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  1. I have this very strange issue with text on a path. when trying to change the font, it doesn't update the font initially typed wtih. Meaning, if i type in ARIAL, then try and change it to TIMES, the TIMES font is shown over top of the ARIAL font. I have included two screen shots. Had to take picture...screen cap wouldn't work to show the error. I have tried this selected the font, or even selecting the object and changing the font..same out come. Gary
  2. Is it possible to have Text On Path in Affinity Photo? I know it's possible in Affinity Designer but I can't seem to do it in Affinity Photo. I tried creating a Path with the Pen Tool and then using the Artistic Text Tool and typing but can't get it to follow the path.
  3. Is there a way (directly or as a not-horribly-time-comsuming-warp-each-single-letter work around) to keep text on a curved path upright? Or is there a better tool than "text on a path"? What I want to do is create an undulating path and have text follow it, but I want all the letters to remain upright/vertical. A perfect example is the "Daughters of the American Revolution" in the image I've attached. I have both Designer and Photo, so I can use either/both to solve this problem. I've searched the forums and found a couple old posts that suggest a) there isn't or b) such a feature might be coming at some later date. Any suggestions/advice would be appreciated. Thanks, Darin
  4. Would like to see Affinity PHOTO add option to type text on a path. Example draw a path with pen took and come back and type text on the path drawn.
  5. Hi, I've the following scaling issue: I have a logo that consists of several shapes and 2 text paths. The logo is used as a symbol, in different layouts for mobile and web screens. How can I scale the logo including its child-objects (the 2 text on paths), without loosing the correct visual appearance of the logo? If I scale the logo (the whole object) down: - the text wraps around the curves (as it is described in the AD help) - that means I have my big logo (which looks good) a smaller logo with to large text, so I have to modify the text separately on the smaller logo (the instance of the symbol). But if I do so, I loose the correct visualization on the other symbols (the original, the bigger ones). And vice versa. An infinite loop... 1.) I need an option like "scale with object" as it exists for layerFX or 2.) the default scaling behavior of text on paths must be like that Thanks a lot for your time, your ideas, your help, Stefan.
  6. Hi, I encountered multiple problems lately while importing a PSD file. The text that is set on a circle is simply converted into a frame text. The mask doesn’t work as expected. stamp psd import.afdesign To compare here is the same file modified to match the original result : stampFreelancer - approved.afdesign PS. I’m still a bit baffled by the mask problem. Even though I found a way to make it work like I wanted, it makes no sense to me that the imported PSD doesn’t work as expected. Regards, Fabrice
  7. Ok guys...I'm sure there's a simple solution that I am just overlooking here. I fully understand the text on a path setup but I'm interested in something a little different. I would like my top edge of my font to remain straight. I would like the bottom edge of my font to follow a path. I don't want to cut out that portion of the letters, just have them follow a path. I am attaching an image that is similar to what I am trying to do so it hopefully makes more sense. Thanks in advance!! Chad
  8. Hi guys...quick question for those with experience with text on a path. I am familiar with how to place text on a path but I don't know how to adjust the starting point of the text. In the past, I have done text on a path in a circle for a couple logos and if it started in an odd location, I would just rotate the text until it was correct. Now I am placing text on a path but not in a circle and I can't figure out how to adjust the starting point. If I rotate the text like I did with a circle it no longer follows the shape. Thanks in advance! Chad
  9. If this shows up elsewhere my apologies. I thought I had successfully posted it but it disappeared. I'm an old Freehand user. There are two features of Freehand I cannot find elsewhere, would like to know if AD can do either: 1) Align nodes. In FH the align tools also worked on nodes (control points, handles, etc.) within bezier curves. You could draw a line, select two nodes, and align them. 2) Easily and quickly wrap text to a circle and have the text on the bottom read upright. In FH you'd type text on the sphere/path and hit enter to break the line and everything after would be right side up. Like this:
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