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Feature request: Fine-grained stroke width control


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Thanks for the amazing new updates!

One tool I found really useful in Adobe Illustrator was the width tool. It allowed for fine grained control of stroke width at different nodes. (here is someone else's video showing its features 

Affinity Designer's pressure profile works well for short paths, but it is really difficult to use for longer paths where I want precise control for a small portion of the path.

 

Edit: The simplest way to allow for finer control would be a button on the pressure profile that adds nodes to the pressure profile line that correspond to the nodes on the path you are editing (and allow the pressure profile window to be a bit bigger).

A less simple, but more useful way is to add a width tool that when used on a node just manipulates the underlying pressure profile.

Edited by dvandorsten
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+1 for that

even simpler apps like Amadine have this, very simple and effective. Changing the profile doesn't really work well, because if you edit the path and make it longer/shorter, everything will be in the wrong place. Also you wouldn't have control over both sides of te stroke independently.

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