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Resizing AI vector graphic in Affinity

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Hi folks. I'm very new to Affinity so pardon me if I'm missing something obvious here. 

I've got a logo that I created in Illustrator and I want to incorporate it into a design I'm making in Affinity.

The logo is all grouped vectors and outlined fonts but I've found that when I go to resize/transform that group some of the strokes retain their thickness.

(see image for how I want it Vs how it scales)

I can work around by rasterising the logo but would like to know a way to retain my vectors.


Also, is there a way of transforming by percentage?.. I don't see it. And for a free transform using the corners it seems that holding shift, like in AI, doesn't scale it evenly either.


Sorry for the multi-question, hope y'all can straighten me out!

Thanks in advance,



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Enable "Scale with object" in the strokes panel for the vectors that are not doing that. (You can select more than one vector layer to do this more quickly.)


You can scale by percent in the Transform panel. Enable the lock icon if you want to scale by percent in both X & Y directions.


For vector layers, holding down the shift key & dragging the control handles should constrain scaling to retain the X & Y proportions.

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