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  1. Newbie to the forum but somewhat experienced in post processing. Using the gradient tool in Affinity Photo to create masks and blends and each time I use the tool it resets the end colors to white and mid-tone grey. I can reset the colors to what I want (white, black) with no problem but would like to know if there is a way to have my settings recorded so I would not have to reset the colors each time I use the tool. Hopefully I am missing something simple ?
  2. Hi all. I've spent way more time than I should have trying to get a gradient fill to go vertically in Designer. I don't think I've ever before seen a graphics application that offered a gradient fill but lacked any way to control its angle. Even if there is a method buried somewhere in this application, it may as well not exist. It needs to be in the gradient-fill controls. Baffling.
  3. I searched but did not find mention of this, but from what can tell from the Affinity Designer Fill Tool help topic, the Apply to Fill button should but does not set the target for the Rotate, Reverse, Aspect, or Delete buttons to the fill. Instead those buttons always affect the stroke, as if the Apply to Stroke button was enabled.
  4. Hello, I'm not sure what's going on here but I have come across this strange behaviour when the gradient fill opacity is set to 0% at one end. To test I used a simple pixel layer filled with uniform colour and then a second pixel layer above it with a gradient fill. The black colour at one end is set to 100%. The white colour at the other is set to 1% in the first pic, then 0% at which point something strange happens to the layer. When the gradient reverse (3rd pic) is applied the strange behaviour is compounded. I noticed this first on a real picture when I tried to set one end of
  5. I found a crash in in AF on Win10. Steps to reproduce: 1) New Document -> Web 2) New Fill layer 3) Use gradient tool from tool palette on fill layer 4) Change type to Bitmap, choose a jpg bitmap from disk 5) Press Delete key on keyboard. Unhandled Exception dialog is displayed.
  6. Hi all. I included this in a thread in the bug-report area, but it really belongs here. I think consolidating the fill controls into a single panel would clarify their use for users. Currently, an object's fill control presents a series of tabs that offer conflicting functions. The tabs represent different types of fills and are exclusive of each other; therefore I submit that these fill types should be offered in a drop-down list and not as tabs. When the user selects a fill type, the panel can display the appropriate set of controls in the panel and the appropriate on-canvas controls
  7. I was experimenting with gradient maps and gradient fill overlays. Two different results.
  8. The first time you select Gradient for an object's fill and attempt to change the color, nothing happens. If you deselect the object and come back and try again, it works. This is version 1.3.5. Video attached. gradientFirstUse.mov
  9. I posted the lack of an angle control as a bug originally, but I'm cross-posting here after getting more information: When I set the fill for an object, I use the Fill control provided in the toolbar and its dedicated tab for gradients. I would not expect to go hunting around for a separate tool for this and drag an additional effect onto an object, when fill is an intrinsic property of an object and controls are already provided for it. If the controls for a property are deemed too complicated or difficult to implement in the control panel, I would expect on-screen controls to appear wh
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