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Sketch 52.1 Build 67048
Improvements and Fixes:
- This update includes a variety of bug fixes, plus further UI improvements for Dark Mode.

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where highlighting text in the text editor wouldn’t show the selection in some cases
- Fixed a bug where Artboards would not render, or render very slowly in certain documents
- Fixed a bug where subpaths used as masks wouldn’t appear as expected
- Fixed various bugs that could occur in the Sketch Cloud popover
- Fixed a bug where superfluous groups would be created when importing PDF and EPS files
- Fixed a bug where Font Sizes couldn’t be set with decimal precision
- Fixed various bugs that could occur when scrolling and expanding objects in the Layer List
- Fixed a bug where buttons to Hide and Lock Artboards were shown in the Layer List
- Fixed a bug where documents wouldn’t render correctly when panning on a Mac with NVIDIA graphics
- Fixed a bug where banding was visible on some background blurs
- Fixed a bug where the Color Picker would pick the wrong color on a Mac with NVIDIA graphics
- Fixed a bug where a list of exported filenames wouldn’t be printed when using the sketchtool export layers command
- Fixed a bug where the Show Pixels button in the toolbar wouldn’t toggle to show its current state
- Fixed a bug where Text Style previews shown in the Inspector wouldn’t reflect any applied text transforms
- Fixed a bug where picking a color from the Canvas in Dark Mode would pick its Light Mode color equivalent
- Fixed Apple Watch Artboard presets to use their point size rather than pixel size
- Fixed a crash that could occur when editing documents containing Symbol instances whose masters had been removed
- Fixed a crash that could occur when importing abnormal SVG files
- Fixed a crash that could occur when resizing grouped layers
- Fixed a bug where documents downloaded from Cloud would have an extra extension in their filename

New in Sketch 52:
- UI Redesign: Sketch now has a totally redesigned interface, improving usability and readability across the app.
- Improved Performance: Sketch is now more responsive when editing complex documents, rendering the Canvas, and selecting Symbols with many overrides.
- Dark Mode: We’ve added Dark Mode to Sketch for macOS Mojave.
- Nested Boolean Operations: Boolean Operations can now be applied to text layers, shapes with outlines, and Symbols.
- Data: You can now link layers to data sources on your Mac or use a custom plugin to create and generate text, images and other data in your documents.
- Style Overrides: Text Styles and Layer Styles inside Symbols can now be overridden just like nested Symbols, text and images.

Enhancements:
- Improved reliability during uploads to Sketch Cloud
- All blur types now support decimal values
- Sketch now includes an Unsplash plugin that lets you add images from their stunning and expansive image library, without leaving the app
- Improved the process of selecting which Artboard should be displayed as the Start Point when launching Prototyping Preview
- Updated rendering pipeline to take advantage of GPU, providing improved rendering performance, especially when manipulating smaller layers
- Layers now snap to similar measurements of nearby layers only when those layers are visible in the viewport while resizing
- Copied CSS and SVG code no longer contains unnecessary defs groups and comments
- Improved SVG import to respect specified viewport sizes
- Inserting new layers will now snap only to existing layers that are visible
- Inserting new layers will now also snap to text baseline and cap-height
- Improved snapping behaviours when inserting and editing layers
- While rotating multiple objects, selected layers are now rotated around the Rotate tool’s pivot point rather than rotating independently of one another
- You can now override a nested Symbol with Symbols that match the instance’s size as well as the master’s size
- Shadows and outer borders used by applied Symbol overrides are no longer clipped
- Added the ability to reset all edited overrides on a Symbol instance
- Hovering over an override in the Inspector will now highlight it in the Canvas
- Added new Artboard preset sizes for iPhones XR and XS Max, and Apple Watches 40mm and 44mm
- Added a new Offset Path option in Layer > Path to expand or contract the outline of a selected shape
- Added option to remove all export options in the Inspector
- Added the ability to create dotted lines with borders
- The offset duplicated layers preference is ignored when duplicating immediately after Option-dragging a layer
- Added a new Saturation control to Background Blur
- Added support for “Plus Darker” and “Plus Lighter” blend modes
- Default Layout and Grid colors are now red

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where combining layers in transformed shape groups would unexpectedly reverse an applied transform
- Fixed a bug where Symbol previews wouldn’t respect the selected Color Profile
- Fixed a crash that could occur when importing certain PDF files
- Fixed a bug where pressing the Escape key on a Symbol’s override would deselect its instance
- Fixed a bug where trailing semicolons in the Radius field would prevent changes to the entered value
- Fixed a bug where the prototyping UI and Artboard titles could be hidden when encompassed by click-and-drag selections
- Fixed a bug where Quick Look previews weren't generated when saving Sketch documents
- Fixed a bug where moving a text layer would re-render other text layers visible in the Canvas
- Fixed a bug where resizing layers within a group wouldn’t snap to other objects or measurements as expected
- Fixed a bug where labels on measurement and distance guides for flipped layers might appear upside down 🙃
- Fixed a bug where Lines and open paths with arrow markers wouldn’t snap to guides
- Fixed a bug where layers with locked sizes wouldn’t snap to other objects while being resized
- Fixed a bug where flipping a layer in the Canvas could cause the layer to be resized disproportionately
- Fixed a bug where resizing Artboards could pixel-fit layers previously positioned on sub-pixels
- Fixed a bug where resizing a group containing one or more rotated layers would result in unexpected dimensions
- Fixed a bug where the Smooth Corners option wouldn’t be respected in SVG exports
- Fixed a crash that could occur when importing certain SVG files
- Fixed a bug where updating certain complex Shared Styles could fail
- Fixed a bug where inserting a Vector Point would snap to itself
- Fixed a bug where shadows and borders used by applied Symbol overrides might appear as if they’re clipped
- Fixed a bug where Symbol masters may be duplicated if they were edited before a previously copied instance was pasted
- Fixed a bug where list styling wouldn’t be included in Text Styles
- Fixed a bug where undoing the deletion of an Artboard would unexpectedly select both the Artboard and all of its content
- Fixed a bug where points along complex paths could have been removed when exiting the vector editor
- Fixed a bug where you couldn’t measure against a ruler guide if Show Grid was enabled
- Fixed a rare bug where the rulers would stretch unexpectedly while resizing the document window
- Fixed a bug where multiple different presets could be selected as the default in the Presets preferences
- Fixed a bug where newly added pages might not be named correctly in certain cases
- Fixed a crash that could occur when using the Magic Wand tool
- Fixed a crash that could occur when trying to update certain plugins


Sketch 51.3 Build 57544
- Bug Fixes: We’ve fixed a bug where group bounds wouldn’t consistently reflect the resizing of layers nested within them, plus improved text imported from PDF


Sketch 51.2 Build 57519
- Fixed a crash that could occur while performing Undo action in macOS Mojave beta
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when expanding the Typeface menu
- Fixed a bug where selection handles would not be temporarily hidden when editing Corner Radius
- Fixed a bug where drawing a shape would not respect the pixel-fitting preferences in some cases
- Fixed a bug that would prevent the Typeface menu to open for some fonts


Sketch 51.1 Build 57501

- Improvements and Fixes: This update fixes a variety of smaller issues, restores the Magic Wand tool, plus arrows and other markers now remain solid when applied to dashed paths

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur while previewing Artboards simultaneously in both Sketch Mirror and the Preview window
- Fixed a crash that could occur in documents containing complex dashed strokes
- Fixed a bug where image fills sized to “Fit” would mask any other fills arranged behind them
- Fixed a bug where Artboard backgrounds were included in SVG exports when selecting to Export group contents only
- Fixed a crash that could occur when editing certain documents with missing fonts
- Fixed a crash that could occur when opening the Preferences window
- Fixed a bug where highlights would continue to show after releasing the Command key when hovering over nested layers


Sketch 51 Build 57462

New:
- Library Styles: Text Styles and Layer Styles defined in Libraries are now available in all documents, just like Symbols are
- Headers & Footers: Prototypes can now include fixed elements such as headers and footers that will stay above the rest of the content as you scroll
- Arrows: We’ve significantly improved the appearance of arrows and other markers on paths
- Improved Performance: Sketch is now more responsive when editing complex documents, rendering the Canvas, and selecting Symbols with many overrides

Enhancements:
- Improved performance when working with shadows in complex documents
- Text layers will highlight on their baseline, rather than their contents in the Canvas when hovered
- Improved error readability in the Sketch Cloud preferences
- Improved behaviour of Sketch Cloud popover in the event of an upload failure
- Improved baseline alignment for font previews in the Typeface popover
- You can now apply math operations to multiple selected items in the Inspector
- Clicking on the color well for a disabled style now enables the style and opens the color popover
- Improved performance when expanding or collapsing large groups in the Layer List
- Sketch now checks for updates to Shared Libraries more often
- Sketch plugins will be temporarily disabled when relaunching if the app had quit unexpectedly
- Improved performance for large documents with many linked prototypes
- There is now a URL protocol for adding Sketch Libraries backed by RSS feeds to Sketch
- Improved the speed when dragging Artboards that contain Symbols with many overrides
- Improved performance for layers using background blurs
- Increased performance when drawing small portions of large images
- Improved snapping when adjusting the Rotate tool’s pivot point
- Improved handling of overrides on rotated text layers inside a Symbol
- Improved performance for certain documents containing many nested Symbol overrides
- Text alignment is now also remembered in the default text style
- Text transformation options can now also be found under the Text menu item
- Sketch now properly accounts for vertical alignment when changing text layer width from fixed to auto, and when editing rotated and flipped text layers
- Holding the Shift key when dragging vector points will now snap to adjacent points
- Fixed a bug where the preview for certain Text Styles wouldn’t be displayed properly in the Inspector
- The thickness of a line will be taken into account when distributing horizontally or vertically with other layers
- Improved the path readability for Symbols and Shared Styles in the Inspector
- Holding the Shift or Option keys when clicking and dragging a label to change a value in the Inspector will adjust its value in increments of 10, or 0.1 respectively
- The Magic Wand selection tool has now been removed
- Improved the look of all the cursors inside the app
- Improved behaviour when rotating layers, including fixing a bug where rotating a shape inside a flipped group would rotate it in the wrong direction
- Improved the look of multiple export previews in the Inspector

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where you couldn’t Union two small shapes properly if they contained overlapping curves
- Fixed a rare bug where prototypes would not play back as expected on Sketch Cloud
- Fixed a bug where copying and pasting text from Sketch to Keynote would offset and clip the text vertically
- Fixed a bug where pasting icon fonts into Sketch could give the wrong result
- Fixed a bug where the incorrect cursor would be shown after rotating a layer
- Fixed a bug where the Inspector wouldn’t immediately reflect changes made to a slice’s arrangement in the Layer List
- Fixed a bug where resizing a text layer would not adjust its contents within
- Fixed a bug where the Color Picker wasn’t scrollable when adjusting Artboard background colors
- Fixed a bug where rotating an object via the Inspector while the Rotate tool was active would always rotate the object around its center rather than the specified anchor point
- Fixed a bug where you couldn’t change the color of a range of text when using the Color Picker
- Fixed a bug where the Inspector preview for an exportable layer wouldn’t update when Control-clicked
- Fixed a bug where entering a negative value in the Inspector would subtract that value rather than applying it as a new one
- Fixed a bug where rotated layers could end up on the X/Y value of -0
- Fixed a bug where emoji in layer names could be cut in half 😱
- Fixed a bug where certain nested overrides would be reset when applying Library updates
- Fixed a bug where applying updates to Symbols from complex libraries would take too long
- Fixed a bug where Library Updates would not be applied instantly in some complex documents
- Fixed a bug with Sketch Mirror that could cause Sketch to freeze when editing Artboards in certain documents
- Fixed a bug where the rulers would not update when a layer was moved via the Inspector
- Single page PDF files imported to Sketch are no longer placed in their own Artboard
- Fixed a memory leak that could occur when running plugins
- Fixed a bug where a remote Library would incorrectly show an available update in some cases
- Fixed various bugs that could cause shadows to appear as if they were clipped
- Fixed a bug where rotated images could appear pixelated
- Fixed a bug where a blur applied to a layer could appear clipped
- Fixed a bug where text layers could be repositioned when changing their alignment
- Fixed a bug where removing a Shared Style while editing its name would rename an adjacent Style
- Fixed a bug where some layers would not snap to other layers correctly when inserted
- Fixed a bug where measurements on the Canvas would appear flipped when moving objects within flipped groups
- Fixed a bug where shadows applied to vertically aligned text layers with fixed widths could appear to be clipped
- Fixed a bug where text underlines wouldn’t be displayed in some cases
- Fixed a bug where a text layer could become a Fixed width when switching between the Width and Height text fields
- Fixed a bug where inserting points with the Shift key held on rotated shapes would behave unpredictably
- Fixed a bug where the vector editor’s path preview would not update when nudging vector points
- Fixed a bug where holding the Shift key when adding a new point in the vector editor wouldn’t behave as expected
- Fixed a bug where holding a tool’s shortcut for too long wouldn’t do anything
- Fixed a bug where distance measurements were shown between selected layers and hidden smart guides
- Fixed a bug where duplicated rotated layers could end up being offset unexpectedly
- Fixed a bug where resizing a line to a negative size would lead to unexpected behaviour
- Fixed a bug where View › Center Selection wouldn’t work when the Inspector had focus
- Fixed a bug where the Scissors tool would not work for small path segments when zoomed in
- Fixed a bug where the Touch Bar wouldn’t reflect adjusted rotation values
- Fixed a rare bug where Sketch could crash when changing a Shared Style
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when showing Text Style menus
- Fixed a bug where a group’s bounds wouldn’t update when undoing a resize of a layer within
- Fixed a bug where layers wouldn’t highlight correctly when hovering over them with the Slice tool to insert a slice around those layers
- Fixed a bug where images could appear blurry after adjusting the zoom level to 100%
- Fixed a bug where the wrong cursor would be displayed when hovering over a selection handle on a rotated layer
- Fixed a bug where Artboard background colors wouldn’t be exported to SVG
- Fixed a bug where rotated objects could shift unexpectedly when being tiled in a grid
- Fixed a bug where resizing multiple rotated layers would undo the rotation
- Fixed a bug where the Make Grid dialog wouldn’t remember its previous values


Sketch 50.2 Build 55047
- Bug Fixes: We’ve fixed a bug where holding the Space bar while panning around the Canvas would enter editing modes unexpectedly


Sketch 50 Build 54983

New:
- Better Vector Import/Export: We’ve fixed a variety of bugs related to importing and exporting SVG, EPS and PDF files.
- Improved Performance: Editing complex documents, including those with many Symbols and overrides, is now faster and more responsive than before.

Enhancements:
- Refined the experience of sharing documents with Sketch Cloud
- Cursors will now update properly in the Canvas when you switch tools
- Improved performance when hovering over the Canvas with the cursor
- Improved importing of PDF and EPS gradient fills into Sketch
- Exportable layers now also show an export preview in the Inspector
- Improved the alignment of the shape property controls in the Inspector
- Improved the selection behavior when selecting text fields in the Inspector
- Improved the way overrides are preserved when updating Symbols from Libraries
- Improved rendering of prototypes in the Preview window to reduce the cases where blank backgrounds would flash during transitions
- Improved multi-page PDF import so that each separate page imported is now placed within its own Artboard
- Added support for the style property in the Sketch API for all layers
- Plugins and scripts now display the plugins icon on dialogs and alerts
- Improved snapping when inserting slices or Hotspot layers
- The Back button in the Preview window is now inactive if there is nothing to go back to
- Improved the look of a missing Symbol in the Canvas
- Improved performance for documents containing many shadows
- Improved rendering performance for shapes with fills and outer borders
- Borders and fills are now combined into a single SVG element for shapes with Inside and Outside borders
- Improved SVG exporting when dealing with layers that contain transparency
- SVGs can now also be imported via the Insert › Image… menu
- Improved the look of Shared Text Style previews when their color matches the menu background color
- In the vector editor, handle control points will now snap to other handle control points
- Shapes now snap to path bounds rather than layer bounds during insertion
- Inserted shapes now also snap to subpaths in combined shapes
- Improved the way overrides are preserved when swapping Symbols
- Nested Symbol overrides are now indented in the Inspector to improve readability
- Nested Symbol overrides now display only one parent up for improved legibility in the overrides panel
- Newly inserted text layers now inherit the last used vertical alignment setting
- Rulers can now be locked in place to avoid accidentally adjusting the origin of coordinates
- Improved the behaviour of the Join command when combining open paths
- Improved performance when manipulating large number of layers
- Improved inserting of large images via drag-and-drop into Sketch, so they will now be scaled to fit the destination Artboard, or inserted in original size if also holding the Option key
- The “Remind Me Later” function will now check for updates only once in 24 hours
- Improved performance when creating grids
- You can now Zoom to Artboard when any layers within are selected
- Improved performance when importing large images into Sketch
- Improved performance when hovering over and selecting layers in the Canvas
- Selection handles for a hidden layer now appear on the Canvas if selected
- The missing font dialog now recognizes when a missing font has been installed while it is still open

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where a negative saturation value could be applied to bitmap layers
- Fixed a bug where certain shapes with boolean operations could not be further flattened
- Fixed a bug that could prevent signing out of Sketch Cloud in some cases
- Fixed a bug where documents with a certain layer structure could not be uploaded to Sketch Cloud
- Fixed a bug where an uploaded document didn’t include a reference to its own Cloud share
- Fixed a bug with Sketch Cloud where uploads would fail after changing the account password
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when opening certain documents downloaded from Sketch Cloud
- Fixed a bug where previously unsaved documents would be uploaded as a new share to Sketch Cloud after the document was eventually saved
- Fixed a bug where copying-and-pasting multiple Artboards might not display any Symbols
- Fixed a bug where the cursor could flash when panning around the Canvas
- Fixed a bug where a ruler’s guide would still appear when hovering over the Canvas
- Fixed a bug where EPS files with certain gradients would not import correctly
- Fixed a rare bug where some documents could not be saved
- Fixed a crash that could occur when applying certain Shared Styles to groups
- Fixed a bug where Artboard presets wouldn’t appear when inserting an Artboard if the Inspector was hidden
- Fixed a bug where you could duplicate shadows on groups and Symbol instances
- Fixed a bug where the Export button in the Inspector would indicate an incorrect number of Artboards to be exported
- Fixed a bug where an exportable group was not marked as such in the Layer List
- Fixed a bug where changing a mask would not appear correctly in the Layer List
- Fixed a bug where nested and overridden Symbol instances could be unlinked from their Library when saving
- Fixed a bug where the hiding of a Hotspot layer wouldn’t be reflected in the Preview window
- Fixed a bug where editing Symbols would not refresh Mirror instantly
- Fixed a bug that could cause measurement guides to be drawn incorrectly when editing layers via the Inspector
- Fixed a bug where you could not measure against layers in the same group with the Option-Command shortcut
- Fixed a bug where transparency in gradients would be ignored when exporting to PDF
- Fixed a bug where certain PDF documents would be imported with incorrect group boundaries
- Fixed a rare crash when importing certain PDF files
- Fixed a bug where any installed plugin would be disabled when using the sketchtool run command
- Fixed a bug where disabled plugins would be re-enabled after updating a plugin
- Fixed a bug where the path for default shapes inserted via the Sketch API would be offset from their expected position
- Fixed some unexpected playback behaviour in the Preview window on older macOS versions
- Fixed a bug where hidden layers with a link could still be interacted with during prototyping
- Fixed a bug where the Preview window would appear blank or entirely black
- Fixed a bug causing various issues related to updating a removed Library
- Fixed a rare bug where adding a Cloud Library would show incorrect download progress values
- Fixed a bug where a semi-transparent background of an Artboard could appear twice on export
- Fixed a bug where rulers would not be updated when navigating groups via the keyboard
- Fixed a bug where shadows and fills could be partially displayed on the Canvas with the wrong color
- Fixed a bug where SVG files with bitmaps fills would not import correctly
- Fixed a bug where SVG files with radial gradients would not import correctly
- Fixed a bug where SVG files with embedded bitmaps would not import correctly
- Fixed a bug where SVG files with gradients exported from other apps would not import correctly
- Fixed a bug where running a plugin from SketchTool wouldn’t pass the context
- Fixed a bug where moving points in the Vector Editor with the Shift key held could snap them to the wrong axis
- Fixed a bug where detaching a Symbol could leave incorrect group bounds
- Fixed a bug where a warning wouldn’t be shown before deleting the master of a Symbol used as an override elsewhere in the document
- Fixed a bug where Symbols wouldn’t always be listed in alphabetical order
- Fixed a bug where you could end up editing a Symbol’s master directly after inserting an instance
- Fixed a bug where overrides could not be overridden in some cases
- Fixed a crash that could occur when editing Symbols inserted by certain plugins
- Fixed a bug where the vertical text alignment menu items wouldn’t be disabled properly
- Fixed a bug where scaled groups wouldn’t resize their bounds to fit the new content
- Fixed a bug where dragging text layers with missing fonts could leave artifacts rendered in the Canvas
- Fixed a bug where changing text size via the Inspector would not respect the text justification
- Fixed a bug where input steppers could remain partially visible when editing text fields
- Fixes a bug where the screen color picker would not work in vector editing mode
- Fixed a bug where the wrong cursor would be displayed when rotating lines
- Fixed a bug in the vector editor where the new path preview would not display correctly on rotated paths
- Fixed a bug where rotated objects would always display negative coordinates in the Inspector
- Fixed a bug where the color popover’s eyedropper button would remain in a pressed state after exiting the picker
- Fixed a bug where converting a rotated shape to outlines would reset its rotation value to 0º
- Fixed a bug where duplicated Artboards could unexpectedly appear at a lower Y value
- Fixed a bug where resizing a line could deselect it immediately
- Fixed a bug where changing the prototype animation could make the layer’s property values blank in the Inspector
- Fixed a rare bug where you could not insert points when editing a vector shape
- Fixed a bug where inserted lines could end up in the wrong Artboard
- Fixed a bug where resizing Artboards to fit would not work correctly if they contained Symbols
- Fixed a bug where some macOS services would not be able to work with text inside Sketch
- Fixed a bug where the selection would not be kept on the current layer or current color stop after Undo
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when updating a Library
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when dragging invalid PNG files into Sketch


Sketch 49.3 Build 51167
- Bug Fixes: We’ve improved bitmap exporting and importing compatibility with macOS High Sierra (10.13.4)


Sketch 49.2 Build 51160
- This update fixes a variety of smaller issues, including a rare bug that caused some Symbols to be removed from documents when saving


Sketch 49 Build 51002

New:
- Prototyping: You can now connect Artboards with Links and Hotspot layers to create prototypes of your designs that can be viewed in Sketch Preview, Sketch Cloud, and Sketch Mirror on iOS.
- Libraries on Sketch Cloud: Files uploaded to Sketch Cloud can now be installed as Libraries directly from Cloud.
- Apple UI Design Resources: Apple’s official iOS 11 UI Kit is now a built-in Library in Sketch.

Enhancements:
- Improved performance when copying and pasting large Artboards
- Improved EPS import when using spot colors
- Gradient points can now be inserted in the color picker with a single click, rather than a double-click
- Layers dragged from the Layer List to the Canvas are now copied rather than inserting a bitmap layer
- Unused Symbols imported from Libraries are now cleared when saving a document
- Updated the look of the Text and Layer Styles in the Inspector
- SketchTool will now wait for a plugin to finish running before printing its result
- Introduced a new version of the scripting API that is cleaner and easier to use
- The plugin API has been extended with support for Symbols
- The preference to show the selected Artboard in Sketch Mirror has been moved to the iOS app
- Slices can now be hidden from the Canvas via the View menu
- Improved performance when moving and resizing layers
- Improved SVG import when dealing with rotated and flipped elements
- Improved the way that newly created Symbols are added to the “Symbols” page
- Improved the performance of Symbol thumbnails in menus
- Improved performance when working with Symbols in complex documents
- Improved Replace With menus for nested Symbols to avoid them being replaceable by Symbols which contain them
- You can now choose to send a Symbol master to the “Symbols” page on Control-click
- Improved layout and descriptions for bitmap export options in the Save panel
- When vector editing, you can bend a path segment by holding the Command key and dragging to create or adjust curves
- Improved appearance of rounded corners in the vector editor by showing the outline of the original path
- Improved snapping in the Vector tool when the Shift key is held for drawing straight lines
- When using the Pen tool, a preview of new points will be displayed on hover
- Added a new “Prototyping Tutorial” template
- Added “Move to Top” option to the Arrange menu to send a selection to the very top of the Layer List
- Improved performance when detecting missing fonts in a document
- Arranging objects in a grid now respects their current position in the Canvas instead of reordering based on the Layer List
- You can now opt-in to anonymous analytics tracking to help us improve Sketch
- Copied CSS attributes now also include text alignment
- Improved sorting of colors within the Find and Replace Color panel
- Color properties have now been added to the Find, and Frequent Color menus
- Improved the accuracy of inserting gradient stops on gradients
- The Scissors tool now works with multiple selected shapes
- Updated the iOS icon template with the missing Artboard size for the Spotlight icon
- You can now choose to make PNGs interlaced on export

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where the Text inspector would not refresh properly when changing a text layer’s behavior from Fixed to Auto
- Fixed a bug where layer previews in the Layer List would incorrectly show them as having a Shared Style
- Fixed a bug where the Layout grid could appear on sub-pixels in rare cases
- Fixed a bug where a grid could appear outside an Artboard and cover the entire Canvas
- Fixed a bug where radial gradients wouldn’t appear correctly when exported as SVG
- Fixed a crash that could occur when exporting a bitmap layer with a inner/outer border as SVG
- Fixed a bug where SketchTool would fail to export a preview image from some documents
- Fixed a bug where overrides could be lost when copying and pasting Symbol instances
- Fixed a bug where detaching a scaled Symbol instance would not scale the attributes of the new layers
- Fixed a bug where Symbol overrides would appear clipped if it was larger than its containing Artboard
- Fixed a bug where the Layer List would not be updated when detaching Symbols from a Library
- Fixed a crash that could occur when copying and pasting particular Symbols
- Fixed a bug where the vertical position of centrally aligned text wouldn’t take into account any new lines caused by text transformations
- Fixed a bug where text color wouldn’t be applied as a fill when converting text to outlines
- Fixed a bug where a Text Style could be duplicated after pasting layers that use the style
- Fixed a bug where inserting a new curved point in the vector editor wouldn’t snap its handle control points to 90º angles
- Fixed a bug where the bézier curve preview when inserting a new point wouldn’t be accurate
- Fixed a bug where inserting a new vector point with the Command key held after a Mirrored point would not update the handle control points
- Fixed a bug where new layers could appear on the wrong Artboard after inserting with the Pen tool
- Fixed a bug where exiting the vector editor would not update the cursor
- Fixed a bug where the Zoom tool could display the wrong cursor
- Fixed a bug where Undo actions could result in the current selection being dropped
- Fixed a bug where the contextual menu would sometimes not be shown at all in the Layer List
- Fixed a bug where resizing certain Artboards could freeze Sketch
- Fixed a crash that could occur when selecting to uninstall multiple plugins at the same time
- Fixed a bug where Library preferences could be lost when Libraries were synced and moved via Dropbox
- Fixed a bug where the Smooth Corners option wouldn’t be enabled for shapes using multiple radius values if the initial value was 0
- Fixed a bug where spaces could appear between the prefix/suffix and layer name on export
- Fixed a bug where the Inspector could appear blank when dismissing the color popover
- Fixed a bug where you couldn’t measure the distance from layers to guides anymore


Sketch 48.2 Build 47327

New:
- Bug Fixes: This update fixes a few crashes plus a variety of smaller bugs related to text and Symbols

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a crash that could occur when clicking within the Inspector whilst editing gradients in the color popover
- Fixed a bug where SVG masks weren’t exported as expected for Symbols
- Fixed a few bugs where copying and pasting Symbols imported from Libraries would recreate those Symbols locally within the document
- Fixed a bug where the expected override value wouldn’t be shown in the Inspector for deeply nested Symbols
- Fixed a bug where Undo wouldn’t work as expected whilst editing text
- Fixed a bug where edited text within list formatted layers wouldn’t use the expected color
- Fixed a bug where a text layer’s rotation value would be reset when changing its font size
- Fixed a crash that could occur when text layers were modified by a plugin
- Fixed a bug where Artboard names wouldn’t be truncated when zooming out
- Fixed a bug where the pixel grid appeared to be missing a line at certain zoom levels


Sketch 48.1 Build 47250
- Bug Fixes: We’ve fixed a few bugs related to Symbol overrides plus a crash that would occur if no thick lines were set to be shown in Grid Settings


Sketch 48 Build 47235

New:
- Color Management: Sketch adds support for working in, and exporting documents in sRGB and P3 color spaces
- Find and Replace: You can now find a color you’re using, so it can be replaced throughout your document
- Sketch Cloud: Files can now be downloaded from Sketch Cloud — when sharing with Sketch Cloud, the document itself is uploaded with its content
- Symbol Scaling: Symbol instances can now be scaled using the Scale command, independently from the Symbol master

Enhancements:
- Imported Symbols now remain linked to their Library when copied and pasted between documents
- Library previews can now be added by creating an Artboard titled “Library Preview” in the Library document
- Improved performance for documents featuring many Symbol overrides
- Updated the built-in “iOS UI Design” Library for iOS 11
- Improved PDF import of non-rectangular outline masks
- You can now hold down the Shift key during launch to disable all Sketch plugins
- A shadow’s spread can be set to a negative value to decrease the size of the object casting the shadow
- Improved performance of SVG export when exporting Artboards from pages containing many other Artboards
- Improved Sketch Cloud UI with a number of refinements, plus added the ability to request access to privately shared documents
- Uploads to Sketch Cloud can now be cancelled whilst the upload is in progress
- Improved the way overrides are displayed for nested Symbols if their values had been overridden
- Improved font replacement by respecting subranges of text using different weights
- The toolbar now shows which tool you’re currently working with
- The shortcuts to quickly toggle borders and fills (B and F) now also work in the vector editor
- Improved appearance of shadows applied to complex shapes such as outlined text layers
- Improved various boolean operation results, particularly when subtracting overlapping shapes
- Improved selection of shapes with thin borders and no fill
- The “iOS App Icon” template has been updated to include Smooth Corners and Symbol scaling
- When replacing a layer with a Symbol, the Symbol now inherits the same size as the previous layer
- Artboard presets for Android devices are now named correctly
- Improved padding for the iPhone X Status Bar Symbols within the built-in iOS UI Design Library
- The magnifier tool now uses the document color space when determining the color of the pixel that’s selected or hovered over

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a number of bugs where boolean operations on certain overlapping shapes would have unexpected results
- Fixed a bug where picking colors from additional displays would use the wrong color space
- Fixed a bug where resetting a bitmap to its original size wouldn’t be reflected in the Inspector
- Fixed a bug where the size value in the Inspector wouldn’t update after using the Scale command on a layer
- Fixed a bug where repositioning Symbol Artboards within a Library document would trigger a Library Update
- Fixed a bug where plugins couldn’t be saved from the Run Script panel if the Plugins folder was a symlink
- Fixed a problem that prevented CocoaScript from working correctly on the latest version of macOS High Sierra
- Fixed a rare bug where the contents of a Symbol could appear hidden when applying a text override
- Fixed a bug where shadows applied to filled layers with either a Center or Outside border might not show as expected
- Fixed a bug where shadows would be clipped when applied to certain lines and borders
- Fixed a bug where nested Symbol content could be unexpectedly clipped in rare cases
- Fixed a bug where a document’s reference to its shared link in Sketch Cloud would be reset when cancelling a Save As… action
- Fixed a bug where the size value in the Inspector wouldn’t update after resetting a Symbol instance to its original size
- Fixed a bug where Detach from Symbol would misplace the layer’s selection bounds in rare cases
- Fixed a bug where Symbol previews would be reloaded several times when expanding an elongated Overrides menu
- Fixed a bug where the height of new multi-line text layers would be set automatically when click-and-dragging to insert a fixed-width text layer
- Fixed a bug where changing the size of a text layer within a group could cause it to shift position unexpectedly
- Fixed a bug where inserting points on rounded curves might have been unreliable
- Fixed a bug where dragging a handle control point in the vector editor wouldn’t snap to all possible locations
- Fixed a bug where guides would appear to be displayed at the wrong position after ungrouping Artboards
- Fixed a bug where dragging layers set to export as JPG from the Layer List to the desktop would result in poor quality exports
- Fixed a bug where split paths wouldn’t maintain their correct position in the hierarchy
- Fixed a bug where layers inserted using the Pencil tool would always be positioned at the top of the Layer List
- Fixed a bug where clicking on the Canvas wouldn’t exit the radial gradient editor
- Fixed a bug where the color picker could contain another color picker when choosing a color
- Fixed a bug where the Welcome window wouldn’t show the correct document preview
- Fixed a rare bug where uploads to Sketch Cloud might appear to be slightly blurry
- Fixed a bug where a 0-radius star couldn’t be selected on the Canvas
- Fixed a bug where layers couldn’t be selected after selecting to ignore their underlying mask
- Fixed a bug where the color picker wouldn’t be scrollable in some rare cases
- Fixed a bug where the color picker wouldn’t always display the correct HEX value
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when converting text to outlines
- Fixed a bug where the expected color profile wouldn’t always be assigned to images exported by dragging from the Layer List


Sketch 47.1 Build 45422
- Bug Fixes: We’ve fixed a crash in Touch Bar plus a few smaller issues with export

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where the Export panel in the Inspector could appear blank or with missing controls on macOS High Sierra
- Fixed a bug where inserting images via the JavaScript API would result in an error
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur while exiting the Color Popover on a Mac with Touch Bar support
- Fixed a bug where exported PNGs wouldn’t always be assigned the expected color profile
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur in a document containing Symbols imported from an unavailable Library


Sketch 47 Build 45396

New:
- Introducing Libraries: Libraries allows you to share Symbols between documents, and other designers. Learn more…
- Smooth Corners: You can now adjust the curve of a rectangle’s corner radius to achieve the effect that’s used throughout iOS.

Enhancements:
- Improved performance for shadows in complex documents
- Improved performance when editing nested Symbols
- Improved appearance of nested Symbols, Text Styles, and Shared Styles so that they’re no longer nested within superfluous submenus
- The shortcut for inserting a new point mid-way between two existing points in the vector editor has changed from Command-click to Shift-click
- The “iOS UI Design” document is now a built-in Library, updated for iOS 11 and iPhone X, and makes use of our new Smooth Corners feature
- Individual layers can now be exported using the Command-E shortcut
- Added Artboard presets for iPhone X and iPhone 8

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where exporting and re-importing some bitmaps to Sketch would adjust their gamma and then render them incorrectly on macOS High Sierra
- Fixed a bug where the Inspector could be truncated depending on your scroll bar preference
- Fixed a bug where an overridden Symbol instance wouldn’t reflect changes to its master if both were located on the same page
- Fixed a bug where pasting Symbol instances into their master would duplicate the Symbol
- Fixed a crash that could occur when editing certain Symbol overrides
- Fixed a bug where adjusting the border thickness on lines would offset their paths
- Fixed a bug where creating a slice via the Export toolbar item would include any hidden layers within its bounds
- Fixed a bug where layer selection handles wouldn’t be hidden when adjusting the Radius slider
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when opening some documents
- Fixed a bug where the toolbar would not remain hidden between documents
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur with the Organize Shared Styles dialog
- Fixed a bug where the color picker could pick the wrong color from a bitmap if any guides were visible
- Fixed a bug that prevented documents containing certain colors from being uploaded to Sketch Cloud on macOS High Sierra


Sketch 46.2 Build 44496
- Improvements for Libraries and nested overrides, plus some smaller bug fixes.

Enhancements:
- The shortcut for inserting a new point mid-way between two existing points in the vector editor has changed from Command-click to Shift-click
- Added Artboard presets for iPhone X and iPhone 8

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a crash that could occur when editing certain Symbol overrides
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when opening some documents


Sketch 46.1 Build 44463
- We’ve fixed a crash on OS X El Capitan plus a variety of smaller issues
- Fixed a crash that could occur when undoing changes to Symbols on OS X El Capitan
- Fixed a bug where the Plugins menu might not be shown as expected
- Fixed a bug where differently colored subranges of text would revert to a single color when the text layer was resized
- Fixed a bug where vertical text alignment would be ignored when converting a text layer to outlines
- Fixed a bug where resizing layers with particular attributes would cause Sketch to become unresponsive
- Fixed a bug where the current Artboard wouldn’t remain focused when unselecting layers within it
- Improved consistency of the appearance of options within the Insert menu


Sketch 46 Build 44423
New:
- Private Sharing: You can now invite people to view documents shared via Sketch Cloud
- Text Alignment: Text layers can now be aligned vertically within their adjustable bounding box
- Searchable Help Topics: Relevant articles from our online support documentation are now shown in Help menu search results

Enhancements:
- Fix Width and Fix Height resizing options can now be toggled by clicking on their labels
- Installing plugin updates is now much faster
- Sketch now informs you if the plugin you’re attempting to install is incompatible
- When measuring the distance between text layers, holding the Control key now measures the distance from the baseline and cap height, rather than the bounding box of the layer
- Improved appearance of Text Styles with large paragraph spacing in the Insert › Styled Text menu
- “Resize to Fit” has returned to be shown in the main Artboard Inspector
- Added option to export the current selection via the Share menu
- Added keyboard shortcuts for Sync Shared Style (Control-S) and Reset Shared Style (Option-Control-S) menu options
- Improved behavior when opening older files with missing fonts
- Pixel Fitting preferences have been simplified and reduced to just a single option

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where some plugin scripts would not work as expected with the macOS High Sierra beta
- Fixed a bug where inserting a duplicated layer into a group wouldn’t update the group bounds
- Fixed a bug that would break symlinks (aliases) in some plugin framework bundles
- Fixed a bug where the Canvas wouldn’t refresh as expected when inserting layers after having used the Pencil tool
- Fixed a bug where updating plugins nested in folders within the Plugins Folder would move them from their original location
- Fixed a bug where a layer with two Image Fills within a Symbol would override the wrong image
- Fixed a bug where the Insert Symbol preview in the menu and on the mouse cursor wouldn’t match the dimensions of the symbol
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when exiting the text editor by selecting a different layer in the Layer List
- Fixed a bug where tapping Run on the Custom Script dialog via the Touch Bar would close the dialog instead of running the script
- Fixed a bug where rounded corners could go the wrong way in extreme situations
- Fixed a bug where the “Set to Original Dimensions” option wouldn’t be disabled when the selected image was already at its original size
- Fixed a bug where the name and weight of missing fonts in Shared Text Style menus would not be shown
- Fixed a bug with resizing controls, where top-aligned layers could be moved unexpectedly when resizing their parent Artboard
- Fixed a bug where fills applied within the bitmap editor would ignore the opacity of the selected color
- Fixed a bug where “Resize to Fit” wouldn’t always accurately fit Artboards around Center borders
- Fixed a bug where you would be informed of incompatible plugins being disabled, even if they were already disabled
- Fixed a bug where shapes trailing text layers in Symbols wouldn’t properly move to make room for text overrides
- Fixed a bug where document Quick Look previews weren’t always generated as expected
- Fixed a bug where aligning layers within a group wouldn’t re-adjust the size of the group
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when hovering over certain layers in the Layer List


Sketch 45.2 Build 43514
- macOS High Sierra: Improved compatibility with the macOS High Sierra beta
- Bug Fixes: We’ve fixed some issues that prevented certain layers from being resized as expected


Sketch 45.1 Build 43504
- Fixed a bug where some auto-width text layers would appear as if they were partially masked
- Fixed a bug where the Align buttons wouldn’t be enabled after inserting text layers
- Fixed a crash that could occur when exiting the text editor on a Mac with Touch Bar support
- Fixed a bug with the removal of empty text layers when exiting the text editor
- Fixed a bug where the Hex field wouldn’t be highlighted when opening the color popover
- Fixed a bug where pasted layers would end up below the contents of the selected Artboard instead of at the top
- Fixed a bug where moving selected objects between Artboards would deselect them


Sketch 45 Build 43475
New:
- Presentation Mode: Presentation mode has been redesigned to simply hide the UI and not go full screen (it also now works with tabbed windows)

Enhancements:
- Optimized menus, making them more consistent, with improved usability

Bug fixes:
- Fixed a bug where resizing constraints could be reset when creating Symbols from selected layers
- Fixed a bug in the vector editor where drawing a selection around an open point could leave artefacts on the Canvas
- Fixed a bug where smart guides would display the wrong distance if a selected layer had been rotated
- Fixed a bug where displaying a dialog when using Sketch in full screen could turn the viewport black
- Fixed a rare crash that could occur when using the Touch Bar to edit text layers


Sketch 44.1 Build 41455
- Improved performance when editing nested Symbols which had many other instances
- Restored behaviour where Artboard exports will include any overlapping Artboards and layers
- Fixed a bug where multiple selected layers couldn’t be moved out of Artboards
- Fixed a bug where pixel-fitting wouldn’t work as expected when resizing Artboards and groups
- Fixed a bug that could cause hidden nested Symbol overrides to be shown unexpectedly
- Fixed a bug where the Undo menu item would show incorrect Undo action titles
- Fixed a bug where some text layers would have unexpected resize rules applied
- Fixed a bug where the selection indicator wouldn’t update to show the selected font weight
- Fixed a bug where text layers would wrap unexpectedly within resized Symbol instances


Sketch 44 Build 41411
New:
- Artboards. Redesigned Artboard picker, improved selection, plus a new option in the Inspector to tell an Artboard to adjust the size of its contents when resized.
- Vector Editing. Rounded corners on vector paths have been improved tremendously, giving accurate radiuses on sharp angles.
- Replace Missing Fonts. You can now replace missing fonts in a document using the new option in the File menu.
- Resizing Controls. We’ve dramatically improved resizing controls – giving you more power and control over how your layers should behave when their parent is resized.

Enhancements:
- The buttons at the top of the Vector and Bitmap editing Inspectors are now using the system style
- Distribute and Align buttons are now hidden when they’re not applicable
- When creating a Symbol, a new “Symbols” page will no longer be added if there’s already another page containing Symbols in the document
- Added controls in the Touch Bar to open or close paths
- Symbols and Shared (Text) Styles now show nested menus when swapping via the Inspector, and reveal the menu at the current selection
- Improved the alignment of labels and controls in the Inspector
- When clicking on one of many selected handles in the vector editor, we now deselect the other ones
- Added a keyboard shortcut for opening or closing a path (Option-Command-O)
- iOS UI Design Template has been updated with new styles, nested Symbols and improved overrides
- Dimensions of the current selection are now taken into account when creating new custom Artboard presets
- Improved selection of Artboards on the Canvas; click-and-drag a selection area, and any Artboards fully-contained within the selection will be selected, rather than their contents
- Artboards can now be resized by selecting a new size from the list of Artboard presets
- Minor performance improvement when dragging layers on the Canvas
- Improved how numbers with many digits are displayed in various places within the UI
- Added a new option to the Arrange menu to move a layer up in the hierarchy
- You can now flatten rounded rectangles and other modified shapes
- You can now easily flip an Artboard from Portrait to Landscape orientation
- Improved responsiveness of the Welcome to Sketch window

Bug Fixes:
- Fixed a bug where the opacity of noise fills couldn’t be changed via their text field
- Fixed a bug that caused memory usage to keep increasing gradually over time
- Fixed a bug where the Open/Close Path button in the Inspector always displayed “Close Path”
- Fixed a bug where the correct panel would not be shown in the Inspector when switching from the vector editor to the Artboard tool
- Fixed a bug where duplicating borders or shadows in the Inspector wouldn’t always work
- Fixed a bug where an incorrect preview was shown in the Layer List when changing selection in the vector editor
- Fixed a bug where selecting “Collapse Artboards and Groups” would still leave some of them open
- Fixed a bug where exporting overlapping Artboards would include each other’s content
- Fixed a bug where newly inserted layers would snap to hidden objects
- Fixed a bug where text layers in Symbol instances would appear blank while editing text within their master
- Fixed a bug where overrides in complex Symbols wouldn’t always behave as expected
- Fixed a bug where copying and pasting Symbol instances could duplicate their master
- Fixed a bug where tabbing through text fields in the color picker wouldn’t go in the expected order
- Fixed a bug where the export preset preferences would scroll before it was necessary
- Fixed a rare bug where Undo would stop working
- Fixed a bug where undoing changes in the color picker wouldn’t work as expected
- Fixed a bug where closing a path would also exit vector editing mode
- Fixed a bug where closing a vector path could leave parts from the shape outside the selection bounds
- Fixed a bug where text layers using multiple typefaces wouldn’t be displayed correctly in the Inspector
- Fixed a bug where the “Resize to Fit” action wouldn’t ignore hidden layers in Artboards
- Fixed a bug where the macOS color picker wouldn’t apply colors instantly
- Fixed a bug where a shape’s border could be cropped when creating an Artboard around it
- Fixed a bug where a layer’s fill color could change if its shadow color was adjusted using the keyboard
- Fixed a bug where the “Reduce Image Size” action wouldn’t work for image fills
- Fixed a bug where unexpected artefacts in the Canvas could be shown while in vector editing mode
- Fixed a bug where resizing multiple Artboards at once could misplace their contents
- Fixed a bug where click-through could be enabled for random groups
- Fixed a bug where export formats wouldn’t always be removed from a preset properly
- Fixed a bug where pressing the Command key while resizing wouldn’t always ignore Smart Guides
- Fixed a bug where exports wouldn’t be sized correctly when using the ‘w’ or ‘h’ suffix
- Fixed a bug where a remaining export preset wouldn’t be set as the new default after deleting the current default preset
- Fixed a bug where group bounds wouldn’t update after nudging layers with the keyboard
- Fixed a bug where previews of


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