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"add new curve to selected curve" in Photo

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In Designer there is a context button for "add new curve to selected curve" so you can easily build a vector shape from multiple curves. This button doesn't seem to exist in Photo. Am I missing something? It's especially useful in Photo as you can't invert vector masks, so to create an inverted mask you always need to combine two shapes, which entails having to perform Booleans to get the mask you need. Is there some other shortcut to add separate shapes to an existing curve object? Imagine wanting to mask a bunch of separate strawberries in a photo where you need to combine a dozen strawberry shapes....that's a lot of f-ing around with booleans rather than simply drawing more and more separate curves in the same shape layer....


Windows 7 & 10 64-bit, Dual Xeon workstation(s) 64gb RAM, and single i7 laptop 32gb RAM

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In Affinity Photo, the Pen Tool has the same "Mode" buttons as does that tool in Affinity Designer, including "Add New Curve to Selected Curve Object." 


Affinity Photo 1.8.4, Affinity Designer 1.8.4, Affinity Publisher 1.8.4;  2020 iMac 27"; 3.8GHz i7, Radeon Pro 5700, 40GB RAM; macOS 10.15.6
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1.8.4.186 & Affinity Designer 1.8.4.4 for iPad; 6th Generation iPad 32 GB; Apple Pencil; iPadOS 13.3.1

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