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Affinity Designer - Copy/Export curves as curves (without flattening strokes)

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I'm trying to export some icons from Affinity Designer to another software
but I want to keep them as strokes/curves. For some reason Designer
keeps on flattening them (expanding strokes/converting strokes to curves).
Sometimes it happens to only some of the curves and the rest stays as they
are. What is the logic behind this?!

It happens when I simply copy and paste the shapes but also when I export
them as SVG or EPS.

Thank you for any ideas!


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I noticed that having a miter corner join (at least with square caps) causes strokes to be expanded. Using rounded joins keeps them as strokes. Just a workaround, of course, and useable if you do not have corners that lose their desired shape.

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Thanks Lagarto! I've noticed that.
Unfortunately this doesn't solve my case.
I need to use both kinds of corners and keep them as strokes.

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