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Hello! As a Fine Art Printmaker who uses Computer Design tools to create prints for Screen Printing, Lithography, and Intaglio, CNC woodcut, it would be amazing if I could separate colors and control half tones size shape (line, dot, etc) and color. I imagine being able to work in CMYK layers and being able to apply color halftones to shapes based on percentages, or change the size and shape of the individual color channel half toning. It could be applied in any document setup really RGB document with a simulated color / spot process: Red, Yellow, Blue, Purple, Green, Turquoise, Grey and control the halftone percentage, size and shape. grey scale: black, 25% grey, 15% transparent white LAB would be fun, you could control the lightness darkness of the halftones maybe have an option to constrain the gamut inside of lab to a specific set of colors like CMYK but still have lightness control. In my imagination the possibilities are endless for options like this. "MOONSHOT" : to have RIP like printing control inside this program, where I wouldn't have to worry about the printer I am on to get circular halftones (this might be next to impossible but I am ignorant when it comes to the programming side of hardware interactions) this would be just insane and might require a new type of universal file format I have no idea but it's something I dream about, being able to go to Kinko's or some other local digital print shop and be able to print out my files without having to worry about the print shop getting the settings right in their computers and on their printers, the employees being inept, or any other stupid thing that happens because you don't have enough money to buy the hardware that you need. and finally "MOONSHOT": A new type of color selection palette based off of a Warm/Cool, light/dark, transparent/opaque warm adds red cool adds blue lightness adds white darkness adds black transparent/opaque self explanatory but the twist is you pick initial colors as a base and those colors become the colors you base rest of the interactions between the colors on like paint For example: Here is a shorthand RGB two way conversion to Paint/Ink color palette equivalent Red (Pantone Uncoated 032) Yellow (Pantone Uncoated 123) Blue (Pantone Uncoated 300) Purple (Pantone Purple) Green (Pantone Uncoated 354) Turquoise (Pantone Uncoated 312) Grey (Pantone Cool Grey 8) 100% opacity White 15% opacity White mixed or printers black (R 54, G 54, B 57) Black now imagine you have picked these colors as your initial palette and have set them inside of a grid each color has the same basic controls warm/cool: add red/add blue light/dark: add white/add printers black transparent/opaque: increase decrease transparency/opacity Now for example you activate the red, white, and yellow channels you now adjust warm/cool light/dark transparent/opaque sliders around to just work within the constraints of those colors selected from you base palette this gives you a sub palette of yellows oranges and reds based of your real world/RGB equivalents this would work for CMYK as well This would be a great tool to have I think Thank you for reading and for your consideration Nathan Henry
This is a bizarre problem which is completely un-troubling to me but is perhaps worth reporting nonetheless. I live in Belgium but have English as my first language. My Apple OS is thus set up for a Belgian AZERTY keyboard and regional formatting but with British English as the primary system language. Affinity Photo is set up in English in it's preferences. All works perfectly - my interface and dialogues etc. all are in English as would be expected ...... except Swatches, Brushes and Styles. These three palettes display in English with English titles and English drop down menus in the top right corner but their contents display in French! So the drop down Swatches list starts with "Gris, Couleurs and Dégradés", the Brushes drop down offers me "Basique, Peinture, Dessin, and Poils DAUB", etc. Same happens with Styles which offer me "Coucher, Arc-en-ciel, Verre and Saumon". For some reason my English palettes contain French goodies ...... To be honest it's absolutely no difficulty as I read French without even thinking about it so the "problem", if it can be called that, is completely transparent to me. In fact it was ages before I even noticed it recently ........... but I report it, for what it's worth, as it does seem to indicate some minor configuration confusion somewhere which others might find more troubling. Although I have posted in Affinity Photo, which is my principal application, the same thing occurs in exactly the same manner in Designer. Odd ................