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    pixelschubsen reacted to DBerlin81 in Tablet Pen Problems on Publisher Desktop Win10   
    I also have issues with my Wacom Bamboo CTH-470. According to customer Service, lots of Affinity users have that tablet and it is supposed to work fine. 

    My issues are that a lot of the time, the freehand drawing doesn't work. All it does is create a straight line between the starting and end point of drawing. But sometimes it works for a short moment. This happens when I use stylus and tablet. Whenever I use the mouse, freehand always works fine parallel to the stylus + tablet not working in Affinity Designer. I have been using this tablet for years in the Adobe programs and never once had any issue with it. It works fine in all other software. The driver software, which got its final update in 2015 is updated.  This seems to be an issue mostly in Designer. While the freehand drawing malfunctions there, it works fine in Publisher.

    Another issue I have in Designer is with brushes changing to a completely different brush when I use the keyboard shortcut to change size. I can only adjust brush size in the brushes' advanced settings. So, from where I'm sitting, it looks like Affinity still has a few significant bugs that don't exist in other software. But, I do have to say that despite that it is absolutely a fantastic alternative to the outrageously priced Adobe equivalents. I do so wish they would add the function for vectorizing pixel images, though. I know about the vectorizing alternatives, but it's a drawback in terms of workflow. 
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    pixelschubsen reacted to walt.farrell in Switch back problem?   
    They have been converted to pages now, @pixelschubsen, and should all be available one at a time using the page navigator on the lower left of your screen, next to the status bar.
    Note that you could have left them as Artboards in Publisher; you did not need to convert them to Pages. And if you plan to move back and forth that may be a better choice for you in the future

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    pixelschubsen got a reaction from Patrick Connor in Affinity Publisher (1.7) Launch Announcement   
    SUPERIOR
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    pixelschubsen reacted to koskow in Kid Flash   
    I'm having some troubles with the Define option under the wand tool... still having a photoshop --> photo learning curve.  Anyways, this is my first Affinity Photo manipulation.  Starting to get the hang of it.  If anyone is willing to walk me through some advanced methods for defining masks, please let me know.  
     
     
     

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    pixelschubsen reacted to Mateusz Justkowski in Woman book   
    Hello,
     
    My new illustration created in 100% in Affinity Designer.
    What do you think about it?
     



     
    More: https://www.behance.net/gallery/72460753/Love-book
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    pixelschubsen reacted to AdamW in Affinity Publisher Public Beta - 1.7.0.58   
    This thread is LOCKED there is a later beta build in a thread pinned at the top of this forum
    Click here to download the latest beta for Windows
    Status: Public Beta
    Purpose: General Testing
    Requirements: None
    As this is a beta it is considered to be not suitable for production use. This means that you should not attempt to use it for commercial purposes or for any other activity where you may be adversely affected by the application failing, including the total loss of any documents. 
    We hope you enjoy the latest build, and as always, if you've got any problems installing or running up, please don't hesitate to post here.
    Any problems actually using this version please post to post in this forum and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. Many thanks for your continued feedback.
    Please post any bug reports here. Please feel free to leave general suggestions and comments in the Discussion Forum.
    Fix List
    Installer
    - Fixed failure to start on some systems due to font issues
    Start up
    - Reset Table Formats and Title Exceptions missing from Ctrl+Run on Mac
    Document / Page Management
    - Offer option to convert Artboard documents to Spread documents on open
    - Bleed guides / visible bleed now available in the main view
    - Fixed document bleed not being automatically applied to new spreads and master spreads
    - Fixed bleed from masters not drawing on applied spreads
    - Snapping grid now draws on current spread rather than always the first spread
    - Transparent background is a document setting, not a per-spread setting
    - Adding a pages to a facing page document generates the wrong page labels
    General Tools and Menus
    - Fixed Pop up Sliders not closing on Mac
    - Fixed priority issue with Select Tool / Placement Tool
    - Fixed Zoom Out causing unwanted Pan
    - Fixed Gradient Tool to add stops correctly
    - Added Paste FX to Layout Persona Edit Menu
    - Added Geometry operations to the Customise Toolbar dialog on Mac
    - Fixed applying style from Styles Panel when in list mode
    - Rearranged View menu to separate guides and rulers
    Text Tool
    - Fixed diacritic entry via dead keys on Mac
    - Drop Caps now have a 'Scale for Descenders' attribute
    - Fixed Leading entry glitches on Windows
    - Fixed Kerning entry glitches
    - Fixed Tracking entry issue
    - Fixed intermittent crash when adjusting the Fill and / or Transparency for Decorations
    - Fixed spelling error highlights not updating whilst editing Text Wrap settings
    - Fixed crash setting Text Wrap option on EPS images
    - Text flow handles now hide when view is zoomed a lot, out to prevent view clutter
    Text Style Editor
    - Layout improvements
    - Fixed Style description truncation in Text Style Editor on Windows
    Tables
    - Setting Table cell size from Table Panel not working correctly
    - Fixed Keep with next lines breaking Table layout
    - Table Save as Default could cause app to crash 
    - Right click on table header not deleting multiple columns / rows
    - Table Formats should include Frame fill, stroke and insets
    Resources / Resource Manager
    - Document policy for Embedding / Linking images available from File > New / Document Setup
    - Better prompting when missing Linked Images encountered on Document Open
    - Resource Manager now always shows resource thumbnails
    - Placement sort in Resource Manager fixed
    - Resource Manager columns are now resizable
    - Fixed Resource Manager grid scroll issues
    - Fixed Properties read out for pasted Affinity Documents
    TOC
    - Fixed glitch when TOC was deleted leading to incomplete removal
    Print / Export
    - Double sided prints always flip on longest side (partial fix)
    - Fixed converting colour for PDF/X-3 export rasterising elements
     
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    pixelschubsen got a reaction from goen in Affinity Publisher - Sneak Preview   
    We are desperate waiting for an After Effects killer too  
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    pixelschubsen reacted to melonbird in Preview toggle for export files - Photo   
    I'm coming from GIMP, which has this feature for free. I'm in a trial of Affinity and really liking it, but I produce images for web use, so I need to compress images as much as possible without losing too much visual quality. I have no concept of how anyone does that without a preview. Is this feature coming soon?
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    pixelschubsen got a reaction from Mark Ingram in both applications don´t survive hibernation on windows 10 ...   
    after last nvidia update a few day ago... hibernation seems to work !!!
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    pixelschubsen reacted to nod74 in Text Anti-aliasing Method   
    Totally agree! For UI Design it is absolutely necessary to  have some pre-sets for Font-Antialiasing!

     
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    pixelschubsen reacted to JDW in Text Anti-aliasing Method   
    MRP, don't hold your breath.  Even my amazingly persuasive "PRETTY PLEASE" trick hasn't budged Serif on this important feature. The implementation delay on this is terribly unfortunate.
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    pixelschubsen reacted to JDW in Text Anti-aliasing Method   
    Some great updates have come out for the Affinity apps but mysteriously the excellent suggestions in this thread go unheeded.  So please allow me to try a new technique on Serif that's sure to get our request in the NEXT update...
     
    PRETTY PLEASE?  :wub: 
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    pixelschubsen reacted to MRP in Text Anti-aliasing Method   
    +1
     
    I'm working with text right now and could use this feature.
    The Blend Gamma option is useful but the above could help speed up things.
    Thank you.
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    pixelschubsen got a reaction from Mark Ingram in both applications don´t survive hibernation on windows 10 ...   
    after last nvidia update a few day ago... hibernation seems to work !!!
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    pixelschubsen reacted to gkulka in Affinity Photo 1.6.1 changes list   
    Hi,
     
    Can we ask for official changes log for new update ?
    I guess everyone is curious, as this is second update in short time.
     
    Best regards,
    Greg
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    pixelschubsen reacted to HVDB Photography in Affinity Photo 1.6.1 changes list   
    Same as the beta 1.6.1.93 version perhaps ?
     
    https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/forum/34-photo-beta-on-windows/
     
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