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[Solved] Affinity Designer 2.4.2: Start a line with a thickness and end it with another one?


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Have you tried using the pressure profile in the Stroke panel?

(Or, in the 2.5 beta, the Line Width Tool, though there's a bug currently if you try to adjust the start or end node of a line. Edit: Fixed in 2.5.0.2449, but not available just yet.)

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4 minutes ago, walt.farrell said:

Have you tried using the pressure profile in the Stroke panel?

(Or, in the 2.5 beta, the Line Width Tool, though there's a bug currently if you try to adjust the start or end node of a line.)

Well the stroke is equal for all the points are making the line.

So if I go o set it at 11pt, it's the same for all the points

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10 minutes ago, Tormy said:

Well the stroke is equal for all the points are making the line.

I don’t understand what that means.

See attached screenshot for an example.
You can set the width of one end of the line exactly but it might be difficult to get the width of the other end just right because, as far as I know, you can't give it an exact value using this method (may be different in 2.5).

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34 minutes ago, GarryP said:

I don’t understand what that means.

See attached screenshot for an example.
You can set the width of one end of the line exactly but it might be difficult to get the width of the other end just right because, as far as I know, you can't give it an exact value using this method (may be different in 2.5).

 

here what I get. That's why I'm still asking 😕

 

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You are using a Brush on that Curve.

You might be using a Brush which cannot use the Pressure curve.

What is the name of the Brush you are using and which Category is it in?

Note: Full-screen screenshots are usually much better for problem diagnosis than partial screen-grabs.

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11 minutes ago, GarryP said:

You are using a Brush on that Curve.

You might be using a Brush which cannot use the Pressure curve.

What is the name of the Brush you are using and which Category is it in?

Note: Full-screen screenshots are usually much better for problem diagnosis than partial screen-grabs.

i do use the Pen and I need that one

 

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Thanks for the screenshot.

In your first screen-grab you were using a Texture Line Style on the Curve which means that you were using the Pen Tool with a Brush which is selected via the Brushes Panel. Not all Brushes use the Pressure curve which is why I asked which Brush you were using.

However, in your later screenshot you are using a Solid Line Style but you don’t have the Curve selected so I can’t see what the formatting is for that.

Select the Curve and change the Style in the Stroke Panel to Solid Line Style.

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2 minutes ago, GarryP said:

Thanks for the screenshot.

In your first screen-grab you were using a Texture Line Style on the Curve which means that you were using the Pen Tool with a Brush which is selected via the Brushes Panel. Not all Brushes use the Pressure curve which is why I asked which Brush you were using.

However, in your later screenshot you are using a Solid Line Style but you don’t have the Curve selected so I can’t see what the formatting is for that.

Select the Curve and change the Style in the Stroke Panel to Solid Line Style.

Oookkk now I understood and it works! 
yes now I drew a solid line with the pen. Then in the stroke panel I selected the brush instead of the line, and indeed it works.

 

Thank you so much
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