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  1. Hi @GarryP, I agree with you very much. It's just that it all takes time. This is why I think this forum is a very helpful place to figure things out. d.
  2. I doubt that Google fonts are causing this. For a test you could uninstall these fonts or most of your fonts and see if this changes anything. Just make sure you can reinstall them afterwards againg SirPL's suggestion is a good one, too. d.
  3. Hello @Jampes, some questions to narrow this down: Did you install any new fonts? Did APub 1.7.0.206 start before without problems? Did you change/update anything in your computer recently? You refer to 'Loading fonts...'. This may be not the source for the crash just the last thing you can see on screen before the next thing happens that causes the crash Cheers, d.
  4. I think you make some valid points in this post. I do not think that a software should per se exclude beginners or less experienced users. But there will be a learning curve for everyone. And for some steeper than for others. I know, you are aware of the not finished documentation. But that's the point. APub is a huge project with a lot of ambitios goals. They have to accomplish this step by step. To me it is obvious that documentation can only be made once functionality is finished. For myself I like to think about it this way: I am invited to some part of the developing process. I can try to find bugs. I can point out 'rough edges'. I can submit suggestions. At the same time I am on my own to find my way around because all the official help is not finished yet. And there is this forum with a lot of information, help and questions. For the time being we have to work with what is available. And in doubt we can ask other forumsters. With this in mind your post may be a valuable source of 'user feedback' to the developers. I am confident that someone at Serif takes note and eventually this powerfull but a little complicated concept of paragraph and character styles will work smoother Cheers, d.
  5. Hi @Seneca, I am referring to this: 'So for example if you applied Bold character style to some text create another Character style based on Bold style and add Red as its colour.' Your idea is to create a style 'Bold Red' that is based on 'Bold'. My idea is to have a style 'Bold' (e.g. based on 'Body') and to have an independent style 'Red' (also based on 'Body'). I assume that if I apply 'Red' to some text with 'Bold' applied the text turns red and stays bold. At least as long as '[No change]' is visible in 'Font weight'. Basically thiss is stacking character styles on each other. But I may be wrong and the current concept of character styles is that only one character style is possible. d.
  6. Yes, this is some kind of dependency. But what is the dependency if one applies a style that is not based on its original style? I would assume that a '[No change]' does just that. Not change the underlying format. I am really unsure about all of this until we have documentation (or comments). d.
  7. This seems to be true. Assign to a couple of words within a paragraph the Character Style 'Strong' (which comes as a default style and make characters BOLD) Create a new Character Style (with nothing selected) and set its Character Colour to red. Note: this Character Style's font property weight is set to [No change]!) Apply this Red Character Style to parts of the bold text > letters become red and their weight is not bold anymore. I am hesitant to call this a bug but it seems to lack some kind of logic d.
  8. Hi @walt.farrell, there's two ways of local formatting: formatting from the character panel or even simpler making text bold or italic fromt he buttons on the toolbar. formatting with a Character Style. In my tests (see above) Reset Formatting removes formatting made the way I describe in point #1. But Reset Formatting does not remove any locally applied Character Styles within a paragraph. According to @Dave Harris this is how it is supposed to work and @GarryP asks to have the option to remove everything from a paragraph except it's original Paragraph Style. I think @MikeW's suggestion to use ALT+click would work very well d. PS: sorry, for some reason the @ plus username stopped working for some of you.
  9. I think you say it on the spot that way I hope someone from Affinity staff can look into this and confirm if this works as inteded or if there is a bug. Maybe you should post it as an option bug in the other forum. In regard to documentation, please keep in mind that documentation (help, videos, tutorials) are still work in progress. Mentioning it in this thread may also be of help for the team. d.
  10. Hi @GarryP, it took me a while to come back to this. Sorry. When using character styles the 'T' does not work to reset to the original paragraph style. However, I am able to reset to the original paragraph style with 'Apply Paragraph Style to Characters' from the right click menu. d.
  11. Hi @GarryP, I'm doing pretty much the same thing you do. Place the cursor in a paragraph (not highlighting it) and hit the 'T'. I cannot tell from the screenshot if you are on Windows or a Mac. This may be the difference (I'm on Windows). d.
  12. I want to make this more clear since I think this is a little misleading. The Text Style 'Bullet 1' is a predefined style that comes with APub. You don't have to create it by yourself. The idea is to use this one to understand how to set up a paragraph style what you are looking for. This also could be a start for @William Overington Cheers, d.
  13. Hello @Tom Schülke, I suggest you apply a Text Style that is called 'Bullet 1' and then investigate how it works. Look for the followings values to control the indent: Paragraph > First line indent, Paragraph > left indent, Bullets and Numbering > Tab stop. With these three you make the paragraph move in to the right and make the bullet 'sit' left outside. d.
  14. Hi @GarryP, there is a small icon at the top right side of the Text Styles Studio that looks like a 'T' with half a circle around it (the circle fading in anti clockwise). This removes all formatting from a paragraph except for its text style assigned to it. Is this what you are looking for? d.
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