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    Dublin
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    Painting, playing guitar, jazz, folk

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  1. kevinmcsherry

    The Illuminati Stole My Scooter

    The original fitted into my A4 scanner, so I scanned it at 150dpi and vectorized it using a Mac app called Image Vectorizer. That bit was simple.
  2. kevinmcsherry

    The Illuminati Stole My Scooter

    I haven't read Moorcock. He's added to the list of holiday reading.
  3. kevinmcsherry

    The Illuminati Stole My Scooter

    Thank you Libbey! I really appreciate that.
  4. kevinmcsherry

    The Illuminati Stole My Scooter

    Excellent, Alun. I never heard about Serif before Affinity burst onto the scene. If I had, I may have started all this stuff earlier! I also had a Lambretta at one time -around 1980. I completely resprayed it in my garage and painted a version of a cover image from one of the Thomas Covenant trilogy books on the side panels. I think it may have been 'Lord Foul's Bane'. I can't remember which now. I used an airbrush and a compressor that I still have... I prefer my scooters in their original livery now. Kevin
  5. kevinmcsherry

    The Illuminati Stole My Scooter

    That Youtube embed didn't seem to work. If you're interested, here's the link:
  6. kevinmcsherry

    Designer: Expand stroke is completely broken

    Jesus, my eyesight. I'm rushing around so much today I didn't even cop that there was a link... Thanks for your help, O. Kevin
  7. kevinmcsherry

    Designer: Expand stroke is completely broken

    Indeed you're right. I was thinking of an online vectorizer. I'm happy enough with my clunky process -it's reasonably straightforward.
  8. kevinmcsherry

    Designer: Expand stroke is completely broken

    Simplicity itself! Why didn't I think of that? Which one do you think is best?
  9. kevinmcsherry

    The Illuminati Stole My Scooter

    Hi all, This is one of my latest projects for the Scooterola brand. If you can't see the video here, you can get it on http://scooterola.com/index.php/2019/02/24/the-illuminati-stole-my-scooter/ It's hand drawn, vectorised and worked up in AD. I made a little 4 minute film of the process below: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lP0KV1V15jw" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  10. kevinmcsherry

    Designer: Expand stroke is completely broken

    I've had the same problem on several projects and it can be frustrating. The 'increasing the size' remedy doesn't seem to work for me. However, I'll tell you what I did as a workaround. First you will need a piece of vectorizing software (I use Image Vectorizer' on my Mac. It's the simplest and best I've tried so far and it's not costly.) I isolate the bits that need to be expanded and copy and paste into a new doc which I then I export as a jpg and vectorize the file. Then bring it back in to the project doc. Not exactly, 'Hey Presto!" but it worked for me. It'll be great when this gets sorted.
  11. kevinmcsherry

    Hyperlinks formatting

    That's perfect Dominik, thank you very much.
  12. kevinmcsherry

    Hyperlinks formatting

    It's not in the version of AD that I have anyway. Could be they won't have that function in AD -I'm sure they want people to buy Apub! I'm happy to have the complete suite.
  13. Hi, I just downloaded the 1.70 Beta of APub. and was testing out the hyperlinks function. I've attached PDF that contains two links to the same URL. APub seems to default to https if http isn't typed. So the first link jumped to https (hence it goes nowhere) and the second jumps to my site perfectly well (I'll have to upgrade my web site). Anyway, that's a very small issue as Apub records the URLs nicely in the source field. Perhaps https has become the most common prefix. Is it possible to format the linked text such that it doesn't have the underscore? Maybe that's already possible and if anyone could point it out to me, I'd be grateful. It's really great to see the improvements. Thank you all. affinity pub 1.70 hyperlink test.pdf
  14. @thomaso. Thanks for that.
  15. Yes - none of those options worked for me either. I removed the logo and tried with (only) X4 and it did export. So the logo seems to be the problem. I can't say why that would be the case.
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