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  1. This seems to be a legitimate bug. The same text that has Tab characters will NOT work in their original state BUT will work if copied from BBEdit as "Styled Text". The Styled Text does paste into a Table in Affinity Publisher and formats as expected. But that same text from the original App does not work. We see when showing hidden characters that the Tab characters exist (displayed as triangles) and only works when recopied from an application like BBEdit when selected as Styled Text. Makes little sense because BBEdit should not be reformatting anything. The original clipboard text should work just as it does when copied a second time from BBEdit as Styled Text.
  2. Right but, I originally gather my text from "copy to clipboard" from OfficeTime Reporting and then format as a table to use in Invoices. So the BBEdit text was created from a clipboard element that proved to show the tabs in BBEdit. This is really weird if it's working for everyone else. Screen shots: 1) Create new doc using latest Publisher Beta (downloaded yesterday) 2) Create a Table 3) Select some cells of the table 4)Ctl V to paste. Also tried from the Edit menu with same effect. 5) All text pasted to a single column / cell tabbed.txt
  3. I did that... Here is an abridged version of my file for testing: test.txt
  4. Doesn't work for me... Create a table Select a number of rows and columns Paste Everything is in the first cell. Paste same clipboard content to text editor (BBEdit) that shows hidden characters -> tabs present and confirmed. :-(
  5. Shift Alt CMD N works for me! Thanks firstdefence
  6. Hello, One thing that really slows me down compared to Photoshop is that Affinity Designer and Photo do not seem to be aware of the file that is in the Clipboard (Mac). I prefer Designer over Photo and I know Illustrator does not have this feature, but, it would really help. I suspect others also copy images from composites to their clipboard and then create a new document to paste into. Knowing the size already as photoshop does would knock off some wasted time resizing the document. Any chance this is a feature that will be available soon or in the next update?
  7. Thanks Walt! Yes, I bought everything via the App Store. Did not see an alternate means to download the beta but will check again.
  8. Hello, I've bought everything Affinity offers but the system can not find my account (steve@xxx.com). I own Designer, Photo Desktop and iPad versions... Who's a fella got to talk to to find an account so I can test the Publisher app?
  9. Thanks Toltec, Using "Instances" and dynamic embedded objects is logical and should be more common. Photoshop sort of does this when you embed a vector as it allows editing in Illustrator. Problem is it's not really bound to the original so changing the original does not update the embedded... Hopefully Affinity Photo is more along the true linked content method so that updates to the Affinity Design document update in the Cropped Affinity Photo doc. I'll give it a try. BTW on the Mac we have Image Opti that works well for reducing file sizes while not degrading quality: https://imageoptim.com/mac
  10. Ok, so you can type in 1140w in the export box that shows the defaults of 1X 2X etc... But this really turns out a crap image. I opened it in Photoshop and sure enough it's 1140px wide but at 1.5 megs for a medium jpeg?
  11. Exporting at different sizes... I changed the Transform Panel settings to the width I wanted for a particular slide. But this Transformed the slice not the output. In the output areas, is there a way to specify a width or is it just those predefined 1X 2X etc? I see TolTec has achieved this but I can only find that with the over all export command not slice specific. ??
  12. I'm abandoning multiple Artboards and will just use Slices and differing export resolutions to achieve the goal.
  13. Thanks for the reply. Regarding Artboards, are copied layers "instances" or just adding to the document size. If Symbols are the means to create an Instance, I'll have to research that. Unfortunately is seems I'll still need two documents for my needs. Basically I have a large document that is used for a display at a venue. Then we have a second area of the same document that is used to export elements for an interactive map. Print and Web are of course differing resolutions but since the interactive map uses svg javascript interactions, it's vital to have multiple slices and the ability to have one change on the map work for differing purposes. For instance, the small structures are all separate since they are moved to different locations each year. It would be nice to "move once" and then be able to export all our different images.
  14. Hello, I've been migrating from Photoshop and Illustrator to Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo. Hopefully someone can answer a couple questions: Can you use two separate Artboards in the same Designer document? I have one Artboard that is very wide but another shorter in width. Both share the same resources (elements) and I would like to be able to export slices based on which Artboard is relevant at the time. Adding a new artboard seems to separate it from the other and the others contents are not seen in the new Artboard? Am I not understanding how multiple artboards are intended to work? Question 2; Whats the point of Affinity Photo? Simple pixel based image manipulations? Coming from the Adobe toolset, I find Affinity Designer a more modern graphical tool because I can have pixel based layers as well a vector based. If Designer can manage Pixel and Vector is Photo's purpose based on filters and effects and Designer still reigns supreme for composition?
  15. Any updates on this (linked files)? It's a pretty important feature which "sells" Affinity Designer over Adobe products when you can keep a pixel based file separately from the vector overlays.