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  1. Photo merge taken from 34 photos. I used a little help form the book previously purchased at Affinity shop. What do You all think. Maybe something to change ?
  2. Hi guys. I need an advice. I know there is no such a thing like "Faux Italics" or "Faux Bold" in Affinity products. I tried to find the way how to push Photo to do that... and there is way. ITALICS: In Character - Positioning and Transform there is an option Shear to slant selected text = set an angle. BOLD: Add the stroke to selected text Fine, it works, I could do it manually so let's make some macros and set couple of possible options which I can use in the future. I was able to record the macros for both, even for combo "faux bolditalic". It's not a rocket science, macros are really simple 1 or 2 steps. But it might helps you, guys... or inspire you to play with macros and set some other interesting text styles And my question is: Is there any other, more elegant way how to do this kind of trick? Edit: I uploaded macros for you FauxBoldItalics.afmacros
  3. I see that this one has been around for a while (4+ years) but it would be helpful to be able to rename spare channels as part of a macro. Renaming is possible in other actions (creating a curve layer for example) - why not this one?
  4. Greetings... New to Affinty...of PS user. My Affinity 1.85 will not allow me to install a macro. I find the macro after navigating to View/Studio/Macro...and clicking on the "down arrow" (Import)...I am taken to my "Downloads" page and then I have to physically type in *.afmacros so that it will display in the Windows 10 "Open" window. When I click on the "Color Grading.afmacros" file, I am taken back to the Affinity program with a "Macro" box that is empty. What am I missing??
  5. I am trying to get my old Photoshop efficiency in Affinity Photo, and things are going well. But since there's no functionality for Applescript or Javascript automation, the Macro feature becomes super important. Sadly, it just doesn't record what I need to record. I need to set a selection, copy it, paste that copied bitmap, move it over and then crop...but "copy" is not something the Macro can do. Is there any help for me? For Mac users, you can get around a lot of these limitations with Keyboard Maestro. For example I can get around the limitation of not being able to record Export by setting the filename I need in the clipboard via an Applescript then using UI scripting to export, then paste the filename then hit return. But I don't think I can get around not being able to copy parts of an image. ^_^;; Does anyone have any advice for me?
  6. Hi, Just bought/installed Affinity Photo for its possibility to use "Inpainting Brush" as a macro and batch but I cannot get it to work on Mac Mini M1. I have 3000 photos series (timelapse with light changing and clouds moving on the background) but unfortunately with some dust clearly visible ,,, fortunately not moving. I can register the Inpainting brush actions in a macro. The actions themselves seem to do what I want on my reference photo. The problem is when I re-use the macro manually or in batch, it is like nothing happen (while the macro is executed according to the history) even when I try to re-apply the macro on the reference photo I built the macro on! What am I missing? Thanks for your support Screen_Recording_2021-01-19_at_21_48_35.mov
  7. I have a requirement from my client, who is in the publishing business to create dynamic images as follows. With Aff Photo, is it possible to meet this requirement? Requirement - parameter driven image generation. Parameters: Author name, category, Translator name, Article title, custom image With the exception of the custom image the rest of the parametric data is text (though it will be in Tamil, which AP is very bad at supporting). The image itself is a JPG file name Is it possible to write a AP macro to generate the composite image with standard placement of the text on the parametric image and create a new output image? This will cut down tedious work and improve productivity.
  8. Is there a macro available to apply a colored border before the final export? The way it will work: 1. Insert a Fill layer with maximum 2048 pixel in the longest direction while maintaining the original aspect ratio. 2. Make the image or pixel layer maximum 2000 pixel in the longest direction while maintaining the aspect ratio. 3. Apply border on the pixel layer via fx > outline. Thanks ­čśŐ
  9. I posted this two days ago and its' scrolled down to Page 4 without a single view so I'm trying again ........ :unsure: The macro recorder will happily record Edit > Cut and Edit> Paste but won't record Edit > Copy. This seems so illogical I am presuming it must be simple oversight. In which case it might hopefully be simple to cure. I wanted to get this in before your release in the hopes that it is simple enough rectify in time for it. It's a common basic command and not being able to include it in macros is very frustrating. It applies right up to beta 11. Any chance of looking at this please? I would love to have this working.
  10. I have put together a set of macros to change the dpi of an image without changing the pixel dimensions. The set comprises macros to change the dpi to 72, 96, 144, 180, 192, 300 and 400dpi. These macros were recorded in Photo 1.6 because there were reports that similar macros recorded in 1.7 would always resample, even if the Resample box was unticked. I have checked that these macros work in 1.8, which they do. I also note that in 1.8 the Resize function will change the dpi without resampling. Here is the Library file: Change DPI 1.6.afmacros Thanks to @carl123 for setting the ball rolling with his macro here. EDIT: This macro library has been recreated (in 1.6) and re-imported into this message John
  11. It would really help speed up my workflow if it was possible to record macros on the iPad version of Affinity Photo. I'm really hoping to see this feature in the next updates.
  12. Hello! I'm trying to install a macro for Affinity designer. But I can't fint "Library" under VIEW > STUDIO. Where is it? (I recently updated to 1.8.6) Thanks!
  13. I have 469 large .psd images for which I want to make low resolution .jpg files. I have tried twice and each time some of the images end up being squeezed or stretched. The original images vary in size and aspect ratio. Some are portrait, some are landscape. What I have tried to do is set a macro to so that the width of any height of any image is reduced to 240 pixels with the Height and Width locked. This only seems to work properly on images having the same H:W ratio as the one open when I record the macro. Is there any solution to this in Affinity? I am fairly certain I did this numerous times in Photoshop before I switched to Affinity. I am running Affinity 1.8.6 on Mac OS 11.0.1. Thanks
  14. Hello, Just built a macro following the online tutorial. For some reason it doesn't work. I saved this simple macro: 1. Levels are adjusted 2. Unsharp mask Saved it into a library. I open a picture and just click the develop button to move to Photo Persona. I see the macro in the library----> click and nothing happens. I tried clicking the other macros and they don't work either. UPDATE 1: I exported the macro. I can import it and then use it on one picture. It doesn't work from the library. UPDATE 2: Works when I use the mouse...Not the wacom pen !
  15. I had a few images around 60 or something.... with different resolutions 150dpis or 300dpis and with different aspect ratios. I opened them all, and recoded macro in first image with "unchecking Resample" and changed DPI to 72. Added this macro to Library. Library view... Now i wanted to run this macro on all documents by just switching tabs ... Command + ~ and click on macro. But this is not working it is also scaling the later images matching to the first image. Is this a bug or what? or I should use some different method..
  16. I used to record using Macro. But after I updated to Affinity photo 1.8.4 am not seeing Macro window. But my macro view is enabled. Attached screenshot
  17. Some time ago I created a set of macros to resize an image to a fixed maximum size, as described here. Recently @DanThePhotoMan asked about resizing to a fixed minumum size here. I have revisited these macros and created two sets, one resizing to fixed maximum size and the others to a fixed minimum size. They are all based on the following sequence for the maximum set: Layer > Unlock Layer > Rasterize and TrimFilter > Distort > Equations Enter the following in the x and y fields, substituting your own maximum size, then Apply (x/MAXSIZE)*max(h,w) (y/MAXSIZE)*max(h,w)Document > Clip Canvas Layer > RasterizeSelect > Alpha Range > Select Partially Transparent Edit > Fill> Inpainting Select > Deselect Where MAXSIZE is from the following pixel sizes: 640, 800, 1000, 1280, 1600, 2000. The set to resize to minimum is similar except that it uses min(w,h) instead of max(w,h) in step 3 (Equations). There is also a pair of macros to resize to an arbitrary size (up to 4000px). This macro pauses to allow you to enter a parameter a. It is convenient to enter this parameter in the form of MAXSIZE/4000, where MAXSIZE is the maximum (or minimum) required size. For example, if you wanted to resize to 3000px, you would enter 3000/4000, which evaluates to 0.75. (You could enter 0.75 if you wanted.) Note that the resizing algorithm in the Equations process is not defined. Here are the macros as a library (.afmacros) file. Resize.afmacros John @Traveler @Gnobelix @affwin @firstdefence
  18. Would anybody be willing to share their Epic Skies.afmacros with me? It is no longer available for free or purchase from either Affinity or Uplift. Thanks.
  19. Recently migrated to Affinity Photo and I found an interesting tutorial for infrared. I decided to turn it into a macro (in fact, my first macro with APh). You can download it here: Ivans Infrared Macro.afmacro Here are two results: This is the original video tutorial:
  20. Hi folks have loved using Affinity Photo design for the last few years and will never be going back to Photoshop. I am having issues however with getting the Library Macros to work, ie Light Leaks , neon fade and all that fun stuff. They all import however when clicking they do not apply or bring up any menu Can someone help?
  21. Hallo, ich stelle euch ca. 68 Textur Macros f├╝r Affinity Photo zu verf├╝gung. (Cave) Achtung: Die Macros worden auf einen alten Mac erstellt ob diese unter Windows oder einen iPad laufen kann ich euch nicht sagen. Die Macros sind nicht geeignet f├╝r eine Pixelauswahl!, verwendet immer ein leeres Dokument (neues). Bei einigen Macros muss in der Bibliothek - unteres linkes Feld (Dehnen) Eingestell werden. Zum Beispiel bei: Macro Backsteinmauer v.2.0 und v.8.2 sowie Candy 1.0 und Draht 1.0 / Tranc v.1.9 Verwendet die Macro nicht direkt in euren Bildwerken (Composings) da sonst ein Ebenen Chaos entstehen k├Ânnte oder schlimmer Ebenen verloren gehen k├Ânnten. Erstellt lieber ein neues Dokument und Copier dann die Textur in euren Bildwerk (Composing). Anwenden der Macros: 1. Ihr braucht nur ein leeres Dokument zu erstellen Beispiel 2000 Px X 2000 Px 148/300 DPI (PPI) 8 Bit RGB oder 16 Bit. 2. Bibliothek aufrufen und das endsprechende Macro starten. Aus Zeitlichen gr├╝nden, konnte ich leider nicht die Macros ins Englische ├╝bersetzen. Viel Spass. Download:Texturen Makro by WIngendahl jr 2020.afmacros Beispiel Ansicht der Macros: Google translate: Hi, I provide about 68 texture macros for Affinity Photo. (Cave) Warning: The macros were created on a Mac, I can't tell you whether they run under Windows or an iPad. The macros are not suitable for pixel selection !, always use an empty document (new one). For some macros, the lower left field (stretch) must be set in the library. For example: Macro brick wall v.2.0 and v.8.2 as well as Candy 1.0 and wire 1.0 / Tranc v.1.9 Do not use the macro directly in your images (composings) as otherwise a level chaos could arise or worse levels could be lost. Rather create a new document and then copy the texture into your image (composing). Applying the macros: 1. You only need to create an empty document. Example 2000 Px X 2000 Px 148/300 DPI (PPI) 8 bit RGB or 16 bit. 2. Call up the library and start the corresponding macro. Due to time constraints, I was unfortunately unable to translate the macros into English. Have fun. Download:Texturen Makro by WIngendahl jr 2020.afmacros
  22. Hey! So I am going through over 500 product photos for our electronics company and I would like to automate creating slices. Basically for each product photo I am trying to export 7 standard slices with different aspect ratios and crops, so slices is definitely the tool for that. But it seems like a prime application for a macro or other preset thing where I can create all of these slices automatically with the export preset and aspect ratios that I want. I would still have to frame each photo and fine tune it, but having the slices all ready for me would be awesome. The macro tool seems to only work in the Photo persona. I timed myself a few times and doing the math, if I can automate this I will save me 20 hours of work! Best, Jared
  23. Focus stack from 180 jpg shots, all post done with Affinity Photo
  24. Hi, would love to be able to record percentage changes in macros. For example change canvas size: 200% x 200% and record this as a percentage in a macro. (I know that you can update the canvas by 200%. This is simply a request to Affinity that the percentage is recored in a macro and not (for example) the resulting px result). Thanks
  25. Some time ago I produced a macro to Wrap an Image around a Bottle or Mug. This involved some complex trigonometrical operations on the image. I present here an alternative approach for a macro to perform the same action. Here is my original image: o It is easily possible to produce an equation that contracts the image width-wise to emulate the reduction in perceived width as the image is wrapped. Such an equation has the form: x=w/2+(w/2-x)*pi/2 and has the result of: The contraction is uniform across the reduced width. The expression pi/2 is the appropriate scaling for a bottle diameter that accepts the image around its half-circumference. What I was aiming for was a function that would scale the edges so that they appeared contracted, whilst applying zero scaling to the centre of the image. After much trial and error, I came up with this: x=w/2-(w/2-x)*(1+1.571*(1-sqrt(1-(1-2*x/w)^2))) Edit: Note that this has a minus sign after the first w/2. The original had a plus sign. The value 1.571 is just half pi. The resulting image is: This is a single result. I have further refined by including a scaling parameter, a, which accentuates the compression at the edges. w/2+(w/2-x)*(1+(1.571/a)*(1-sqrt(1-(1-2*x/w)^2))) Here it is with the a parameter around half. Note that in these images, the central squares remain square. Edit: Like my previous version it has a parameter (in this case b) which affects the viewpoint, above or below. If you want to use this then you need to enlarge the canvas vertically beforehand to give room for the curvature. You may wish to use Document > Clip Canvas at the end in this case. Edit: various members had pointed out that the final image was flipped horizontally. This has now been fixed. I have also added Layer > Unlock and Layer > Rasterize at the start of the macro. I have not added a clip canvas at the end. Do you think that this is desirable? Here is the macro: WrapAroundV2.afmacro John
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