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I setup guides in my document on my iPad, but when I go back to my paintbrush to utilize said guides, they completely disappear.  I notice they stay visible for some other tools (pen tool, move tool, etc...) but paintbrush and eraser they vanish. Am I doing something wrong and need to select something so they stay visible regardless what tool I’m using?





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Not fully solving the issue, but this hidden feature might come close (drawing straight lines on iPad with brush):

The guides will help visually to define the endpoints.

If you have more complex designs, using pen tool with a suitable brush will be the better tool.


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I tried creating a layer & drawing lines to use for guides, and it ended up working well. It was easy to turn the layer off or on as needed. 

I'd still like Affinity to fix the issue, but this will suffice in the meantime.


And yes, I've used the "Constrain" feature (holding down a finger, or pressing the "Shift" key) to make straight lines (but I use guides for a lot of other things, too).

Thanks for sharing this solution for those who aren't aware of it.

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