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  1. The reason for the small squares is because at the moment there is no Path Offset Tool so you can't just make another shape smaller and it follow the other shape, I'm sure the Affinity elves will get round to adding this "must have" feature soon but in the meantime its a workaround for simple shapes. Glad you got it sorted though
  2. Hope this helps. You can upload design files to here as well as images so we can take a look at what you have and maybe make suggestions to help you.
  3. @ThoopaDan First things first, it looks like you have a large pill shape and a smaller pill shape above the larger pill shape, those nodes also look like either smooth or smart nodes, so when you join them they will probably bow and not be in a straight line. A better way to construct this is to create both shapes, i.e. the larger and smaller pill shape centre them vertically and horizontally, then use the geometry tools to subtract the smaller pill shape from the larger one, you will end up with a hollow pill shape, all you need to do now is make a rectangle shape and subtract that from this shape. I'll make a short video and I'll show you how to get an even line too.
  4. Another way to make a C is to use the Pie shape.
  5. @Liviu Which image is Photoshop cropped and which is Affinity cropped?
  6. Also pressing 'J' on the keyboard will scroll you through that group, you will see the icon change on the toolbar every time you press 'J'
  7. @Petar Petrenko What version of Affinity You are using?
  8. It must look at the drawing and create colour and shape code is my guess, maybe it's this: or or something else? Affinity Designer (ADe) at present, does not have any code export options and I doubt for the foreseeable future such a thing would even be considered. Personally I would recommend you take the time to learn how to code in CSS manually, this enables you to understand what is happening when you add CSS and also to troubleshoot when things don't go to plan.
  9. been doing a bit of reading and referencing Adobe, when an ICC profile is "assigned" it is a non-destructive when a file is "converted" it is a destructive process. I could be wrong but that's how I read it. This is a quote from a post on DPreview:
  10. I'm not very up on ICC profiles but why would you convert to Colormatch and then ProPhoto? As far as I am aware converting is a destructive process, I would create a copy of any images you want edit prior, then do any editing on the copies, if it doesn't work or looks bad you have the originals to fall back on and you have learned a good lesson in applying ICC Profiles.
  11. Can you attach the actual file?
  12. Hi, node handles have a vertical marker/line on them when they are the same length/symmetrical. I have to agree, having a key combo to move node handles at the same time is one of my wishes, controlling the handles doesn't seem complete without the ability to maintain symmetry when needed and just seems like a common-sense feature. It would certainly help reduce editing on some level.
  13. @W z Get into the habit of naming layers, it can get quite messy if you don't. Having named layers helps keep track of what you are doing.
  14. Step 2 gets me the correct color chord c0 m100 y0 k 0 -- h60 s100 l50 -- h180 s100 l50. Step 5 I get the correct color chord (green, blue, red). Steps 3 and 4 never happens because I get the correct colours first time. What Affinity version are you using? I'm on 1.6.1
  15. One word: chromostereopsis, ok more than one but I can't even say this word without having to clean my screen afterwards, there again I do talk like Daffy Duck'th NealO sorry we have gone off on a tangent again