Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
voitek

Background in Designer is grey instead of white

Recommended Posts

2 hours ago, voitek said:

For a few days now, the working space background in Designer is slightly greyish instead of being white. 

grey.png

greyt2.png

Also had the same couple of time but mine was going dark grey.
Now it's okay but i believe it has something to do with the settings and creating of artboards.

Close the project and try again, should work normal after that


Never be the Same Again !
MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010) - 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo - 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 - VIDIA GeForce 320M 256 MB

MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6  - Affinity Designer + Affinity Photo + Affinity Publisher + Snagit 2019 + Camtasia 2018 + Movavi Video Editor Business 15

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
6 hours ago, MEB said:

Hi voitek,

You can control the workspace background colour for regular and artboard based documents going to Affinity Designer Preferences, User Interface section and adjusting the first two sliders respectively.


I meant the artboard and the workspace themselves were grey instead of white. You can't change the color of them in Preferences.

It's just fixed itself randomly ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

BTW 

Is there a way to make Designer create artboards by default without checking the box everytime?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi voitek,

Not sure what happened from your description/screenshot. Maybe you have set a fill colour (grey) for the artboard? Or have converted an object (rectangle) filled with grey to an artboard? If it happens again let us know.

 

No, currently there's no way to create artboad based documents by default. Maybe you can set/prepare a document as you want and start new projects from it as if it was a template in the meantime?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi voitek

 

Looking at your screenshot it looks like you have applied a fill to the artboard as MEB suggest. With the artboard selected click on the no fill option on the colour panel and it should turn the artboard back to white. As artboards are technically an object type you are able to give them colour fills. 

 

As for artboard presets the only ones we currently have are for Devices that automatically check the create artboard option. Hopefully if we add the ability to crate custom document presets i the future then you will be able to save your own options for this

 

Thanks


Serif Europe Ltd - Check the latest news at www.affinity.serif.com

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×