VectorStyler 1.1.005 release notes

Improvements

  • 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.

Fixes

  • SVG pasting should retain size if possible.
  • File Save As dialog resulted in wrong file name on Windows.
  • Font selection in Recent Fonts list was broken.
  • Scaling shapes after a reset transform.
  • Adding unit names in formula evaluation resulted in wrong numbers.
  • Key modifier (Command / Control) to disable snapping while editing.
  • Duplicated canvas did not refresh correctly.
  • Show text baseline in selection.
  • Deleting text with Cut resulted in wrong cursor positions.
  • Creating repeaters from menu with a single object did not work.
  • Option to disable dispersion in symbol sprayer.
  • Pressing spacebar in Layers panel should activate panning.
  • Do not snap to the same start / end node in the Node editor.
  • Refreshing text that resulted from Split Text did not always work.

VectorStyler 1.1.003 Beta release notes

Fixes

  • Save As regression bug on Windows.
  • Skewed text may cause rendering glitches while moving objects.
  • Locked proportional width and height in the shape’s properties window.
  • SVG marker import had wrong rotation.
  • Cursor positioning when double clicking text for editing.
  • Randomized transform each undo redo issues when moving objects.
  • Do not create new gradients at a simple click with the gradient tool.

VectorStyler 1.1.002 Beta release notes

Improvements

  • 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.

Fixes

  • Undoing the removal of an object linked to the text on path.
  • Repeating duplicate with scale should adjust scaling pivot correctly.
  • Hue sliders showed wrong hue positions.
  • External display issues on Windows.
  • Language menu in Characters panel is too large.
  • Image effect mask for White Noise image effect.
  • Move window canceling when opened with Enter.
  • Change visibility mode of multiple highlighted items in the Layers panel.
  • Moving, scaling and rotating inside transformed layers.
  • Delete Empty layers from Layers panel menu.
  • Setting corner radius from the context panel.
  • Overlapping shape exclude.
  • Pressing space for panning breaks node and transform editors.
  • Selecting symbol sets with marque.
  • SVG importing problems.
  • Do not create objects when the active layer is locked.
  • Possible crash when detaching clone objects.
  • Hovering over active (blue) buttons should indicate with color.
  • Import files centered to visible view region.
  • Double click action in shape editor.
  • Did not always select all value in number fields when gaining focus.
  • Larger number fields in Add Noise image filter options view.
  • Cannot undo after creating plain repeaters.
  • Better repeater performance with complex shapes.
  • Paste image from Safari.
  • Importing SVG markers.
  • Transform handle sensitivity.
  • Configurable eraser tool paint area.
  • Some action names were wrong in the shortcut editor.
  • Clicking on an icon in the Layers panel should not deselect.
  • Copy and paste blend objects should not rename it.
  • Changing current value with expressions, in number fields.
  • Panning cursor to have a contour.
  • Crash when using tiling patterns as masks in SVG displacement filters.
  • Show correct artboard format in context panel.
  • Moving the rotation pivot of a straight line.
  • Create correct text shapes when using missing glyphs.
  • Angle constrain handling in Node editor.
  • Anchor tool issues when shape has rounded corners.
  • Import SVG files at correct size.
  • Remove the “X” shortcut from the Node editor, to allow color mode swapping.
  • Add scaling to object when transforming objects with transparency masks.
  • Problems with shortcuts on Windows.
  • Adding single letter shortcuts on Windows.
  • Dual screen issues on Windows.
  • Tooltip did not always display on Windows.

VectorStyler 1.1.001 Beta release notes

Improvements

  • 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.

Fixes

  • Guideline direction swapping when pressing Option (Alt) key.
  • Rename “Locked” to ‘Lock Object.
  • Popover panels to be on top of regular floating panels.
  • Reset node corner types when a path is imported from AI format.
  • Layers panel synchronized selection modes.
  • Improve Ai file format import support.
  • Ungrouping a layer caused refresh problems.
  • Scrolling with touchpad on Windows.
  • Show highlight nodes in path brush and eraser tools.
  • Transform each to use center correctly.
  • Correct Undo / Redo name for path brush and erase tools.
  • Scaling selected nodes should scale handles correctly.
  • Pasting inside object to consider object transformations.
  • Draw and drop in Layers panel into an object should adjust positions.
  • Corner editor on multiple objects with different scaling or transforms.
  • 3 point drawing tools should snap to point even when snapping is disabled.
  • Noise blur should not depend on zoom.
  • Right angles in zig zag corner presets.
  • Scaling objects should also scale the pivot location.
  • Variable width stroke profile should blend correctly.
  • Blending smooth nodes should retain smoothness.
  • Handle empty text lines correctly for the object bounding box.
  • Possible crash when duplicating objects with styles.
  • Navigator panel content display on Windows.
  • Possible crash when updating the History panel.
  • Crash if using MacOS system color palette when tracing images.
  • Possible crash when pasting a bitmap from Firefox on Windows.
  • Do not select object, when clicked inside small negative spaces.
  • Do not show nodes of locked objects, when selected.
  • Placing blend objects inside another object should refresh correctly.
  • Undo and Redo to work correctly for blend object changes.
  • Keep stroke width profile when changing between a brush and stroke.
  • Better mouse wheel scrolling in number fields.
  • Layout of shape panel popover is broken when opened from the context panel.
  • Rendering the arrow on stroke should composite with the stroke correctly when opacity or blend mode is used.
  • Exporting transparency masks to PDF.
  • Transform object pivot point correctly, when inside transformed layers.
  • Undo / Redo of some object placement action may remove the object.
  • Undo should remove empty group content.
  • Font preview position in font list.
  • Show Custom artboard format if width or height is edited.
  • Undoing certain ungroup actions.
  • Moving cursor to the last position of an edited text.
  • Enable standard ligatures by default.
  • Rasterizing objects in CMYK documents.
  • Do not open corner modal view when double clicking in corner editor.
  • Hiding an object shows the wrong frame inside transformed layers.
  • Deleting linked images from the document.
  • Stroke width discontinuity at the starting node, caused by the width tool.
  • Allow shortcuts when keys are pressed while a panel is focused.
  • Detach style references before deleting the style.
  • Better precision when exporting expanded stroke to SVG.
  • No need refresh layers panel previews at any change.
  • Moving minified panels at the top edge of the screen.
  • EMF exporting issues.
  • Better favorite icon for fonts.
  • Better refreshing certain halftone effect changes.
  • Set correct version number when exporting EPS files.
  • Transparency mask editing in isolated mode.
  • Font group name change is not registered in the font manager.
  • Save warning dialog box when original save location unavailable.
  • Template file name selection in preferences.
  • Crash on MacOS M1 when opening files with hyphenation enabled text.
  • Inside Last action should identify target object correctly.
  • Direction of indicators in gear shape editing.
  • Importing vertical text from AI file format.
  • Exporting to SVG to handle qualified names correctly.
  • Default Layers panel width on Windows is wrong.
  • Improve JPEG file importing.
  • Convert text on path to curves: should keep positions correctly.
  • Aligning nodes vertically.
  • Allow the selection of locked objects with selection similar and select by attribute.
  • Refreshing issues when objects are pasted from AI to VS.
  • Floating toolbox is positioned at the bottom after restart.
  • Option to block context panel undocking.
  • Magic wand to use selection by attribute on the current canvas only.
  • Refresh issues after certain duplicate actions.
  • Possible shape text scaling issues.
  • Offset path width profile is not visible in the profile drop down.
  • Transparency panel resizing.