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  1. Thanks. Experimented and found I can't replicate the unexpected "confirm" dialogue with the original document I first found it on. This was a "normal" document with no art-boards. Tried with another document which I'd made with just one art-board and If I chose "whole document" in the save dialogue I got the "confirm..." secondary dialogue come up, BUT if I chose "Art-board 1" (say) no extra dialogue appeared and the save happened as normal. Weird that my first art-board-free file produced the "confirm..." dialogue first time round, and no longer does. I had quit and relaunched Designer between these sessions, so maybe...? G
  2. Hi, Just noticed today when exporting a job I'd done in Designer 1.7 on Mac to PDF, I've started getting an additional dialogue coming up asking for confirmation to save multiple documents to the target folder. I'm only exporting one document with one page. What is this? Have I inadvertently changed something? I can't see what. I click OK and get just the one file saved to where I wanted it. Tried it with another simple test file - same result. A mystery. G
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    Lens correction profile mismatch

    OK. No worries. I'll use the distortion slider as necessary for now. But I guess the lens profile data is more complex than just pincushion/barrel effects? G
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    Lens correction profile mismatch

    Hi, I just installed the new App Store version of Affinity Photo 1.7 and found James Ritson's tutorial on lens profiles. I found the GitHub database and loaded the Nikon SLR file into AP. But AP is still loading the Sigma profile incorrectly. I dug into the LensFun database and found the correct profile for my lens, but AP is finding the Sigma one first. Hmm...
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    Plugins cause crash in 1.7.0.127

    NIK plugins Dfine 2 (noise removal) & Sharpener Pro 3 now work OK as mentioned, but I experimented with Silver FX b/w converter and got the 'updating fonts' message which locks you out, needing a force quit to recover. (I've not tried the various NIK colour plugins because I've found they are unusable due to the total inaccuracy of their preview window in AF Photo.)
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    Plugins cause crash in 1.7.0.127

    My NIK plugins crashed the app under .127, but seems OK now under .128, but took ages to load up at first try. Whole computer struggled. (iMac mid 2010, OS 10.13.6, 3.06 GHz Core i3, RAM 4 GB - will be installing more soon.) Felt like heavy memory pressure.
  7. Will the arty brush and pen strokes textures be available in the final version of Publisher? Or will that be accessed by jumping into vector persona, and not available in a stand-alone installation? G
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    Lens correction profile mismatch

    You're welcome. Thanks for looking into this. Glad to be of help in the dev process. G
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    Lens correction profile mismatch

    Thanks. Here is a file taken recently with Nikon D5600 and Nikon 55-200 lens which shows a Sigma lens name in the "lens" tab in the develop persona Right-hand Studio sidebar. Lens description in the strip along the top of the main window is correct. G. _DSC0544.NEF
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    Lens correction profile mismatch

    Oops! I should have set this up under the Photo Beta test forum. Can't see how to move this thread. G
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    Lens correction profile mismatch

    Sorry, I should have mentioned that this query came up whilst using the 1.7 Beta. I checked that I am using the latest patch. After Walt's comment, I went back to my paid-for 1.6.7 AF Photo to check how that worked. In both iterations the lens name is correctly reported in the info strip along the top of the working window. In both versions lens correction can be switched on in the Assistant options; in 1.6.7 you can't tell what it is doing except for the change in the image if you can spot it. In 1.7 beta you can manually switch on the lens profile in the lens tab in the righthand develop studio panel. There is a drop-down. With my 18-55 "normal" lens this drop-down matches the spec in the main window header, but with the 55-200 the drop-down reports a Sigma 55-200 profile whilst the main window header shows the correct Nikon 55-200 name. When clicking the profile on-or-off you can see the image shape pop in and out. So I don't know if this is a good result or not. I must go and photograph a brick wall with both lenses and check against the grid overlay in the app.
  12. I am using a Nikon D5600 with Nikon kit lenses 18-55, and 55-200. In Develop Persona/lens the correct lens correction profile is shown for the 18-55, but for the 55-200 it shows as a Sigma model 55-200. I checked the list of lens correction profiles in this forum (Patrick Connor Dec 2018) and found both my Nikon lenses listed, and a Sigma one of similar spec: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED [wrong one]: Sigma 55-200mm f/4-5.6 DC Can I get Photo to see the correct profile somehow, or is this a bug? GM
  13. Is it possible to display hidden characters like carriage returns, new line/line break, tab strokes, various spaces, and so forth to aid control of text? This could also be helpful in Photo, though is less important. Can this be added if it's not already there? It's available in Publisher as one would expect, but... I see there is a discussion in relation to tabs, but a wider implementation would be great. Thanks, GM
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    Rasterised graphics in PDFs

    Thanks. I'd not spotted the new Beta update. All fixed now!
  15. I just made some print quality PDFs from a test APub file. The file contained some placed ADes vector graphics which should have rendered as vector, but they came out as rasterised. I'd placed the ADes vectors as native not EPS or similar. I got around the problem by taking the PDF into ADes and replacing the offending logos with the ADes originals.
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