VectorStyler 1.0.049 release notes

  • Fixed: clicking with pen tool should add a new line.
  • Fixed: auto panning breaks line drawing.
  • Fixed: shape paint should work with open shapes also.
  • Fixed: merging regions in shape paint did not work on Windows.
  • Fixed: setting color from palette of selected shape paint regions.
  • Fixed: multiple problems when merging shapes.
  • Fixed: undoing shape operations with groups.
  • Fixed: adjusting the last position in artistic brush should not break the brush.
  • Fixed: combining groups with boolean operations to handle transforms also.

Changes in recent releases

  • Improved: preview stroke profile, dash and stripe from modal editors.

  • Improved: activate lasso tool by holding Option (Alt) key.

  • Improved: option to show monochrome glyphs in glyph panel.

  • Improved: use space key to flip side when interactively editing a text on path.

  • Fixed: decreased UI font size.

  • Fixed: copy and paste images from any browser.

  • Fixed: drag and drop images from other apps (including browsers).

  • Fixed: multiple intersection and union bugs.

  • Fixed: added splash screen for Windows.

  • Fixed: bend effect resulting from expanded vector brush has wrong shift.

  • Fixed: offset path color is not previewed.

  • Fixed: remove imported brush guide shapes when converting to curves an expanded brush.

  • Fixed: hovering over starting node should be indicated in the pen tool.

  • Fixed: get default color calibration profile from the system on Windows.

  • Fixed: file overwrite notice on Windows when extension is not specified.

  • Fixed: show different cursors in stroke width tool for spine and width adjustments.

  • Fixed: use PDF 1.6 version when copying to pasteboard for older CS compatibility.

  • Fixed: allow tracing adjustment of 1 percent in preferences.

  • Fixed: resizing text with negative tracking.

  • Fixed: using both angle and direction constrain in node editor.

  • Fixed: option (Editing Options / Adjust Node Removal Curvature) to skip curvature approximation when deleting a node.

  • Fixed: use blue highlight in UI to indicate checked buttons.

  • Fixed: transform pivot should stay fixed when rotating.

  • Fixed: allow groups in divide and merge operations.

  • Fixed: artboard count was not selected when creating new documents.

  • Fixed: scaling selected nodes should also scale related control nodes correctly.

  • Fixed: set the first control point towards the next node when creating new shapes in the Pen tool.

  • Fixed: moving the end of a line with smooth node at the other end should update the curve.

  • Fixed: undoing some merge operations resulted in wrong positions.

  • Fixed: disable automatic vertical roman characters.

  • Fixed: skip empty objects in intersection operations.

  • Fixed: swap icon in color panels should be next to the color target knob.

  • Fixed: docking directly from horizontal margin to vertical was not working.

  • Fixed: transform each should consider individual object pivots.

  • Fixed: editing envelope shapes copied from other objects was broken.

  • Fixed: track isolation context changes in undo and redo.

  • 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.

  • 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.