Filet Crochet 14.2 Upgrade
Crochet Designs is proud to release Filet Crochet version 14.2. If you already own a previous release of Filet Crochet, you can upgrade now for only $9.95. A previous version must be currently installed on your PC. Order at this great price until June 30, 2014!
New Features in Version 14.2
We added more borders. There are now over 30 borders to chose from. Just select the border that you want and it will automatically display on your pattern.
Border Menu Item and Border Toolbox Icon
Adding a Border
Selecting Borders under the Tool menu or the Border button from the Toolbox will display the Borders dialog box and place you in Borders mode . In the dialog box, you will see some of the available borders to select from. Select the Next button to continue browsing borders.
All together there are over 20 predefined borders to choose from.
Selecting a border and the Apply button will automatically draw the border all the way around your pattern.
Creating a Border
You can create your own borders. Select Create Border button. If you are currently working on a pattern, you will be asked to save it. Next the Create Border dialog will appear and the screen will display a template on which to create your border. You will also see 4 pink tab boxes. To change the size of your border, use your mouse and move the tabs.
Draw on the template to define each of the following areas.
After you complete your border, select the Save button. You can now apply your border to any pattern.
Deleting a Border
You can delete borders by selecting a border from the Border dialog box and selecting Delete Border button. The border will be deleted from the dialog box and cannot be undone.
Paging thru Borders
You can create more borders than can be displayed. Use the arrow buttons to page through your borders. The << button will page to the first page of borders. The >> button will page to the last page of borders. The < button will page back one page and the > button will page forward one page. A page label in the Border Previewer dialog box shows you what page you are on and how many pages there are. For example “Page 2 of 5”.
We added more inserts. There are now over 190 inserts to choose from.Just select the Insert that you want and paste it onto your pattern.
Inserts Menu item and Inserts Icon
Inserts Dialog box
Selecting Inserts under the Tool menu or the Inserts button from the Toolbox will display the Inserts dialog box and place you in Inserts mode .
The Inserts dialog box is split in half. On the left side are folders which contain inserts. On the right side is the insert preview window.
Previewing an Insert
Double-clicking on a folder opens the folder and displays all inserts in the folder. Clicking on an insert displays the insert in the preview window.
Pasting an Insert
Once an Insert is in the Preview window, you can select the Paste Insert button. Selecting the Paste Insert button will paste the insert onto your pattern. Using your left mouse button you can drag the Insert to where you want on the pattern. If you do not drag the insert, you must press the Enter key to finish pasting your insert onto your pattern.
Paste Transparent toggle button
Before you select Paste Insert button, you can select the Paste Transparent toggle button. Now when you select Paste Insert button, the insert will be copied to the pattern such that any background pattern will display through your pasted insert. If you do not select Paste Transparent button then the insert will overlay onto your pattern such that the background will not show thru.
Create a New Insert Folder
Select Create Folder button to create a new Insert folder. You will be prompted for a folder name. Entering a folder name and selecting OK button will place your new folder in the Folders/Inserts list displayed in the left hand side of the Inserts dialog box.
Create a New Insert
Select Create Insert to create a new Insert. The Create Insert dialog box will display. Select or enter the name of the folder you want your insert to be placed in. Next using your mouse, select an area of the currently displayed pattern you want to become the insert. Last enter a unique name for the insert and select the Done button. Your insert will be placed in the folder you selected and displayed in the Preview window located on the right hand side of the Inserts dialog box.
Deleting an Insert or Folder
To delete an Insert or Folder, select the Insert or Folder you want to delete from the Inserts/Folder list and select the Delete button.
Renaming an Insert or Folder
To rename an Insert or Folder, select the Insert or Folder from the Insert/Folder list displayed on the left hand side of the Inserts dialog box and select the Rename button. The Rename dialog box will appear prompting you for the new name. Enter a new name and OK. Your folder or insert will be renamed.
Fill Stitch selections
You can select the stitch used for filled squares.
>Fill Stitch Menu
The Fill Stitch menu allows you to chose which filet crochet stitches will be used for filled squares. The choises are:
1 Single Filet Crochet Stitch
3 Half Double Crochet Stitches
3 Double Crochet Stitches
3 Triple Crochet Stitches
If you select Pattern in crochet stitches under the Page menu, you will see a full crochet stitch diagram using the Fill Stitches you selected.
Pattern in Crochet Symbols Menu Item
Selecting Pattern in crochet symbols under the Page menu will display your crochet pattern in crochet stitch symbols. By looking at the crochet stitch symbols, you can check how well your pattern works out. It is another way to find any mistakes in your pattern.
For Square, Hexagon and Octagon shape patterns, you design one panel. The crochet symbols page will also display a diagram on how to work the panels in the round to complete the project.
Enhanced Undo/Redo with new History dialog
You can undo/redo step by step or using the History dialog you can select how for to undo/redo. Go as far back or forward as you like.
Undo All button
This will undo every action that you have performed. If there are many actions in the list, this may take some time to finish.
This will undo only the last action you performed.
This will redo the last action that was undone.
Redo All button
This will redo all the actions that have been undone.
You can now adjust the width/height of the squares and it will also show up on the Finish Product page.
Square Width/Height Menu Item
The Square width/height option allows you to change the width/height of the squares that make up the pattern.
Selecting Square width/height under the options menu, displays the Square Width/Height dialog box. Here you can move the slider to the left to make the squares shorter or move it to the right to make the squares taller. Selecting OK will re-display the pattern with your selection.