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Exporting to vector PDF in Designer does not export mask

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Hi james948,
Welcome to Affinity Forums :)
That's a bug. Do you mind attaching the afdesign file as well please? I can provide an upload link if you wish to keep the file private - just let me know.

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Damn, I was really hoping it wasn't a bug; just a setting that was messed up my end. 

Can you replicate it your end? It's a fairly large bug to have gone unnoticed so I'm wondering whether I should make a new user account on my mac and try it again. 

I am on a deadline. 


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Because I'm using symbols to change multiple colours at once and demo them. 

This is really frustrating; shouldn't there be an alert on export to tell me it isn't possible? Or perhaps Raster: nothing should be greyed out when you have a clipping mask?

I discovered the issue half way through the project but ploughed on because I assumed it must be a bug. 

Is this a feature you're going to add?

Do you know any work arounds?

Can we move this out of the bug report section so I can get some advice from other people in the community? 



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3 minutes ago, MEB said:

I'm afraid not but why don't you use the group directly with the colour you want (without the red rectangle)?

(The project I uploaded isn't the real full project which has about a hundred of these cards and about 25 symbols with different colours etc. Happy to upload the full one if you can advise a better way to achieve what I want to (changing a colour in one place and having changes cascade to all other cards which use the same colour)

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