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  1. I turned off 'Show brush previews' and that made no difference. When I release the mouse button, the stick like object disappears. Not sure how I can send you a screen capture.
  2. I have used Affinity Photo for a while and noticed that recently the Paintbrush tool behaves differently. When I select a color and start painting over a layer, the cursor changes to a stick like object and this makes it confusing for me on where I have painted and where I haven't. Is there some setting that I accidentally set to a different value?
  3. Thanks firstdefence. That works perfectly. I agree that I over complicated things. Thanks for your recommendation.
  4. I am thinking of creating a sort of collage of images in an Affinity document. I need three columns with separation lines. I want to ensure that I can use a standard Affinity template and just place three images in the appropriate place and move them around so that they look good together. I want the image to be visible in one column only. I used rectangles and created mask layers under them. However, this does not seem to be fool proof and I run into issues with the center column invariably. Also, I lose the column border. I have attached the afphoto file. Can you suggest a better method to do this? EMW.afphoto
  5. I use Affinity for Windows on a laptop. I am used to LR where you can load a batch of photos, adjust one photo and sync as many photos from the batch you loaded into LR. This is very simple to do, as you normally load a batch of photos for post processing. I went through the 'batch' videos of Affinity and noticed that you need to follow one set of steps to record the macro - typically, you would load one photo and record the macro. Following this, you need to load the batch and run the macro. Is there not a simple way of applying the post processing steps of one photo to the rest of the photos, you have already loaded?
  6. Wow, thanks for going through such detailed problem solving. That separates you from the likes of Adobe. I will pull the afphoto file down and use your note to understand the steps more clearly. Somehow, under many conditions, I am unable to take advantage of the warp/perspective tool. Is there general guidance on the sweet spots for these tools? New users like me get frustrated when we presume that the tool will fix a certain kind of problem. Also, why does this happen? I used the standard Canon kit lens and why should it record the seen so crookedly in the first place? I tried several post processing lens correction options and they did not help.
  7. I have now tried to attach the photo I am trying to set straight.Even with the reduced file size (about 2 mb) it still gives a -200 error and fails.
  8. I took a photo recently of two skyscrapers that are close to each other. I took the photo at 28 mm on my Canon T7i. The buildings do not appear straight and I tried to use both the single and dual plane perspective tool and cannot seem to solve the problem. I have attached the image. The file is 10.9 Mb and uploads are failing. Can you provide me with another method by which I can provide you the file?
  9. This is not a tech question, but didn't know where else to post. I am working with the trial version and the Serif site had a 30% promotion (no expiration date was displayed). The price now has gone back to $70 CAD. It was priced at $47.99 till yesterday. I was planning to buy the product when my trial expires. Is there any way I can get the $47.99 price so that I can buy it today?
  10. Dan, I uploaded both the photos to dropbox. On the iceberg, I managed to clone stamp and got rid of the gap between the two photos I wanted to merge. However, I am struggling to move the iceberg directly over the hand.
  11. For some reason, I get the error 200 when I upload any image. They are well within the size limit. "There was a problem processing the uploaded file:-200"
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