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Hi there!
This is my second attempt to Affinity Designer and I can't find the way to make the handels of a curve to snap to the grid.
Is there any way?

And a second question: how do I change the size of grid.

If I zoom in the grid grows, but couldn't find the panel to change the grid, if there is one.

 

Thanks in advance

 

Iván

 

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Hi there!

This is my second attempt to Affinity Designer and I can't find the way to make the handels of a curve to snap to the grid.

Is there any way?

And a second question: how do I change the size of grid.

If I zoom in the grid grows, but couldn't find the panel to change the grid, if there is one.

 

Thanks in advance

 

Iván

 

If you mean how to snap the on curve nodes then just switch on Snap to Grid in the snapping options.

 

Customisable grids are on our feature roadmap.

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I came across Affinity as a result of getting fed up with AI. AI removing the behavior of handles snapping to grid intersections and ignoring all of the outcries of the users for well over a year now is the last straw for me. If Affinity adds this behavior, I will almost certainly switch to this software from AI.

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There will be snapping improvements coming in the near(ish) future.


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I think the OP means the handles of the nodes.

In that case that's not possible at this moment. But i believe it's coming soon with other improvements to the snapping system.

Can't wait for this. But alas I must. :huh:


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Please add snapping handle nodes to the grid. 


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This has already been covered in a another thread.

 

There will be the option to use Shift to constrain handles, and that will include snapping to grid axis.  It's been done, and will feature in a Beta soon.


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This has already been covered in a another thread.

 

There will be the option to use Shift to constrain handles, and that will include snapping to grid axis.  It's been done, and will feature in a Beta soon.

 

 

Do you have an idea when we will get an update with this feature?

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Probably in the 1.7 Beta...


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I'd like to second this. This is quite essential for creating all sorts of precision shapes. Since everything else snaps wonderfully, I actually thought this was a bug.

Ergo: Pretty please!

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Has this been implemented yet?  this thread is from 2014...  it takes 5 years to add a small feature??  

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Yes. You can snap handle in the 1.7 beta (which has been available and in rapid development for many months now).

Handles not only snap to the grid, but can also follow all other snapping options.


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