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  1. Hello, I made a simple page design for printing 8 small images on an A4 page. I added some guides for cutting and some text on every image. Every image are put into an image frame. I load the same image on every image frame. I created a total of 5 pages like this. Once everything seems correct i saved the Publisher file. The problem comes now when I open the project again. So randomly, some images are not rendered correctly, I just see a blurry image. To fix this, I have to replace the image on the frames affected, and then I save the file again. The problem is that, everytime I open the file I get the same issue, some images at random places are not rendered correctly. How can I fix that file ? Maybe the file is corrupted some way? Sometimes, the file is opened correctly, but most of the time I get the issue. Regards.
  2. Has been fixed on Beta 1.6.5.123. Now you have a way to measure, in mm, the distance between two points in a image, finally! Great! But, I forgot to say, that only Photo has the Info panel, so this feature works only in Affinity Photo.
  3. Passed to development! Great customer service
  4. Great news! I'll be aware of new releases. Javier.
  5. Hello, Info panel shows a lot of measures, such as X, Y position of the cursor, and also, when you drag to make a selection or create a box or similar, the Width, Height, Diagonal and Angle. X,Y position are shown in the correct selected unit, that is milimeters, inches, points, etc. But W,H and D are shown always in pixels. I think it is a bug. The diagonal value can be useful to get the distance in mm, inches, etc... between two points on an image. I would like this bug to be corrected when possible. Regards.
  6. Ok, I think that W H D only in pixels is a bug, so they should be shown in the same unit as X,Y position.
  7. Hello, Just doing other things I have 'discovered' that there is a tool that can solve my problem: the info panel. Yes, if I just change the ruler to measure in mm (or your favorite unit) and use the info panel, you can see the X and Y values live on the info panel that gives you your position in mm (or any other measure). Then I noticed that I have also the W:, H:, D: and A: that usually are empty. Ok, so now just select the V tool, click on a starting point and drag to make a selection box, you will see that, over your cursor the W (width) and H (heigh) values just appear on your selection box, in mm (if you are into your canvas you don't see any selection box). On the info panel the W: and H: values also appear but in px, and also the D (diagonal) and A (angle) also appear. This is a really valuable info, because if I create a selection box starting on point A and ending on point B, the D(iagonal) is just the distance between such points. Also I have the angle of the diagonal (A:). The only problem is that, on the panel info, W H and D appear on px, not in mm (or the selected mesaure for the ruler). How can I change the info panel so the W H D values appear on the correct measuring unit? For me, the tool I need is implemented yet, I just need to see the values on the correct unit. Notice the atached image, I drew a box, starting from the outside of my image, so you can see the box, width and height on the main window, also you can see X Y (in mm) W H D (in px) and A(ngle) on the info panel. If I select a box inside the image I can't see any selection box on the main window, but I still see X Y W H D A on the info panel. So, for me, the D(iagonal) is the most interesting data, it's just the distance between two points BUT is measured in pixels, I need to mesaure in mm. SO => how can I set up the info panel, so the W H D is measured in mm? C'mon Affinity team..., just add it in a future release, all the work is done... Regards, Javier.
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    New NIK Collection Released by DXO

    Hello, There is an update for Nik Plugins. I installed and made a quick tests with Color Efex & Vivezza. => Origin photo aRGB 16-bit, converted to sRGB on Photo: * Color Efex OK at 100%, colors off other zoom levels * Viveza colors at 100%, even worse at other zoom levels => Origin photo aRGB 8-bit, converted to sRGB on Photo: * Color Efex OK * Viveza shows a bit more contrasty image AP & Nik Plugins aren't still working fine. bit depth and colorspace are causing issues. Regards.
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    New NIK Collection Released by DXO

    It's me again, more checkings mostly with the Viveza plugin: On AP I have the Adobe RGB as the default color space, Relative colorimetic rendering, convert opened files to working space and warn. A. I open a sRGB file The file is converted to aRGB, so I convert the profile to sRGB again, load the plugin and the colors seem ok, any zoom level. B. I open an aRGB file I convert the file to sRGB, load the plugin, colors seem more or less OK, but the image is a bit more contrasty, sharper and saturated. I didn't made any adjustment. The navigator doesn't show correct colors. If I choose to apply the plugin, nothing happens in AP. So the image is show near on Viveza, but not 100%. If I load Color Efex and delete all the conversions, the colors, tone, etc, seems correct. C. I open a Prophoto file The file is converted to aRGB, then I convert the file to sRGB (two conversions), load the plugin, same as B., more contrasty, sharper and saturated. Good on Color Efex. If I configure AP with sRGB as default color space, automatic conversions etc. A. To me is exactly the same B. & C. At minimum zoom level, the colors are off, but at 33%, 50% and 100% are OK. Colors on Viveza navigator are off. Color Efex is OK. Regards.
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    New NIK Collection Released by DXO

    My apologizes Pedro. I checked the workaround with Adobe RBG because it is what I use, and I assumed that the same worked for Prophoto, but I was wrong, Viveza show wrong colors with prophoto as origin color space, no matter if you convert to sRGB. I'm going to try again, maybe there is a workaround for prophoto. I usually set my color space to Adobe RGB in AP. Regards.
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    New NIK Collection Released by DXO

    Fortgot to say, I'm using AP 1.6.4.104 and the trial version of Nik plugins downloaded from the DXO page. Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate SP1. Regards.
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    New NIK Collection Released by DXO

    I have re-checked all the (DxO) plugins. The key is to work only in sRGB color space. If your document have this ICC profile, then all the plugins seem to work, not need to zoom at 100%. The problem is that all the plugins assign sRGB profile to the image, regardless of the correct color space. If you have an image loaded on AP with aRGB or Prophoto ICC and then assign the sRGB profile manually in AP, you will see the same 'decoloration' (because the wrong color space) than the Nik Plugin. Same problems happens with ACDSee Ultimate, so the problem is on the plugin. With a sample (sRGB) image loaded on AP I checked all the plugins and all seemed to work OK, correct colors, etc. Is it so costly/difficult to handle the correct color space ? An workaround, if you are editing an image with adobe or prophoto profile can be: * Document -> convert ICC profile... select sRGB profile * load the plugin and put all your effects * re-convert your document to adobe/prophoto color space again. The problem with the above workaround is that you will lost color information by converting back and forward everytime you need to use a Nik Plugin, not ideal, really. Regards.
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    New NIK Collection Released by DXO

    I really would like these plugins to work with AP. I use LR 4.4 (never upgrade to 5 or 6), DAM and basic edition. If the pic needs more editing then I export to TIFF or PSD and continue in AP. Sometimes I need to add a touch with an effect (Glow, sunshine... this kind of thigs). I can quickly add it with ON1 but, then I have three applications, I want to simplify. My idea was to use the Nik plugins from AP and get similar effects to ON1. So... we'll have to wait
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    New NIK Collection Released by DXO

    Hello, You are not alone. I use the aRGB color space in my workflow and, when I send and image to Color/Viveza/etc everything seems washed out... colour, tones... it's useless for me, sorry. I remember that, with the old version and some plugins you could see the correct colours zooming at 100%, but now it doesn't work, so for me, it's worse.
  15. Hello, my vote for the measure tool. I just need the most basic tool, to measure the distance from two points on canvas. I've seen several workarounds to meause the distance between two points, but the best is to have a tool that could measure distante from point A and point B. Just click/select point A, then point B, get the measure in pixels, inches, centimeters, etc ... done. Angle measuring could be good to have too. Regards.
  16. Thanks SrPx. I'll take a look. Regards.
  17. Hello, I have also a Deco01 tablet. About your issue with the 'two stokes', it is related with the 'support high precision tablet' setting. When I disable it, I don't have this problem. I tested with January drivers and also with May drivers. One thing that is annoying about this tablet is that it doesn't support to have a pen's button pressed and, at the same time, dragging with the pen. Just when the pen touches the tablet's surface, a 'click' seems to be sent to the drawing software, and then, when your release your pen, another click is sent. For example, try to configure one of the pen's buttons as space (hand), then try to hold this button (you'll see the hand symbol) and drag as the same time to move your canvas, just when you touch your tablet notice that there is a very brief moment that the hand symbol disappears and reappears. Press the 'B' to select the brush, then hold your button defined as 'hand' (space), and click several times on your tablet, you will see that your are painting dots. When you touch your tablet, the 'hand' is disabled so you have the previous tool (brush) then the hand seems to be enabled again. With my old wacom tablet, I had usually defined one of the pen's buttons as hand (space), but now with my Deco I can't do that. This behaviour is worse with Clip Studio Paint. I reported this issue to the XP-Pen's technical service, with long chats, several videos ... well, I hope one day it could be fixed. Apart from that, for the price, I think it's a good tablet. Regards.
  18. Thanks, it's not a bad workaround. Let's hope they could include this feature in future releases.
  19. +1 I'm on the same boat. After an hour (not a day, but only an hour) using several brushes, I have no idea how to find which brush I used for a specific stroke. I ca see the properties, but not the name of the brush I used. Regards.
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    Jagged brush lines on quick strokes

    Hello again. I was not sure about updating this thread or not. Well, I changed my tablet so I'm not using my old Wacom. I checked three different tablet models: * Huion Q11K * XP-Pen star 06 * XP-Pen Deco 01 All worked fine, nice strokes, without issues. I know, this is not a 'solution' for everybody, but if you have an old Wacom with issues, and are thinking to upgrade your tablet... you have several options really cheap. Regards.
  21. Hello, I have updated the referenced thread with a solution for the initial wacom lag issue. I hope it could work for you too. Regards.
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    Jagged brush lines on quick strokes

    Hello again. I've been testing and investigating about the initial lag when you do quick strokes. These are my findings/solutions, hope could help somebody. I have win7 64 bit, wacom intuos p&s and latest drivers. Jagged brush lines are not a problem in vertor strokes, because after you draw a stroke, it is smoothed. So if you work with designer and vectors, it's not a issue. But the initial part of the stroke, that is plain and not curved, is annoing. It seems related with a lag that is common to many wacom tablets, you can find information about this issue on youtube/google and the solutions are like this: * disable the Tablet PC input service * disable fickers * disable gestures * disable windows ink But none worked for me. Also I discovered that this issue is also present in other apps, like Krita (not the "jagged lines issue", but the lag issue). After intensive testing and chaging every possible setting, this is what worked for me ... drums sound ... To disable the "Tip Double Click Distance" setting. I have uploaded two pics/scenarios. Pic 1: designer, left part are vector 'circles' drawn with 'Tip Double Click Distance' at medium settings, right part with that setting disabled. Pic 2: krita, left are pixel circles with setting disabled, right with the setting enabled Notice the difference, there is no initial lag when the 'Tip Double Click Distance' is set to OFF. About the jaggeg lines, this is a issue related to affinity photo/designer-pixel persona, so let's hope developers found a solution soon. Hope this worked for you too. Regards.
  23. I tried all possible combinations, no difference. See topic Regards.
  24. Same/similar issue here. If someone knows a way to solve it, please share. There are several threads about this issue with wacom tablets (lag or jaggy lines). I just can't use my wacom to draw anything, in Designer or Photo. So you can add me to that 'pressure' group Regards.
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