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wrong behavior when adding a symbol into a symbol

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adding a symbol behaves different (wrong) compared to adding just an object


Watch the attached video to see how to reproduce the issue.





1. create a rect

2. make it a symbol

3. use the symbol e.g. 3 times by dragging out of the lib

4. group the 3 symbols

5. make the group a symbol as well

6. use that group-symbol once again by dragging it from the lib, so you have 2 group-symbols


7. create a new object and move it into the hierarchy of one of the 2 group-symbols

>> the object appears on the second group-symbol as well


BUT if you make the object a symbol and use that symbol into one of the 2 group-symbols

>> it will not appear - it will stay unique - so the 2 group-symbols are no longer identical  



Cheers, Stefan.


Affinity Designer | Affinity Photo | Affinity Publisher

macOS Sierra 10.13.6;
MacBookPro (13 inch, Early 2015); 3.1 GHz i7 CPU; 16 GB RAM

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