What is new in VectorStyler 1.1

What is new in VectorStyler 1.1

These are the features and improvements that were added in the first release of VectorStyler 1.1

  • Formulas in number editors.
  • Customize path node type indicator shapes.
  • Hold Option (Alt) to draw shape text of some size.
  • Incremental saving.
  • Search field in preferences to find settings by name or tool tip text content.
  • Symbol stamp tool: place the selected symbol with mouse clicks.
  • Repeater: create automatic repetitions of multiple objects to fill shapes.
  • Symbol painter tool: place with symbols while dragging the mouse.
  • Symbol position, sizing and rotating brushes.
  • Symbol coloring and opacity brushes.
  • Quick look plugin for MacOS.
  • Alignment panel geometric mode to be persistent.
  • Select page fill when selecting color while the Artboard tool is active.
  • Path brush mode to change selected objects only.
  • Option to disable smooth scrolling and zooming modes in Preferences -> Document Editor.
  • Option to expand stroke when exporting to vector formats.
  • Persistent default values in Offset Path view.
  • Immediate search field editing in font drop down.
  • Hold Control to draw line in path brush, eraser and knife tools.
  • Modifier key to adjust scroll rounding in number fields.
  • Increase default precision for numbers exported into text based formats (SVG).
  • Layers panel option to select object on canvas on Control+Click.
  • Double click action configuration in Preferences -> Document Editor.
  • Show alignment options in context panel for single objects also, to align to artboard.
  • Better default scrolling direction on windows.
  • Control+Backspace to clear a number or text input field.
  • Paste attributes from copied objects.
  • Improved selection of small objects.
  • Pick colors using a color panel tool.
  • Convert lines to cubic curves when setting smooth / symmetric corner.
  • Better color panel layout.
  • Add shortcut (Control+Shift+K) to find and highlight selected object in the Layers panel.
  • Options to control the scaling and transformation of image effect parameters.
  • Option to keep transform tool mode: Preferences -> Document Editor -> Keep Selection Mode.
  • Better backgrounds and customization for previews in Layers panel.
  • Compact Layers panel menu by default (option for the larger menu in the panel options).
  • Set brush size from context panel for shape effect brushes.
  • Bitmap exporting mode, without dithering.
  • Persistent tool selections inside groups of the toolbox.
  • Selecting the panel menu should bring it forward if obscured.
  • Proportional dragging of smooth nodes (hold Option or Alt).
  • Import AI data from EPS files (Preferences -> Document Files -> Import AI Data from EPS).
  • Snap to start / end node when editing nodes.
  • Update Missing fonts view if fonts are rescanned.
  • Buttons in Stroke panel to sync cap and arrow styles.
  • Draw Inside to update target if layer selection changes.
  • Double click on color target widget to open modal color editor.
  • Improve stroke panel layout.
  • Action to clear recent file list.
  • Hold Option (Alt) when clicking flip or rotate icons to duplicate.
  • Option to not change object color if color mode is changed.
  • Add *Reveal File" action.
  • Select locked layers also, when selecting with Locked Objects.
  • Selection mode to select empty layers.
  • Option to transform layer members, when a layer is selected (Allow Layer Transformations).
  • Hold Option (Alt) when confirming scale or size values in the Transform panel, for proportional scaling.
  • Add Reset button to transform panel.
  • Pasting should center at visible area after panned or zoomed.
  • Draw inside mode, and access from context panel.
  • Drag&drop a VS preset file on the app window to open the preset panel.
  • Shortcuts for transform modes (N for pointer, D for deep).
  • Save As panel to open at the folder of the file.
  • Show in Finder button in Document Info panel.
  • Show the file location in Finder when Option+clicking the document title leaf.
  • Option to position repeating objects separately on multiple glyph shapes.
  • Add shortcuts to adjust word spacing (Control+Option+Left/Right on Mac).
  • Option to disable or change initial filler text (Preferences -> Document Files).
  • Option to add user folders for hyphenation dictionary files.
  • Control+B to paste below all objects if none are selected.
  • Shortcut L to be assigned to the Path Sketch tool.
  • Context panel to show top or active stroke options.
  • Close path when moving an ending node over the other and holding Option (Alt).
  • Option(Alt)+Delete in Node editor to remove segments and disconnect path.
  • Better font list layout.
  • Better Stroke panel layout (both vertical and horizontal mode).
  • Use selected objects in Object Sprayer tools.
  • Show nodes in text shapes also when hovering.
  • Copy and paste text on path should copy the linked shape also.
  • Keep group hierarchy and names when exporting to SVG.
  • Layer renaming in the Layers panel.
  • Add foreign file formats to Open Recent list.
  • Shift+E shortcut to be used for the Eraser tool.
  • Shift+B shortcut to be used for the Path Brush tool.
  • Load editable AI data from PDF files if available.
  • Keep angle of control point when holding Shift in Node editor.
  • Allow randomization when Transform Each is enabled.