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  1. I was just looking at the Invision Community forums and this issue seems to be fixed on their forums. Any word when we will get the condensed view back again?
  2. Gear maker

    Expand stroke weird results

    Matt, you and the team have done such a great job creating the Affinity products I think we all will be very happy to overlook this little oops. Thanks again for all the hard work. Mike
  3. Gear maker

    Expand stroke weird results

    It is designed to automatically ignore the inside or outside for an open shape. But there is a bug in the new Expand Stroke, that doesn't ignore it. A bug report should be filed.
  4. sRGB you'll find in the color management section of the document setup. It controls what color palette is used for your document. Where the RGB hex is just part of the color panel to specify a color. Where an RGB color of say R:142 G: 27 B:31 is a RGB hex of 8E1B1F, 8E is the hex of 142, 1B is the hex of 27 and 1F is the hex of 31.
  5. Gear maker

    Expand Stoke

    Just playing with the Expand Stroke for the last hour and it was working great. Thanks for all the work Matt.
  6. My current iMac runs everything. If AP has problems there's no use trading everything for something less than that. I would rather wait until I hear AP is doing well before the switch.
  7. Well actually my first Apple OS was the ROM based OS in my Apple II, back in early '79. Then went to DOS. Ah remember what it was like to have whopping 16KB of RAM in your computer, which included screen memory. And another 16K cost about $100. But when you hit 48K you knew you could do anything without having to worry about running out of memory. But saving your programs onto an audio cassette was a nightmare. When the first floppy disk was released I rushed out to get one. Imagine being able to save 113.75 KB on each disk, it was heaven. Later I would drool over the hard drive I saw in computer stores, it actually held an unimaginable 5MB, wow. I couldn't justify it, there was no way I'd ever need 5MB storage. What a waste to pay what was being asked for something so impossibly huge.
  8. I was just about to buy a new iMac but with this issue I guess I'll put it on hold for awhile.
  9. Y2K deja vu. For those of you that remember the real Y2K issues.
  10. Sorry, there is no way to open a newer version in an older version. If the newer version has a change in file structure which is the case if the affinity product won't let it be done. What you could maybe do is export the new version in a file format like EPS, SVG or PDF though some work will have to be done to rename layers and such in the new version.
  11. If the adjacent shapes are the same color then doing a boolean add is probably the best way to take care of the issue. Seeing as that's usually not the case for me what I do is with the node tool move the nodes on the bottom shape so they underlap the upper by a nudge or two. That way it doesn't matter what the background color is or if the shapes are different colors/gradients. The problem is about the same as if you wanted to use a blur to soften the transition between one shape and another but don't want the lower layer color bleeding through (though then I'd be moving the nodes of the top layer so they overlap the lower).
  12. Interesting trick. Then you do it again for any still showing the fx in the layer to get the effect turned off. But then how do you turn on all these back on again when you are done doing whatever prompted you to turn them all off? I rarely want to turn off the effects on multiple layers permanently. Usually it's just temporarily until I'm done working on another layer.
  13. FYI my mac gives the same results. I had been suspicious when you show column C didn't work, but I couldn't get it to work either. Yes I think a bug report needs to be done due to the inconsistency of operation.
  14. That seems odd that the units have to be left at the end of the statement. But it does work on my mac also. "2+cos(30)*2 in" works where "2+cos(30)*2" does not.
  15. My problem is trying to remember which effects I used on which layer when I try to turn them on again. If I had to decide whether to have a switch to turn off all effects or a switch to turn back on all effects that had been turned off I'd gladly take the later. Maybe people with younger minds don't have that issue but I sure do.
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