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  1. Hi guys, I can't locate the mesh warp tool on Affinity photo..I see tutorials where it is being shown in the toolset area below the text tool. But I can't find it. Please help! Screenshot below..
  2. Hi there, So I created a document and some slices on it. Could anyone tell me what the black arrow slice selector is for in the export persona? I'm trying to use it to grab and select the slices but it doesn't seem to work..
  3. Thank you Alfred..Since I wanted to keep the original too, I duplicated it and broke the curve and deleted the other parts! It would be nice if we could just select two nodes and copy the path between them..
  4. Hi guys, I want to cut/copy only a part of the curve but I can't get it to work..for example, i want the part of the curve between any two points I mark on the path ..how do i do it? Many thanks
  5. I made sure there was a point at the intersection at exactly the middle point of the shape and it seems to snap now, I also made a cross mark type vector like gearmaker suggested, that works too, thanks!
  6. Hi Team, I also use AD to draft clothing patterns and other work where measurement is of supreme importance and work has to be precise. Features that will help with this are missing in AD. I'm sure you are adding and will keep adding features; I would realllllly appreciate it if you could bring these features to AD soon. I'm dependent on it to use them for my work and it's absolutely necessary. Following are some scenarios and features that I think will help; 1) Using pen tool, when I click a point and move my mouse/cursor etc, I want to know the measurement of how far I'm going; so I'll know when to stop and click my next point. Similar to how some of the dynamic guides work. 2) When I select a series of nodes on a path, I want to know the length of that curve or line. Without these two, for me it's not efficient to work in AD and is too time consuming to get the results I want..Hope to see these in AD updates soon..Thank you very much!
  7. @Gear maker, and all of you, thank you so much! I tried out the GearMakerDashSystem and it is helping me with some of the things I'm doing!
  8. Please find attached afdesign doc.. I use this "cross mark" vector to note marking points in my design/pattern and use them as a guide for further drafting. I need the intersection of this vector to snap to other stuff/lines and points. Tried several things but it just won't snap..It snaps to everything except the middle intersecting line which is what I want.. All relevant snapping options are enabled in the manager..Is this a bug? snapping doesnt work.afdesign
  9. Yeah I will be posting it soon; it is a much needed feature I think. Several others also seem to need it.. YepFor almost straight but not straight curves, I do copy the paths and superimpose them and make the best of it... Also, I just use an actual measuring tape, place it on the screen, measure the first curve and in that same zoom %, I mark and measure the other curve.. I tried this last night and I find that this actually makes things faster for me..
  10. single ones and it also calculates along a series of nodes and line segments..It calculates based on all selected nodes and paths..please take a look at image 1.. For clothing patterns too, we need all edges to match with each other precisely... Here's one example for where curves need to match for a clothing pattern..The sleeve curve has to match the front and back armhole of a bodice pattern..So in this case, i cannot superimpose the curves and ensure both curves are of the same length..Unless there is reason (ex.,for ease, other design features) for a difference to exist, all joining parts should precisely match..
  11. Hi, I find that I need to do something like this too..Could you please let me know how you did this?
  12. Thanks for the suggestion, John.. In Illustrator, the document info panel, among other things, it also calculates the length of the selected path...That used to help.. I don't have Illustator now..
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