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  1. Nah it doesn't do that or what you are looking after, what I've shown there is just partly the visual behavior of that donut shape/form tool, which reminded me somehow to what you've shown initially with the arcs.
  2. That's left as an homework exercise to you, all I said only is, that it reminds me (visually) to that donut tool.
  3. If it alters these and doesn't retain the original ones during batch processing (...didn't tried out, since I don't use it for such photo image tasks at all), I doubt you can setup/customize a different APh behavior here then. You would have to use some other tools for batch processing which do keep the orig Exif date settings.
  4. Reminds me to ... arc_to_circle.mp4
  5. Well you didn't explicitely talked about the Exif date in your initial post. However you can try Exiftool for inspection (it's also part of APh release versions) and such Exif data related purposes, there are also some GUI tools for that one like pyExifToolGUI etc.
  6. There are a bunch of Unix operating system CLI tools (command line interface) which do deal with file attribute or file date/time changing etc, you can use these from inside a terminal, or use some GUI frontend tools to those... Change a File’s Last Modified and Creation Dates BatchTouch FileTime FileMultiTool Touch 1.5 How to Modify 'date created' on any file mac osx bulk touch files ... and so on, do an internet search ...
  7. With a slightly different AD curve layout and the default vectorized text (...but inside AD hidden REGD. & (PATENTED) text when exported as SVG here) I got instead 12K from AD when exported as a SVG. castrol_wakefield_1946.afdesign castrol_wakefield_1946.svg
  8. The most size optimized would probably be to recode the whole in SVG manually. - With a tracer one has afterwards to replace the text (with slightly skewed Arial black etc.) and possibly to reduce traced curves to a minimum too. In a try I can get out of a usual tracing without any further curve optimizations or node reducement, but mentioned text changes ~10K as a AD saved SVG. castrol.afdesign castrol.svg
  9. BTW tools like Context Free, Scratch or Processing etc. allow to dive into or deal with the field of Dynamic pictures here, which also has it's charms.
  10. All tracing algorithms have the one or other problem or flaws with certain bitmaps, thus it always also highly depends on the sort of input bitmap drawing and it's overall quality. The one mentioned which originated around 2007 from a Stanford University project (aka Vector Magic) also isn't better or gives that better results than Potrace here, further it's a very slow performer when dealing with some of it's more promising adjustment settings. - Most of these available automatic tracing tools are all longer time around and thus are based on some older algrorithms for vectorization. Meaning, there hasn't changed that much in >10 years here in terms of image vectorization algorithms and also in the related OCR field there have been only few newer approaches in this direction. The long time vector tool field players have nowadays mostly build-in bitmap tracers (Adobe's AI based on Streamline, Corel uses it's PowerTRACE, Inkscape a build-in modified Potrace), which do offer more or less similar capabilities than some of the seperate/standalone tools here. Having some build-in tracer is a good comfort feature, for quick in-app turnarounds, which can be useful and valuable to have, especially for icon and font creators, or those who want to digitize their analog drawings etc. Good usage, when I played around with some color quantization algorithms and the potrace code, I've often got some nice looking posterization effects here.
  11. Those are typical things I personally use more programming tools like Context Free for.
  12. v_kyr

    New To AF

    Hi, sadly when recording macros in APh these tend use absolute values for the image size and positionings of the recorded image. So macros usually only work here when used for the same image sizes and image orientations, since they don't dynamically recalculate during a macros execution those values. - There are some more or less decrippled workarounds for such signature macros from people, but honestly you might better use some other tool for such general signature purposes.
  13. Those are bitmap images (pixel) thus you can use APh easily here, since I don't use Affinity on the iPad you have to try to open and look at the supplied APh file instead or let someone else (some iPad user) explain. Though it's easy and pretty straight forward to do. - Maybe you should take some Affinity iPad related online training courses, or buy some companion Affinity on iPads workbook with some course materials you can follow better then. ufo_cat.afphoto Load the UFO PNG-file as a background image Load the cat image, remove the white surrounding background (select with the magic wand tool and remove the selection to make it transparent) Place the cat image onto the UFO glas dome/window Draw a white rect of the same size over the cat image and adjust it's layer opacity to ~50% so it gives nearly the same milk effect as the UFO glas dome Use that rect as a masking for the cat image (mask below the cat image), so the whole cat image looks like the cat is looking from inside of the glas dome That's all
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