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Pavages 2

A free software to realize tiling of the plan.




Presentation

A tiling is to fill the plane with a single figure (the tile) and this allows to obtain very beautiful results, The best known being those made by M. C. Escher.
See the following pages, for example, for more information:

Pavages 2 is free and cross-platform free software (GNU GPL license).

Dependencies:




Download and install

Choose a platform above.


  • dependencies
    • for Ubuntu 18.04, dependencies can be installed with the following command:
      sudo apt install python3-pyqt5 python3-pyqt5.qtwebengine python3-pyqt5.qtsvg
    • on a older version, replace the python3-pyqt5.qtwebengine package with python3-pyqt5.qtwebkit
  • Pavages
    • download and unpack the Pavages archive: pavages2.tar.gz
    • to launch Pavages, just click on the file Pavages.pyw at the root of the folder
      (or console: python3 Pavages.pyw)
    • on the other hand, the menu File → Create Launcher will allow you to create a file pavages.desktop wherever you want (desktop, menu ...).
  • DEBIAN
    • a Debian package (GNU / Linux 8 - stable version) was produced by Jean-Francois Mai (Jean-Francois.Mai at ac- nantes.fr).
      It works on i386 and amd64 architectures and has also been successfully tested on a Raspberry Pi with the RaspBian distribution (Debian adaptation).
      pavages2-egaloislinux_2-1_all.deb


  • dependencies
    download and install in the order the following programs:
  • Pavages
    • download and install pavages2_setup.exe (Pavages installation)
    • to launch the program, you will find a shortcut in the Start menu and on the desktop
  • notes
    • versions of Python and PyQt proposed above are for Python 3.4, PyQt5 and 32 bits system.
      You can find the 64-bit versions on the websites of Python and PyQt
    • you can also install PyQt4 instead of PyQt5
    • finally, you can install version 2 of Python
    • make sure that the installed versions of Python and PyQt match.
  • portable version


  • Yves Gesnel (http://www.gesnel.fr) has realized the packaging of Pavages for OS X 10.7 (or later version):
    Pavages-OSX.zip

  • You can also do the following:
    • dependencies
    • Pavages
      • download and unpack the Pavages archive: pavages2.tar.gz
      • to launch Pavages, it is enough
        • click on the file Pavages.pyw at the root of the folder pavages
        • OR run in console with the command: python3 Pavages.pyw
        • OR move the Pavages.pyw file to the terminal icon in the dock (at the bottom of the screen)
    • notes
      • if this does not work you have to manually modify the application that will open Pavages.pyw.
        To do this, select the file Pavages.pyw then in the file menu, click get information.
        In the open with section, select Terminal as the default application (or python launcher).
        See this page: How can I change what program opens a certain file on a Mac?




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