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  1. Dear Affinity Staff, I need to create page-type hyperlinks on the master page. Once I create them, I can see the hyperlinks on the "hyperlinks studio" but once I export to PDF (yes with the hyperlinks option checked), the links do not work correctly. Some work and some don't. Even more frustrating, the ones that work or not work, keep changing on every export. I've had this problem for months, on multiple files and on all Publisher versions I've tested. It is the only reason I still pay for InDesign! Please provide me with a link so that I can share the editable file with you. My process to create the hyperlinks is: I make a shape with Rectangle tool, then: Text > Interactive > Insert Hyperlink > Select the page number I'm attaching the exported PDF, I use a red tint to make the rectangles visible. In this example, I made 8 rectangles/hyperlinks and on this particular PDF, 3 work and 5 don't. I am on Mac 10.14.5 and currently on Affinity 1.7.1 Thanks! HoboCousin-MidYear-19-20-Monday.pdf
  2. See attached Publisher file, page 4. It has a yellow diamond shape that is part of the "English text" layer created on a master page. The object was created on page 4, where it is automatically placed outside of the master page layers, but then manually cut and pasted within the text, so that it gets embedded in the master page's English text layer. The objet can subsequently be defined as inline/non-inline, and its wrap settings can be specified. Everything works fine until I make some changes on other pages (at least on the master page, e.g., set the "English text" layer invisible, etc.). When I come back the diamond shape can no longer be selected (other than from the Layers palette, but while the selection rectangle appears, nothing applied to the "selected" object itself takes effect, and the object cannot be deleted, either). Another problem is that the shape's text wrap settings affect to text on other layers, even if the layer containing the shape is hidden on the master page. The file is an experiment to try to work around the problem of not having global layers available (so this is simulated by creating layers on the master page with linked text frames that allow the layer to automatically be copied on multple pages, and set visible/invisible in one go in the whole document), so probably not "intended use". But if the mentioned problem could be fixed, this would be a clever way to have graphic objects included on master page layers (but NOT as an object on master page itself) as non-inlined objects (as if anchored to the text frame). EDIT: Noticed afterwards that this is intended behaviour. It is possible to edit the "ghost" object by selecting the Master page item on the Layers palette of the related page and then choose Edit detached from the context menu. This is actually a very useful feature and helpful when trying to simulate behaviour of global layers. The text wrap problem however still exists (ot at least I have not figured out yet how to disable the effect). test_03.afpub
  3. Hi...Designer Newbie here.... (obviously). I'd like to create a basic footer on a master page in Publisher that includes the document title, (left justified), a page x of y (right justified), and a rule above the text. Something like: --------------------------------------------------------------------------- My Document Title Page 5 of 9 I've been fiddling with a one line table, and just putting in the text without a table...but how can I get the rule? Or is there a better way altogether to do a footer? Thanks. --- Larry
  4. To reproduce the error: Set up a document with facing pages, starting and ending with single pages. Make a master page with items on left and right pages of spread. Now insert a single page or move the last page before the double pages. The master page items are now swapped left to right on the double page. Adding more pages increase the confusion. Document attached as example. LRSwap.afpub
  5. When I add a hyperlink (go to page type) on a master page, none of the pages using this master gets updated unless I re-apply the master. Once I re-apply the master, the links start working on all pages but it creates a Hyperlink for each page so I end up with hundreds of hyperlinks in the studio panel.
  6. I have changed the master pages of a document, adding a bleed and changes margin, guides and page size. After applying the changes the page numbers are in a strange position, from page two onward, due to the fact that those pages kept the old page size 216mm instead of the new 210mm width, and 156 instead of 148 mm in height. Removed the spread to see if it was the bleed that did it. But see the attached document, no result. It looks like that when you change the page size in the master you have to do it manually in the document? Regards Mat bug test .afpub
  7. Hi, I've got a Master page with Page numbers a some decor. It's applied to all other Master pages. I can't modify (external) margin of this Master pages first. Or APub closes. I need to modify all other MP's margin first, and after this I can modify those Master pages' margin. (I don't know if the margin error — different value — come from the new Bêta, but all my Text frames are based on the margin I want to restore.) 62f8c8ba-b93f-42e2-baef-3c8bfc732282.dmp a478b9b6-18f0-406b-9e5f-14084558dea1.dmp 5fd1d024-700d-41a8-b07c-cfc58f7e3298.dmp
  8. Hi, here it is my suggestion we talk about. I would like to see all elements on Master Pages to be editable in document spreads as it is possible in Quark (without taking any additional action).
  9. Hi there! My goal is to use a master page with empty picture frames on it. Later these frames are supposed to be filled on regular pages. However, some of them need some treatment after beeing imported, be it a levels adjustment or something else. And here my problem starts. Lets have a closer look: Create a new document with any number of pages and use a default master page. Go to the master page and create two empty picture frames. Apply this master to all of your regular pages. Go to one oft he regular pages, select one of the picture frames and click on „replace image“. Choose an appropriate image from your disk. Repeat this for the second picture frame. Now select one of the images and apply any adjustment filter, e.g. „Brightness + Contrast“. Once applied I can’t remove the adjustment any more! I can’t even tweak the settings any more or switch off the adjustment - no matter what layer I select in the layers panel. Am I doing something wrong? I’ve attached a file to demonstrate the problem. Perhaps it’s just me… Best, Volker problem-with-pic-frames.afpub
  10. With the new update Publisher has been crashing when I try to edit master pages. So far is has crashed for: Duplicate a master page, double-click new one to edit Applying a master page to another master page
  11. I have two Publisher documents that I would like to merge, or certain pages (a whole document of regular pages, master pages or any variation) that I'd like to add / import from one into the other document. Again, any variation on it being a full Publisher document, a PDF or just master pages, but I'd like some way to re-use master pages without having to do a document A copy, open Document B to paste, then back to Document A to copy next master and back to Document B to paste ... times however many master pages etc that I have. Thanks!
  12. It's a tremendous step forward to have text frames in master pages. However, I would prefer a finer control of each text frame in master pages. Instead of switching to the page view to change their behaviour (Edit Detached, Edit Linked, Edit Frame Content, Lock) I would prefer to set these options on an individual text frame on master pages. These controls, in fact, could/should be moved to the Text Frame Studio. This would allow us to have finer control over each text frame. When designing Master pages we more or less know which frames can be locked, linked or detached, etc. This would afford us great flexibility and mimic QXP or inDesign behaviour or something in between.
  13. Affinity Publisher on a German Windows 7 (64bit) behaves as follows: After creating a new document with single pages and checking its page margins with the Spread Setup, the corresponding fields are labeled Left margin and Right margin, which is logical. This is also the case when checking the margins of the first master page. Fine. Additionally, it is only possible to add masters with a single page. Fine. The behaviour stays logical when creating a new document with facing pages: The spread setup for the first document page and the first (facing) master both show the labes Inner margin and Outer margin. Fine. It gets stranger when adding masters into the facing-page document: Here, adding a single and a facing master can be selected, and whatever is selected, the corresponding labels show Inner margin and Outer margin. I would have thought that adding a single master would mean left and right margins, but this isn't shown... It gets even more strange when now changing the facing-page document into a single-page document with the Document Setup: After doing this, the Spread Setup of both normal and master pages show left margin and right margin (fine), but the Add Master dialog still shows Inner margin and Outer margin, even though it correctly forbids the choice between single or facing pages. Let's try the other way around: Create a single-page document and later convert it to facing pages. Now, the Add Master dialog only shows the labels Left margin and Right margin, independent of the selected choice for single or facing. It seems that the results of all the above operations, meaning the final look of the applied master pages, are what I myself would expect (that's a relief): Left and right margins for single master pages and outer and inner margins for facing master pages. Wonderful. Therefore, it appears that really only the labeling of the horizontal margin fields in the Add master dialog sometimes is wrong - and at least managed to greatly confuse me for a time... Andreas Weidner
  14. When I create a master page spread, and then apply that master page to my test document, items from the right page are always visible – even if the next right page is using a different master or if there isn't a right page at all! It's a bit weird, is this normal behavior? Am I missing something or is this a bug? I've attached a photo.
  15. Good morning, Is there a way to have nested master pages, where modification in 1 master page affects other master pages? For instance, I have one master page that defines the background and other master pages that contains the picture frames and text box. I want to change the background, without having to change the master pages that use this background individually. Thanks
  16. Changing name of duplicated master pages only works with final RETURN, not by clicking outside, like in Windows explorer Topic umbenennen.mp4
  17. If, for example, I have a one page document then create a master page. If I create a new page after the first and select the option to apply the master page - the master page is not applied to the new page.
  18. I'm wondering if it is possible to move Master Pages around to reorganize them in a different order. For example, if you have a lot of MPs it would be nice to have the most used ones at the top. Perhaps they could be dragged into position.
  19. Say I have a master page with page numbers. Then I want a second one, the same master with different style numbers for a section of the book. Then I want a third one for another section, still the same basic master page, without any numbers at all. So I could create the first master page, duplicate it twice and save me the trouble of creating each one separately. But then, I do not get the option of "renaming" each master page when I choose Spread properties, for instance. So that is my question, how do I rename an existing page that I duplicate.
  20. Assets dragged from the Assets panel onto a master page create a 'snail trail' of duplicated symbols on the document pages which have that master applied. Also reproducable in the Windows beta. (Possibly related to this thread: Screenshot of the bug:
  21. The new beta adds in linked values for the bleed and margin settings and bleed preview which is very nice but we need to have bleed settings on the new doc screen too. I'm still really not sure what master pages are good for here either. Other than very basic use setting design elements and header/footer stuff they seem really awkward. I'd love to hear what the dev's goals are for these.
  22. after positioning text frames on master pages and applying them to the pages showing the frames on the pages, but I'm not able to select them to drop text in them.
  23. I would like to make the following suggestions for Master Pages: - Create/Setup text styles (Body, Header1,...) on a Master Page so that the pages based on this Master Page use them. - Prefdefine Default Fonts/ Colors on a Master Page. - Apply a Master Page to another Master Page to share common objects/settings (and text styles...). - The possibility to export and import a set of Master Pages including the settings, to use them in another projects. Thank you.
  24. Help screen says to "right-click a page thumbnail" to unassign a master page. Using 'ctrl-click' as the usual Mac equivalent of a right-click, no menu box appears. There is not a way I can see to unassign a Master Page from one of the Pages in the document.
  25. I have set up a document with bleed and designed master pages so that photos are larger than page size for printing and cropping. However, when I export for print, those bleeds do not show (photo is cut exactly to the crop marks). (See two attached JPGs) However, when I move those photos from master pages to individual pages, bleed is exported. Am I missing something or is this a beta-version bug? Kind regards, Christoph