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Schubi63

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About Schubi63

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  • Birthday 09/19/1977

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    Photography, Design, Graphic, Work-Life-Balance
  1. Hi thomaso, yes, I know that most often a freeze occurs as a lack of UI feedback, and is most happening when an app is very busy. But I ment the whole system > my MacBook freezed. Not only one app which runs out of UI feedback. So I cannot switch any apps or go to activity monitor or use terminal (e.g. top) or whatever. It the MacBook is just freezed. I cannot do anything. Just hold "turn off" button and then restart the system. What I did in APub: I'm working on a flyer with lots of images I have to layout. Which means I was often importing (linking not copying into the document), moving, creating frames, scaling images and duplicating pages with those images to create variations of image-layouts and so on. What I did so far: I have updated my MacOS to the latest version, all the apps from Mac AppStore, my browser Firefox I tried to have only the app APub open. Seems to be fine then. I am also spectating the temperatures of the system (GPU, CPU...) from that on, to see if it's a heating problem of my system. Actually I cannot say, but I guess it had something to do when Youtube ist rendering in the background
  2. Hi folks, I experienced it several times now, that I wanted to step through the "resources manager" by using arrow keys. And I totally oversay, that I moved my objects in layout. Is there a better way of having arrow keys working? Within in "resources manager" only? Thanks for creating Affinity Suite! Schubi
  3. When using a macro in Photo Persona - Publisher sets back the active tool to hand-tool(H). For me it's a bug, because without any reason the program does something without any value for me. To the contrary! Now I have to select my desired tool again - in my case "select"-tool(v) to continue using macro... and then it happens again. For me it does not make sense at all.
  4. repeat last command: what ever you did - move, align, scale, delete, use a macro... >>> just repeat that command https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/115009-feature-request-repeat-last-command/
  5. @carl123 to be honest, I'm to stupid to create a macro that swappes me the position of two selected objects
  6. Only the position, right! Then obviously I misunderstood you - by thinking you meant to record (create a macro) to copy/replace the content of 2 images
  7. Thanks Seneca. But as I answered @carl123 already: I don't see this suggestion as a solution: 1.) I would never alter the contend of client files, especially not by swapping the content of thoses files. ("James-PortraitXY" with "Marie-PortraitshootXY ?!) - that makes no sense at all and would confuse not only me! 2.) I'm creating a layout consisting of links to original image files in Publisher.
  8. Dear developer, thanks for your Affinity Suite in general. I use all 3 products of Affinity Suite. But I am again and again missing a function I know from other apps (Maya, Corel,...) >>> "repeat last command" <<< It would include whatever function(command) is called last (move, scale, tint, align...copy, remove...) For example: I aligned 2 objects to the right side. With that action in mind, I select 2 other objects, which also need to be aligned to the right side >>> repeat last <<< done via shortcut saves so much time and prevents remembering where the menu was and moving your eyes away from the objects you are modifying currently. More focused work. PS: I found 3 years old post/request for that feature. That's why I started this new post, hoping it will push this "idea" which just saves time in the workflow
  9. Dear developer, unfortunately I believe that Publiher is causing my MacBook to freeze. I'm working with my MacBook since 4 years and I would say, that it freezed wihtin that time for 3 to 5 times alltogether. But now, that I have bought and started my 1st project with Affinity Publisher, my computer freezed the 3rd time within 2 days. And the last "big changes" on my system where: installing and running Publisher. Publisher is not the only running program of course. And I guess it has something to do with Firefox running parallel (lots of open tabs, YouTube running) I there any possibility like Beta version / console log files / to find out if Publisher is the reason? And can I change some preferences to prevent that behaviour until Publisher is no longer causing a freeze? I am using: Affinity Publisher 1.8.3 Firefox 70 macOS Sierra 10.13.6 MacBookPro (13 inch, Early 2015); 3.1 GHz i7 CPU; 16 GB RAM
  10. Hi carl. I have APhoto too ... but: I would never swap the content of a files with correct naming ("James-PortraitXY", "Marie-PortraitshootXY) - that makes no sense at all and would confuse not only me! Additionally I'm linking to original files in Publisher.
  11. I would say it's copying 2 (x/y) values and replacing them But maybe I will invest the time to create the guides - thanks Bruce
  12. I would see only advantages in a function, that would allow me to swap the position of 2 objects. They don't even need to be the same dimensions. They don't even need to be the same type (image, group, font...). For a flyer I am arranging lots of objects. In my case images, that all have the same size. And I have to arrange them in a grid layout. Now I really "waste" a massive amount of time by moving them into the correct positions. Checking how the images look, if I swap 2 images - e.g. one pic from 5th row/2nd column to 1st row/ 6th column and the other pcitures vice versa. It would genius, to just select two objects and hit a command key and they will be swapped. It would save soo much time instead of dragging and hoping that snapping works fine. And that Publisher orientates on the adjacents objects correctly. Be For me: the fastes way (because of using shortcuts) is: cmd+c object1 - I wanna move from A-to-B cmd+v and move the duplicate of object1 to B - it's correct position (above object2), then cmd+x the duplicate, to see object2 again select and move object2 to the position of the old object1 cmd+v to get get the duplicate of object1 and do the same cmd+x, delete,cmd+v stuff for getting rid of the old object1 and having object 2 only I miss this option since years, when I started working with Affinity Designer. Thanks in advance!!! Schubi
  13. Hi Mark, here some more pics ( JPG + RAWs): Sony A7R Mark3 (Sony ILCE 7RM3) + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM + Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8 Have fun. Stefan.
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