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  1. Yep, color me confused, I assure you that happens often! I followed the instructions in the Help and it didn't work. I'll accept this as a deficiency in the Help file, but I'd prefer it worked as stated: Create Duplicate Activate Move tool (it's actually more logical to me to click on Move here), transform in any way possible (drag, transform panel, etc.) Duplicate as required
  2. That may work, except the Help says Duplicate, Activate the Move Tool, Drag.
  3. I ran into this issue when I needed to visually align the first duplicate with an existing object on the canvas. It would not be natural or logical to try to do that using the Transform panel.
  4. For Windows, there is Users > username > AppData > Roaming > Affinity > Photo > 1.0 > Workspaces > Photo > Shortcuts.xml I created a new shortcut for Open Folder in Explorer (Ctrl-Shift-Alt-X) and found this stanza was added to that file: <Item type="Command" command="Serif.Affinity.Commands.OpenFolderInExplorerCommand, Serif.Affinity, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null" key="X" modifierKeys="Alt, Control, Shift" /> It's left as an exercise for the user to extract that into a more user friendly format.
  5. @DWright, We have two more systems with this problem (total of 4). The two mentioned above are desksides, this report has one deskside and one laptop. Specifications are the same for both: Windows 10 Pro, 21H1, 19043.1766. On one deskside I replaced the wireless keyboard/mouse combination with wired versions, the failure continued. Anything else I should try?
  6. I should note "Jill Wolcott" is not the OP with the "not responding" problem running Designer.
  7. I am attaching an afphoto document showing the two methods of applying the Sharpen Brush. There are three layers, first the original and then: Using the Photoshop method: Button down, drag back and forth 10 times, button up. Even at 100% I see little, if any change. Using what is apparently the Photo method: Button down, drag, button up (repeat 10 times). The effect is pronounced at 2-3 repetitions, waaaay overdone at 10. I don't use this method for sharpening (I think other methods are better) but Down-Drag-Up seems to be the Affinity designed way for the Sharpen Brush to work. SharpenBrushMethod.afphoto
  8. On my system, the Photoshop way of using the brush doesn't work: Left Button Down Drag, Drag, Drag,... until you're happy with the result Left Button Up The method required here is (Hardware Acceleration on): Left Button Down Drag Left Button Up [Repeat that sequence until you're happy]
  9. Affinity Photo Windows 10 Pro, 21H1, build 19043.1766 I have the same issue on a second system: AP (beta) Windows 10 Pro, 21H2, build 19044.1766
  10. According to this entry from way back being able to use the spacebar to pan the image while making a freehand selection was broken but fixed. However it isn't working for me. Should it be?
  11. Do you "speak" php? There are built-in functions to read and write IPTC data, although it's not clear which format(s) it requires. An example of iptcparse() in action: https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/php-iptcparse-function/
  12. I would think this should work for any running program: Start Affinity Photo, then open Task Manager. Click the ">" next to "Affinity Photo (2)" Right click on sub-item "Affinity Photo" Click on either context menu item "Open File Location" or "Properties"
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