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  1. Hi @kai2, I tried to export your file as a PDF/X-4 file and it worked properly. There was a warning about the Frutiger font for the "Jahre+" text when I opened the file, but I substituted it to the version I had on my system. Maybe you could convert that text to curve before exporting (like you did with the lower text).
  2. Updated to 192 with Auto-update without issues. It would be more helpful/logical if the Auto-update message gave the 4 part version number ( rather than only 3 parts version (1.7.0). Especially during beta programs where the 3 part number is not expected to change although new versions are distributed. Currently, you have to open the About window just to get that last number.
  3. While that is up for discussion: Just to clear a few basic details about display settings ( OpenGL vs Metal) : If Metal is available in the Affinity settings, then it is automatically supported by the OS and the hardware, or do I need to figure out that myself before using it? There are also software and OpenGL (basic) as options. What are the general recommendations on how to choose one option over the others?
  4. @Old Bruce: At some occasion, I was having a similar frustrating experience with the font menu. Then I realised the subset option was set to "Used" rather than "All" (visually, it's not super obvious which one is selected, at least in dark mode). Once that was corrected, the menu showed the relevant match of fonts.
  5. Have you tried to paste your text to Text Edit instead of BBedit? I doubt it's a Bbedit issue. I have regularly faced issues when trying to copy & paste text from Affinity apps to any other applications. Sometimes it works, but mostly not. Copying from an exported pdf has also been my workaround.
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    New app icon ?

    Growth is good, but one can hope that icon size is not how Serif envision growth for the Affinity suite... Or we will need bigger screens.
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    export options

    I would look at the resolution set for export (in dpi) and especially the jpg compression level for each preset. That later can impact quite a lot on generated file size if you have many images.
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    New Icons Too Similar

    Do I have too many preconceptions about color blindness if I believe people in that case would meet quite some other bigger challenges using the affinity apps than just the icon color? About changing icons: yes you can do that. But I’m quite sure that after the third beta update in one month that needs fiddling to restore the prefered icon, one will simply adopt the new icons anyway. That happened to me the last time they changed the icons.
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    Effect in bleed

    @MartinHH: I was flipping around with images and layer effects and suddenly (I don't remember exactly what I did), the effect was not applied on the bleed area in similarity to your example. By hiding (uncheck in the layer panel) and re-enabling the culprit image, the effect on the bleed was restored.
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    Effect in bleed

    Hi @MartinHH, I just tried and I don't get that. I applied both a Layer effect and an Adjustment on both a picture in a picture frame as well as an image i dropped directly on the document. The effects are applied all the way in the bleed. Is this a bug introduced in the latest release? I'm still on because the internal update mechanism will not get the current latest beta.
  11. FYI: I made that a suggestion in the suggestion forum.
  12. Hi! Currently, when exporting to pdf, the default area setting is set to "All Spreads" in the export dialogue. I'm not sure when this is actually helpful, but 99.9% of the time I use "All Pages" (otherwise I export current page/selection). Could this be the default instead or, at least, stick once it is changed? I'd be glad to hear when and for what purpose people are using the All Spread area setting. ref, this thread:
  13. I'll definitively second that. I find the default setting quite annoying and have to change that all the time. I wish that could stick once you have changed. Maybe the "All Spreads" option is useful in some case, I have not found it yet. Very easily, you can export All Spreads with bleed and printer marks, but that's really nothing you should send to a printer. I would love to hear the argument for the current default.
  14. I was able to update from to when auto-update was introduced. But after that, updates were never found through auto-update and I always had to download the full update from the forum link. Maybe I was too eager. Currently on not finding the update from yesterday. Is that in accordance with the testing status of this functionality or is there still a substantial delay between the link publication and the internal update availability?