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[Multi] Color Coding For Layers

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Summary: Would love to see the ability to color code layers with a set of premade colors. This would affect the Layers UI, not the image itself.

 

Usage: A great way of organizing layers. I can color code all my text layers Blue, all my painted layers Red, some special effects layers green. Then when I am trying to find those layers inside a 300 layer file, it's easier to find them then by name alone.

 

Thanks!

 

- Neil

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Right click on layer and select properties...


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Right click on layer and select properties...

 

Could you post a screen grab? It seems there's no properties on the right click here.


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It only works on layers - must have (Layer) on the layer stack name...

 

AD allows the creation of Layers, as distinct from Objects or Groups, while AP does not allow the creation of Layers, unless you duplicate an existing Layer and then replace its contents in the Layers panel. Once you have a Layer selected and right click on it, you will see the Properties… at the bottom of the pop-up menu, in either app, since all Affinity apps use the same format and allow editability of objects not created in the current app, ie, editing AP Live Filters within AD. Here's the screengrab:

 

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Could you post a screen grab? It seems there's no properties on the right click here.


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Oops, sorry guys. I was checking in Photo!  :P


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My first instinct was that the colour highlight is very subtle!

 

Just a single pixel line where I was expecting it to tint the whole folder.

 

Perhaps it is sufficient.

 

Time will tell I guess!


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Can we please have this for AP.

Please :)

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Yes, please! Coming from Photoshop, I miss color coding my layers/groups in Affinity Photo. It's a nice way to organize your document. Is this feature planned and when can we expect it to be implemented?

 

Thanks so much! AF is an impressive piece of software, so far I like it! :)


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