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Errol

Text layers in Macros

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In PS, I have a one key action that inserts a text layer that I use as a watermark on photos that I post. I can have over 50 files so this is useful.

I tried making a macro in Affinity and got the notice that: "Cannot record "add a frame text"

My workaround is to create an Affinity file with the text layer and copy and past that layer but that involved more keystrokes.

Any chance you developers are working on this?

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You can create a .afphoto file with just your text in it

Crop (and clip) the document so it is just large enough to contain your text.

Then use a File > Place command in a Macro to place that document on your images

It will be placed as an embedded document which you can scale accordingly and the text is still editable

Note: If when recording the macro you get a message saying  "Cannot record Embedded Dirty" (when placing the document) just ignore it and continue, the document will be placed as expected.


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