vpype 1.10 screen shot

Annotated Release Notes: vpype 1.10

I originally intended vpype 1.10 to be a ‘quick-and-dirty’, bug-fix-only release but it ended up being quite substantial, so let’s dive in. New features and improvements Improved support for layer pen width and opacity in the viewer (#448) The “Pen Width” and “Pen Opacity” menus are now named “Default Pen Width” and “Default Pen Opacity”. The layer opacity is now used for display by default. It can be overridden by the default pen opacity by checking the “Override” item from the “Default Pen Opacity” menu....

April 7, 2022

TIL: aligning horizontal or vertical lines to the pixel grid with OpenGL

When I started using my new M1 Max MacBook Pro in December, a bunch of vpype’s tests started to fail. The failing tests were all image-based: an image is rendered and then compared to a previously-generated, reference image. This process is made easy thanks to this Pytest fixture. In this case, the reference images were generated long ago on my previous, Intel/AMD-based MacBook Pro. This GIF highlights the discrepancy I’d get with images generated on my new computer (notice how the ruler’s thickness varies):...

April 5, 2022
vpype 1.9 word cloud

Annotated Release Notes: vpype 1.9

vpype \ text -l1 -p 0 3.5cm "Custom layer name/color/pen width" \ text -l2 -p 5cm 4.5cm -s 24 "Properties" \ text -l2 -p 2cm 5.5cm -s 20 "Expressions" \ text -l1 -p 6cm 6.5cm -s 24 "Better/new block processors" \ text -l2 -p 3cm 8cm "...and much more!" \ layout -m 0.3cm -l 10x3.5cm \ penwidth -l2 0.5mm \ color -l2 "%Color(226,200,0)%" \ color -l1 "%Color(3,118,207)%" \ color -l1 blue \ show -- vpype 1....

March 3, 2022 · Last updated on March 4, 2022

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February 20, 2022