VectorStyler 1.0.047 release notes

  • Fixed: pasting text into text shape and text frames.
  • Fixed: importing text from Unicode text files.
  • Fixed: importing text ShiftJIS encoded RTF files.
  • Fixed: scaling text did not adjust font size.
  • Fixed: rounding corners up to a limit may break the corner shape.
  • Fixed: deleting the first node in a shape with the first node rounded, shifted the rounding to another node.
  • Fixed: moving the first node in a rounded shape may break the rounding at other nodes.

Changes in recent releases

  • Improved: added option to Character panel menu to always use default character style when creating text objects.

  • Improved: nudge by 1/10th while holding Shift+Control.

  • Improved: added an expand button to the Image Trace panel.

  • Improved: added a solid stroke button in stroke width panel.

  • Improved: use Option+ (Alt+) key to flip guideline orientation when dragging a new guideline from the ruler.

  • Fixed: improved offset path and stroke alignment.

  • Fixed: improved intersection for touching shapes.

  • Fixed: exclude problem with overlapping margins.

  • Fixed: remove collinear point sequences in union results.

  • Fixed: moving objects in some shape and image filter editors.

  • Fixed: possible crash when closing documents.

  • Fixed: scaled stroke expansion in filtered outlines.

  • Fixed: problems with shortcuts when the text editor is active on Windows.

  • Fixed: font name is wrong after scaling text.

  • Fixed: style picker handling of isolation modes.

  • Fixed: regression in composite shape tool.

  • Fixed: copy and paste vector with image effects on Windows.

  • Fixed: image effect exporting to PDF.

  • Fixed: preview of initial segment in pen tool.

  • Fixed: stroke width using mm as units did not show mm in Appearance panel and width popup.

  • Fixed: gradient editor leaves the undo broken.

  • Fixed: changing UI scaling broke the context panel.

  • Fixed: double clicking a segment in the node editor should not isolate.

  • Fixed: rotating and then scaling multiple skewed objects created the wrong transform.

  • Fixed: some popover backgrounds were not rounded on Mac.

  • Fixed: Shift+ selection in corner tool.

  • Fixed: triple click line selection highlighted one more character in the next line.

  • Fixed: do not use Style labels for character and paragraph style drop downs.

  • Fixed: pattern brush preview should be proportional.

  • Fixed: tolerance editing in preferences did not show default values.

  • Fixed: brush style popover in appearance panel had wrong size.

  • Fixed: brush style panel did not update when swapping fill and stroke styles.

  • Fixed: font search bar case sensitivity issues.

  • Fixed: switch from text tool to other tools using shortcuts (when not editing a text).

  • Fixed: entering and exiting isolated mode in layers panel.

  • Fixed: selecting blending mode of an empty layer used the blending mode for the objects added to the layer also (cleared with a refresh).

  • Fixed: transform pivot point should stay fixed when duplicating objects.

  • Improved: allow fill with no stroke mode in pencil and path sketch tools.

  • Improved: select by attribute option to find paths with zero length segments.

  • Improved: Object -> Shape menu action to remove zero length segments.

  • Improved: add alignment buttons to context panel.

  • Improved: preview pattern brush when creating or editing presets or styles.

  • Improved: path sketch tool option to merge closed shape instead of excluding.

  • Improved: non modal editing for simplify path.

  • Fixed: better cursor display quality (especially on retina).

  • Fixed: change symmetrigon shape radius and rotation when dragging corners.

  • Fixed: scaling shape text did not change font size.

  • Fixed: do not pan view when clicking close to the margin.

  • Fixed: crash when docking minified panels.

  • Fixed: snapping multiple selected guidelines to objects or artboards.

  • Fixed: box marque selection mode should work for corners also.

  • Fixed: could not select multiple corner handles on Windows.

  • Fixed: option for corner editor to edit single corners by default (Preferences -> Editing -> Single Corner Adjustment).

  • Fixed: cannot move to other text object by clicking on it while a text is being edited.

  • Fixed: nudge field icon was missing.

  • Fixed: refresh text in number editor fields after confirming (to show units).

  • Fixed: button spacing in document scroll bars.

  • Fixed: exporting Type 1 fonts to PDF.

  • Fixed: group object bounding box did not reset after changing style inside the group.

  • Fixed: regression when converting transformed groups to curves.

  • Fixed: zero offset in offset path should keep the original shape.

  • Fixed: option to disable document editor double clicks when using the tablet (Preferences -> Document Editing -> Double Click with Tablet).

  • Fixed: UI scaling to change corner rounding also (if theme has round corners).

  • Fixed: better indicator style for the lasso tool.

  • Fixed: add new flat UI themes on MacOS.

  • Fixed: snap to local minimum and maximum of paths and shapes.

  • Fixed: support for some resource fork fonts on MacOS.

  • Improved: WMF/EMF import and export file format support, on Windows and also on Mac.

  • Improved: left and right arrow keys should also change the corner count of super shapes.

  • Improved: preferences option to not update the default fill and stroke styles when selecting objects.

  • Improved: multiple new select similar and select attribute options.

  • Improved: option to compare only the type of shape (or image) effects when searching by attributes with the find panel.

  • Improved: show zero width stroke as Hairline.

  • Improved: rotate view back to zero when double clicking with the view rotate tool.

  • Improved: straight line mode in the pencil tool by pressing the tab key.

  • Improved: (color) and style picker mode to just drag and drop styles between objects.

  • Improved: path brush tool to change only shapes of the current style.

  • Improved: path brush tool to merge multiple shapes into a single one.

  • Improved: added new commands to expand clipping groups by intersecting the content with the clipping shape, with or without stroke expansion.

  • Improved: added new commands to intersect a set of shapes with a single closed shape, with or without stroke expansion.

  • Improved: allow stroke color and width selection in the (destructive) Offset path view.

  • Improved: various UI style improvements, including the Stroke panel icons.

  • Fixed: Apple Silicon compatibility bug fixes.

  • Fixed: copy and paste vectors (PDF and SVG) to clipboard on Windows.

  • Fixed: default transform pivot of text shapes should be at the center.

  • Fixed: align zero length dashes to cusp corners.

  • Fixed: some imported and clipped images may display in a broken form.

  • Fixed: file reverting breaks layer panel content list.

  • Fixed: clipboard change notification handling on Windows.

  • Fixed: do not change zoom after document setup is confirmed.

  • Fixed: mirroring should not change the transform pivot point.

  • Fixed: when objects are placed outside of a top layer, the place above/below is not working.

  • Fixed: stroke on a path with stray points did not expand.

  • Fixed: full saturation and brightness for the hue slider in the color panel.

  • Fixed: copying a path part will break the regular object pasteboard.

  • Fixed: blend step of 1 should result in a single intermediary shape.

  • Fixed: some icon labels were missing.

  • Fixed: print to PDF with Microsoft driver may crash if printing in the background.

  • Fixed: text highlight should work also when the mouse is outside of the text area.

  • Fixed: creating an empty folder in the preset manager should work when there is no selection.

  • Fixed: scrolling in percent field should be smoother.

  • Fixed: scaling from the transform panel should add a scale on the object instead of just changing the shape size.

  • Fixed: confirming nudge settings from the context panel should focus the document.

  • Fixed: navigator panel showing a red square when the document is refreshed.

  • Fixed: setting the brush offset on a solid stroke will break the stroke.

  • Fixed: paste below when multiple objects are selected should paste below the bottom object.

  • Fixed: selecting blend spine should deselect the source shape to allow further blend option changes.

  • Fixed: do not allow duplicate shortcuts in the shortcut editor.

  • Fixed: selecting objects in the layers panel did not update the context panel.

  • Fixed: changes on symbol presets should detach the symbol objects.

  • Fixed: background issues in the gray theme.

  • Fixed: All Fonts collection is not updated after font folder scanning completes.

  • Fixed: pencil tool should also allow fill styles by default.

  • Fixed: inner glow margins may be broken for some shapes.

  • Fixed: blurry application icon.

  • Fixed: changing contextual shortcuts did not work.

  • Fixed: stroke popover did not apply stroke width.

  • Fixed: slower scrolling in layers panel when drag&drop hovering.

  • Fixed: convert to curves inside transformed groups should not include the group transforms in the resulting path.

  • Fixed: allow isolation by double click in the shape editor.

  • Fixed: blend tool selection may add an empty undo change.

  • Fixed: use an upper limit for the blending steps.

  • Fixed: blend object may be lost when cutting and pasting.

  • Fixed: regression in document view layet when rulers are hidden.

  • Improved: add shortcut and settings for nudging stroke width up or down.

  • Improved: add layers panel option to do object copy / paste instead of renaming when in the panel.

  • Improved: nudge amount settings can be available in the context panel.

  • Improved: new option to create no fill boundary.

  • Fixed: some composite shapes may result in empty path.

  • Fixed: refresh after importing SVG.

  • Fixed: open navigator panel when double clicking on the navigator corner icon.

  • Fixed: larger navigator icons.

  • Fixed: lag between slider dragging and zoom.

  • Fixed: thinner registration, bleed and crop mark widths.