VectorStyler 1.0.020 RC1 release notes

  • 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.

Bug fixes in recent releases

  • 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.

  • 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.