VectorStyler builds

Build 1.0.025 RC2 (correction)

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  • Improved: anchor node tool.
  • Improved: create boundary path from selection.
  • Improved: allow boundary mode in contour effect.
  • Improved: add boundary mode to destructive offset path effect.
  • Improved: set combination mode when referencing a group for a shape style.
  • Improved: allow negative font scaling.
  • Improved: remember search field state in color palette panel.
  • Improved: allow tinted global color addition to the main color palette.
  • Improved: allow separate mask input for the inner shadow effect.
  • Improved: right click in color palette to set alternate (stroke) color.
  • Improved: right click in color wheel to set alternate (stroke) color.
  • Improved: show and set guideline coordinates and rotation in the transform panel, when no object is selected.
  • Improved: snap guidelines to artboard margin and center when artboard snapping is enabled.
  • Improved: palette panel menu command to remake palette to RGB or CMYK (can be used after document color mode is changed, to reset the palette).
  • Improved: select ruler units by right clicking on ruler.
  • Improved: option to change current style (fill or stroke) opacity only, instead of whole object opacity in color and palette panels (selected from panel menu).
  • Improved: lock panels (application menu) to block docking.
  • Improved: create guidelines around the bounding box of the selected objects (command is in Guidelines panel menu).
  • Fixed: text on path may show the wrong outline for highlight.
  • Fixed: stroke overprint was not working.
  • Fixed: expanding stroke containing zero width dashes.
  • Fixed: expanding zero width stroke with dashes.
  • Fixed: output SVG scaling in a single matrix.
  • Fixed: importing multiple styles on an object in AI files.
  • Fixed: duplicate objects placed above selected objects when moving with Option+.
  • Fixed: remove full screen for document view on Windows. Use maximize window instead.
  • Fixed: show input method candidate popup next to the text.
  • Fixed: baseline with some vertical fonts was wrong.
  • Fixed: problem in shape union.
  • Fixed: transform handles (when enabled) may get hidden when moving cursor in text.
  • Fixed: gradient mesh shape persists on new objects (should use default fill color).
  • Fixed: editing shapes inside composite shapes.
  • Fixed: auto fill file name when saving presets.
  • Fixed: gradient tool handles should have special cursor.
  • Fixed: name of shortcut of the preferences command in menu.
  • Fixed: show a default tooltip for the no fill palette item.
  • Fixed: joining two nodes may move the selection to the wrong place.
  • Fixed: allow separation with default printer color mode, if document color mode is CMYK.
  • Fixed: set no fill from color palette when shown in a popover view.
  • Fixed: combining shapes and text shape must set even odd fill mode.

Build 1.0.024 RC2 (correction)

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  • Improved: support for unicode blocks in Glyph panel.
  • Improved: option to open file after exporting.
  • Fixed: regression in duplicating objects with Option+ move.
  • Fixed: pixelate effect could result in wrong margins.
  • Fixed: popup menus should not close if release is quick.

Build 1.0.023 RC2 (correction)

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  • Fixed: Japanese text input on Windows.
  • Fixed: pasting text into text frames on Windows.
  • Fixed: detecting system installed TTC fonts.

Build 1.0.022 RC2

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  • Improved: added Japanese typography features.
  • Fixed: glyph panel was very slow with fonts containing large number of glyphs.
  • Fixed: creating palette from an image using the palette panel menu command resulted in wrong color modes (and names).
  • Fixed: append new colors from selection or image directly into the palette. Use menu option to enable group creation.
  • Fixed: tooltips on color names in list mode of palette panel were wrong.
  • Fixed: enable scrollbar in glyph panel.
  • Fixed: node tool could could select parametric shapes for editing.
  • Fixed: cannot select original node of a path if corner was rounded.
  • Fixed: correct highlight of Japanese characters in text editor fields.
  • Fixed: zero width stroke filled with tiling pattern.
  • Fixed: set kerning without highlight, at the cursor position.
  • Fixed: gap slider of ellipse shape did not use correct values.
  • Fixed: option+drag guideline from ruler should not create a duplicate under the ruler.
  • Fixed: option+drag from ruler corner should adjust ruler origin.
  • Fixed: update artboard selection drop down when new artboards are created.
  • Fixed: confirm font selection by pressing enter.
  • Fixed: glyph panel did not show all possible alternates.
  • Fixed: exporting SVG should add DTD heading.
  • Fixed: indicate isolation inside an object with an additional label.
  • Fixed: update brush styles panel preview when new document is created.
  • Fixed: default vector brush color should be the current outline color.
  • Fixed: variable font instance names were not retrieved properly.
  • Fixed: setting blend mode for stroke only did not work.
  • Fixed: font selection did not always apply to the selected text.
  • Fixed: scaling selected nodes from a path may scale the starting node twice.
  • Fixed: break apart on multiple selections did not work correctly.
  • Fixed: importing stroke cap type from PDF.
  • Fixed: detecting clicks when using tablet on Windows.
  • Fixed: full screen mode should keep the menu bar on Windows.
  • Fixed: select and close in popup menus when the mouse is released.
  • Fixed: support for special characters in file names on Windows.
  • Fixed: show all supported file types in open dialog on Windows.
  • Fixed: workspace file extension was not added.
  • Fixed: add system color profile path for Windows.
  • Fixed: broken gradient opacity in CMYK documents.
  • Fixed: stroke rendering with very sharp joins was broken.
  • Fixed: convert first segment type when first node of an open path is selected.
  • Fixed: corner tool combined with transform tool did not work.

Build 1.0.021 RC1

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  • Fixed: popover views did not work from docked panels in Windows.
  • Fixed: regression causing crash when working with text frames.
  • Fixed: crash when multiple displacement shape effects use the same mask.
  • Fixed: elastic warp from tool box did not activate with a single click.
  • Fixed: additional brush tool issues when using stroke presets.
  • Fixed: image object to show image file name as a default object name.
  • Fixed: changing original pattern object content did not refresh pattern correctly.
  • Fixed: pattern tiling is incomplete when negative spacing is used.
  • Fixed: preset popover bubble leaf position is wrong when clicking at the button margin.
  • Fixed: pattern preset creating view did not preview all options.
  • Fixed: open shape at the selected node.
  • Fixed: disabled print separation did not remove separation when printing.
  • Fixed: converting text shape to frame moved the object position.
  • Fixed: importing certain GIF files resulted in corrupted images.
  • Fixed: registration marks when printing with separation.
  • Fixed: inconsistent mouseUp/Down events on drop down menus

Build 1.0.020 RC1

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  • Improved: overprint support for object styles and spot colors.
  • Improved: support for MacOS based hyphenation.
  • Improved: change font size and scaling factor when resizing text.
  • Improved: option for proportional text, image and linked content scaling.
  • Improved: hold Option when scaling text frame to scale font also.
  • Improved: hold Shift when clicking on a color to change text color inside text frame (instead of the frame fill).
  • Improved: grid shape tool to allow odd number of columns.
  • Improved: adjust blend position with a separate transfer function.
  • Improved: show text content as default object name in then layers panel.
  • Fixed: copy and paste text frame did not detach text content.
  • Fixed: OpenType based kerning bugs.
  • Fixed: do not truncate font name in font list.
  • Fixed: ordering in font style menu.
  • Fixed: undo fill style change of text frame.
  • Fixed: elastic warp should add nodes from then first click.
  • Fixed: some spot colors did not import correctly from PDf and AI files.
  • Fixed: exporting fonts to PDF and PS files.
  • Fixed: text shape highlight outline path is not updated.
  • Fixed: various scrubby scrolling issues.
  • Fixed: handling the enter key in text shape and frame editing on Windows.
  • Fixed: setting the layer color on Windows closed the view after the first click.
  • Fixed: delayed menu opening on Windows.
  • Fixed: corner editor jumps for some shapes.
  • Fixed: default tab spacing should use the fixed space.
  • Fixed: deleting a node changed a neighboring corner type.
  • Fixed: duplicating artboard did not correctly duplicate blend object.
  • Fixed: selection in numeric field did not always work.
  • Fixed: use Shift+ to speed up scrubby scrolling.
  • Fixed: cannot scale at small zoom.
  • Fixed: text frame knob is tool close to corner.
  • Fixed: new document should use last created document artboard size.
  • Fixed: keep last brush used in the brush tool, if it was a stroke preset also.
  • Fixed: use geometric order by default in alignment panel.
  • Fixed: show override font of selected text shape.

Build 1.0.019 RC1

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  • Fixed: exporting adjustment layers with distortion effects.
  • Fixed: color separation did not work in printing.
  • Fixed: hidden color plates should not be printed.
  • Fixed: some process colors were added as spot plates in color separation.
  • Fixed: crash when importing certain EPS files.
  • Fixed: problems when exporting EPS files with adjustment layers.
  • Fixed: detect and load spot colors in PDF and AI import.
  • Fixed: detect color mode when opening AI files.
  • Fixed: font metric based kerning did not work for some OpenType fonts.
  • Fixed: inserting glyphs at cursor position from Glyphs panel did not work.
  • Fixed: add stylistic set access to Typography panel.
  • Fixed: jumping scroll position in History panel, as undo and redo is browsed.
  • Fixed: color of the outline indicator in Pen tool should match the layer color.
  • Fixed: various stability improvements.
  • Fixed: various UI style improvements.
  • Fixed: problems when editing artboard guidelines in the modal view.
  • Fixed: undo in path brush tool when new objects are created.
  • Fixed: load per image color profiles, and show the profile name in the content links panel.
  • Fixed: swapping color target with X shows the wrong colors.
  • Fixed: erasing a path from a composite shape should not remove the whole object.
  • Fixed: issues with knife tool on composite shapes.
  • Fixed: select all touched objects in eraser tool for changes when starting with no selection.
  • Fixed: if eraser (or path brush) tool is opened with a selection, all changes are made on the selected objects only.
  • Fixed: eraser tool may break undo and redo history.
  • Fixed: smaller label for brush size change indicator.
  • Fixed: remove OpenGL display mode on M1.
  • Fixed: add pattern content tint options to modal view also.
  • Fixed: set pattern tile outline and background in modal view also.
  • Fixed: default pattern content label should be Default.
  • Fixed: create unique new preset (or style) name when creating presets(or styles).
  • Fixed: warn if preset creation overwrites an existing name.
  • Fixed: do not allow confirm in preset creation of name is empty.
  • Fixed: single key shortcuts on Windows were not found when pressing the key in the shortcut editor.
  • Fixed: use thinner hovering outline.
  • Fixed: zero dash did not use cap shapes properly.
  • Fixed: dash starting with zero did not render correctly on closed shapes.
  • Fixed: ungrouping clipped groups with style should not copy the style to the objects.
  • Fixed: extent of imported SVG gradient was wrong.
  • Fixed: allow extra space around transform box for movement also.
  • Fixed: opacity and transparency options were not correctly identified in selecting by similarity.
  • Fixed: slider layout in shadows and highlights filter.
  • Fixed: enable scrubby scrolling in number editor fields and labels.
  • Fixed: gradient tool to adjust nodes to object size.
  • Fixed: some installed TTF fonts are not detected correctly.
  • Fixed: improved slider mapping in character panel.
  • Fixed: scrolling artboard number in print preview did not work.
  • Fixed: better layout for panel titles.

Build 1.0.018 RC1

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  • Improved: show imported image and linked file info when hovering over the file name in the Content Links panel.
  • Improved: allow separate mask source for Inner/Outer Glow filter.
  • Improved: add color toning option for tiling patterns, and style override for pattern content.
  • Fixed: support of multiple screens on both Mac and Windows.
  • Fixed: tool tips on Windows did not work.
  • Fixed: display refresh did not always work in OpenGL display mode.
  • Fixed: avoid moving objects or nodes when only clicking.
  • Fixed: multi key shortcuts were not correctly handled on Windows.
  • Fixed: canceling shape effect view opened from layers (or appearance) panel broke the effects.
  • Fixed: smaller snapping indicator for point and shape snapping modes.
  • Fixed: option for common global snapping modes (Preferences -> Editing Options -> Common Snapping Options). By default each document stores its own snapping settings.
  • Fixed: cursor in Windows did not restore when moving back into view.
  • Fixed: paste in place for path copied into clipboard should keep original position.
  • Fixed: removing nodes from a shape converted some nodes to cusp.
  • Fixed: importing transformed gradients in SVG did not position correctly.
  • Fixed: extending and redrawing path with the pencil tool.
  • Fixed: palette opening button resulted in empty menu on Windows. Should open file selection if there are no scanned palettes.
  • Fixed: jitter in expander brush preview.
  • Fixed: reduce cross mark for eraser and expander brushes.
  • Fixed: changing stroke cap should not change other attributes.
  • Fixed: changing preserve color option did not detach image effect instance.
  • Fixed: thinner dash preview in stroke panel with more phases.
  • Fixed: remove save and export icons from the tool bar.
  • Fixed: panel snapping to be less intrusive.
  • Fixed: check for updates on Windows did not correctly identify version.
  • Fixed: did not undo rotate with frame option of text frames.
  • Fixed: searching in customize view.
  • Fixed: color panel layout breaks at small sizes.
  • Fixed: clearing fill from color palette (panel and bar) did not work.
  • Fixed: increase and decrease brush size in the brush tool did not work on Windows.

Build 1.0.017 RC1

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  • Improved: better cursors to indicate rotation, resizing and skewing.
  • Improved: show object center while rotating or skewing.
  • Improved: transparency panel to adjust opacity and mask of the style selected in the appearance panel.
  • Improved: add opacity slider to the color panel.
  • Fixed: Wacom tablet input blocked with some tablet drivers.
  • Fixed: positioning of the document when printing with some printer drivers.
  • Fixed: adjustment filter by object did not use shape or content as a mask correctly.
  • Fixed: shape effect option button was missing in modal shape effect editor view.
  • Fixed: pixelate effect did not render correctly.
  • Fixed: resizing selected nodes only when first node is selected did not adjust control point correctly.
  • Fixed: editing width profile in offset path shape effect.
  • Fixed: when drawing new shapes, use all shape options set in the modal view.
  • Fixed: modifier for regular and normalize option of stars.
  • Fixed: also clear corners of shapes when reseting shape options.
  • Fixed: select all while in shape drawing mode should select all objects.
  • Fixed: deleting the first node in a closed shape did not create a correct approximation of the curve.
  • Fixed: changing a segment to line should set cusp nodes at both ends.
  • Fixed: adjust number of sides in super shape edits with arrow keys.
  • Fixed: pressing tab key in document view should not move focus away.
  • Fixed: show and use transformed shape effect indicators if object has been transformed after the shape effect.
  • Fixed: also move locked layers and objects when moving artboard from context panel.
  • Fixed: constrain point movement with Shift in 4 point distortion.
  • Fixed: copy and paste part of a path selected in the node editor.
  • Fixed: contour is too slow on complex shapes.
  • Fixed: large contour was broken on some shapes.
  • Fixed: crash in character tool.
  • Fixed: freeze in layers panel while working with symbols.
  • Fixed: color filters did not adjust parameters of stacked image effects.
  • Fixed: wrong limits for baseline offset and skew fields in the character panel.
  • Fixed: Hidden command from Object menu was not working.

Build 1.0.016 RC1

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  • Improved: added preview button to Create Adjustment Layer view.
  • Fixed: image effect option edits were not registered when creating a new adjustment layer.
  • Fixed: some shape unions did not work with overlapping segments.
  • Fixed: shape editor modal view layout was broken when opening the first time.
  • Fixed: reset and show markers after screen change notification.
  • Fixed: snap to point and snap to shape to work better when both enabled.
  • Fixed: indicator for point snapping mode.
  • Fixed: scaling selected path nodes should not scale control points outside of selection.
  • Fixed: moving bend and other shape effect shape centers resulted in double distance move.
  • Fixed: crash in Find Edge image effect.
  • Fixed: opening popup menu from menu should not overlap.
  • Fixed: enabling Blend Shapes should keep shape effects.
  • Fixed: shapes to corners may result in zero length segments when converting to curves.
  • Fixed: confirming Levels field in Posterize effect did not work.
  • Fixed: enabling Preserve Colors in Add Noise effect discarded previous effects.
  • Fixed: some font names are not shown correctly in the font list.
  • Fixed: some numeric editors did not handle deletion and replacing.
  • Fixed: duplicating artboards with locked layers did not duplicate content correctly.
  • Fixed: rasterizing object may result in thin red contour.
  • Fixed: rasterizing multiple objects did not work.
  • Fixed: crash when editing the zoom blur effect options.
  • Fixed: Flare and Lens Flare effect options did not open.

Build 1.0.015 RC1

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  • Fixed: stroke with gradient and Transform Content enabled resulting in wrong display.
  • Fixed: use last selected font in new text shape and frame.
  • Fixed: option to enable transform box while in the text editor (in Preferences -> Editing Options).
  • Fixed: option show cursor position in ruler (in Preferences -> Performance).
  • Fixed: adjust scrolling speed in all lists.
  • Fixed: better indication of point snapping.
  • Fixed: positioning font accent in glyph outlines.
  • Fixed: scaling or skewing node selection did not adjust first node.
  • Fixed: pen tool to allow clicking on existing shapes without selection.
  • Fixed: option to disable next segment preview in pen tool (on by default, in Preferences -> Changing Options).
  • Fixed: do not delete object after removing last node in pen tool.

Build 1.0.014 RC1

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  • Fixed: refreshing scatter brush when moving original objects.
  • Fixed: in some cases intersecting selection mode did not add object.
  • Fixed: option to keep object opacity for drawing (enabled by default).
  • Fixed: slider values for polygonal spiral and other shapes in context and property panels.
  • Fixed: intersection problem with certain horizontal segments.
  • Fixed: clipping mode in line grid shape did not work for some lines.
  • Fixed: curvature tool to also create circle with a single click.
  • Fixed: undoing text typing (and deletion) should be in larger phases.
  • Fixed: remove dark frame of light theme on Windows.
  • Fixed: missing theme files in Windows for extra contrast mode.

Build 1.0.013 RC1

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  • Fixed: regression in mesh creation.
  • Fixed: alignment panel should work on selected path nodes also.
  • Fixed: glyph width in sole COLR OTF fonts was wrong.
  • Fixed: crash when arranging blended objects in the layers panel.
  • Fixed: better resolution for the windows / task icon.
  • Fixed: disable direction matching shape blending by default.
  • Fixed: spacing after first glyph in text on path.
  • Fixed: wrong font style variations in some OTF fonts.
  • Fixed: backgrounds in extra dark theme.
  • Fixed: adjustable outline width in Display Options for wire frame preview mode.
  • Fixed: holding Shift in Pen tool should not start new shape.
  • Fixed: select last node in Pen tool after completing a segment.
  • Fixed: do not register the delete undo if could not delete.
  • Fixed: paragraph options labeling section was disabled for no reason.
  • Fixed: creating new style without selecting the style type.
  • Fixed: some font families could not be removed from font groups.
  • Fixed: three point circle tool created two circles.
  • Fixed: palette bar content scrolling was too fast and direction was wrong.
  • Fixed: pinch zoom should be centered around zoom.
  • Fixed: changing line with smooth ending to curve segment resulted in cusp ending.
  • Fixed: moving from node tool to pointer tool with nodes selected shows wrong box if shape has corners.