Release Log

27 Jan 2024: Brusherator 1.8.2

  • Fixed: Photoshop 24.5 breaking everything

  • New options in the Add Menu Item list

  • Both Add and Edit functions for Custom Thumbnails allow setting the button background color;

05 Dec 2022: Brusherator 1.8.1

  • Brushes Duplicates window has a Don't show again option;

  • Some Fixes;

25 November 2021: Brusherator 1.8.0

Note that the manual hasn’t been updated with the new features of 1.8, will do that later;

  • Tags and Tags Manager for buttons;

  • Option to Select from Groups when adding Brush Presets;

  • New setting: Show Buttons Tooltips;

  • Brusherator History: new Tool Override setting;

  • new embossed buttons look;

  • Changed: Actions are no longer exported with a shelf: this was causing freezes for some cases. Actions should be exported manually now.

  • Some missing tools and menu items were added to Add from Menu items section (Curvature Pen, Select Object);

  • Bugfixes;

14 Aug 2019: Brusherator 1.7.1

  • Fixed: Brusherator History scripts were unassignable via the panel interface

14 Aug 2019: Brusherator 1.7.0

  • It’s possible to change Data Folder location to a different folder (i.e. for syncing) using the Open Data Folder Options... command from the Flyout Menu

  • New Mute Panel Colors setting and script to toggle panel buttons background color on and off

  • You can sort Brusherator History list by dragging the items

  • Number of assignable slots on Brusherator History was increased to 10

  • Scripts that aren’t part of Toggletator and Scriptorator have a Reveal Location button in the Edit Button window

  • Fixed: Using the Select previous/next brush functions (,/. keys by default) was resulting in empty items in Brusherator History

19 June 2019: Brusherator 1.6.0

  • Export all shelves in one go from Manage Shelves window

  • New Preserve Brush Settings setting: preserve opacity, flow, blending mode, wetness, strength when selecting brush or tool presets with Shift key (CC2015.5+)

  • Assing hotkeys to Select Alternative, Cycle Tools, Toggle BT/BTP/BTP2 Panels directly from Brusherator panel (from the flyout menu)

  • Fixed: When an action UI window is cancelled, error message appearing

  • Fixed: Too many folders inside the Scripts folder crashing PS

  • Fixed: Too many buttons in the same time ctashing Brusherator

21 May 2019: Brusherator 1.5.3

  • Fixed: adding Actions and Scripts was broken in some cases

17 May 2019: Brusherator 1.5.2

  • When adding new Brush Preset from the active tool it’s possible to Capture Tool so it’d act as a tool preset (CC2018 and newer)

  • Fixed: included scripts not working

  • Fixed: UI clashing in Add New Button window

2 May 2019: Brusherator 1.5.1

  • New option when adding buttons: Create Preview (off by default), allows to create buttons faster. You can create the previews later from Edit Button window or from RMB menu in Edit Mode

  • It’s possible to set names for several selected buttons in Add Button dialog

  • Fixed: weird horizontal line on top when only one shelf is available and “show shelves as tabs” turned on

  • Fixed: certain scripts not working when placed on Brusherator

  • Fixed: minimum size for Brusherator History has been reduced to 50px

4 Mar 2019: Brusherator 1.5.0

  • Add brushes and tools by clicking on them: Add from History was transformed to Add from History or selected;

  • Add Menu Items command now includes commands from the flyout menus;

  • It’s possible to match width and height of a reference button in one action;

  • Better integration with Toggletator and Scriptorator: Ctrl/Cmd+Click on a script button doesn’t try to look for an alternative for a script, it’s possible to open Scripts Settings directly from Edit Button window and the flyout menus;

  • New Item Title field when creating and editing buttons for custom buttons titles;

  • fixed Export and Import shelf issues;

  • fixed bottom settings menu not working;

  • fixed Save menu command working as Save As;

  • fixed Layer > Background menu command not working properly;

4 Sep 2018: Brusherator 1.4.1

  • new Add from History favourites option for adding buttons

  • Labels can be not only text, but also thumbnails

  • third Brusherador panel: Brusherator Plus 2

  • Performance improvements

  • Selected tool is visible on Brusherator History

  • option to remove Alternative in the Edit Button window

  • Wrong placement of thumbnail button names fixed

  • Various small fixes

9 Aug 2018: Brusherator 1.4.0

  • Performance improvements

  • Better buttons rendering

  • Sample shelf updated with 1.4 features

  • Various fixes

25 Oct 2017: Brusherator 1.3.5

  • Fixed Delete and Export for Brush Presets in CC2018

  • Fixed inability to change Previewrator panel size in PS CC2018

  • Fixed toggle_alternative script not working with Brush Presets

  • Fixed \ symbol in shelf name causing troubles

18 Oct 2017: Brusherator 1.3.4

  • Fixed inability to change panel size in PS CC2018

  • Fixed rare freezes on Win10

  • Scripts from symbolic links inside PS Scripts folder are imported correctly

  • I fixed something in bt_cycle script but I don’t remember what

  • Installer installs additional scripts to CC2018 folder

25 May 2017: Brusherator 1.3.3

  • Fixed an error with localised PS versions

24 May 2017: Brusherator 1.3.2

  • New documentation

  • Panel settings are stored in Photoshop rather in Web Storage (this will reset current settings on first launch)

  • Resize handler active area is smaller now, easier to move small buttons in Edit Mode

  • bt_cycleTool will respect Preserve Brush Size option

  • BT_ and BTP_ shelf switchers will reveal the panel if it’s hidden and won’t reload the panel if they’re supposed to load the active shelf (please recreate your switchers with the updated BT_brushes.jsx)

  • No more scrollbars when tabs are visible

  • Resize to Content option respects tabs (in most cases lol)

  • Fixed Transfer Buttons for PS CC 2013

  • Fixed bt_cycleTools script for PS CC 2013

  • Buttons are created in correct coordinates in Tabbed mode

  • Current Thumb appearance option from Edit Button won’t require an opened document to work

17 Apr 2017: Brusherator 1.3.1

  • ️Tooltips for all functions

  • ️Tooltips on buttons will show the name of the preset they’re linked to

  • ️Scripts in Alias folders will appear in Select Scripts windows

  • ️Scrollbars are in the color of Photoshop UI and smaller

  • Fixed some crashings on Windows 10

  • Sample panel only loads from Brusherator, not Brusherator Plus

  • No more persistent scrollbar when Show Shelves is enabled

28 Mar 2017: Brusherator 1.3.0

  • Sample shelf for first-time users

  • Scripts may be added on the panel as buttons

  • Export/Import Shelves

  • Delete several (selected) buttons in one go

  • Add a button from last used preset

  • Cycle between two last used buttons (with <b>bt_cycleTools</b>)

  • Holding SHIFT while hitting “add from active tool” will create a new button using the last used settings

  • Bottom-right menu disappears if the panel size is too small

  • Set background color for auto-thumbnails

  • Create/update alternative presets directly from Edit Button window

  • Marquee select several buttons

  • Align/stack buttons, match their size and background color

  • Option to auto-resize Brusherator to panel content (CC2015 and above)

  • Bottom-right menu remembers its state

  • Alternative tools can use both prefix “a_” and suffix “_a”

  • Buttons with missing tools marked with red overlay

  • Buttons with missing thumbnails marked with red cross

  • GUI support all 4 colors of the Photoshop UI color

  • Better icons for light verision, icons are SVG now

  • All Brusherator scripts are now in separate category

  • BT is more prone to weird shelf names

  • Warnings for presets with emoji symbols (they’ll cause errors)

  • No more weird behaviour of buttons with negative coordinates

  • No more buttons stacking upon each other (buttons made in the same coordinates will spread out after panel reload)

  • Buttons always respect the grid

  • Fixed weird text rendering on Windows for text buttons

  • Errors in shelf files won’t cause the panel to break

  • ExternalObject error

05 Dec 2016: Brusherator 1.2.1

  • Panel persistence is turned on

05 Dec 2016: Brusherator 1.2.0

  • Brusherator Plus: a second panel for more tools!

  • Move several buttons at once

  • Copy or move brushes between shelves

  • Option to show shelves as tabs

  • Create new tool and brush presets directly from Brusherator

  • Rename and duplicate shelves

  • Update current preset from Flyout menu

  • More scripts for power users

  • ️New buttons are added under the cursor (when added from RMB menu/hotkey)

  • ️Flyout menu of other extensions won’t create shelves on Brusherator (whaaat)

  • ️No more empty lines in shelves

  • ️No need to switch off Current Tool Only Photoshop option anymore

  • ️Wrong names of context menu items

16 Nov 2016: Brusherator 1.1.0

  • Actions may be placed on a panel as buttons

  • Flyout menu (CC2014+) — striped small thing on the right of the panel

  • You can select shelves from flyout menu

  • Option to toggle brush size inheritance for all buttons (default: size is inherited)

  • Option to toggle names visible on image buttons (default: off)

  • Option to close a panel after button click (default: off)

  • Name filter field in “Select Preset(s)” dialog is available on CC2015+ on OSX (may be slow!)

  • You can open Brusherator data folder from flyout menu (for backups)

  • ️Brush selection is faster on Windows

  • ️”Name on the panel” field is available for all types of buttons (so you could type a name for image button)

  • ️”Use preset size” checkbox if you want to override brush size inheritance for specific tool

  • ️”Select Preset(s)” dialog is taller

  • ️Checker for Current shelf

  • ️Button size ignores Photoshop UI font size option

  • ️Moving/resizing buttons in Edit Mode won’t trigger them

  • ️Tablet Pen doesn’t lose sensitivity in Windows

11 Nov 2016: Brusherator 1.0.1

  • Wrong thumbnails size when Photoshop rulers aren’t pixels

  • Text buttons with spaces in their names jumping all over the place

10 Nov 2016: Brusherator 1.0.0