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Probably because assets are limited to certain layer types, and the devs didn’t include those for technical reasons.

Depending on how important this use case is, you may raise a feature request, or ask for workarounds helping to achieve the same target by other means.

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1 hour ago, Hellodesigners said:

Why can't we put an embedded document in the asset panel?

We can't do that but we can open the embedded document in a new document tab or window, either by double-clicking it or with "Edit Document" from the Move Tool context toolbar, & then add selected items to the assets from there.

Maybe that workaround will work for you?

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Thank you for your answers and the workaround but i want to put embedded documents because of freezing issue using basic layers and also for the updating feature of the Svg to all the instances when a change is made (like what symbols do but accross the application).

Is there another workaround?

Thank you

 

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I have no further idea. Trying to use missing features as a workaround for other issue is no road to success.

I tried to use embedded images on Windows, this lead to immediate crash when I modified any adjustment inside the embedded image in Photo. 

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43 minutes ago, Hellodesigners said:

and also for the updating feature of the Svg to all the instances when a change is made (like what symbols do but accross the application).

Why would having an embedded document as an Asset help with that?

It sounds like you should be using a Linked SVG file, instead. When you update the SVG file, and Open the document that linked to it, it will either update automatically or ask if you want to update.

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@walt.farrell The original issue was about performance. I have a file where there are a lots of Svgs but it is almost unusuable (attached file - Design (2)).

So i switched to use Layers and put them on the assets panel (i experienced less lag and there is the search bar to find layer) but what i liked with Svgs was the updatading feature to all the instances and the size of the Svg file which is light so when i duplicate Svgs i faced less freezing than layers.

I contacted the Affinity Support and told me that they suspect that the performance issue is related to the numbers of embedded files in one file.

But i made a test and created another file with more embedded files and the file is usuable (attached file - Performance issue test - More than 45000 Svgs).

For now i don't know what is the cause of this performance issue

 

 

Design (2).afdesign Performance issue test - More than 45000 Svgs.afdesign

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