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I tried asking my question in another topic:

But since nobody responded, I'm trying my luck here. 
So, I got a fresh install of AD, version 1.7. And when I try to draw with a vector brush there is a lag between my actual movements and the time it appears as a stroke on my canvas. There is no problem with pixel brushes in Pixelmode.

I use a MacBook Air (2015) runs on Mojave (10.14.6). 1.6 GHZ i5, 8GB/1600 MHz/DDR3. 
So I looked at my settings in AD and unticked the metal compute box. I set the dropdown to OpelGL. I set my document to web-RGB/8 en 72 dpi. But no change.

I also have an old version of Adobe Illustrator (CS5). When painting there with vector brushes there is no lag. So it's not the performance of my laptop, so it seems.

I use a Wacom Bamboo, but also with just the MacBooks trackpad it has the same lag.

Any suggestions for me to try?

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Hi @CuriousPuffin,

Welcome to the forums :)

My sincerest apologies for the delayed response, unfortunately due to the current circumstances our response time is longer than normal. We're working hard to keep on top of things, so many thanks for your patience and understanding here.

On 4/27/2020 at 6:47 PM, CuriousPuffin said:

So, I got a fresh install of AD, version 1.7

Firstly, the latest update is version 1.8.3, I recommend installing the latest update to ensure you have the most recent features and bug fixes.

Secondly, this is a known issue in Affinity Designer and has been reported previously, please see the below links for more info - 

As you're using a drawing tablet, please make sure you have the latest drivers for this also, as newer drivers can occasionally help with performance.

I hope this helps.

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