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Did you know, you can use Artboards in Affinity Photo

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Simply great an empty Artboard in AD and open it in AP. It fully works. You can now drag elements outside the document as in AD, this is great for composing something or make more pages side by side. You can even copy the artboards oder change the size. I didn't know about this feature and thought it's only for AD. Maybe it helps some of you. I like to work with this!

 

For all who don't have AD, here's an empty Artboard document: ArtBoard.afphoto

 

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Hi m-b,

Affinity native file format(s) are compatible between all Affinity apps.

There's no need to create a document in Designer and open it in Photo. You can simply work in Designer as usual and if you need to move everything to Photo (History included) go to menu File ▸ Edit in Photo... The inverse is also true.

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Hi m-b,

Affinity native file format(s) are compatible between all Affinity apps.

There's no need to create a document in Designer and open it in Photo. You can simply work in Designer as usual and if you need to move everything to Photo (History included) go to menu File ▸ Edit in Photo... The inverse is also true.

 
Thanks for the tip! But it would be better to have this 'artboard funktion' in AP, not everybody has AD. Artboard is really nice to work!
By the way, when I switch from AD to AP via [Edith Photo in...] and make some Layer Effects on a Jpegs (e.g. a Blur) and go back to AD I get many display errors. Don't no why but it did not really work for me.

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It worked, until AD updated...now I want an artboard in AP but can't. Hope AP gets it's own artboard feature.

…simply open my file and you have an empty artboard, you don't need AD.

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Are there any reasons why 1.6 still didn't get its own Artboard function?

Artboards are really useful, even if you work with photos only. It should be possible to create own Artboards without AD.

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19 hours ago, m-b said:

Are there any reasons why 1.6 still didn't get its own Artboard function?

Artboards are really useful, even if you work with photos only. It should be possible to create own Artboards without AD.

 

I agree, it would differentiate it from the competition, no?

 

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1 hour ago, retrograde said:

 

I agree, it would differentiate it from the competition, no?

 

Sure, but I do not know if Adobe has not already implemented this feature?

But the fact is, Artboards are very useful for working!

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@m-b

This is just the functionality I was after, even though I didn't know it was possible. Suddenly the screen space is five times bigger... Like an enormous virtual desk opening up before my eyes.

Perfect.

It is so useful to have this in AffinityPhoto.

Thank you so much for posting the Artboard file.


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13 minutes ago, Roger C said:

@m-b

This is just the functionality I was after, even though I didn't know it was possible. Suddenly the screen space is five times bigger... Like an enormous virtual desk opening up before my eyes.

Perfect.

It is so useful to have this in AffinityPhoto.

Thank you so much for posting the Artboard file.

I'm happy if this helps other users who don't have AD. : )

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How do one resize a canvas Affinity Photo when you have two artboards? Rezise Canvas is then greymarked.

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