VectorStyler 1.0.058 release notes

  • Fixed: regression in path offsetting and stroke.
  • Improved: option to set grid count (instead of spacing), line grid, wave shapes.
  • Fixed: excluding grid shape from text shape should handle grouping.
  • Fixed: excluding open from open path should create separate sub paths.
  • Fixed: separating paths with small overlaps.
  • Fixed: brush content transformation did not work.
  • Fixed: do not remove shape when shape options of a tool are edited.
  • Fixed: new path brush paint did not refresh correctly.
  • Fixed: painting with path brush inside a shape should not remove the shape.
  • Fixed: time display in document info panel.
  • Fixed: swap fill and stroke style in color panel when no object is selected.
  • Fixed: text underline with multiple character overrides did not render correctly.
  • Fixed: editing concentric warp shapes.
  • Fixed: grid opacity (and other options) should be kept for new documents.
  • Fixed: opening or importing AI files with monochrome mask images should result in the same VS.
  • Fixed: offset path to auto close path with overlapping start / end nodes.
  • Fixed: some halftone image effect point shapes have wrong thresholds.
  • Fixed: alignment mode should be persistent between selections.
  • Fixed: moving popover panels from title background resulted in an empty view.
  • Fixed: ignore partial names in number field metric resolution.
  • Fixed: blending steps to be global and used in blend editor to create new blend effects.
  • Fixed: clipped gradient in CMYK mode was not visible.
  • Fixed: some clipping groups were not positioned correctly.
  • Fixed: path node type was wrong in AI import.
  • Fixed: double and triple flag warp tools are not working.
  • Fixed: default width of underline should be thinner.
  • Fixed: shape editor did not update on selection change.
  • Fixed: keep a preset selection after removing preset.
  • Fixed: renaming presets did not save the preset automatically.
  • Fixed: improve offset path node count and precision.

Changes in recent releases

  • Improved: customize modifier keys for editors and views (Preferences -> Modifier Keys).

  • Fixed: regression with the Pencil too eraser mode.

  • Fixed: handle Unicode character input with altgr.

  • Fixed: opening EPS file should adjust the artboard size to the EPS bounding box.

  • Fixed: moving collapsed panels may break the panel layout.

  • Fixed: convert to curve in nested groups with shape effects.

  • Fixed: expanding groups did not flatten shape effects correctly.

  • Fixed: do not store preview in file for linked images.

  • Fixed: merging should handle transformed nested group hierarchies correctly.

  • Fixed: shape builder to work better with open shapes.

  • Fixed: automatically skip stray points and segments in shape builder.

  • Fixed: attributes based selection to search in groups also.

  • Fixed: enable collide mode in transform editor.

  • Fixed: keep previous blend steps in blend panel.

  • Fixed: use document color mode of default colors when selecting stroke width.

  • Fixed: collapsed panel should stay collapsed.

  • Fixed: drag the whole panel from empty regions of a tab.

  • Fixed: option to transform brush with content.

  • Fixed: split text did not function in some cases.

  • Fixed: convert to curve should not move inner object.

  • Fixed: opening layers in panel when duplicating with buttons.

  • Fixed: pencil stabilizer should work at current zoom level.

  • Fixed: label for Undo action was wrong when shown in customization lists.

  • Fixed: focus the Name field when the renaming object view opens.

  • Fixed: drawing inside transformed objects applies the wrong transform.

  • Fixed: appearance panel did not work with text selections.

  • Fixed: image filters on text shape objects should use common box.

  • Fixed: show actual style of halftone effect, and default to point mode.

  • Fixed: problems with creating custom toolboxes.

  • Fixed: could not add root action in toolbox customization.

  • Fixed: redo button remains inactive in the context panel.

  • Fixed: hidden guide shapes should not be drawn.

  • Fixed: exclude and cut out path operation with grid shapes.

  • Fixed: glyph popup did not show glyphs on Windows.

  • Fixed: fill option for Offset Path.

  • Fixed: pattern brush presets should detach.

  • Fixed: text on path with bending should allow editing and highlight.

  • Fixed: show transformed member objects correctly when editing the bend effect.

  • Fixed: deleting unused effects may cancel others.

  • Fixed: stroke rendering at small width.

  • Fixed: importing PDF with spot colors can have unexpected results.

  • Fixed: converting group hierarchies with shape effects to curves should convert all.

  • Fixed: moving with the modal view may remove existing transformations from the selected objects.