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  1. Hi Pauls, Thank you for comment. I actually had a similar thing happen when I created a book cover, it looked fine on screen and then when I chose to export as PDF the background image was a lot more transparent than when I looked at it on screen. The JPEG export appeared to show image correctly, matched what the Publisher file looked like on screen without any changes to settings. + I have appeared to resolve issue in book cover Affinity Publisher file by "ungrouping" background image layer (it appeared to possibly be grouped potentially with an opacity 30% effect layer) and then I adjusted opacity again of image once it was ungrouped, then export of the book cover in PDF was in line with what I saw on screen. A difference is this time the the ungrouped image opacity was about 50% to match opacity of how image looked when it was grouped at 30% opacity. See attached book cover to "recreate" scenario if you want: + First, export exactly as document is in PDF, you will see opacity is a lot more than when you look at original Affinity Publisher file on screen + Second, export to get exported PDF to match what is seen on screen in Affinity Publisher of file, select to ungroup background image layer, the opacity resets to full opacity, then click on image to adjust opacity, to get same effect it is about 50%, then export and the exported PDF will match what you see Affinity Publisher file looks like in Affinity Publisher. I am very happy to have found a resolution to this. The main issue I had basically is that when I exported in PDF, the PDF did not look like what the original Affinity Publisher file looked like on screen in Affinity Publisher. Doing the ungroup and reapply opacity solution has resolved this for me. I will post in forum if this issue occurs again. Thanks for a great responsive forum. AGT cover-gmtd-July 2019-v2(c).afpub
  2. Hi Jon, Thank you. I actually did not create the tables or Word document, the Word document with tables was supplied to me. Not sure if person who created this Word document did anything "unusual" with tables. I will post in forum again if I notice crash occurs again due to same reason (cutting and pasting table from inserted document in an Affinity Publsiher file).
  3. Hi Pauls, Uploads done as requested: PNG file. Affinity Publisher file. The images in poster are all embedded anyway, though all of the others display fine in PDF and PNG exports anyway. Please note: That PNG file is not very visible at 9% opacity in Affinity Publisher when working on the document, though if you export as PDF you will see it, then as stated when exported as PNG then the PNG in document does not display at all. Also please take account that this specific case where the PNG image with opacity of 9% in Affinity Publisher file not displaying when the whole poster is exported as PNG: Could happen when exporting as other file types. Could occur if opacity "changed" of other images in this Affinity Publisher document, as all the other embedded image have 100% opacity. Thanks for showing interest in this issue. May a way be found to fix this issue and may it be fixed.
  4. Hi Jon, I have uploaded "both files" in question: The Affinity Publisher file I created. The Word document I placed into the Affinity Publisher file I ccreated. To confirm this crashing I noticed occurs: When I cut table and then select to paste the same table into text flow of Affinity Publisher document or independentl outside of same document. Or copied table and then select to paste the same table into text flow of Affinity Publisher document or independentl outside of same document. You will find the specific table that I noticed this "crashing" occuring is on following pages of upoaded files: Page 3 of Affinity Publisher file. Page 5 of Word document. Please note, this "type of" crashing caused by copying or cutting this table, then selecting to paste the same table: May occur with other elements in the Affinity Publisher file that I uploaded, that has placed Word document contents in it. Hopefully as I worked out what "triggers" this crashing, and the "trigger" does not need to be found, a way to fix this can be found more easily . Good luck with a resolution. Will be interesting to know if others have been affected by same issue. Thank you for interest.
  5. Hi, I exported Affinity Publisher file in PDF the file is fine and shows like the Affinity Publisher file looks. I choose to export as PNG file then the background image disappears. See screenshot of PDF shows the background and the actual PNG file that was the result of a PNG export from the actual Affinity Publisher 1.7.1 file then the background image is not there anymore. The image that disappears had an opacity of 9%. I use an Apple Mac with Mojave operating system 10.14.5. Work around is if I open the PDF created by Affinity Publisher and export this PDF file as a PNG, then PNG shows the background image, it is only when I export from actual Affinity Publisher file as a PNG file that background image disappears. I look forward to a resolution to this.
  6. Affinity Publisher 1.7.1 crashes after I cut item selected in screenshot and then try to paste the item, either in text box or independently outside of text box, this has happened more than once. See crash report attached that was "generated" after a crash caused by this. Crash report sent to Apple. I can send file to an "Affinity Support Person" to see if they can repllicate same crash occuring. The information in this Affinity Publisher document is from a placed Word Document. The file is on a remote windows Server, though I did a test with same file on Mac desktop, not on a remote server, and issue still occurs. I look forward to a resolution to this. At least I can carry on using Affinity Publisher, as this is a very "spcific cause" for the crashing. I just will not do this cutting to paste action on items like in screenshot, so as to not have this type of crash occuring. APUB crash-from pasting action.rtf
  7. Hi Please see screenshots attached, and note selected image in each. + Please let me know why in screenshot 1 that the image does not state the "field" that is in screenshot 2, regarding "image DPI". + Even though image selected is PDF in screenshot 1, there should still be the option of seeing original size as I can with a PNG for example, as the PDF could be for example just "300 DPI", and include "raster" images within the PDF. It is useful to see this information as one can with a PNG for example. I look forward to a response. Thanks.
  8. Thank you Thomas. This was the issue. Your post has resolved this issue for me. I did not, and generally would not want to change the DPI setting of a document, in this case it was 300 DPI, so after reading your post: I looked into "properties" of image, and saw the image was originally 72 DPI, so I changed as per your screenshot, just/only the "Image DPI" section to be 72 DPI, it was set at 300 DPI, then visual size was corrected. This occurred as the image I placed was a screenshot of a map in the first place, that had setting when taken to be a 72 DPI screenshot.
  9. Hi, When I place an image that is around 220 mm in Affinity Photo, it's original size, into Affinity Publisher 1.7.1 document, it reduces to about a quarter that size of 50 mm. Is there a reason for this, and why is this happening? I look forward to receive an answer.
  10. Great to hear update released, I will try it out after update and let you know if this issue with export happens, without using "workaround" I specified on Friday.
  11. My "work around": + Is to save and quit Affinity once I have done all work I want to on Affinity Designer 1.7 file, before exporting as any file type. + Then reopen file, and export Affinity Designer 1.7 file as wanted file type, like PDF or JPEG. + Then once export has been done, quit Affinity Designer 1.7 file you exported. + Then reopen same Affinity Designer 1.7 file and export as wanted file type, like PDF or JPEG. + Then once export has been done, quit Affinity Designer 1.7 file you exported. + Repeat as needed. This has worked for me so far. This is a bit time consuming, though at least the result is getting exported file types one wants to, without have it crash without warning. Also I find Affinity Designer 1.7 does start up quite quickly. Until this "crashing sometimes during export" is fixed, I will use this work around as I am happy with the actual interface of Affinity Designer 1.7. Basically I will not change software because of this "type" of crashing, if this crashing does not happen while actually working on a file, and only happens when exporting, it is not ideal, though it is not that bad.
  12. Crash happened again as shown in attached document, this morning when I selected to export as PDF, it then crashed straight away, without hanging or freezing, it is at the point when I click "export", after having chosen file type, name to use and location, then at the "point" where it would create a PDF file when I click "export" it crashes. Before this crash when trying to export as PDF, I had successfully exported a JPEG of same Affinity Designer 1.7 file. This crash happened during same session Affinity Design 1.7 had been open for, that being the successful export of same file as JPEG, it seems to crash after a "successful" export, when wanting to do second export during same session. AD Crash Report 3.rtf
  13. When I reopened Affinity Designer 1.7, I was able to export file as JPEG where it replaced existing file with same file name, without Affinity Design 1.7 crashing, though it was not preceded by exporting pdf version, that I did when it crashed before, noted with the Crash Report 2 I posted this morning.
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