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Resetting customised tools doesn't work


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So I've played with customising the tools 'palette' on the left of screen (not the tool bar) and it seems to create a problem that can't be reversed - you can't go back to the default setup once you've customised.

By default, the DOCKED tools palatte has ONE column and the UNdocked tools has TWO columns .

However, once you customise, both the docked AND the undocked tools pallete both have however many columns you picked - both are the same. The two modes can't be edited independently.

But clicking reset DOESN'T go back to the default - both the docked AND undocked tool palette remain as they currently are.

I like having a single column when docked and two columns when not docked. Is there a way of customising the columns in the docked and undocked tools palette separately? Is there a way of getting back to the default that I've missed, or is this a bug?

This is just in Affinity Photo v2 so far - I haven't tried in Designer or Publisher.

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I would have expected that Reset Tools to work.

But since it didn't:

  1. Close the app
  2. Press and hold Ctrl, and start the app
  3. When you get the Clear User Data dialog, release Ctrl.
  4. Uncheck everything except the top entry, Reset User Defaults.
  5. Press Clear.

-- Walt
Designer, Photo, and Publisher V1 and V2 at latest retail and beta releases
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