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Reform and Illustrator 25.3 updates - 08 Jun 2021

AstuteBuddy v1.3.2
  • Keyboard shortcuts added for the new Reform plugin.
ColliderScribe v3.6.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
  • Improvement: "Red ring" text annotations are now Retina-resolution.
DynamicSketch v3.5.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
FindReplace v1.5.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
  • Panel banner/icon is now green, as FindReplace is considered a core plugin.
InkFlow v2.1.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
InkScribe v2.5.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
  • Improvement: "Red ring" text annotations are now Retina-resolution.
MirrorMe v3.3.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
Reform v1.0.1
Stylism v3.2.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
  • Bug fix: blur/opacity dialog text is no longer cut off at 125% UI scaling.
  • Bug fix: Adjusting the Stylism panel graph immediately after launching Illustrator with no document open no longer causes a crash.
SubScribe v3.5.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
  • Bug fix: The Orient Transform tool properly operates on partially-selected groups/compound paths and in isolation mode.
  • Bug fix: The Quick Orient tool no longer shows incorrect annotations if switched to immediately after having used the Orient Transform tool.
Texturino v2.5.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
  • Improvement: The Opacity Brush panel now allows you to remove the mask completely through the flyout menu.
VectorFirstAid v3.7.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
VectorScribe v4.6.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.
  • Improvement: "Red ring" text annotations are now Retina-resolution.
  • Improvement: After retracting a path segment's handles with the PathScribe tool using the 'R' key, the segment's anchor points are now automatically changed to corner type.
WidthScribe v3.5.0
  • Compatible with Canvas Rotation feature of Illustrator 25.3.

May 2021 updates - 11 May 2021

InkScribe v2.4.1
  • Improvement: InkScribe now automatically adjusts the point type of the prior point when extending or closing a path if the new segment is straight and the prior point had no handle.
    Watch the video demonstration for this change
  • Improvement: When using the 'R' key to retract the handles of a path segment when dragging it, the outfacing, retained handles are now restored to their original, pre-drag positions (as per the PathScribe tool).
  • Bug fix: The entire window might no longer turn blue or white when first using the InkScribe tool.
Stylism v3.1.0
VectorFirstAid v3.6.0
  • New feature: New panel menu item "Remove Astute Graphics Active Content" removes the dynamic statuses of Dynamic Shapes/Corners, removes MirrorMe axes, and expands all Astute Graphics live effects as well as Space Fill and Width Stamp objects.
    Watch the video demonstration for this change
  • New feature: A new menu item under the main "Type" menu item lets you remove all paragraph breaks (return characters) from all selected type objects.
    Read more about this feature
  • New feature: The Super Smart Remove function now includes a "Protect Sharp Corners" option which will always keep points where the path changes direction sharply, regardless of the tolerance setting.