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  1. Happy to share this one I made from 02/18/20. I broke them into Solid, Regular and Brands Cheers FontAwesome-free-5_12.1_021520.afassets
  2. Any update on this request? I actually started my project in Publisher, but move it to designer for better control ... however now in order to turn off the crosslink in a vector box I need to go back to publisher and remember to turn on preview mode. this is fairly easy at first, but it will reset back to visible at some point (I think). So not sure if this feature is connected directly with pages, but would save me a lot of time. Thanks
  3. Well if they had some form of plugin API, then like sketch 3prty dev could help build out missing features. I'm guessing development has slowed down overall, since it's spread over multiple platforms and programs. In the beginning it was just AD. So it's a double edge sword, you get people like window folks and iPad folks ... but at the cost of finishing one apps full feature set ... some what. We of course can't see behind the doors, so we can't say at what state of develop they at with these things. As well as long term foundational plans. Lastly it's the hardest part of using software in my opinion these days is that many lock you into a file format that is not portable. One of the best things about Inkscape and sketch for that matter :D. I switched from freehand -> Inkscape -> AD mostly because the Inkscape dev was too slow and the Mac dev was way to far behind and not native enough. The fact that I must buy publisher to get features freehand had years ago is unfortunate. But it seems like what must be done. Adobe is moving on to the next level which will be hard to fight AI/ML to speedup grunt work. So now I still need to learn these thing if I'm to work with companies on site or share files :(. Tuff time and great time for design. x
  4. I really appreciate the speed at which you got this update out. Thanks
  5. This is actually making me hold off on the upgrade at the moment. I like the wait and see sometime. This should be included with your workspace exports. This is how it was done in photoshop and seems like a good way to get up to speed quickly when you move to a new machine or need to update.
  6. @Aammppaa thanks for the update ( It does in fact work as expected. thank you Affinity dev team!
  7. Only bumping this because I was running into this issue and was about to add my voice to this topic. But then I tried the AD beta ... Thank fully it seems that the latest beta, has made it so new layers appear above the selected layer! Sweet! Looking forward for when this comes out of beta.
  8. I've never experienced this. Have you tried logging into a guest user account and see if the problem still exist? Sometime you may have a corrupt setting or file in your profile. Not saying this is your problem, but your not really giving enough information for anyone with knowledge to help. which is not really me.
  9. Been bitten by this bug all of a sudden. Font where there and then they were not :(. We for sure need a font search and replace. We need freehand level search and replace in Designer, this would be another standout feature for it. I need to try and trouble shoot a document that open fine in Photo and every other app on my system. I have high hopes for the next update, since we've gotten iPad apps and publisher ... but I need this app to not suck productivity away. Thanks
  10. I would love a feature that would allow you to copy not just the hex, but the cmyk, rgb or other color value to the clip board or let you export them as a simple text file. Bonus points for allowing you copy export other css values (ex. svg, css value to make a circle or logo). Cheers
  11. +1 for Bleed Preview, bleed export for tiff and other image formats. I'm currently working on a print project, which is the first larger one in designer. And I have to say that the lack of bleed is making some exports more difficult than is needed. So please add non-pdf bleed exports to designer. I've used freehand, illustrator and inkscape which all were able to do this. I understand that AD uses artboards so it not a one to one thing. However perhaps a per art board tick could work. I won't pretend to understand the difficulty to make it work properly. But I do know that this is important even when you come out with the publisher app. Since it would be great to work like I used to in freehand, which had enough publish tool to support small - med projects ... then for bigger one you wold use scribes, quark or indesign. I'm looking forward to your next update of designer very much and hope it includes lots of the little needed features and bug fix. Cheers
  12. Yeah it is sad. Will check out pdfToolbox. But your right if your in control everything it's should be fine to skip those tools. I've never had a color issue when having booklets and other marketing materials printed from scribes or inkscape. May still need scribus (think indesign) for now.
  13. @MikeW thanks for your additional info. It not easy as far as I found to consistently determine the correct cmyk color with a simple and free app/tool. I looked into a few while trying to use only open source software and non adobe software. Krita.org supports cmyk as does scribes.net, but not sure if that is the best way to check honestly.
  14. This was interesting read as well, https://creativepro.com/why-you-cant-trust-acrobats-separation-preview/
  15. From what I understand at the moment, hit the V key more than once with toggle between the move tool and the last tool you've use. So if you use the Rectangle tool then the move tool ... and now hit the V again it should take you back to the Rectangle tool. Some tool will toggle between version of the a similar tool. so if you press M you'll get the Rectangle tool and now press it again you get the ellipsis tool and so forth, the text tool also works this way. Cheers
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