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    Martin-M got a reaction from A_B_C in Footnotes/Endnotes   
    +1 : And to that I would add the option to -finally- get the option to use numbered footnotes and asterix footnote in the same document. (a game-changer to me)
    In a nutshell: a Word-like management of footnotes/endnotes (to finally work seamlessly and feel flexible !). Awaiting for that before forcing my team to transition to use Affinity only !
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    Martin-M reacted to Alfred in Official Affinity Publisher (Desktop) Tutorials   
    Basic Operations: Start with the basics of using Affinity Publisher.
    UI overview: Explore the Affinity Publisher user interface.
    https://vimeo.com/285242938/483331a68f (04:15)
    New publication: Set up your publication for desktop printing or electronic/print-ready PDF delivery.
    https://vimeo.com/285249440/d386863211 (03:06)
    Open and import: Open an existing publication or import PDFs.
    https://vimeo.com/285249814/bba611737f (01:55)
    Pan and zoom: Navigate around your document for focused editing.
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    Selecting: Edit one or more objects by object selection.
    https://vimeo.com/337259737/1d633e56f3 (02:11)
    Moving, resizing and rotating: Transform objects on the page or via Transform Panel.
    https://vimeo.com/337260283/3a25bff5b9 (03:29)
     
    Page Layout: Establish the basic building blocks of your publication.
    Pages: Add single or two-page spreads to your publication and navigate between them.
    https://vimeo.com/337263766/4b0f1c776d (08:28)
    Master pages: Find out how master pages can be created and applied in Affinity Publisher.
    https://vimeo.com/337264378/9fdfe94753 (11:55)
    Sections: Divide your publication logically into separate sections (e.g., preface, TOC, chapters).
    https://vimeo.com/337265458/39b45251d5 (04:42)
    Page numbers: Add page numbering and section names to master pages for page navigation.
    https://vimeo.com/337266962/342e111972 (05:21)
    Rulers, ruler guides and column guides: Position ruler and column guides on your master/publication page to snap to.
    https://vimeo.com/337279962/09f54643ca (08:29)
    Baseline grids: Vertically align text baselines using a document, text frame or table baseline grid.
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    Picture frame tools: Add picture frames to place an imported image or document into.
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    Placing content: Add images and other Affinity documents to your page or picture frame.
    https://vimeo.com/337292835/a696f6561c (11:02)
    Linking and embedding: Find out how you can link or embed your placed images and documents.
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    Pinning: Make images move with reflowing frame text as your story develops. Also great for picture frames, tables and text frames.
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    Assets Panel: Use the panel to store your own custom assets (e.g., text frames and picture frames) for later use.
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    Shape tools: Introduce geometric shape to your page for visual interest.
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    Text Tools: A look at the text tools available to add title, body copy and decorative text.
    Simple text: Add text to the page in Affinity Publisher and apply some text styles.
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    Frame Text Tool: Set up your text frame and introduce body copy to it.
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    Linked text frames: Flow text through placed text frames to keep your story text connected.
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    Text styles: Use text styles for consistent heading and paragraph text in Affinity Publisher.
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    Text wrapping: Make text flow around overlapping images, picture frames, text frames or tables.
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    Text on a path: Artistic text can follow a line, curve or outline of a shape.
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    Artistic Text Tool: Add scalable decorative titles and headlines to your publication.
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    Find and Replace: Locate text and formatting in your publication and replace individually or all in one operation.
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    Typography: Learn the essentials of great typography
    Characters: Fonts and font attributes: Find out how to change fonts and their attributes.
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    Characters: Kerning and tracking: Adjust the horizontal spacing between characters.
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    Characters: Optical alignment: Aesthetically align starting or ending characters in paragraphs.
    https://vimeo.com/337311429/a57a45045e (06:03)
    Characters: Special characters: Insert any glyph or special character from menu, Glyph Browser panel or direct input.
    https://vimeo.com/337311780/f17c09cbe0 (04:40)
    Characters: Advanced typography: Edit your artistic and frame text's character and paragraph properties.
    https://vimeo.com/337312718/3a31d4d6a4 (05:51)
    Paragraphs: Alignment, leading and inter-paragraph spacing: Align paragraphs or adjust the vertical spacing between text baselines and paragraphs.
    https://vimeo.com/337313133/bfbfc3a0bf (07:32)
    Paragraphs: Text Ruler for indents and tabs: Use the on-page Text Ruler to introduce indents from your frame edge, as well as add tabs.
    https://vimeo.com/337313448/e54c623347 (05:59)
    Paragraphs: Bullets, numbers and initial words: Present list items with bullet characters, number any lists and emphasise initial words.
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    Advanced: Use a range of advanced features for more powerful publication design. 
    Tables: Add tables to your page to present data in a more structured way.
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    Table of contents: Add a table of contents to quickly jump to referenced pages in your publication.
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    Indexing: Reference important terms in an index that gets you to information fast.
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    Hyperlinks: Create hyperlinks to another publication page, Internet web page or inserted anchor.
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    StudioLink - interworking with Designer and Photo: With Designer and Photo installed, you can make use of powerful graphic design and photo editing toolsets and features.
    Designer Persona: Vector Brush and Pencil Tool: Introduce some ornate filigree using stabilised brush and pencil strokes.
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    Designer Persona: Multi-stroke/multi-fill effects: Shapes take on a cool look with multiple strokes and fills.
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    Photo Persona: Paint Brush Tool: Paint realistic brush textures on page backgrounds for a cool creative look.
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    Photo Persona: Removing image areas: Make unwanted pixels disappear as if by magic.
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    Photo Persona: Applying creative live filters: Give your publication images a creative boost with live filter layers. In this case, we'll introduce some motion blur.
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    Publishing and Sharing: Output your publication for electronic delivery or desktop/professional printing.
    Spot PANTONE colours: Add spot and PANTONE colours to your palette and apply to your page.
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    Desktop printing: Explore a range of print layouts for desktop printing.
    https://vimeo.com/337465816/3b5134502d (06:44)
    PDF publishing for web: Find out how to publish web-ready RGB PDFs.
    https://vimeo.com/337466005/5e8bda2577 (04:14)
    PDF publishing for pro print: Find out how to publish CMYK PDFs for professional printing.
    https://vimeo.com/337466797/012faed633 (05:43)
     
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    Martin-M reacted to garrettm30 in Footnotes/Endnotes   
    Are footnotes and endnotes currently possible (besides manually creating them, of course)? I haven't found them so far.
    If not, this is a feature that I think would be widely used. I suspect it may take some time to get right if it is not yet under development, so I would understand if it is not a day-1 feature.
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    Martin-M reacted to Yannick in Footnotes   
    No footnotes with Publisher. It's a pity!!!!!!
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    Martin-M reacted to Alexandre Larouche in Integration with 3rd party : Antidote   
    Hi,
    Alex here from Druide informatique, editor of Antidote (https://antidote.info). Some of our users are requesting the ability to use both software (Designer and Antidote) simultaneously and as seamless as possible.
    How can we deliver that to our mutual users?
    Thanks,
    Alex
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    Martin-M reacted to garrettm30 in Chicago Manual of Styles   
    Agreed (speaking as one requester of Antidote). What I would request of Serif in this regard is a plugin/extension system so third parties can do what they do best. The maker of Antidote has already reached out to Serif in hopes of integrating Antidote with Affinity.
    Chicago Manual of Style would only benefit a rather small subset of Affinity users. Not only is it not particularly helpful for other variants of English, it does not even cover American English, for there are other styles in common use in American English. For example, in my studies at an American university, the most common styles were MLA and APA (MLA was the required style in my department).
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    Martin-M reacted to Mirko1978 in Antidote Integration   
    Hi,
     
    First of all kudos for Affinity Publisher. For a first Beta, it's absolutely impressive.
    One feature that I really need in order to consider replacing Quark and InDesign with Affinity Publisher is the integration with Antidote (https://www.antidote.info) – and I'm pretty sure that many users who work regularly with french text will agree.
    Is anything planned?
     
    Thx
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