Valentina 0.5.0 (Pattern Making Software) Brings A Big List Of Changes

Edit: Due to the fact that this article is old, the installation instructions may not work anymore. In order to successfully install the latest version of Valentina, please access the valentina tag and open the latest article (the one on top).

The latest installation instructions for Valentina

Valentina is an open-source software for creating clothing articles. Among others, it allows the users to create cloth patterns using either standard sizes or custom set of measurements, using traditional methods to create unique pattern tools.

Recently, Valentina 0.5.0 has been released, bringing the below changes:

  • Fixed case with duplicate names of curves if they connect same points.
  • Better powerful way creation curved path.
  • Improved exporting to dxf. QPainterPath export as Polyline.
  • Show additional message dialog if measurements was changed.
  • Intersect Curves.
  • Added language Chinese (China).
  • New icon for VAL file. Updated Tape logo. Updated ico for standard measurements.
  • Check pattern for inverse compatibility.
  • Add ‘Open Recent’ option in Tape.exe, ‘File’ dropdown menu.

Installation instructions:

While there is no official Valentina repository or PPA, there is a third party one, containing the latest versions of Valentina, as it gets updated.

The below instructions should work on all the supported Ubuntu systems and derivatives: Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dismine/valentina
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install valentina

If you want to remove valentina, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove valentina

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