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  1. Why? Why not just paste text from... for example http://generator.lorem-ipsum.info/ ?
  2. Vector 3D would be great. Old Adobe Dimensions was really good app, but when it got rolled into Illustrator it was not so great anymore. And no, current dedicated 3D-softwares do not output vector, only bitmap.
  3. If you want to print a small batch silk screen sure is a good choice (single color helps to keep costs down), one off would be best using Epson 24" giclée. As where to do it; your google skills are as good as mine.
  4. Well I use a place called Telefoto quite a lot. I guess it is some thousand miles too far from you. Screen printing sure is high quality (if your originals are right kind) but I suppose giclée prints would be good enough. There should be shops using big Epsons about everywhere.
  5. If it is silk screen printing it is indeed about colour separations but NOT like ordinary CMYK.
  6. Leigh, isn't that just tinted RGB? True duotone would be a greyscale image with two pantone colors attached with response curves, and must be saved as EPS (or PSD) to preserve duotone plate information.
  7. Is it possible to combine HDR and pano/tile stitching? That is, source files would have both exposure bracketing and tiled shots. I guess that would take some smart algorithm but would open some very interesting work flow possibilities. Autopano by kolor seems to be able to handle this.
  8. Using a proper film scanner would give better results.
  9. That is quite easy to do manually, select layer, cmd-a, cmd-c, File>New From Clipboard. I was testing something else about channels and I could work separate channels like they were independent images but to get there took repeated lever pulling/knob clicking and I am not sure what it took to get the darn thing done.
  10. Yes, though I am not fully sure of all things involved. Drop PSD images from Finder folder to one open image in AP, (not to layers palette which will produce separate AP image windows (go figure..).) This drop produces "Embedded document" layers (like "smart objects" I suppose) which you can scale and rotate repeatedly without quality loss, but which translates to pixel layer after you edit the content otherwise. I am not too familiar with layer types as you can also have "Image" layers which seem to be about the same as "Embedded" layers (what is the difference? Embeddeds come from PSD
  11. There may be some solution to "autodevelop" raw-files but generally you have to fiddle raw images to presentable format one by one. I develop images in Lightroom, export as PSD or TIF, open first in AP and drag the rest as a bunch to opened image where they import as layers.
  12. There is already "New From Clipboard" command. Of course might be smoother to have it as a selectable tick in "New" command. Or not.
  13. In that case there would be no stroke in clipped part. Of course you can cheat and draw the missing strokes manually.
  14. Just draw two shapes (0 pt stroke) with similar diagonal edge in both in opposing sides. Paste same text inside both and move shapes as you will. Very crude and simple. Lower text contains simple gradient to "shadow".
  15. Ahem, seems simple Paste inside does the trick. Didn't test how shadow fx behaves here though. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/32453/test.pdf?raw=1
  16. Actually there is no software available that can USE embedded fonts. Adobe Acrobat used to do it but feature was removed after v. 5.0 (for copyright reasons I guess). Even having right fonts installed editing a PDF is hit and miss process as Acrobat may find issues in matching installed and embedded versions. That Affinity apps fail to present placed PDFs with right font/kerning is different issue (that should be corrected soon). If Affinity really will be able to edit PDFs using embedded fonts that will be extraordinary feat. OP probably knows there is no way to avoid font issues when e
  17. Subtract works but it does not cut groups so each letter (or its part) must be cut separately. And then again the lower part of the text as subtracted parts disappear.
  18. If you have to have 1-bit bitmaps AP cannot make them I believe. As far as I know currently PS is only (!) app to handle 1-bit (you even can read comments that no one needs 1-bit anymore! :-D - which is false of course) Of course you can make greyscale appear almost like line art, but when printed it is always halftoned which is especially unwanted. One workaround is to convert to vector art where halftoning is not a problem (when sticking to B&W) but Affinity has no automatic tools for that.
  19. Looks like rendering/kerning placed PDF is quite broken in AP. As a workaround you could export as TIF (PNG, JPG, what ever) from Preview or use a screen capture and edit that in AP.
  20. I guess it work similarly as current PS. From RGB to CMYK: Document > Colour Format CMYK (8 bit). You can set the desired colour profiles in Preferences. Convert to profile seems not work between colour spaces.
  21. And would it be true GREP or some simplified variety? GREP may be hard to write but simple versions do not have as much flexibility. I guess we could have both.
  22. If OP asks about 1-bit bitmap art (line art) there is no such mode in AP (yet). I might form a request about it as there are really not many tools for 1-bit work out there (except PS).
  23. Are you talking about JPEG compression? Looks quite normal compression scheme to me (maybe reduces size/quality more dramatically than PS when slider is dragged).
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