAT
  * Quilting: Statler Stitcher, HQ Pro-Stitcher .QLI
  * Quilting: .SSD
  * Quilting: PC Quilter .TXT

MANAGER
=======

- New thread charts "Simthread" and "Gutermann creativ Dekor"  
  were added.

- New command "Right Panel > View > View File Fullscreen" was
  added.

- New option "Options > Documentation Options > Add Date" was
  added.If ON, the current date is included into printed and
  exported documentation.

- New option "Options > Show > Show Stitch Direction" was
  added. If ON, a small arrow is displayed at the midpoint
  of each stitch.

- New option "Options > Show > Show Quilting File Types" was
  added. If OFF, Embird does not try to display the content of
  files with extension .CMD, .CQP, .DXF, .HQF, .IQP, .MQR, .PAT,
  .QLI, .SSD and .TXT when viewing designs.

- New option "Quilting Design Stitch Length" was added to
  "Options" menu. It allows to specify the stitch length for
  compiling quilting designs, formats .DXF, .PAT and .QLI.

- New option "Insert trimming codes" added to dialog box
  which allows to choose the format when converting designs in
  Manager or saving them in Editor.  If ON, the codes for thread
  trimming will be inserted before every JUMP and STOP code.

- New option "Shrink to fit hoop" added to dialog box
  which allows to choose the format when converting designs in
  Manager or saving them in Editor.  If ON, the design will be
  shrinked (if necessary) to fit the hoop. The settings in
  Editor's menu "Options > Stitch Density" affect how the
  design is resized.

- New buttons were added to "Viewer" window which appears after
  selecting "Right Panel > Open in Viewer" menu. These buttons
  allows to quickly sort designs and/or photos - just click
  the button and the currently shown design/photo will be moved to
  (or copied to, or the shortcut to the design/photo will be
  created in) folder which is predefined for the button. The "Undo"
  and "Redo" buttons are also available to cancel/repeat the
  movement of file. See also tutorial "Sorting Designs and Images
  in Embird".

- New command "Export Medium Documentation" added to "Right Panel"
  and "Left Panel" menu.

- New command "Export dBase Documentation" added to "Right Panel"
  menu. Use this command to create dBase .DBF database file with
  records containing information about selected designs -
  File name, Width, Height, Stitches, Colors, Thread changes,
  Hoop width, Hoop height.

  Note: Borland Database Engine (BDE) is required. You can download
  it from http://info.borland.com/devsupport/bde/oldver.html

- New command "Export Excel Documentation" added to "Right Panel"
  menu. Use this command to create Excel .XLS file with information
  about selected designs - File name, Width, Height, Stitches,
  Colors, Thread changes, Hoop width, Hoop height.

- Now it is possible to choose which type of documentation will
  be created if the option "Options > Automatically Create
  Documentation Files (*.jpg)" is ON. When you switch ON this
  option, a dialog box will appear on the screen, allowing to
  choose the type of documentation: Simple, Medium, Detail,
  Snapshot, Image, Animated image, Color Layers or Thread list.

- New button "Add to Zip" added, allowing to quickly ZIP selected
  file in "Files:" box at the Right Panel.  You will find this
  new button above the "Files:" box.

- Four new "Quick" buttons (Q,R,S,T) for switching folders
  added to Manager, you will find them at the Right panel above the
  "Folder:" box.

- Now you can predefine another (seventh) filter in Manager.
  You will find the new button at the Right panel above the "Filter:"
  box.

- Embird is now capable of displaying icon from Melco .OFM files.
  It cannot display real stitches, only the preview icon which is
  contained in these files.

- New button "Change font size" was added to main toolbar in Manager,
  allowing to increase the size of font in "Folder" and "Files" boxes
  at Right Panel. The new button is located at the left side
  of button with "red key" icon (which shows the list of
  installed plug-ins).

EDITOR
======

- Now it is possible to choose negative speed in Sew Simulator,
  this will remove stitches.

- Now it is possible to drag guide lines from horizontal and
  vertical rulers in Editor, and drop them to work area.
  Once there is a guide line on work area, you can right click
  it for popup menu allowing to rotate, duplicate, delete or
  flip the guide line. Also, it is possible to select stitches
  above/below or leftwards/rightwards. New commands in "Edit"
  menu under "Guide Lines" sub-menu allow to lock guide lines,
  erase them or switch ON/OFF the snapping of objects to guide
  lines when you move some object along work area.

- Now it is possible to specify the number of tie on/off
  stitches when inserting these stitches in Editor via
  "Insert > Tie On/Off Stitches".

- New menu "Full Screen" was added to "View" menu in Editor.
  It maximizes Editor window to full screen.

CROSS STICH
===========

- New command "Clock" added to "Insert" menu.

- New commands "Load Color Palette" and "Save Color Palette"
  added to "File" menu.

- Now it is possible to Rotate Left or Rotate Right characters
  when inserting "Insert > Simple Text" menu. This way it is
  possible to create vertical text.

- New command "Insert Font Temporarily" in "Text" menu allows
  to temporarily install selected TrueType (.ttf) or OpenType
  (.otf) font. Then you can use this font with Text tool.

- Now it is possible to create multi-line text with Text tool.
  Just press ENTER key to move cursor to the next line.

ICONIZER
========

- Iconizer plug-in now shows icons also in 64-bit type of Windows
  Vista and Windows 7. There is a new switch "64-bit Windows"
  located below "OK" and "Cancel" buttons in "Options > Iconizer
  Settings" dialog box.

  Because the development tool is still not available in 64-bit
  version, this temporary 64-bit Iconizer uses 32-bit kernel.
  Therefore this Iconizer is not as quick as the true 64-bit
  Iconizer which will be developed once the 64-bit version of
  development tool is available.

  In case there is problem with frequent Explorer crashes when
  using this 64-bit temporary Iconizer, please switch OFF the
  displaying of DETAILS PANE in Windows Explorer via its menu
  "Organize > Layout > Details Pane".

  In case the 64-bit Iconizer still does not work and there
  are blank folders with no images in Windows Explorer, please
  switch OFF the option "Always show icons, never thumbnails"
  in menu "Tools > Folder Options, tab View".

  You will find also "Embird Explorer 32-bit" application in
  "Start > Programs > Embird 2010" program group, intended
  for those users for whom Iconizer 64-bit is still causing
  crashes in Windows Explorer. In such a case you should
  disable 64-bit Iconizer, and use 32-bit Iconizer instead
  (setting "64-bit Windows" below "OK" button is OFF).
   
HOOPS
=====

- New hoop was added:

  * Brother Quattro (200 x 300 mm) - Vertical
  * Brother Quattro (300 x 200 mm) - Horizontal

TUTORIALS
=========

- New tutorial is now available at http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial.htm:

  * Disable the User Account Control in Windows 7
  * Disable the User Account Control in Windows Vista
  * Iconizer Plug-in in Windows 7 (64-bit)
  * Iconizer - Troubleshooting
  * Sorting Designs and Images in Embird

 

 

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Version 2010 Build 8.7
**********************

MANAGER
=======

- Now it is possible to activate Embird offline, in case the
  Online activation failed. The explanation of how to send
  e-mail with details for activation is displayed in case
  the online activation had failed.

EDITOR
======

- New command "Invert Selection" added to "Edit > Select" menu.

- New command "Zoom to Selected Objects" added to "View > Zoom"
  menu.

STUDIO
======

- Fix to problem with colors in paletter after undo or redo.

- Fix to problem with grayed out combo box when changing
  pattern of several fill objects at once.

- Fix to problem with turning shape to elements with space bar.

- Fix to shortening of some edges when using the
  'Arrange outline parts' function.

- Fix to missing first connection stitch.

- Fix to missing combo box for A,B,C column modes and other
  controls in this panel.


**********************
Version 2010 Build 8.5
**********************

GENERAL
=======

- New language was added: Ukrainian.

MANAGER
=======

- Now it is possible to convert designs to multiple formats at once.

- Now it is possible to sort designs in Right Panel according to
  Name, Extension, Date and Size (length) of file, either in
  ascending or descending order.

- When sending design as attachment of e-mail (Right Panel > Internet >
  Send Files as Attachment of E-mail), it is now possible to specify
  ten preselections of e-mail recipients. Also, Embird can automatically
  ZIP all selected files into single archive, or convert image files
  to .JPG format and shrink them to reduce the length of attachment.
  A new button for sending files in attachment of e-mail was added,
  it is located above the "Files:" box at the right side of Manager
  window.  
 
- Embird now supports also shortcut files (files with .lnk extension).
  This means that Embird is capable of displaying designs which are
  referenced by shortcuts. This way it is possible to sort designs -
  save the real design into one folder, and create shortcuts to this
  design in other folders. There is a new command "Paste Shortcuts to
  Files in Clipboard" in "Right Panel" menu allowing to create shortcut
  files for files which were copied into Clipboard via "Copy Files to
  Clipboard". A new button for creating shortcut files was added
  as well, it is located above the "Files:" box at the right side of
  Manager window. See also new tutorial "Using Shortcut Files (.LNK)
  to Sort Designs".

- New option "Show/Hide Summary Info Panel" added to "Options" menu.
  If you switch ON this panel, the boxes allowing to add the "Title",
  "Subject", "Author", "Category", "Keywords", "Revision Number" and
  "Comments" will appear below preview area when displaying some
  design. This command works only on PCs with Windows 2000/XP/Vista,
  and only with hard disks formatted with NTFS file system
  (i.e. it does not work with FAT system).

  NOTE: The "File Summary Info" will be lost if you copy the design from
        NTFS disk to e.g. FAT disk, because FAT disks do not support
        the streams required for storing the info.

- Now you can export "File Summary Info" to text file with .SUM extension.
  Select some file, click "Right Panel > File Summary Info" and click
  the new "floppy disk" icon which is located at the left side of OK
  button in "File Summary Info" dialog box.

- New option "Save Palette As Type" added to "Color Palette" menu,
  allowing you to choose how the color palette should be saved:
  as Embird .EDR file (recommended), or as Color File .RGB or
  as Text File .TXT.

- New option "Automatically Create Documentation Files (*.jpg)" added
  to "Options" menu. Switch ON this option if you want to create
  .JPG documentation for every file which you save in Editor or
  which you display in Manager. This documentation file is stored in the
  same folder as the corresponding design and it contains design image,
  color order, information about design size, stitch count and color
  count. Use this option together with Google Picasa application to
  quickly browse through your designs - see also new tutorial
  "Embird Co-operation with Google Picasa".

- New option "Show Commands" added to "Options" menu. Set this option
  to ON if you want to display the marks on places where there is a
  code for thread trim, or for thread change (stop). Note: These marks
  are displayed only in "Normal" view mode, not in 3D view mode.

- New option "Show Stitch Points" added to "Options" menu. Set this
  option to ON if you want to visualize the end point of every
  stitch.

- New driver developed by Simon Owen (http://simonowen.com/) allows to
  read/write/format non-standard floppy disks (e.g. Barudan FDR, FMC, ZSK,
  Marco/Zangs, Melco SS, Tajima, Toyota, M-7000 Style, Pfaff KSM, etc.)
  via "Left Panel" of Manager even in Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista.
  This driver is automatically installed with Embird, you just need
  to switch ON the left panel in Embird via "Options > Show Left Panel"
  menu.

- New command "Export Sew Simulator" added to "Right Panel" menu. Use
  this command to export selected design attached to the sew simulator.
  This will create a new executable (.EXE) file on hard disk, which may
  be sent in e-mail to customer who can check the simulation of design
  sewing.

- New command "Export Printable Documentation" added to "Right Panel" menu.
  Use this command to export selected design attached to the routine,
  which is capable of printing the design. This will create a new
  executable (.EXE) file on hard disk, which may be sent in e-mail to
  customer who can print the design documentation on his/her computer.

- Eight new "Quick" buttons (I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P) for switching folders
  added to Manager, you will find them at the Right panel above the
  "Folder:" box.

- Now you can predefine another (fifth and sixth) filter in Manager.
  You will find the new buttons at the Right panel above the "Filter:"
  box.

- New button "Reset all settings to their default values and remove
  passwords" added to "Help > About" menu. Use this button to
  completely remove all user settings from Embird, including all
  passwords, and revert all settings to their default "after-installation"
  values.

- Now it is possible to specify the menu names when exporting designs
  to Designer 1 Floppy disk.

- Support for new formats added:

  * Tajima .TBF
  * Barudan .PSF (only input, output to this format is not possible)
  * Proel .PUM (only input, output to this format is not possible)

- Embird is now capable of displaying icon from Janome .JAN files.
  It cannot display real stitches, only the preview icon which is
  contained in these files.

- The "Print Custom Thumbnails" and "Export Custom Thumbnails" commands
  now create documentation which contains also color chips and names
  of colors.

- New thread chart "Floriani Polyester" was added.

- New quick buttons in "Right Panel > Preview Files" window are supported:
  If you are viewing designs the keys 1 ~ 7 will change the view mode
  (Normal, 1:1 Normal, Stitches, 3D, 3D Matte, 1:1, 1:1 Matte), and if you
  are viewing photos the keys 1 ~ 5 will rotate and mirror displayed image
  (Rotate left, Flip, Rotate right, Mirror Horizontally, Mirror Vertically).

EDITOR
======

- Now it is possible to save design to multiple formats at once.

- New option "Commands" added to "View" menu. Set this option
  to ON if you want to display the marks on places where there is a
  code for thread trim, or for thread change (stop). Note: These
  marks are displayed only in "Normal" view mode, not in 3D view mode.

- New button "Send in attachment of e-mail" added to main toolbar
  located at the top of Editor window.

FONT ENGINE
===========

- New option "Show sub-folder name as a part of font name in the
  list of available fonts" was added to dialog box which allows to
  specify folders for not-installed fonts. Switch ON this option
  if you want to have the folder name displayed before the font
  name. This is great if you have sorted fonts into folders,
  and want to see them by folders, not only in alphabetical order.

CROSS STITCH
============

- When importing image or chart, a dialog box will appear on the
  screen, allowing to crop the image or chart.

- New button "Send in attachment of e-mail" added to main toolbar
  located at the top of Cross Stitch window.

STUDIO
======

- New controls for adjustment of stitches direction in auto-column
  objects. Please see the help file > Controls > Direction Lines.

- New function 'Auto Outliner' to create double layered outlines
  of complex fill and column objects.

- Enhancement to 'Arrange outline parts' function - forward path
  is always set to single stitch, even when original outline
  parts are of other outline type (satin or redwork, for example).

- Fix to 'Arrange outline parts' function.

- New 'Arrangle outline parts (no connections)' function. Same as
  'Arrange outline parts' function except it does not connect parts
  that are too far (like inner circle in 'O', for example). It creates
  a separate objects from them.

- Enhancement to Font Engine and auto-column stitching algorithm.

- Enhancement to Font Engine nearest points connection to small
  objects like dot on "i". Connection to such objects is now
  hidden beneath main part of letter (if possible).

- Support of various combinations of lettering fill (plain fill,
  auto-column, redword), outline (outline, no outline), and nearest
  point connection options (everywhere, only  inside letters, none).
  Options that were previously available as buttons are now moved
  to respective combo boxes.

- New control (sizeable corners) to set text baseline size and position
  more conveniently. Especially suitable for setting circular or
  elliptical baseline.

- Storage of recently created/edited texts (combo box in text mode)
  for easy return to editing of previously created text. This function
  also saves stored text sessions into the main design file (eof) so
  now it is possible to open design and return to text editing without
  use of .ltg files.

- New function for conversion of object (fill, outline, column, ...)
  selected in the work area into the text baseline. This function is
  accessible via main menu > Text > Text with Selected Object as Baseline,
  and via main menu > Text > FontEngine Text with Selected Object as
  Baseline. The first version works with alphabets and second with
  Font Engine lettering.

- Import of text baseline .etb files is now available in Studio
  (main menu > Text > Import Baseline). Use 2 commands above this one
  to put text on imported baseline.

- New global parameters to set min. and max. underlay stitch length
  (center, edge, zig-zag) for columns and fills. It affects also
  auto-column objects. These parameters are accessible via
  main menu > File > Paramaters > Length tab.

- If size of selected object is displayed in the status bar (bottom
  of the Studio window), click on the status bar opens the
  transformations window (object sizing, rotation, .. etc.).

- Displaying of nodes direction in editing mode (arrow in the
  middle of selected element).

- Fix to splitting of letters like o and O in alphabet lettering.

- Fix to 'Q' in alphabet 22 - triple stitching on the left side
  instead of single stitching.

- Fix to objects shaping > Intersection.

- Fix to objects disappearing in 3D mode without fabric when user
  scrolls work area and selects object.

- New commands to save and load color palette (main menu > Design >)

- New command in editing mode "Reduce Nodes Number" to simplify edited
  edge. Intended mainly for editing of lettering with too much
  distorted edges.

- New command in main menu > Transform > "Reduce Nodes Number" to
  simplify selected objects. Intended mainly for editing of lettering
  with too much distorted edges.

- New function to create redwork object from fill or column
  (main menu > COnvert > Area to center line)

- New option for Font Engine lettering - Redwork. If turned on,
  lettering is created as center line.

- New command 'Set Identical Colors' added to pop-up menu that appears
  after drag-and-drop opration in the object inspector window.

- Highlighting contours of selected objects (to turn it off, use
  main menu > Edit > Preferences > Selection)

- Displaying of Objects without stitches with semi-transparent fill
  for easier recognition.

- Better selection of fancy outlines. Now selection works not only
  for outline center curve, but also for all stitches, i.e. it is
  much easier to select fancy outline in the work area.

- Adjustment of connection stitches to actual stitches of previous and
  next object (in a previous versions this was done during transfering
  finished design to Editor).

- Swedish translation by Monica.

- Ukrainian translation by Taras.

- Completed and revised German translation by Christine.

- Fix to freezing of trace tool.

- Fix to problem with last stitch in Sfumato object being other color
  than it should be.

- Fix to disappearing image problem.

- Added numbering of column stitch samples.

- Highlighted selected text options (like bold, italic, other side ...)
  with yellow glow to indicate which option is selected and which is not.

- Displaying of object's color number (in order of apeareance in the design)
  next to object index in the object inspectro window. This helps to identify
  objects of same or different color.

- "Corner" function in Studio (main menu > Tranform > Corner ...).

- Fix to motif shift for fill objects.

- Displaying of real size scale in percentage added to zoom info in
  status bar.

- Faster rendering of design at large zoom.

- Fix to sew simulator problem with stray stitches.

- Fix to several problems caused by unselection of objects after move,
  opening parameters window, and other operations.

- Fix to problem with opening lettering project files (.LTG)

- Fix to transfer of hoop info into Editor (if image is larger than
  selected hoop).

- Fix to transfer colors of Sfumato Stitch objects into the Editor.

- Fix to checkboxes (like 'Middle point first') accidentaly switched
  on/off with space bar.

- When using 'Split Applique to layers' function, the original applique
  object is erased.

- Fix to displaying image behind stitches when starting sew simulator.

- Preserving of user set parameters when installing new version.

- Sizing in Transformations Window also in %.

- Align commands in Transformation window now use first selected object
  as a reference, i.e. all align commands are performed relative to object
  that was selected as first.

- Added possibility to mark multiple threads in catalog at once. Hold SHIFT
  or CTRL depressed to select a range of threads. Left mouse button selects
  threads and right mouse button deselects threads.

- Added "Find" box, "Previous" and "Next" buttons to search threads in
  catalog by typing thread number of part of the name.

- If color in palette is changed, all objects of this color are changed
  to the new color automaticaly.

- Fix to problem with stray stitches in plain fill holes when object
  has both carvings and holes.

- Enhanced displaying of jump stitches in 3D. Tie-up stitches are now
  displayed (in green color) when jumps are displayed.

- New function (main menu > Convert > to Editable Stitches) to convert
  stitches in selected vector objects to editable manual stitches. Create
  any object as a start and then use this function to access and edit
  individual stitches. This function can be used for precise adjustment
  of motif fill, for example.

- New hoops:
  Brother Cap Hoop 2 (130 x 60 mm),
  Brother Cylinder Frame (90 x 80 mm),
  Brother Square Hoop (200 x 200 mm),
  Janome MC200 (140 x 140 mm)

- Fix to 'Not valid Embird file' problem.

HOOPS
=====

- New hoop was added:

  * Pfaff Elite Hoop (200 x 260 mm) (find it in Viking hoop section)
  * Janome MC200 (140 x 140 mm)
  * Bernina Artista Small (oval, 72 x 50 mm)
  * Bernina Artista Jumbo Hoop (oval, 260 x 400 mm)
  * Super Double Wide Hoop-It-All™ for Bernina 730/740/630/640/200/185 added to "Other Hoop-It-All™" list
  * Super Double Wide Hoop-It-All™ w/bonus bracket for Bernina 730/740/630/640/200/185 to "Other Hoop-It-All™" list

TUTORIALS
=========

- New tutorial is now available at http://www.embird.com/sw/embird/tutorial.htm:

  * Embird Co-operation with Google Picasa
  * Open Viking Majestic Hoop Design
  * Save Viking Majestic Hoop Design
  * Send Files in Attachment of E-mail
  * Using Shortcut Files (.LNK

Vue :