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Minor updates - 12 May 2020

Stylism v2.3.0
  • New feature: AG Offsets can now treat groups (including live text) as if they were compound shapes. When altering stroke or fill colors, the starting color is taken from the topmost object.
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  • New feature: AG Block Shadows can now be specified with a level of transparency and blending mode.
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  • New feature: AG Block Shadows can now adopt the fill of the object for its color, allowing shadows to have patterns and gradients.
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  • New feature: AG Block Shadows can now be set to have a fixed vanishing point.
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  • New feature: AG Block Shadows, when applied to a specific fill, can replace the fill rather than adding to it as normal.
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  • Improvement: You can now force a stroke or a fill on an AG Offset, regardless of whether the base path has one.
  • Improvement: The AG Offset and AG Block Shadow tools now work on Symbol art.
  • Improvement: The AG Offset and AG Block Shadow tools now work on effects that have been applied to a layer, and no longer instead apply another object- or group-level effect to the art under the cursor.
  • Improvement: AG Block Shadows may now be applied to Placed art objects.
  • Improvement: The Apply buttons on the AG Offset and AG Block Shadow panels are now disabled when no art is selected.
  • Improvement: You may now detach an AG Block Shadow immediately after creating it (by pressing the "X" key if using the tool; or adding "Shift" when clicking the Apply button on the panel).
  • Improvement: You may now change the annotation color of the AG Offset and AG Block Shadow tools with the "C" key.
  • Improvement: Option/Alt-clicking on a color chip in the AG Offset panel now sets that color to black.
  • Improvement: The Stylism preferences dialog now has a live info text area.
  • Improvement: Clicking on the panel banner (topmost magenta stripe) in the Stylism panel now selects the Stylism tool.
  • Bug fix: AG Offset distances are now correct when "Distance is Total" is turned off, Randomization is on, and there are multiple offsets.
  • Bug fix: The AG Offset preview is now correct when "Distance is Total" is turned off and there are multiple offsets.
  • Bug fix: Detaching multiple AG Block Shadows applied to strokes or fills now results in the shadows being stacked correctly.
VectorScribe v4.1.0
  • Improvement: Clicking the top banner of the panels now selects the associated tool.
  • Improvement: The following PathScribe buttons are now actionable: "Retract/Swap Handles", "Retract Handles on Selected Segments", "Convert to Smooth/Corner Point", "Split Path", "Remove Point".
  • Improvement: Dragging a ghost handle now honors the "Convert Smooth Points to Corner Points When Dragging Path Segments" preference.
  • Bug fix: The "Add Points to Segments" command, when actioned, now correctly plays back when a single point is added per segment.
  • Bug fix: Fixed potential crash when trying to apply corners to Dynamic Shapes which do not accept them.
InkScribe v2.0.4
  • Improvement: Clicking on the panel banner now selects the InkScribe tool.
  • Improvement: Reselecting the InkScribe tool (i.e. choosing it via the tool panel or keyboard shortcut when it is already selected) will end the current active path.
Autosaviour v1.0.5
  • Add new keypresses for Stylism's AG Offset and AG Block Shadow tools.

Minor updates - 21 Apr 2020

Phantasm v5.0.4
Stylism v2.2.1
  • Bug fix: Fixed potential crash when AG Block Shadow dragged to exactly zero length.