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Ponyscape v0.4 Patched!!

Journal Entry: Mon Feb 4, 2013, 7:50 PM
Hi Everypony!!

The patched version of Ponyscape 0.4 is here!!  Currently, the Windows, 64-bit Linux, Mac OS X 10.6,  10.7, and 10.8 packages are available!  The Linux package was built on Linux Mint 14, but it should work on most up-to-date distributions.  On Windows, download the zip file and extract it using 7zip or winrar and run ponyscape.exe.  On Linux, download the deb package and install it by running "sudo dpkg -i <filename>" or by using a GUI package installer of your choice.  On Mac OS X, open the dmg package, drag Ponyscape.app to the Applications folder, and launch Ponyscape.app from your Applications folder.  For this patch version, I revamped the Linux package so that everything is now installed in a separate directory from Inkscape and you now run "ponyscape" instead of "inkscape" from a terminal.  Additionally I revamped the Mac OS package so that it's now called Ponyscape.app (and I tweaked it a bit so it runs smoother).

You can get the binary packages here (md5's are provided for checksumming):

Windows: ponyscape.org/downloads/ponysc…
md5: f893672cf43313184b174b88bea3ee96

Linux: ponyscape.org/downloads/ponysc…
md5: d014652ec3b30b0d0365ac93333f9d11

Mac OS X 10.8 (x11): ponyscape.org/downloads/Ponysc…
md5: e524242ff8bf619917ac36c0f7d329c1

:new:Mac OS X 10.8 (non x11): ponyscape.org/downloads/Ponysc…
md5: f955ca6d5ceab21f147b953281148990

Mac OS X 10.7 (non x11): ponyscape.org/downloads/Ponysc…
md5: d96aee8ddf600141211422fc83ddc4dd

Mac OS X 10.6 (non x11): ponyscape.org/downloads/Ponysc…
md5: 80da15a4f39830acf5759cf4bd9ca3a0

Alternatively, you can download the entire source code and compile from scratch.  I can confirm that compiling works on Windows and Linux, the Mac OS build requires some tweaking but should work if you replace the files in /packaging/macosx with the files found here: www.mediafire.com/?3m26zczoyvx… .  Compilation instructions can be found on Inkscape's wiki ( [link] ).

Source: ponyscape.org/downloads/ponysc…
md5: d7a6e283b01a1677cecccfbccd3f9c15

Here's what's included in this patched release:

:bulletblue: Fixed swatch button in Fill & Stroke Dialog

:bulletblue: Increased size of the swatch bar at the bottom

:bulletblue: Fixed some random swatch setting issues (thanks to tgolyi for a patch which helped with this!)

:bulletblue: Fixed "Edit path on canvas" in Path-Effects dialog (patch by tgolyi, big thanks to him!)

:bulletblue: Improved swatch efficiency!!

:bulletblue: Included experimental path-effects in the Linux build

And now a quick legal disclosure (only because I have to :p).  This software is provided as-is and without any warranty.  Misuse of this software or use of this software in an illegal nature is in no way the fault of the developer or the upstream Inkscape development team.  The developers are not responsible for any loss or damages that may occur while using the software.  This software is licensed under the GPL version 2.0, a copy of which will be provided upon request.  Inkscape itself is licensed under the GPL, and is free and open-source software, meaning I am allowed to modify and redistribute the source code and/or binaries.

I hope this patched release will fix any issues you guys may have been having from upgrading to 0.4!  I will be working on more bugfixes and improvements for 0.5, so if anyone has any feature suggestions, feel free to contact me!

:iconflutterguy317: flutterguy317

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:icondigidestinedoftrust:
DigidestinedofTrust Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
I use Windows 8.1 on Surface Pro 3 and have tried downloading this, but it just doesn't work. Any tips? I have tried EVERY zip advice, downloaded 7zip and NOTHING. This isn't making any sense.
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liamwhite1 Featured By Owner Edited Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How close were you?
  1. You downloaded the Windows 7z archive uncorrupted, and its MD5 is indeed f893672cf43313184b174b88bea3ee96.
  2. You downloaded a version of 7-zip for Windows.
  3. You installed 7-zip.
  4. You opened 7-zip and used it to decompress ponyscape_0.4_patched.7z
  5. You entered the extracted directory and ran ponyscape.exe.
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:icondigidestinedoftrust:
DigidestinedofTrust Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
Is it supposed to show up as Inkscape or Ponyscape? I THINK I did it right, but can't be sure
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liamwhite1 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The filename is ponyscape.exe.

If that doesn't tip you off that the extraction worked, check the About screen (Help→About).
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:icondigidestinedoftrust:
DigidestinedofTrust Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014
I have the ponyscape file it seems, but it opens up as inkscape. I don't know man. It didn't even seem like it extracted anything in the first place. The whole process is confusing me.
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liamwhite1 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Look for Ponyscape-specific features, such as the presence of Object→Objects…

These are not present in the current release of Inkscape, nor will they be in the next.
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:icondigidestinedoftrust:
DigidestinedofTrust Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
It won't decompress a file that big unless I pay for the full version of Windows 7z archive
I have followed every link carefully and nothing has worked.
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liamwhite1 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Clearly, then, you made a wrong turn picking your decompressor.

Use this 7zip binary: portableapps.com/apps/utilitie…
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:icondigidestinedoftrust:
DigidestinedofTrust Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
Already had that one downloaded. DIDN'T work.
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bluefoxycat Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'll just stick with GIMP...
I can't seem to even USE it...
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