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Designer: How to check if all elements are "thick" enough to print

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Hi,

maybe you have read my other post regarding the distressed logo.

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My printer only guarantees lines and details down to 0.7 mm in size (narrower lines and smaller details may still be visible).

Is there a way to easily check if all elements are "thick" enough?

I saw such a tool on an other design tool... moving over the lines showed the "thickness" in pixels/cm/inch.

Thanks,

NBG

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We show the thickness of a line as points so for a 0.7 mm line you will need to make sure that your line thickness in Affinity is at least 1.98 points

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16 minutes ago, DWright said:

1.98 points

Is it really 1.98 points?

If i convert 7 mm to points i get 19.8 points...

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4 hours ago, DWright said:

We show the thickness of a line as points ...

I have probably misunderstood something here but I thought line widths & just about everything else can be set to display in mm, inches, points, etc. :/


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13 minutes ago, R C-R said:

I have probably misunderstood something here but I thought line widths & just about everything else can be set to display in mm, inches, points, etc. :/

 

Even if the stroke width is set to display in points, you can type 0.7 mm (or whatever) and the program will convert it for you.


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