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About JimGoshorn

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  1. Time will tell if they will replace the Adobe apps. They both have very innovative solutions for our workflows and it's too soon to throw out the baby with the bathwater because of an inaccuracy. I think that we can all agree that these developers are more interested in satisfying our requests than most are so there are times that we must agree to disagree and move on.
  2. Pardon, I stand corrected and it's even worse for me since my mother was an English major. She's probably looking down on me with that you should have known better look on her face :lol:
  3. I think this issue can be chalked up to people either not knowing the difference between dpi and ppi or people knowing better but so used to hearing the incorrect usage that they understand the intent. It's like if a recipe calls for 3 tablespoons of sugar, many people will say 3 tablespoon fulls when the correct way to say it is 3 tablespoons full. BTW MrFlexo, PPI is actually pixels per inch not points per inch when referring to resolution if you wish to be proper :)
  4. Ben, thanks for the explanation. So history is done based on the changes made to the document and the deterministic state is the total document? I gather it's not practical to record history based on objects instead of documents? So if I understand your explanation, if I delete an object and the history is non-linear (or object oriented), there isn't a way to easily validate that deletion at a later point in history. Without linearity, the means that the only way to handle history would be to basically replay all the previous steps up to the selected point? And I presume that the issue is compounded since history can be saved within the document and that document can be opened in multiple apps.
  5. I wonder if it would be possible for the history steps to be independent of each other? Here's my idea: If the steps are independent and the user could name the steps so you know what object they pertain to, then if you wanted to you could uncheck a step you wanted removed without affecting the rest of the art. I say uncheck because if you wanted to you could recheck it to put the step back or if you did something else to the object at that point, the checked step would be removed and your latest action would be recorded. Don't know if it's too complex to be done and it would require the user to name each step to make it work. Just a thought...
  6. I started looking for some of the files and it appears that there are multiple preference files which leads me to believe that each version of the betas creates it's own support files and I don't want to delete the wrong files.
  7. What about supporting files such as preferences? I should have worded my question better to ask specifically about supporting files. Sorry. Thanks! Jim
  8. I was wondering what one has to do to remove a beta version of Designer or Photo when the final MAS version is issued? Thanks! Jim
  9. Thanks Andy. If you could replicate the functionality of Adobe's Apply Image dialog that's a major step forward. Can't wait to see what you figure out. You guys really need to be complemented again for your efforts and attention to our needs!
  10. As the originator of the other thread and a member of the Color Theory group, I will add my support for these features here as well.
  11. Hopefully, you will have more influence with the developers than I have had. Some people see my point and agree but obviously not enough. If Affinity doesn't provide this functionality, as you say, they will lose a segment of their desired market.
  12. "I am also incredibly pleased to hear that integration with the Astute Graphics tools is at least being contemplated..." If Affinity can make that happen, that would be fantastic. Their plug-ins are a main reason to keep Illustrator.
  13. Considering doing a multiuser DAM would involve writing both client and server software (along with all the complexities that leads to) and dealing with the amount of data that has to be sent back and forth between the client and server, it could be a while (if ever) before there will be a DAM of that type on the market.
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