New in Version 17.5

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Gerhard Huber
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New in Version 17.5

Post by Gerhard Huber » Thu 13 Dec 2012 09:19

New:
  • EXR import and export
Improvements:
  • SVG import and export: massive improvements
  • Layer mask, clipping layers, adjustment layer masks: Complete rebuild of combined masks is now delayed (better interactivity). Until rebuild only visible parts are rendered.
  • PDF import and export: support of linear and circular blends
  • PDF export: support of transparency (PDF 1.4)
  • PDF export: perspectively distorted text and vector layers are now saved as vector graphics
  • OpenType, Mac OS: support of OpenType features
  • Rotate Document: in picture mode all image layers will be rotated physically
  • Rotate Document: "Crop" is always enabled
  • "Assign Color Profile" and "Convert With Color Profile": Now with the option "Linear Brightness (Gamma 1.0)" (if possible with the active color profile)
  • 32 bit images: better support
  • Gradient tool: the last applied gradient is stored with the layer
  • Color Filter: now with checkbox in the Attributes palette
  • Icon bars, modal dialogs, Windows: can now be used (important for zooming)
  • Layer tool, rotating:layers are now always rotated using the coordinate system of their group (useful in perspectively distorted groups)
  • Lasso tool settings: nor with icon bar for adding and subtracting
  • Measurement tool: now with unit and dpis
  • Bit depth of documents: can be recorded as action
  • Browse: faster saving of browse file
  • Middle mouse button, Windows: middle mouse buttons is activating the moving hand
  • Text settings: if there are different attributes inside the selection, the UI will show them as tri state
  • Chromatic aberration, adjustment layers: the Chromatic Aberration can now be used as adjustment layer
  • Convert Layer to Lasso, Convert Lasso to Layer: new 2 separate menu entries
  • Save Layer: saves now all active layers
  • Color list: can now save all selected colors
  • Text fields: Command+/Ctrl+click and drag changes value
  • Text fields: mouse wheel changes values (Shift and Ctrl/Command modifies step size)
  • Color range control, Hue/Saturation and Color Filter: adjusts mouse cursor to location
  • PNG export: smaller files by clearing transparent areas
  • Curve Creation: Shift forces line creation
  • Curve Creation: additional context sensitive mouse cursors
  • Web Export: clicking in document windows sets position of the preview
  • Attributes palette: visible part of list is no longer changed after rebuild
  • Stamp tools: now with tablet support
  • Setup Guides: turns on "Show Guides"
  • Color Editor, Mac OS: now with color picker
  • Save Page(s): now with single page mode
  • Screen output, images: faster
  • Plugin support: improved
  • Harmony: The color dialog "Harmony" (accessible via context menu of color fields) can be scaled now
  • Tool Bar: better support for more than 2 columns
  • Curves: now with HSV