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  1. Whenever I import a PNG file, colors are all off... at first I thought it had something to do with my color settings, but then I realized that if I imported the same image on JPG the colors were right.
  2. Wenn ich eine Datei als JPEG aus Photo exportiere, wird immer ein falsches Datum gespeichert. Siehe Screenshot. (Man sieht das hier sehr gut, da ich meinen Files immer das korrekte Datum hinzufüge - GsD) Beim Abspeichern der .aphoto-Datei wird das korrekte Datum gesetzt, auch bei PDF...nur bei PNG und JPG läuft das schief.
  3. Months ago I bought a Canon Pixma Pro-100 and started using Affinity Designer. My artwork came off the printer looking nearly identical to what I saw on the screen. I was very, very excited. Now I don't know what has happened, but everything that comes off the printer looks like crap. The colors are WAY off. Basics: - Affinity Designer on HP Envy x360 m6 laptop running Windows 10 Home (using laptop monitor and 2nd aux monitor) - Canon Pixma Pro-100 using Canon Semi-Gloss paper The default color profile that was being used was sRGB IEC1966-2.1. I don't know much about color profiles and that was the selection that showed up when I started digging. I have switched my document AND printer profiles to Canon PRO-100 <SG> 1/2 Photo Paper Plus Semi and Adobe RGB (1988) with zero changes in print output results. Everything I have read talks about calibrating monitors... I admit that I have not done this, however I am not printing photos but creating artwork in Adobe Animate using the standard color palette. I feel that no matter how my monitor calibration is set when I select red #FF0000 (255/0/0) that it should still print red, right? So here is the strangest part of this. I downloaded a test image to print. On my monitor the red looks red, green looks green, etc. When I imported the jpeg into Affinity Designer to print I immediately saw that the colors were different. The red appears more pale, the bright green looks like a pastel, etc. Here is a screen shot... pay special attention to the green in the 9-box just to the right of the ship photo. ...so I printed the sample graphic using Affinity Designer and the Canon Semi-Gloss color profile and ended up with this ugly POS: Granted, the light in my office isn't great, but the baby's face looks almost purple and not skin-tone like on the monitor. Hmmm.... WTF? Had a thought... hey, what if I print this using Windows instead of Affinity Designer? Right clicked the jpeg on my desktop and let Windows do it's thing and ended up with this... The color of the baby is VERY close to what I see on the monitor when I printed from Windows. The colors in the 9-box are DRASTICALLY different Windows vs Affinity Designer. So I thought that I could output my designs to a PNG and just let Windows print it... but I tried it with my own artwork and the results came out identical to every other attempt. (scratching head) Hoping someone can help. I'm overwhelmed by Google results on this topic.
  4. Hi, I'm wondering why Affinity Photo and Designer are opening PDF file in different colour than I can see it on MacOS native Preview app? File is package print design I got from client in PDF format. I believe it has been made originally using Illustrator. When I open it in Designer I see extra red layer with blending mode multiply over graphic layer. Not sure what is it's purpose. Any idea what I'm dealing with? Best, Juha
  5. The Background colour sliders in the Character panel will not update as you change the colour, see attached image to better understand what I mean. If the popup is closed and opened again the correct colour will show. Thanks!
  6. shushustorm

    Affine 50% issue

    Hello everyone! Sometimes I need to offset an image on X and Y by 50%. After doing this, I need to get it back to its original offset (null). Most of the time, this works with just using 50% offset a second time, but sometimes I am running into a weird issue: The layer seems to get offset by a weird value (or maybe Affine doesn't offset the whole layer?). The only way around this is to use Affine on X and Y by -50% each. But I cannot use negative numbers to create a Macro for this. Anyway, I shouldn't even have to use negative values because when 50% twice doesn't work, something else seems to be going wrong. I guess I am not getting a 50% offset of the whole image then. I made a video of this, you can take a look here: Affine.mp4 Also, I have already tried to paint to each edge and select the whole image, so Photo should be forced to work with the full resolution of the image. Here is a file that includes the problematic layer from the video: 02_04.afphoto Best wishes, Shu
  7. I raise this thread from AD beta forum to here because I cannot find the same report by searching. It also happen to the current store version. Please fix it next beta. Cheers :)
  8. Hello, I have a issue when copying files from and to Illustrator. When copying geometry from Ilustrator to Affinity Designer it reduces the scale. Example: 10 mm in AI > 2,4mm in Affinity Designer. When copying geometry from Affinity to Illustrator it reduces the size about 20 percent <<< solved by setting "copy as svg" in Affinity Someone has a solution? Thanks and best regards pseudox
  9. If I make a marquee selection, :: Pause :: It still has that problem where I have to change tools and come back to the marquee tool to manually transform the dimensions :: UnPause :: then copy flattened, then create a new file from clipboard, it is inexplicably larger than the selection by exactly 2 pixels. So if I make my selection sized 1280 px by 720 px, in a document sized 1920 px by 1080 px, then create a new document from that selection, the new document is 1282 px by 722 px. If the selection is the same size as the document, it doesn't do this. If my document and selection are the same height, but the document is wider than the selection, and I snap the selection to the left or right, then there is an extra pixel in the new file. If I center the selection with the document extended to the right and left (and the selection and document height still match), then there are two extra pixels in width, but not height. If I create a box out of the pen tool, size that to 1280 px by 720 px, then tap the button in the pen tool to make it a selection, then copy that flattened and create a new file from clipboard... it's exactly what it's suppose to be. Since I don't know how to make a shape into a selection, like the handy button in the path tool, I'll make my way to the feature requests, too.
  10. Hi- I'm a cinematographer and I just bought Affinity based on the fact that it offers video-style waveform and vector scopes. That's huge for me as I often shoot stills as proof-of-concepts for commercial shoots and I need to quickly manipulate them to show to a client and director, and no other stills program (or at least none that I'm aware of) has exposure controls that allow me to evaluate and correct exposure and color so easily and consistently across photos. But: The vectorscope layout is whacked. Red should be at the top around 11:30. Blue should be roughly at 3:00. Green should be around 7:00. There should be a line (the "I" line) that falls between red and yellow and makes for a perfect flesh tone target. Default gain should be 2x (or 200%). I've attached an image showing what a proper vectorscope should look like. I consult and teach training courses for DSC Labs, who make the Chroma Du Monde HD test charts, so I've done a lot of work with waveform/vectorscopes both as a cinematographer and as a tech guru. Feel free to get in touch if I can help out in correcting this. Thanks.
  11. Hey guys! Im setting up my document for wallpaper creation - (sidenote) I think we need all apple devices in, not just mobile. It would be nice to have iMac 5K, iMac 4K, 15" MBP Retina as options and iPad Pro 9.7 Anyways. When I did Device>iPad Pro>Insert Artboard - It gave a resolution higher than 5K Same goes for iPhone 6 Plus, 6, and 5 It would be nice to get the exact resolution that the website details. Is this a bug, or is there a reason Im not figuring out?
  12. Hi there, I have the Affinity Designer 1.4 and I tried to add a color that I copied from my site using the hex and the rgb and it comes out really wrong. And now I just tried it in Affinity Photo 1.4 and it works perfectly. I also tried it with another color and same thing happens. I have attached screenshots for both. The green I want is the one showing in affinity photo. Am I missing something in the settings? Thanks for your help.
  13. Hi- I just realized that the gain control under the scopes menu does not function the way a video person would expect gain to function. "Gain" means amplify or magnify the displayed signal, not increase graticule brightness. For example, it's common for those of us in the video world to look at a vectorscope in 2x gain mode, which zooms into the scope by 100%. This is due to the fact that real world hues are rarely saturated enough to fill the scope. Also, the most commonly used test charts in video, the DSC Labs Chroma Du Monde series, are printed at 50% saturation due to limitations in ink saturation technology so a vectorscope must be set at 2x gain to interpret those charts correctly. Your "gain" control is really a "graticule brightness" control. A true gain control would be useful, but that's not what you have here. I hope you keep heading forward with this. I do a lot of analysis of stills pulled from HD and digital cinema raw files in Photoshop and Lightroom, and I'd rather use a stills app with a set of real scopes to do this. Let me know if I can be of further assistance. I consult and teach for DSC Labs so I know waveforms/vectorscopes quite well, plus I helped design a product (Video Devices Pix-E monitor series) that incorporates scopes. Thanks.
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