VectorStyler 1.0.013 RC1 release notes

  • 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.

Bug fixes in recent releases

  • Improved: single segment mode for sketching on pencil and sketch tools.

  • Fixed: restore default workspace did not restore to initial state.

  • Fixed: mouse cursor alternates on Windows.

  • Fixed: blinking of outline highlight when using the Pen tool (at least on Windows).

  • Fixed: inner glow filter rendering performance issues.

  • Fixed: default object color should be in RGB mode.

  • Fixed: zoom and rotate number fields in document view did not loose focus when clicking away.

  • Fixed: could not create new path starting from inside a selected shape.

  • Fixed: do not open layer options view when creating new layer (show options when a modifier is pressed).

  • Fixed: using Store History may break document in some cases.

  • Fixed: zoom tool cannot be activated with Z key when using then path editor.

  • Fixed: some backgrounds were wrong in the extra dark theme.

  • Fixed: blending some shapes created the wrong node matching.

  • Fixed: image positioning while drawing was wrong by 1 pixel.

  • Fixed: display blended shapes in outline mode also.

  • Fixed: context panel tool buttons opened panels twice.

  • Fixed: some font style names were wrong.

  • Fixed: possible crash in Windows.

  • Improved: working with multiple image effects, refresh performance.

  • Improved: simplified gradient tool, with smaller handle sizes

  • Improved: added option to enable color calibration in UI also (User Interface section of Preferences).

  • Improved: changed font sharpness mode on Windows.

  • Improved: added an Extra Dark and Extra Light theme for better contrast.

  • Improved: automatic save mode will not ask to save modified files.

  • Improved: added option to Pen tool to block path editing.

  • Fixed: selecting colors from the color palette bar used wrong colors.

  • Fixed: duplicate panels opened from customized context panel.

  • Fixed: union of multiple shapes may result in the wrong shape.

  • Fixed: stretched menu font on Windows.

  • Fixed: associating files with app on Windows.

  • Fixed: could not select multiple corners with the corner tool.

  • Fixed: when exporting artboard, first artboard size reverted to default size.

  • Fixed: flipping from eraser to pen side on Wacom tablet to return to last tool used.

  • Fixed: add new gradient color in interactive editing with a single click.

  • Fixed: possible crash in working with gradients.

  • Fixed: global color settings were not persistent.

  • Fixed: cannot resize lines from transform panel.

  • Fixed: persistent proportional mode in transform panel.

  • Fixed: breaking at multiple selected nodes did not work.

  • Fixed: add smooth nodes around round corners.

  • Fixed: moving or duplicating artboards did not move the guidelines of the artboard.

  • Fixed: creating a grid of guidelines did not work on some artboards.

  • Fixed: changing artboard size with the artboard tool reverted to a default size.

  • Fixed: skewing multiple (previously skewed) objects created the wrong transform.

  • Fixed: Option+ drag a control point to change node to cusp.

  • Fixed: Command+ drag a control point to change node to smooth.

  • Fixed: setting a node to smooth or symmetric from the Path panel or the context panel should move the opposing control point.

  • Fixed: rounded corner extreme cases were not handled correctly.

  • Fixed: previewing and canceling color filters created wrong object attributes.

  • Fixed: several crashes specific to Windows.

  • Fixed: refreshing the screen with OpenGL when using the dynamic erase mode of the pen tool.

  • Fixed: possible crash when importing ASE color palette files.

  • Fixed: moving lines next to smooth nodes should adjust smooth controls also.

  • Fixed: improve cursor images on Windows.

  • Fixed: make OpenCL optional on Windows.

  • Fixed: click and drag of a single document tab hid the main window on Windows.

  • Fixed: use eraser end of Wacom pen to activate the eraser tool.

  • Fixed: improve Wacom tablet support on Windows.

  • Fixed: moving nodes inside transformed groups was broken.

  • Fixed: selecting and transforming objects inside transformed groups.

  • Fixed: rotating an ellipse after ungrouping a scaled group did not retain scaling.

  • Fixed: reverse the order of recent file names in the dock menu.

  • Fixed: crash when opening PDF files containing certain separated color types.

  • Fixed: possible crash when working with multiple blend objects.

  • Fixed: use arrow keys for increasing and decreasing star, polygon and other shape sides while editing or drawing.

  • Fixed: do not rotate with the inner nodes of the gear shape.

  • Improved: pen tool to snap to starting node, to indicate closing.

  • Improved: checkerboard backdrop in layers (and appearance) panel previews.

  • Improved: changed some shortcuts for better MacOS compatibility.

  • Improved: refresh performance with multiple image effects.

  • Fixed: did not use last solid brush width.

  • Fixed: possible crash in text editor with some input methods.

  • Fixed: crash while editing guidelines.

  • Fixed: do not allow diagonal movement for shift constrain.

  • Fixed: removing first node in an open path did not reset corners correctly.

  • Fixed: do not allow guideline adding from ruler, if guidelines are hidden.

  • Fixed: excluding from multiple individually scaled objects inside a group created wrong shapes.

  • Fixed: nonuniform slider in blend and contour panels and views.

  • Fixed: better handle certain font metrics for text shapes (point text).

  • Fixed: faster union operation for large number of shapes.

  • Fixed: did not show some self intersecting outline stripes.

  • Fixed: color filter previewing did not always work.

  • Fixed: freeze when accessing layer options.

  • Fixed: possible crash with certain OpenType fonts.