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Copy/paste slice or edit all slices -- is this possible?

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I'm creating a font using Affinity Designer and I have to export each letter individually, this could be done easily but I need the slices to be 256x256 in their dimensions. Right now the only ways I know how to do this is by either dragging and creating a lot of 256x256 slice squares or by turning each letter object into a slice but then I would have to rescale those as well! 

 

It would be really useful if there was a way to just copy drag a slice, or being able to edit the transform of multiple selected slices. Am I missing something or is this really not possible?

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Hi Pining,

 

It isn't possible to duplicate slices or apply a transformation to all of your slices I'm afraid. You will have to resize each slice manually

 

Thanks

Callum


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On 15.08.2017 at 7:09 PM, Callum said:

Hi Pining,

 

It isn't possible to duplicate slices or apply a transformation to all of your slices I'm afraid. You will have to resize each slice manually

 

Thanks

Callum

It's very dull! And very convenient!

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51 minutes ago, bogdan808 said:

It's very dull! And very convenient!

 

You could set the size   256w, 256h   in the slice size box

 

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It is then possible to save these attributes and copy them to multiple slices using the copy paste format buttons.

 

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the slices will all be 256 x 256., even if they started out bigger. It resizes the slice to 256 x 256 but does not keep the aspect ratio. So you must make the slice square.

 

It might help, or not ?

 

 


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This is ridiculous, all done with assets using the main affinity designer tools and now I have to deal with such headaches and lack of features in the export persona, this part of the app needs major improvements

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Soooh, any reaction from you Affinity guys to put this on the map?  You understand how maddening (stupid) this is right? 

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