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  1. I have been requesting this feature since the beta stage for version 1.0 I used it a LOT in FreeHand, and I even posted some exemples of how it was done in FreeHand. This is really a MUST HAVE!!
  2. Open the attached document. Select the Compound Mask Layer, righ-click and choose Edit Mask from the drop-down menu. Instant crash. At least, it happens. watch_crash.afphoto
  3. Oh, and yes, I know that we can create a simple compound with shapes and use that as a mask. But, for consistency sake, compound mask layers should also consider shapes. Or, at least, not crash when the user chooses to Edit the mask.
  4. Add a new Compound Mask layer to any image/pixel layer. Create a couple or more shapes (circle, or rectangle, or star, or whatever). Place them inside the Compound Mask layer. The image/pixel only shows in the intersection of all the shapes. Now, right click the Compound Mask layer and choose Edit Mask. Affinity Photo 2 crashes!!! Also, shouldn't we have the Add/Subtract/Intersect/XOR options for a shape mask, and not only for bitmap masks?
  5. Read the manual and the "Associated Tool" is just the tool that gets automatically active when a specific brush is chosen. So, I guess there is no way yet to make a "paint" tool follow a path.
  6. Is there any way to use a path (freehand path, or parametric vector shape) to guide a "painting" tool? I placed "painting" between quotes because it could also be a Blur, Sharpen, Smudge, Dodge, Burn... tool. If there is a way, I haven't found it. When creating a new brush, there is a drop down to define an associated tool but I can't seem to find out what it does. And, if there isn't such an option, there should be one.
  7. I'm a loooooong time Photoshop user. And when I say "loooooooog time", I mean I started with version 1.0 of Photoshop. Although I still have to work with Photoshop at my workplace (since the agency where I work, uses the Creative Suite), at home I use Affinity Photo (except for work having to do with intensive alpha mask work, as Photoshop is still much, much better at it). However, I do try to transition as much as possible to Affinity Photo, for all bitmap related work (I fully transitioned to Affinity Designer for all my vector work). But I still find some things that I have to admit that Photoshop does better and the Dodge and Burn tools are some of those things. Take a look at the attached image and tell me what you guys think.
  8. This is one of those things that would easily be possible if scripting was available.
  9. I have my Recent Files option in System Preferences > General set to '10' and I still get no recent items list in the "Open Recent" option of any Affinity application. I'm on Mac OS Catalina (10.15.7).
  10. Thank you. It worked!!! But I was hopping that the Locate button would tell me where the error was. The Find/Replace worked but didn't showed me where the missing font was.
  11. I have an Affinity Publish file that, whenever I open it, warns me that a font is missing. When I select it in the Font Manager and press Locate, nothing happens. Also, choosing a replacement font and re-saving the file does nothing, as it tells me that there is a font missing the next time I open it. How can I clear this error?
  12. Thank you so much. I assumed that it wasn't possible because as soon as I turned off the Separate mode, all my studios that resided in my second screen were all gone. I created a new studio configuration for my two screens now, using non-Separated mode. Thank you so much.
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