Galva version 3.00

Galva - Jean-Paul Gendner
2020-09   Version 3.00 with a tutorial in French and one in English for Galva and a tutorial, in French and in English, for the production of galvanometer dials can be downloaded in the « Articles » tab.
See a presentation of Galva.

New commands in V3.00:
  • An exclamation mark ! at the beginning of a line is equivalent to a Stop command.
  • Cote for easy insertion of dimensions in drawings.
  • AngRot for rotating all or part of a drawing around point 0,0. In addition, the plot commands have a new parameter for such a rotation.
  • PolyR[P] for drawing regular polygons.
  • PlotS for plotting signs, symbols or images according to data in a file.
  • ZoominiI for the default zoom for printing.

Main other new features in V3.00:
  • Possibility of inserting images in the input masks for a better description of the commands.
  • Removal of the impossibility of printing large characters near and/or on the lower margin of the pages.
  • Possibility to draw circles, camenberts and frames with gradient colors between two colors.
  • Possibility to display the distance and the angle, the delta X and delta Y of the movement of the mouse in relation to a point, by keeping the Alt key pressed.
  • Possibility of measuring the total length of a broken line drawn with the Trait command.
  • Possibility to integrate numeric expressions surrounded by # in the Texte[C] and Cote commands.
  • Addition of new parameters in many existing commands, including the possibility of modifying the character spacing with the Texte and TexteC commands (making the external commands GCE_Texte and GCE_TexteC) obsolete), …
  • New files with « Ohmeter » scales examples.
  • New external commands:
    – GCE_Cercle_P : To easily draw circles or arcs in perspective.
    – GCE_Elec : To easily draw some electronic components.
    – GCE_G(p) : To easily plot the module and argument of transfer functions.
    –  …
  • Help completely revised.
  • New deployment / installation file created with InnoSetup.

LICENCE:

ANY INDUSTRIAL, COMMERCIAL AND / OR PROFESSIONAL USE OF ANY KIND OF THIS SOFTWARE IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN AGREEMENT FROM THE AUTHOR.

For other uses, the use is free.
However, sending a (beautiful) postcard (or your QSL if you do Ham radio) to the author, at the address indicated in the help, is appreciated, and felt as an encouragement. Read about this subject « Conditions of use » in the help of the program.

Installation

For installing or updating the program, it is recommended to read the A_Lire-Read_Me.pdf file also contained in the installation zip files.

2020-09-12 By mistake the Galva_300 installation files contained the old versions of the zip files containing the English and German sample files This is corrected in the Galva_300a files.


Installation file created with Inno Setup for « recent » OS.

Setup file created with Visual Basic, compatible from Windows XP.