Go to settings on the main screen > Check the title bar.
To check if you have the latest version follow this link.
If your projects were automatically converted from an older version (before 6.0.0). Make sure you’re in the right folder: On My iPad/Knitting Chart/My Projects. Use the search bar and enter ‘My Projects’.
On the main screen type 'Knitting Chart' in the search bar. Then select the grey 'Knitting Chart Document' button that appears.
You can show info about the tools by selecting more options and selecting ‘Show Tool Tips’. Visit the YouTube Channel for tutorials.
Make sure you’re inside a location like ‘iCloud Drive’ or ‘On My iPad’.
Working on it!
You can convert square charts to written instructions.
Go to more options > 'Written Instructions'.
Go to the chart settings to add rows & columns at any position. Or tap and hold on a column or row number to insert or delete one.
Use two fingers to move the chart around when zoomed in.
Please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org, and I’m happy to add it to the default collection.
Yes, first select the background or symbol color tool (bottom left). Use the palette button at the top to create your own.
Open the legend panel , select ‘Used’ at the top. Tap and hold on a symbol to change all occurrences.
Your changes are save automatically. When there're unsaved changes an asterisk will be shown in the title bar. You can always force a save by selection more options > 'Save Now'.
To add a new design: Draw a selection around cells and select the designs library button .
To use a design: Open the library by selecting more options > 'Designs Library'. When you select a design it’s copied to your pasteboard, select paste to finish.
Select ‘Freeform Chart’ in the add new panel to draw round crochet patterns.
Go to settings on the main screen > 'Advanced Settings' > 'Enable Bigger Charts'. For best performance of the application it’s recommended to split larger designs up in multiple charts.
Since version 6.0.0 converting images to charts works differently:
- First create an empty chart
- Use the new image tool to place an image
- Select 'Canvas To Color Chart' in more options
This video explains how it works.
Select more options > ‘Save as Image’. Print the saved file from the Photos app on your device.
Open the legend panel > 'Used' and use the text button on the top right to edit the description. If you edit the description in the 'All' section, the description will change for all projects and charts.
If you want to hide items, or change the order: Open the settings of your chart .
No the PDF has a fixed layout.
You can change the order when your project contains multiple charts, edit the legend text, order and visibility. Add info text at the top and added images will show up on the last page.
But everything has a fixed position.
You can't delete the header or footer of a generated PDF.
PDF / Ravelry Files
Knitting Chart uses the file system on your device, you can select any PDF on your device to create a Knitting Chart file for it. The original will remain unchanged.
When working with a PDF a new Knitting Chart file is saved which contains your edits. Make sure you’re opening a .kcp file (this always has a logo at the bottom left).
You can check the file type by tapping and holding on a file, and selecting 'Info'.
Please update to version 6.0.5 or higher.
Please update to version 6.0.1 or higher.
PDF files use a different set of tools. All tools are only available when you work on a chart you created yourself in Knitting Chart.
Go to the settings and select "Show Two Pages".
Please note that highlights and rulers only work when showing a singular page.
Use the ‘Chart Settings’ button to select another color.
Save or move your files to iCloud, Dropbox or Google Drive to share your files.
Yes, store your files in the cloud.
No, if it doesn’t upgrade automatically go to the ‘Settings’ on the main screen and choose ‘Restore In App Purchase’
Unfortunately Family Sharing of in app purchases is not supported by Apple. More info can be found here: support.apple.com
Create as many charts as you like and all features are unlocked.
No you only pay once for your mobile devices.
No, everything is available to see / review in the free version.
This is an error generated by the system. These steps could fix the issue (not tested):
- Close all background applications
- Go to Settings > Screen Time
- Tap on Content & Privacy Restrictions
- Turn on Content & Privacy Restrictions and tap on iTunes & App Store Purchases
- Allow In-app Purchases
- Restart your device
- Try to purchase again
Go to settings on the main screen and select ‘Archived Projects’. Select your project to open this autosave.
If you get this error message:
Unable to import document.
The Operation couldn't be completed. (com.apple.DocumentManager error 1.)
This is an error of the device / file system, first try restarting your device. Otherwise these links offer some solutions:
- Tap and hold an a tool for an explanation
- Tap and hold an a symbol for the description text
- Tap and hold an a text object to add a bracket for a repeating section
- Tap and hold on a stitch number on the side to insert or delete a row or column.
- You can rescale the counter and legend panel, this can be helpful when entering the descriptions, or if you want bigger counters.