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  1. Unbelievable, it's not fixed. I've just downloaded v2.1. I had a test file on Desktop for months to test this when 2.1 comes out. And I did not use v2 at all just because of this "small" issue. And it's still not fixed. No words. Unbelievable. Here's another thread for the same issue. How many more topics should be created to for the bug to get fixed?
  2. That's actually helpful, didn't know that. I'm on Windows, CTRL + D does not work for me, but I've worked out that pressing "N" does. So thank you, that will make my life easier 👍
  3. We would not be talking in this thread right now if it was that trivial and minor. The whole point of this topic is to not click the "Don't Save" button. Moreover, the issue here is, the save dialog is not justified, nothing has been changed, neither in the document, nor in the export settings, I've attached the video above. And even if changes in export window did occur, I still want the save dialog to not appear. It's up to the dev team how it is implemented, with a secret option or somehow differently, but all we ask it just a way to disable this default behavior with an optional setting... because there are people who use different workflows. For example, some use Auto-Save feature (not necessarily in Affinity, but in other software, like DaVinci Resolve), because they forget to click Save. Obviously this Auto-Save feature appeared because of the way people work and problems people face. So, this topic is no different. It's just that we use the opposite strategy - nothing should be saved, until I say so. And again, I would not create this topic if the Save dialog did not pop up after using the Export window. But it does pop up. This: And that moment when you get this dialog, you no longer remember which changes have been made (minor or major), and whether they've been made at all, like in the case of Affinity software.
  4. Hi, I'm on AD v1.10.5 and I still don't see how to do this. Transform Object Separately does change them individually, but relatively. And I need to enter exact dimension numbers in the Transform layer panel and press [Enter] and have them be transformed individually [and proportionally] to the specified dimensions and not relative to each other. Is this possible?
  5. Bruce, thanks for the input, but you are explaining what I already see. I'm saying, that's not the behavior I like, not the behavior I expect, not the behavior I need. In the attached video I am showing what does not make any sense for me, and ruins my flow. It's also not the question of automation, my exports are randomized. Besides, if I change an export format, then Affinity thinks this is a "change of a preset", but when I change the resolution only and don't touch the format, then Affinity does not register this as a change of a preset. In fact, that's what I always change! Resolutions! (And formats too, and switch back and forth). And that extra thing which I'd love to save as a preset to choose from (I mean so I don't have to type resolutions each time), Affinity does not allow me to. Also, when I change a format in the export dialog, do the export and then save the document with these changes to presets (because Affinity calls this a change to a document), then why does this "change" affect another document I open? (i.e. the "preset" remains the same from previously saved document). It's so weird from so many angles. I usually write on these forums after a very long period of suffering, I don't go write here as soon as I found something that is not convenient. I find myself doing stuff I post about over and over and the behavior of Affinity in those areas is not convenient and I have no solutions and workarounds. I have a list of such things in Affinity that I live with. Some of those I've already posted. For example, I keep duplicating objects with CTRL + click, that's just crazy. So I am asking Affinity for an improvement in the area of exiting the document with regards to save dialog. I'm just voicing my experience, because if I don't, then nothing will change for sure, because if nobody gives feedback, then that is translated as "all is good" 😃
  6. Its natural default behavior should of course be to display the Save dialog. But there must be a way to disable this deliberately in the settings, probably with an additional warning. But point is, it's not something "I wish there was", I just I need it badly. Sometimes, in the race to avoid the dialog, I keep accumulating documents, until there's many tabs. And guess what, when you close the app (not single document), it asks to save for every document, without a check to "apply this answer to all documents". And yes you are right, it says exactly "Apply file export options preset" in the history panel. But I disagree that this is a change to the document, or at least, I want a way to disable the dialog and then it doesn't matter whether I disagree or not. P.S. By the way, the history panel even agrees by stating apply preset, not change preset, and not change and apply. 😃
  7. I only save manually, always, in all programs. I am using it deliberately, as a feature, i.e., by default, when I close an app, if it asks me to save I always hit No, because I know that I did some changes that were just some experiments that I don't want saved. Whenever I do "production" changes I am happy with, I hit Save at once. The following workflow would work in Affinity if not for this: Affinity asks me to save changes when no changes have been made. I open document -> go to export -> hit export -> close document -> and I get a "do you wan to save changes?". This is bugging me like there's no tomorrow. I did absolutely no changes. I do exports very very often, and I close documents very very often. Please, add a setting where I can disable this dialog. It ruins my creative workflow. P.S. Even though oftentimes I don't even change anything in export window, I still view everything I do in export window as *no changes to the document*, thus, I do not expect the popup to appear. On top of everything, it is very misleading, especially when you don't close the document at once but after a while, and suddenly you get this Save Dialog, but at the back of your head you don't recall making any changes, and you start wondering "have I done anything I should save, or should not save?".
  8. Context: Suppose I have many small objects scattered and selected all over the canvas (selected objects belong to different hierarchical levels, e.g. grouped, nested groups and so on). Now when they are all selected, I know that 50% of the screen should not be selected. Goal: I need to de-select 50% of the screen easily, sort of like with a lasso tool just by going around area that I do not need. Currently, there's no such opportunity in AD. This is something I am in need of very often and my only option is selecting (or de-selecting) one-by-one. It would be really nice if Affinity team added support for such an operation.
  9. Hi @stokerg. Can you please move this to Feature Requests or is it better if I create a new topic there?
  10. Hi @stokerg and thank you! I was thinking about the same thing (about feature requests) if nobody suggests a solution. I am in need of this nearly every day and it became a pain to work without it, so I decided to ask here. I've even tried hiding and locking outer groups of objects I don't need when making initial global selection (e.g. select by fill-color or by name), but they're still being selected, either when hidden and/or locked, so I don't even have "hacks" as a workaround. And I select one-by-one 😔
  11. But I mentioned that in the initial post, that they belong to different groups, and different groups make different hierarchies. The only way I can do that now is by manually selecting what I need, or deselecting what I need and it's very time consuming. I've tried everything I could think of. I even checked whether there are other tools available which I haven't added to my toolbar.
  12. Thank you for response, but it does not work, SHIFT does nothing, that's the first thing I've tried. Again, all objects belong to different hierarchies.
  13. Hi, Suppose I have many small objects scattered and selected all over the canvas (objects belong to different groups , etc.). Now when they are all selected, I know that 50% of the screen should not be selected. How do I deselect 50% of the screen easily, sort of like with a lasso tool just by going around area that I do not need?
  14. Wow! That is actually working!! 🤩 Thank you! A very unexpected key combination but it sure works! Another cool thing I've found is that if you click-and-drag the node itself (not the handles) while pressing 2 mouse keys at the same time, then the node moves but the handles stay in place, that's awesome. And while I was searching for this "mirroring" function, I've found one more cool thing: suppose you are dragging one handle but you want to reposition the node it belongs to. So, normally, you'd stop dragging the handle, clicked the node, repositioned the node and then modified the handle again. Well, you can reposition the node while you're dragging the handle: press SPACE while manipulating a handle, that will momentarily switch to manipulating the node.
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