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Affinity designer: How can I cut seven circles, only stroke?


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Something like this.
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another way to do this is to use the donut tool
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shape creation using donut tool.afdesign Saved with history so you can jog back and forth in the history panel. 

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2 minutes ago, pmi said:

Is there any way to cut curves?

Thanks a lot

Cut curves? No there is no knife or scissor feature yet.

Break curves, Yes

Boolean operations such as add, subtract etc, Yes

 

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What you will need to do first is expand the stroke, then boolean add all of the circles together then use the diamond shape to cut into the curve, I'll make a short video.

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Not letting me upload the video for some reason. error -200

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Try this instead: Circles.afdesign Saved with history so you can jog back and forth in the history panel. Basically run the history slider back and forth to see what I've done.

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Affinity designer: How can I cut seven circles, only stroke?

On 1/20/2020 at 7:32 AM, pmi said:

Awww. You were so close :D.

While we wait for an knife tool....
(technically, only the intersecting "diagonal" nodes need to be broken. It was just easier to do a simple box select in this case.)
Edit: Uploaded a replacement vid where I go straight to Divide rather than from Xor to Divide (saving a click). But the forum won't let me delete the first vid. Actually, it lets me delete it (.... it's not in my uploads "folder" anymore), but it's still showing up in the post. Interesting :|. So disregard the second video space.

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