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Illustrator 2023 (v27) support - 12 Oct 2022

AstuteBuddy v1.6.0
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
Autosaviour v2.7.0
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
ColliderScribe v3.8.1
  • Bug fix: Using the Space Fill "Apply Settings" button no longer erroneously corrupts the "Vary Rotation" setting.
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
DirectPrefs v1.7.0
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
DynamicSketch v3.7.0
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
FindReplace v1.7.1
  • Improvement: Holding Option/Alt when clicking an eyedropper to pick up numerical values now adjusts the min and max values by a "clearance" value specified in the preferences.
  • Bug fix: Option/Alt-clicking to locate the last matching object now works immediately.
  • Bug fix: The alignment of replacement art (when replacing asymmetric art and matching scale and rotation) has been fixed.
  • Bug fix: An Undo record is no longer created when specifying a gradient.
  • Bug fix: The gradient chip transparency grid is now correctly displayed on Mac.
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
InkFlow v2.3.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
InkQuest v2.6.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
InkScribe v2.7.1
  • Retracting the handles of a just-drawn point changes the segment type to straight.
  • Bug fix: When an accidental click-and-drag (such as with a stylus) is corrected by the "Ignore Drags..." preference, the previously-drawn point's type is now adjusted in the same way that a true click would do. Needs to be added to today and the version number updated, unless these needs to be a brand new entry to the collection? Let me know if you want me to do it, just gonna eat something first.
InkScribe v2.7.0
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
MirrorMe v3.5.1
  • Bug fix: The annotation dialog should no longer inadvertently reset its position to the upper left corner.
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
Phantasm v5.6.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
Randomino v1.1.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
Rasterino v2.7.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
Reform v2.1.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
Stipplism v2.6.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
Stylism v3.5.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
SubScribe v3.7.1
  • Improvement: The Quick Orient tool's angle determination for raster and placed images is more robust.
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
Texturino v2.7.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
VectorFirstAid v4.0.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
VectorScribe v4.9.2
  • Improvement: There is a new Path Intersections preference: "Only Consider Intersections to Topmost Path".
  • Improvement: The "Move Points to Tangencies" button can now be Shift-clicked to move only the selected points.
  • Bug fix: Fixed possible bad handle position when "Move Selected Points to Tangencies" used on both the last and first point of a closed path.
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].
WidthScribe v3.7.1
  • The UI has been tweaked to make the appearance of disabled items more like the native panels/dialogs (i.e., less prominent).
  • When clicking on a label, the contents of the adjacent value input box is now selected, as per native panels [some labels on Mac may not be functional yet].

Extract dashes and more - 31 Aug 2022

ColliderScribe v3.7.7
  • Bug fix: When a group with a live effect applied contains text, the Super Marquee tool no longer causes the live effect to be re-calculated when "Get Bounds of Text Objects Using Text Outlines" is enabled.
SubScribe v3.6.9
  • Improvement: Horizontal and vertical path segments shifted with the Straighten tool now snap to the cursor when using Smart Guides.
VectorFirstAid v3.9.9
  • Experimental new feature: Super Smart Point Removal function now accessible via Illustrator JavaScript scripting. For details, join the Astute Graphics Slack community - http://bit.ly/ag-slack - and join the #js-scripting channel.
  • Bug fix: Removing duplicate art (path geometry only) no longer erroneously considers hidden art when checking for duplicates.
VectorScribe v4.8.8
  • New feature: "Extract Dashes" (PathScribe panel menu item) converts a path with a dashed stroke into a compound path made of separate, non-dashed subpaths.
  • Bug fix: Thin Dynamic Rectangles no longer show incorrectly placed slice lines when the slice lines lie along the top edge.
  • Bug fix: Fixed obscure crashes when using the Reposition Point tool on multiple paths and on extremely tiny paths.
  • Added warning message on potential user error of attempting to use the Reposition Point tool on all anchor points of longer paths.