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  1. Hello all, I have been looking for answers for hours now and haven’t found what I need. I am trying to save and SVG file from my own writing so I can use it on Cricut design space. Below are the pictures of my process. Top left, what the writing looks like inside the Affinity app. I grouped the layers so it is one smooth stroke. I have tried using SVG for export, for web, for printing, flatten, jpeg compression on and off, set view box on and off, add line breaks on and off, text as curves on and off, no matter what, the file looks like the top right image, pretty normal. Then I go to design space... problem number one, the image saves with flat end points instead of rounded ones, bottom left image. At least, it is still the same thickness and smooth stroke image. When I uploaded to the canvas though, I get the bottom right image. A hair line stroke that’s broken up! What am I doing wrong?! I have gone through these forums and tried some of the tips for different SVG saving issues and nothing. I also tried uploading an SVG file that came from a website designed for Cricut files and those turn out fine. They look the same on the site as they do on the downloaded file, the saved box in design space and the final canvas project. This is why I am thinking my issue is how I’m saving it and not related to design space. Any help will be appreciated!
  2. Hey everyone. I’m using both Affinity Photo and Designer on iPad Pro 12. I’m also using a Cricut. Does anyone know what the exact SVG export settings are for Cricut Design software compatability? I’m having problems importing files. Getting either blank files or clipping errors. Thank you very much. Screenshot of your exact SVG export setting screen would be extra helpful.
  3. Hi, Please excuse what may seem like very basic questions but I am extremely unexperienced with graphic design. I've used GIMP for a few months and found it clunky and time consuming, so I recently purchased Affinity Photo and I am contemplating purchasing Affinity Designer depending on the answer to my question. I've watched several of the tutorials and have searched the help section and forums but have not found an answer to several of my questions. I own a Cricut cutting machine and I make t-shirts using heat transfer vinyl. I have figured out how to make pngs in affinity and import them into cricut design space. This is pretty easy. However, what I would like to know is if I can create svgs in affinity to import into Cricut design space? I can currently purchase svg files online and when I import them into Cricut design space, I only have to do 1 import and each layer/element that is in a different color is imported in one file. This makes it quick and efficient and then I can edit each layer/element independently in design space. Is there a way for me to make files like this with affinity photo and/or affinity design? Since I use vinyl, I need each color in design space as a separate layer. I have attached a screenshot as an example. I have created this simple text/shape graphic in photo. My designs are super simple, mostly text and shapes. I want to import it as an svg into Cricut design space so that when I open in Cricut design space, the arrow and text are different layers so that I can cut out the text in black and then the arrow in red vinyl. I know how to save each layer as a png, but then I have to import each layer separately. This isn't a big deal for something relatively simple, but if I'm using more than 2 or 3 colors, it gets tedious. Is there a way to do this? I have very basic knowledge and don't know much of the terminology, though I'm spending about an hour each day online learning. But I need a very basic explanation. Thanks, Lynnsey
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