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  1. the best solution for this problem really is Krita´s wrap mode. Hit W and see your texture tile to infinity. Affinity and infinity would have so much in common...
  2. Gimp and Krita have a Grain Extract and Grain Merge layer mode that allows us to average luminosity in an image without loosing detail, for instance. It's ideal for texture creation from photos, but it is applied in a lot of other workflows too. Is it possible to integrate them into Photo?
  3. Much wanted feature since I started with AP. Wrap mode is the main reason I'm keeping Krita installed since I got Affinity Photo.
  4. Imho, this should be configurable. I'm used to krita and it's as fast as hitting shift and moving from side to side. ALT+2mouse buttons and a move is cumbersome. I can't remember a another app I use that requires a 2 mouse button press.
  5. Hi all, first let me thank you for such a wonderful piece of software. I tested it during the Windows Public Beta, and now I'm here with a question regarding export persona. I am trying to setup my export persona in a way that I can export several different images from different combos of layers. My example is pretty simple as I exported a render with each light separated as an exr channel and grouped in layer groups: Layer Group 1 - Artificial lights; Layer Group 2 - sunlight; Layer Group 3 - Skylight; Layer Group 4 - Toned down version of the skylight so it becomes nightsky. I've set up my groups and blendmodes in such a way that I can export the following images by combining layer groups: - 1+3 - A dusk image with artificial lights; - 3 - Image with indirect natural lighting; - 2+3 - Image with full daylighting; - 1+4 - Night time image with artificial lighting. I can easily export each of these images using export, however I was trying to use the export persona to automate my layers combos so I can export them with a click of a button instead of going through the above combos manually. I cannot do the above. I can only select each group and create a slice but I would have to combine layer groups into another group so I could have the 4 combination groups and create a slice from each. However that isn't as nice or as clean as what I was trying to do because: - The original layered exr file is 2.9Gb; - I've duplicated a couple of layers for tonemapping and the Affinity Photo file is already above 3Gb; - so creating each combination of layers by duplicating the needed groups for the 4 settings above would make the file jump sky high; - It would also require me to duplicate my editions of each group. For instance, if I denoise the skylight, I would then have to denoise it again in every group where it's duplicated. So, how can I get the export persona to memorize a combination set of layers for export?
  6. I'm also always trying to do masks my way. I'm used to right-click on them to convert to alpha mask/adjustment layer in Krita.
  7. Agree, it's always nice to read the final pleasantries...
  8. Thanks Chris, What about create some separators for people with my (new all toolbars being shown) setup?
  9. @Jon P I don't prefer pt_BR nor pt_PT, and I didn't choose to run the software with the pt_BR version. Maybe Brushes is set to deafault to system language or the closest available language? My system is pt_PT, there is only pt_BR, but my option will always be en_US or en_UK.
  10. Is it possible to expand all collapsible tools? I have a lot of wasted space at that column in my 4k monitor.
  11. I'm having crashes using Affine Filter offset by changing the Extend mode from mirror: I was trying to create an alternative method to Krita's Tile mode a way to remove seams from an image and using offset with the clone tool usually does the trick. A link to a related post: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/28108-tile-mode/
  12. Striking photo! Soothing and dark with just enough details and no apparent stylistic imposition. I'd like to see it with more pixels
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