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  1. I appreciate the update on this issue and the honesty. It would help to know why (because the demand seems there). Is it technically difficult? I’m sure most people looking for DXF import would highly value export as well. So it’s very confusing for me.
  2. Ummm... Are you really telling people they shouldn't be surprised or disappointed? I use Designer for many things, so I would obviously not return it- nor would anyone else on this forum most likely. I love the program and will continue to use it BUT I am disappointed the new version only has import but not export. I constantly need this function and have to either use Adobe or other workarounds that are time consuming. If you don't need that feature, then hooray for you. But don't sit around trying to scold other people who'd like to see that in this program.
  3. No export is very disappointing as all my fabricators require DXF files for laser cutting/etching. I've been waiting for this feature for years. Affinity please update with a timeline for an update with Export as well!
  4. I'd appreciate the cross application support in this case. In my case I prefer Affinity but just cannot get rid of Adobe for certain things... and bridge being able to display all the work I've done in Affinity would be very helpful.
  5. That would be an option except for two things: Illustrator for iPad is pretty junk. Seriously, the drawing experience jarringly slow. Strange because I had no problems with Adobe Fresco on the iPad. It's not fully featured either, leaving a LOT to be desired. Another monthly membership needed. It' costs $10/month as a stand alone app (crazy rip off as it's not fully featured) might be worth it eventually. Or if you have Illustrator on a creative cloud subscription, it's $20/month minimum. That said, I end up using a combination of Designer, Photoshop, Illustrator and Procreate and have to annoyingly bounce between the programs to be successful. So I'm not saying don't use any program. One day I hope to use only Affinity Designer only because Adobe creates half baked applications at exorbitant costs. It's infuriating.
  6. On a quick test seems to be working with the beta! Thanks for the instructions- I’ll report back with more use.
  7. Version 1.9 still has this issue. It doesn’t crash every time but I can’t tell when it will... Almost never crashes when joining 2 lines as opposed to multiple.
  8. Hello- I’m also getting this crash situation on iPad as well not desktop version. I get mine with joining two lines consistently, I have as well tried creating a new document, same thing. I get the crash when attempting to join entire lines or two endpoints- both screen recordings included. FullSizeRender.mov FullSizeRender.mov
  9. Hello! I've found success exporting as an SVG with these very specific stroke settings. This has helped me communicate my art into better laser cutter prepped files. Solid Line Align to center Pressure at 100% For outputting to a laser cutter, the major trick is to make sure your lines are kept as lines and not rendering the outline. Aka: Good: Bad:
  10. Hello, I'd like to put an additional vote in for DXF. As an artist who outputs to a lot of different lasercutter shops around the country it would greatly help to have this export feature.
  11. Thanks for the input Garry- sounds like I'll have to either import my art into Illustrator (trying to get away from Adobe for good...) or just do a whole whole lot of editing. Good call on that straight line that's not actually a line!
  12. For reference this is a similar issue found in Illustrator and the possible solutions. Seems like a shape building tool would help? https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/94779/how-to-trim-a-bunch-of-open-curves-with-a-closed-shape-in-adobe-illustrator
  13. Thanks! Yea I wouldn't mind the extra work if this sample was my actual artwork but my art is crazy complex and that will take forever on... I essentially have to remove the overlapping areas so a laser cutter won't try and cut it...
  14. Here's another way to look at what I'm trying to do. I can use "Subtract" to successfully remove the overlapping areas BUT one shape will essentially also "Close Curve" as well, creating a shape instead of a line segment. Helpremovingshapes06a.mov
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