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  1. Thanks @Murfee, there are workarounds (like opening it via double click also) but I am looking for something simpler and more consistent with other images (in the context bar) that are placed so that I can see how dpi is affected on resize without having to open another palette.
  2. I get that only for image files that I place, not for an affinity photo doc for example.
  3. I would love to see the dpi for a placed affinity image (as other images show) in Publisher without needing to double click and open it in another tab.
  4. YES, Thank you and the team SO MUCH for the amazing work on this!! I am so excited for the release, and waffling on whether I want the app store version or a better discount which clearly speaks to the value of your software that both are invaluable regardless of the beta appreciation discount. Additionally, as a long time self publisher that may not be your typical "Pro User" that is pumping out daily publications I sincerely want to thank you for the work here. The "consumer" desktop pub apps out there are not really viable for much beyond brochures, etc, and my reliance on InDesign was sorely in need of a feasible non subscription replacement. You responded very quickly to early concerns around margins, bleed, etc etc at the beginning of the beta, making Affinity Publisher suitable for my needs quite some time ago...and now it has evolved to be an even bigger powerhouse of functionality over the course of the beta. The great work you and your team have done is nothing short of amazing. I will be buying this day one on the app store or pre-ordering through the affinity store once I can quit being indecisive. Really looking forward to the launch, as well as the continued future of Publisher in terms of updates and an iPad app! thank you again!! -damian
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    [1.7.0.14 - RC1] Beta crashing using tablet (split)

    @GabrielM I definitely will - I tried yesterday a couple of times, and today, but haven't repro'd now sadly. Will send whatever I can get once it happens again.
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    [1.7.0.14 - RC1] Beta crashing using tablet (split)

    Thanks @MattP ! That seems to have done the trick....I tried crashing it when set to Metal with Compute Off, and also Metal with Compute On, didn't crash for either. When set to OpenGL and Compute Off, no crash. Just set to Open GL with Compute On (same settings as all previous crashes, and were the defaults), and it locked up again with the beach ball very quickly (fast repeated strokes with Wacom pen, brush set to pressure). Maybe the Metal Compute option can be disabled/ignored when set to Open GL? thanks again! -damian
  7. I have made the RC crash several times, but not starting a new thread due to lack of consistent reproducible steps (I'll keep trying). It tends to be when I draw/make marks too quickly with a brush that tapers with pressure, and at some point I get the beachball and have to force quit. I use the "report" option after it restarts, but not sure that is the best method - how best to send you crash info? I've crashed it 4 or 5 times today (edit: just did it again, haha), and once late friday I think it was. Looking fwd to ALL the 1.7 Releases - including Pub btw thanks, -damian
  8. Great progress on Publisher! You are really doing amazing work on this, and I'm looking forward to the release! Not a bug (otherwise would make new posting), but "Show Anchors" took some digging - it might be worth considering to include it in the View menu? This is where I was looking for it initially. Keep up the great work on everything!!
  9. I haven't seen it multiple times yet, but will continue trying to see if there's a specific trigger. As I recall, I was drawing numerous lines, and since they were always selected, I kept trying to sculpt them. Will see what I can find in terms of a consistent set of steps. thank you!
  10. I don't recall the pencil tool supporting pressure based width last time I tried in a previous beta - but works beautifully! Sculpting was working well also, and then crashed. Send the crash report to Apple. Not sure what other info to post here. How about a feature request for all apps: I would like to be able to have a setting to turn off the "stay selected" behaviour after I draw a stroke...it's a bit of an annoyance when drawing. Loving Publisher, looking forward to the release and Have a great holiday break and New Year!!
  11. Great update, thank you!! Bleed export is looking great now! And love the new document creation having all the settings upfront - so much better!! Thank you for all the great work on Publisher, this is really looking terrific!!
  12. Thanks so much, Chris_K, very much appreciated!! This is the last piece of the puzzle with bleed handling as far as I can see - once this is taken care of it should resolve any issues with submitting PDFs to online print on demand services like Create Space, Lulu, etc. (Also, this is my primary need in Publisher....plenty of nice to haves I could list, but I can ditch InDesign with Bleeds/export working and the current set of tools barring any major bugs ) Thank you again, I'm incredibly impressed with Publisher and amazed with the work the team is doing - thank you so much!!
  13. The fixes in 139 for Bleed are looking better - great progress!!.... but the export issue remains. Bleed guides are all good in canvas now which is great, but the first and last page of the PDF export are including an extra bleed distance making the pages larger (still). Steps: 1. Facing pages document, starting on right, 4 pages. 7" x 10", All bleeds : 0.125 EXCEPT - inner bleed set to 0. 2. Export to PDF, pages not spreads, with include bleeds set off - page sizes in PDF are 7" x 10" - correct 3. Export to PDF, pages not spreads, include bleeds set to ON. page 1 and 4 are 7.25" wide (INCORRECT - should be 7.125"), pages 2 and 3 are 7.125" wide (Correct) All pages should be 7" + 0.125" outer bleed, and 0 inner bleed, regardless if they are in a spread or not.
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    Publisher bleed question

    Yep, same with Create Space - you can use spreads for layout, but when you export to PDF you choose single pages.
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    Publisher bleed question

    I had reported this in another thread also, as the printer I go through has the same requirement. Beta 133 improved things a bit, but hoping to see this resolved in the not too distant future. It seems to only affect the first and last page, as the spreads print out to the right size - a workaround that might work for the time being would be to have the facing pages start on the Left side (add an extra blank page to the beginning of the book and the end so that you only end up with full spreads) - when you print to pages, remove the first and last extra pages added to the PDF to make an even number of spreads with no single pages.
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