Jump to content
tomek

[Designer] Clicking non-active artboard doesn't select it

Recommended Posts

Date Seen

15/04/2016

 

Versions

OS X 10.11.4

Affinity Designer 1.4.1

 

Bug Description

Clicking on an artboard that is not currently selected doesn't select it. Clicking on any layer which is not on a currently selected artbaord doesn't select it.

 

Severity

Major UI flaw

 

Steps to Reproduce

  1. create a document with 2 or more artboards

  2. place some layers on each artboard

  3. select any artboard

  4. click on any of the non-active artboards or layers on the non-active artboards

 

Actual Behavior

Clicked objects are not selected and do not become active

 

Expected Behavior

Clicking on any artboard or any layer on any artboard should select that object

 

Troubleshooting/Testing Steps Attempted

n/a

 

Reproducible?

Always

 

Workaround

Layers not on the current artboard have to be selected from the layers panel or the desired artboard has to be first selected either from the layers panel or by clicking on its title.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi tomek.

 

First off can I say thank you for such a well laid out report, it is a pleasure to read!

 

If you are trying to select the artboard itself, you can click on the artboard name above the artboard and it should select it. 

 

Layers (i.e. the container you get when you click new layer) generally are only selectable through the layers tab, however I can select individual objects or groups within those layers across artboards without any issue. I'm only using a simple document at the moment this obviously gets a little more complex when you have layers on top of layers etc 


Serif Europe Ltd - Check the latest news at www.affinity.serif.com

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×