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Mac Info panel values not changing until mouse released


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I am using Affinity 1.7.3 on a MacBook Pro running OS X 10.13.6.   The problem I am seeing happens when I have a photo opened and then open the Info Panel.  I can set the Info Panel crosshair to anywhere in the picture to observe changes in RGB values as I make adjustments to the picture.  If I open up an adjustment such as HSL, Color Balance, etc I can move the adjustment sliders and observe changes in the picture, however the Info Panel RBG values don't change until I release the mouse button.   I have seen numerous videos where the Info Panel RGB indicators change dynamically with changes in the slider, but I can't get my system to operate this way.  I observe the same behavior on my Mac whether I use the trackpad or an external USB mouse.

Does anyone have any idea if there is a way to get the Info Panel indicators to operate dynamically as the adjustment sliders are changed?

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Hey rvmeush,

I have just checked this on my Mac and I get the same experience as yourself. 

I then tried it on my Windows machine and that does give me dynamic feedback. I will chase this up with the developers. Thanks for raising this. 

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5 hours ago, outerfokkus said:

Hi guys,

I'm having the same problem but time has moved on to June 2021 and apparently there's been no resolution to the problem.  Anyone with any ideas. I'm on a Mac running Affinity Photo 1.9.3 

All I can add is that it is still not fixed in the Mac 1.10.0.244 beta.

All 3 1.10.8, & all 3 V2.4.2 Mac apps; 2020 iMac 27"; 3.8GHz i7, Radeon Pro 5700, 32GB RAM; macOS 10.15.7
Affinity Photo 
1.10.8; Affinity Designer 1.108; & all 3 V2 apps for iPad; 6th Generation iPad 32 GB; Apple Pencil; iPadOS 15.7

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