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  1. And look, no reply from the moderator. What is it with this silence on the DXF subject??
  2. That seems highly unlikely. A quick search on this very forum highlights how many users have requested this feature over the last 5 years. I have a feeling its one of the most requested features overall. The Dev team might be super-talented programmers, but they clearly fail to realise the sales potential of Designer with DWG/DXF support. There is a whole new maker/fablab/physical designer segment out there. And they would gladly pay for Designer, especially the Mac users, since there's only very expensive software packages with DXF support available. Secondly, why the silence on this subject? Why isn't there a clear stance on this? Whats the problem? PS. I'm not sure Odetta is a real user. The above comment is copy/pasted from from a comment I've made in another thread two days before. See here: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/898-dxf-export-support/&do=findComment&comment=543262
  3. You have been "considering this" since the first requests from users began back in 2015, maybe even earlier. Its been an export option in Illustrator and CorelDraw for ages, even Inkscape does it. I would just like Affinity to come clean about it. Is it even on the roadmap? Do they acknowledge that any modern vector application should be able to export to the most broadly adopted file format across digital production machines? Why has something that seems simple, an export option, taken so long to implement? Is it a royalty issue? I just want some answers since I've been awaiting this since I first bought Designer back in 2015.
  4. schack

    DXF Files

    They have been "looking into this" since the first requests from users began back in 2015, maybe even earlier. Its been an export option in Illustrator and CorelDraw for ages, even Inkscape does it. I would just like Affinity to come clean about it. Is it even on the roadmap? Do they acknowledge that any modern vector application should be able to export to the most broadly adopted file format across digital production machines? Why has something that seems simple, an export option, taken so long to implement? Is it a royalty issue? I just want some answers since I've been awaiting this since I first bought Designer back in 2015.
  5. schack

    DXF Files

    Should we just lay this whole DXF issue to rest? Affinity clearly doesn't want to support this and does definitely not what to communicate with their users and paying customers.
  6. schack

    DXF Files

    Nope. Same route for our design lab. Designer is useless for laser cutters since it can't export DXF or illustrator. Since we're an educational institution we could buy Corel Draw classroom sets for both Mac and Win for about the same cost as Designer. I was actually both surprised and disappointed that neither of the export options was included in the 1.7 release. I've deleted Designer since it won't see much use anymore.
  7. The arrival of CorelDraw for mac and the lack of responsiveness from the Affinity dev-team, has tipped the scales in favor of Corel. Our lab just bought 30 edu licenses for our design and prototype lab here at Roskilde University. As a longtime Designer user I had hoped for something else. :-/ The lack of useful file exports for CNC/Laser/CAD makes Designer a poor choice for physical design.
  8. This is what I need more than anything to make Designer my day-to-day tool. I'm even willing to pay for the upgrade is Serif has to pay a licensing fee to AutoDesk. There are no functional vector-drawing app for mac out there with this functionality. Please make this happen in the forthcoming v.1.7 update. :-)
  9. schack

    DXF support

    +1 on the DXF import/export ability. Please make that happen.
  10. +1 on the DXF import/export ability. Crucial for making stuff. :-)
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