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Version 3.1 Changed Thred to a freeware program
Version 3.084 Added nudge to the texture editor.  Move points with arrow keys.
Added snap-to-grid to the texture editor.
Version

3.0

Set fill start/fill end (helps reduce jumps)

Set design size

Set form size

Additional choices added to edit/Select

Edge walk

Center Walk

Automatic Underlay

Preference settings for edge walk for indent/stitch length from the view menu

Preference settings for underlay for indent/stitch length/angle/spacing from the view menu

Custom textured fills

Import textured fills

Daisy forms with or without donut holes and d-lines

Reverse daisy forms creating numerous shapes

Multiple forms update from the edit menu or "F" key.

Numerous items added to individual form-form update menu

Several new hot keys

Version

2.1

Added PES2Card to the file menu.  Sends Thred files to a PES2Card reader/writer.

Added the Control-B hotkey for undo.

Thred now writes an RGB file when it writes a DST file.  Buzz tools uses the RGB file to read colors.

2.01

Fixed the "in" bug and some color management bugs involving feather fill colors.

Version

2.0

Changed the file format.   Older versions of Thred won’t read files made by version 2.0 and greater.

Put maximum and minimum stitch lengths,and a pointed/square selection in the form-form.

Improved the box select.   If you are entering stitches with the box select, you will still need to hit the box select button before you can make the select box, but if you have the arrow cursor, you can just left drag the mouse cursor on an empty area of the stitch window to create a select box.

Improved the stitch selecting capabilities of the select box.   Instead of just selecting the first group of stitches that goes in and out of the stitch box, the select box now selects the largest group of stitches that goes in and out of the stitch box.

Added the ability to select groups of form points.   You can then cut, copy, paste, stretch, flip, and rotate the selected form points.

Added a feather fill and convert to feather ribbon.

Added the shift F-11 hotkey for remove large stitches.

Added shift color drag to copy colors.

Added control color drag to exchange stitch and form colors.

Version

1.051

 

Added "set/View/Form Cursor" Changes the form entry cursor to a cross.

Changed the ‘edit/Sort/by Form” to “edit/Sort/by Color then Form”.   I didn’t change the function, but changed the menu to make it more descriptive of what the function actually does.

Added “edit/Sort/by Form”which really does sort the stitches by form number, starting with form number zero, etc.

Added a “wave form” to the “form” menu

Added “fill/Border/Clipboard,Even”.   This new clipboard border fill stretches or shrinks the clips to make the fill come out even with the border of the form.

Added an index to the help file.

Version

1.050

Added the Zig-Zag Form

Added "edit/Set/Knot at Selected Stitch"

Added hotkeys for selecting the first and last form point in a form, ([+Shift) and (]+Shift)

Version

1.049

Added the tear form

Version

1.048

Added Color Management functions

Added buttons to Interactive Auto Trace

Added "edit/Crop to Form"

Added "view/Set/Point Size"

Add the egg form

Version

1.047

Improved clipboard fills

Added nudge

Added "view/Retrieve Mark"

Add "view/Set/Remove Mark"

Version

1.046

Fixed bugs

Version

1.045

Added Chain Border Fills

Add Cursor Capture

Version

1.044

Added file close

Added remove bitmap

Version

1.043

Added Auto Trace

Sorted the edit menu

Version

 1.042

Fixed the "Sort by form"bug

Version

1.041

Fixed Bugs

Version

1.040

Added "file/Locking". Allows users to mark files read only.

Put layers on the form-form.

Added color management for DST files. Thred now saves a THW file containg color information for DST files. When Thred opens a DST file it looks for a THW file from which to read colors.

Version

1.039

Fixed the "Embird could not be called from Thred bug"

Changed the Embird interface so that a Thred file is not saved if there are no forms

Version

1.038

Emergency bug fix release. Version 1.037 had a serious bug which would cause the wrong form to be refilled, moved, etc.

Version

1.037

Rewrote the Veritcal Clipboard Fills to make them faster and more reliable.

Modified the rotate commands. All rotate commands should now work on the entire design and multiple forms, as well as single forms and groups of stitches.

Modified the rotate and duplicate to work on groups of forms as well as single forms and groups of stitches.

Added the select all forms and stitches hotkey, "A+Shift".

Added "view/Set/Rotate Machine file". When this is set to on, the machine file will be rotated 90 degrees. Now you can edit a file in one orientation and stitch it in another.

Added "edit/Set/Form Color to Stitch Color. Sets the form fill and border colors to the colors of the majority of the associated stitches.

Removed automatic hoop size checking.

Version

1.036

Added "edit/Snap/to Grid.

Added the option to set "fill at select" on or off from "view/set".

Made changes to hoop size handling.If a user fill creates a design larger than the hoop size, the hoop size will be increased automatically. Added a "Set user hoop size"feature to the preferences menu.

Increased the fill density of the fan fill to make it more like the other fills.

Version

1.035

You can now hold down the shift key and move the mouse and see the coordinates of the mouse cursor in the stitch window.

Added the file overlay command.

Added the vertical clipboard phase command.

Version

1.034

Added the lens form.

Added "view/Set/Grid Mask".

Version

1.033

Fixed border clipboard fill bug that overwrote vertical clipboard fills when filling a border.

Version

1.032

Modified the hart form to sew out better

Fixed minor bugs

Version

1.031

Thred now remembers the size of the Thred window when it is closed.

Added the heart form.

Added the retrace function.

Changed the grid so it will be visible all the time if the grid threshold is set to zero.

Version

1.030

Added vertical, vorizontal, and vngle clipboard fills.

Added double border fill.

Version

1.029

Added Embird File Exchange in cooperation with Balarad

Version

1.028

Added exact stitch spacing for the line border fill.

Added underlay control for satin and applique borders.

Added variable grid.

Version

1.027

 

 Added Form hotkeys

PCS bitmap files save

Added Hide Stitches - "Shift K" or "Shift Frm+/-"

Version

1.026

Added Layer indicator button

Forms are now visible even if forms from different layers are stacked right on top of one another.

Thred can now read thumbnails from floppies

Fixed bug that caused forms to fill in the wrong place in the stitch order.

Version

1.025

More work on angle/horizontal/vertical fills

Upgraded knots--added show knots and delete knots.

Made needle cursor optional.

Fixed square ends on angle/horizontal/vertical fills

Version

1.024

Upgraded angle/horizontal/vertical fills

Upgraded DST file save

Add "up to" hotkey (keypad -)

Version

1.023

Upgraded angle/horizontal/vertical fills

Added shift+Z hotkey to zoom all the way in.

Version

1.022

Added Convert Stitches to Form

Added Split Form

Version

1.021

Improved the search for stitch length functions accessed by right clicking the minimum and maximum stitch length info boxes.

Added Center Horizontally, Center Vertically, Center Both, and Center Entire Design.

Added Convert to Bean, and Delete Bean Stitches.

Added auto install capability.

Added edit/Sort/by Form, and edit/Set/Form number

Version

1.020

Added Form Rectangle Checking when loading Thred Files

Version

1.019

Added Direction-Sensitive Needle Cursor, Form Cursor, and D-line cursor.

Added Set Zoom Mark at Center and Set Zoom Mark at selected point.

Added Set Rotation Segments, and Set Rotation Angle from Mark.

Improved Program Stability

Minor changes to numerous to mention.

Improved DST file handling

Version

1.018

Fixed a sort bug, The first item in the sort list was not correctly connected to the second item.

Fixed a "support for large hoops bug"

Improved error checking for Angle Satin Fill

Version

1.017

Added "edit/Shrink Clipboard Border"

Added "edit/Flip/Horizontal" and "edit/Flip/Vertical" when all forms and stitches selected.

Add "edit/Set/Rotation Angle"

Version

1.016

Fixed Rotate Bugs

Added page up and page down hotkeys to the rotate for rotate and rotate and duplicate

Added "and duplicate again to the edit/Rotate menu."

Fixed the "C+control"copy-to-clipboard code so it copies stitches to the clipboard when multiple forms are selected

Changed the orientation of "star"forms so that stars with odd numbers of points will have more points on the bottom.