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    Issue after applying Refine Selection

    I switched the video from SWF to MP4 and posted it on vimeo for easy access. (some browsers no longer support swf files) https://vimeo.com/224611657 So may someone from AF team could take a look and help me please?
  2. Hi MEB, thanks - I wonder what this function is for if we cannot set an arbitrary angle!?! Will this feature be added in the future?
  3. Thanks to all - that helped. (sorry for answering so lately)
  4. Hi bleduc and MEB, thanks for reply I found this feature now. But I don't have a trackpad. How can I rotate the canvas in arbitrary angle without trackpad? Any fixed angle is useless for me since I need to rotate my canvas to align eyes horizontally. Thanks for further help.
  5. Hi, I often use the refine mask tool to separate hair from background. I often need to switch between the different preview types like Overlay, Black matte, white matte, black and white and Transparent to judge the quality of the refinement. Using the mouse to switch between these modes is really annoying. Are there any shortcut keys to switch between these modes? Thanks
  6. Hi, sometimes it is easier for drawing if you can rotate the canvas (I don't mean rotate document!). Is there any way to rotate the canvas temporarily? E.g. using 'horizontal flip' function of the clone tool for portrait retouching eyes in a potrait. It would be very helpful if I could rotate the canvas to align the eyes horizontally. Then I could use the 'horizontal flip' function of the clone tool to easily clone the right eye to the left eye and vice versa. Currently I can get this only using the 'Rotate' function of the clone tool, but it is not so easy to get the right angle since you can see the rotation only in the small brush. And if you use a transparent brush it is even worse to see the rotation of the brush. So much easier would be to rotate the canvas instead of the small brush. So again the question, can I rotate the canvas in Affinity photo? Thanks...
  7. Hi, I use AF 1.5.2.69 on my PC running Windows 10 professional. I want to eliminate the background behind a womans head. I used the 'Selection Brush' tool to get a rough mask on her hair. Then I hit 'Refine' in the top bar. I lined out the fine hair with the brush and let AF do the calculation. I switched to preview mode 'Transparent' and the quality was acceptable. But if I cklick 'Apply' to create the final refined mask then the result is no longer acceptable. :(. The area around thin hair gets a small greyish halo / border. But this halo / border was not present in the 'Refine Selection' preview. I created a video which makes it visible what I mean: https://vimeo.com/224611657 So why after applying I get this ugly mask and not the clean one I got inside the Refine preview? How to improve this mask? Thanks!
  8. Hi, I have two masks in my project. Each mask selects different parts of my image. Now I want to combine them to a new mask (add operation). Currently I only can do this by CTRL-selecting first mask and create a spare channel of it. Then select the other mask, go to channels, right click the previously created spare channel and choose 'Add to pixel selection' and then click the 'Mask layer' icon. These are many steps to just combine two masks. :( Why there is no way to just select multiple masks and by right click providing a feature to combine them as add/substract/exor? Will this feature be added in the future? Thanks...
  9. Hi MEB, thanks for reply. Just to make it clear, I need it for Affinity Photo (Designer/Publisher I don't own). So again, is it planned for Photo as well?
  10. Hi, is there any update on this issue? When we will get reasonable UI for HiRes screens?
  11. Hi, thanks for reply. @MEB: Did you try to edit a horizontally and vertically flipped text on screen? This is really annoying! Is this planned as coming feature?
  12. Dear all, I have some text in my document which is flipped horizontally and vertically. If I want to edit the text on the screen it is very difficult since flipped text is not easy to read and Backspace and Del keys work in opposite direction on screen which is little wierd to follow. My question is there any edit box I can use to edit the text written left to right as usual? Thanks...
  13. Dear all, in Potoshop I could use 'Replace content' for a image in a layer to replace an transformed and positioned image. So new image will get same transformation and positioning as the prevoius one. Just image content is replaced. Is there any similar in Affinity photo? Explanation: I have several layers. In the bottom layer I want to replace the image with another image of same size. How can I easily replace that? This step I need multiple times. I need to replace that single image and print the document, then replace the image again and print the document and so on. Thanks...
  14. Hi, sorry for replying so lately - thanks that worked!
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