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  1. Maybe this functionality could be implemented in both Publisher and Designer. Government bodies request the WCAG 2.1 standard as from December 2018 for PDF and web material. It would be an enormous bonus to be able to use both Affinity Designer and Publisher to conform. The rationale of this standard can be found here: https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/ Also see other requests on this forum https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/65212-tagged-pdf-support-for-accessibility/
  2. Thank you for resolving this "issue" so quickly. It is due to my personal perfectionism that I add any version numbers to the software I use, Just to check to be in perfect sync. As a developer myself, I want to work on the best possible version of software 'YET'. I will start using this Beta as soon as I can. Have a nice day for everyone!!!!!
  3. Thank you for the quick reply. Both programs are currently at top-level (not nested) within the Applications Folder. Proper splash screen obscured by request for Product Key as seen in attached screen captures. What can I do to resolve this issue?
  4. I'm very curious of all the enhancements to Affinity Designer in it's next official update (1.7.XX). I purchased my current Affinity Designer 1.6.1 through the Mac App Store. I therefore have no product keys available to unlock and use the Beta, after installing it through the forum link. Unlike the splash-screen suggested, there is no possibility —as I am aware of— to install Beta through the MAS. Please respond by email, as I am very willing to participate in the Beta program, as I have done during the full lifecycle of Affinity Designer.
  5. After installing this new version (1.2.15) of NIK Collection by DxO, the filters were found and placed accordingly into Plug-in Filter menu. When I select them, they make Affinity Photo 1.6.7 quit.
  6. Excellent tutorial. Extremely slick animated graphics. Looking forward in learning more in the next part. Those interested in working with these color models inside the Affinity productrange I invite you to view the hands-on tutorials on using color in Affinity Designer and Photo by Elaine Giles. Affinity Designer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXUVnZ9Eqdk Affinity Photo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz14E9LJqdI
  7. Maybe you should have tried the Beta program of Affinity Publisher. Just to discover that the necessities you bring forward are already implemented.Mind that this is still a beta version of an immensely talented piece of software with keen developers. It can mean that some things do not work as in the olden days. Please keep an open mind and explore this Beta and the finished product. You will be amazed by its potential, given its current state of timely 'infancy'.
  8. I purchased the 2018 iPad some weeks ago, including Apple Pencil. I mainly used Affinity Designer as it was introduced on iPad about the same time. Based on my experience so far, it works like a dream. As far as I have noticed almost all desktop features work on iPad. The interface is extremely responsive as well as Apple Pencil. The little gap at the tip of Apple Pencil didn't bother me at all. To see for yourselves, follow the excellent videos by Elaine Giles on Affinity Designer and Photo (with Apple Pencil) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ci_ai5ZMv7k&frags=pl%2Cwn. You will be amazed by the versatility and usability of the 2018 iPad concerning Affinity products. I wish you all the luck in using your new iPad and Pencil in future work.
  9. Thank you for the quick reply's. As a app developer myself I know Metal can seriously improve the performance of apps in lots of ways. Keep up the good work guys.
  10. I use the Mac version of Affinity Designer from 1 month after its initial release. It is getting better and better. I do appreciate your effort to develop a Windows version of Designer and Photo. My question is whether this release for Windows will cut off Metal support on the Mac side of things in upcoming releases. Thank you in advance.
  11. Could you please consider the possibility to import Xara vector (.xar) files or recommend a way to transfer them into Affinity Designer, as both are fab programs to design vector-based illustrations and business graphics Thank you in advance.
  12. eab

    Introduce Yourself

    Hi All, I am an Affinity user for 3 weeks now. I must say I am more than pleasantly surprised about the quality of this app, being a 1.0 incarnation. Being a long time Xara Designer Pro user, I have decided to prolong my efforts with Affinity Designer. It is heartwarming to see the commitment of the early adopters to the success of this app and hopefully the forthcoming sister/brother apps. Just read the review of Affinity Designer in the US version of MacLife, which I fully underline. Their verdict: “awesome" and granted Affinity Designer their MacLIfe Editors’ Choice mark. Keep on the good work and your dedication to the user community. And a healthy and fun 2015 to all of you.
  13. Dear members, This Xara file reader is no longer available. As a keen Xara Designer Pro user for years, sadly only available on Windows, I have fallen for AD on the Mac in no time. If the first release of AD is a sign for a brighter future, I am confident that many professional and spare time designers will embrace AD as a formidable substitute on the Mac. Could anyone please share his/her experience converting .xar files for proper use in AD.