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  1. I've been given a print-ready PDF as a starting point for an update. Can I assume that if spot colours were used in the original document that they will appears as spot colours after importing to Designer?
  2. When I am trying to open a PDF in Photo/Designer with embedded fonts that are not localy installed, Designer/Photo suggests to replace them with a similar installed font. Whe I am openeing the same PDF with Adobe Reader the embedded font are recognized und correctly displayed. Is there any solution on my problem? Thanks George
  3. First of all hello all, I'm totally new to the whole Affinity thing, just bought the whole package, and I'm totally loving the apps! So, the issue at hand involves page numbering, I have a 300+ page book that I started a while ago in InDesign, made the switch to Affinity Publisher, with a proper IDML export (BTW for everyone importing IDML files into Affinity, I suggest before hand you go and change some performance preferences, turn everything to slow/low quality, also don't give Affinity all of your RAM or you're gonna have a bad time, actually I guess this should be done either way). I got to working on Affinity Publisher, had to readjust some text frames, no biggie, but then the issue appeared when I had to add some extra pages into the book, these extra pages are PDF extension, added through Affinity's "Add Pages From File..." option, it worked well without an issue, I noticed the pages didn't get numbered automatically from the master numbering thing, figured I'd delete the master and just add new numbering straight from Affinity (the numbering was imported from the original IDML master). So I did that, I added numbering in the master spread, all good, but when I scrolled down on my book, I noticed that at the pages that I have imported from the PDF file, the numbering gets reseted to 1, and then, on each section that I added new pages from the PDF file it does this, so now my book goes like 1-50, 1-60, 1-etc. till the end of it. Weird part is, it resets on the first page I added from the PDF file, and goes with the numbering till the next first page that I added from the PDF file. HELP.
  4. Swatches, PDF Import… Ich habe bereits auch mehrfach ähnliche Probleme beschrieben. Ich bin kein "Neuer Benutzer" und ich werden in Zukunft nur in Deutsch mit Ihnen schreiben, da es hier sonst zu Problemen führt. Ich bereite gerade einen Problemkatalog vor. Beispiel Globale Farben PDF Import … hier kommt noch mehr Kennen Sie diesen Artikel https://pdf-aktuell.ch/pa/language/de/katastrophale-pdf-x-4-kompatibilitaet-von-neuem-affinity-publisher/ Bitte senden Sie mir eine E-Mail Adresse, außerhalb des Forums, wo ich meine Gedanken mit Ihnen austauschen kann.
  5. I'm having a problem where text in pdf documents moves when imported into Affinity Designer (see screenshots). The issue seems to be especially bad with negative numbers or when digits have decimals before them. I have attempted selecting and deselecting the "Favor editable text over fidelity" and "Group lines of text into text frames" options and it does not seem to make a difference. Also, when importing the file, Designer tells me that the fonts used by the document are available. Is there a way to import a PDF document without the text shifting? I use Designer primarily to make small tweaks to figures and this issue makes using Designer extremely tedious as I have to fix the position of all text before exporting the document. For reference, running Affinity Designer 1.8.3 on macOS 10.15.5.
  6. I have fairly powerful computer with latest Publisher Windows. When I try to download certain 20-30 page PDF documents for editing the Publisher just hangs. It can be left there for hours and nothing ever happens. That is very annoying. As Publisher is x64 product opening 20-30 MB PDF should not be an overkill. I believe that there is something crashing in Publisher in such cases and thus this is a bug. It just cannot be "out of resources" as process explorer shows 90% CPU and 10+GB of RAM available as free. If need be I can provide one of the PDFs in question for your inspection. I'd love to get this resolved.
  7. Apologies if there is already an appropriate thread for this. When placing a pdf file, sometimes the font family and style get combined into the font name, which is then not recognised. For example, Family Calibri Style Bold comes in as Font Calibri,Bold which is then not recognised. I have seen this with pdfs created by both Word and Excel on a PC. Once the problem is recognised, the fix is simple - open the pdf, make the font substitution, save and place the file. But it would be better if this were not needed.
  8. The German Affinity Publisher (Windows) behaves in a weird way for some placed PDFs. See the video: Placing a 2-page PDF file (creating by Publisher itself) into a new document works well. By default, the first page is shown, which is nice (0:00-0:19). Choosing the second page does not change the displayed page. The first page still shows, which is not so nice (0:19-0:27). Changing the zoom level with the mouse scroll wheel to make the document smaller still displays the wrong page (0:27-0:34). When changing the zoom level to more than 100% (my personal guess), suddenly the correct page 2 is displayed, and keeps being displayed until the zoom level is decreased again to below 100%, which makes the first page appear again (0:34-0:52). Very strange. Unfortunately, I couldn't recreate this particular problem with any other PDF file, so the culprit is attached. Andreas Weidner PDFPageProblem.mp4 Test-Elektrotechnik.pdf
  9. To whom it may concern, I have been using your Affinity Publisher since the beta came out last August. I work in prepress and have been looking for an alternative to InDesign to set up proofing and manual impositioning for output. Needed one app to be able to quickly adjust images and vector graphics in submitted files instead of jumping around multiple apps. Resolved was the handling of separations. Love everything about it except for the following: Lack of import options for multi-page PDFs, does not recognize the built-in bleeds in PDFs and inconsistent nature of embedded typefaces in the PDFs being placed. Will these be resolved or should i look elsewhere? Please advise. Gave a presentation to a group of 25 other designers and illustrators for my local PC Users Group (CDPUG.org) recently to advocate the merits of your Affinity app suite and give them some insight to their capabilities. Many promising aspects. Amazing first effort. Looking forward to hearing back from you.
  10. I am new to Affinity Designer and design in general. I purchased AD for iPad to do a logo for a friend. A graphic designer with AI CC traced over my raster heads to vectorize them and sent me the editable PDF she exported from AI. I had planned to use that PDF as the working file to export transparent png, jpg & SVG files for digital uses. I don’t understand why the PDF file size is 1.2 mb, but only 283 kB when I import from cloud files. I am supposed to have these files exported today, so would really appreciate replies, thanks. Bichon-Logo-Vector-Original-work-copy-AD-On-ipad.pdf Bichon-Logo-Vector-Original-work-copy-AD-On-ipad-afterAD-import.pdf
  11. Having tried various exports from Affinity Designer (AD) to import into APub, I have found that a PNG keeps the AD export color and tone best. The TIF export is very problematic in terms of tone. The PDF is beautiful when exporting from AD beta but when importing into APub it becomes very dark in tone. I can alter the opacity but in doing that I lose much of what I worked so hard to achieve in APhoto. I've tried replacing the imported PDF and the result is the same. Is this a known problem? Here are part of the PDF as it came out of AD and as it looks when imported into APub. PDF Export from AD PDF Export as it a ppears in APub
  12. I experience incorrect import of pdf files fairly often with Affinity Designer 1.3.5. Is this something you would like me to report? Is there a bug reporting site or where should I post such problems? Ted
  13. I know, tedious, not so spectacular like other feature wishes surely, but the pdf import is really really bad. I always import pdf's from Adobe Ideas (love this tool, shame on you Adobe for what you did with it) and I always have to import into Draw first, export as SVG and then import into AD. PDF-Import like it is now is really really ... bad (did I already mention this?) Well, really really bad ... top1 on my list of bad pdf importers, the worst, I think I said that already, sorry ... bad .... please fix please ...
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