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Ryan B

Shape Is Being Lost When Resizing

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Hi there,

I am currently making a logo and have created a shape using the polygon shape tool. However when I try to make the image bigger it distorts the curvature of the image?

Is there there a way to make the image larger whilst maintaining its current shape?



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Hi @Ryan B and welcome!

Hold down the shift key while dragging out a corner.

Hope this helps!

Affinity Photo 1.8.3,  Affinity Designer 1.8.3, Affinity Publisher 1.8.3, Mac OSX 10.15, 2018 MacBook Pro 15"

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As mentioned in the Move Tool help topic:


Under Preferences>Tools, the Move Tool Aspect Constrain option can be used to specify whether or not to constrain the aspect ratio by default when resizing. The option can also be set to automatic, letting the software decide based on the selected content.

Whichever option you choose, it can be reversed by holding down the Shift key, so if with the current setting the aspect ratio is not preserved, holding down the Shift key will preserve it.

Affinity Photo 1.8.3, Affinity Designer 1.8.3, Affinity Publisher 1.8.3; macOS Mojave 10.14.6 iMac (27-inch, Late 2012); 2.9GHz i5 CPU; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M; 8GB RAM
Affinity Photo & Affinity Designer for iPad; 6th Generation iPad 32 GB; Apple Pencil; iPadOS 13.3.1

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