Jump to content
zoxiet

Vectoring a text block with the "Outline" function

Recommended Posts

Hello!

Affinity designer has worked very well. But now that I used the "outline" function on a text and should export as a vector file - it will not be vectorized. If I remove the "outline" function, it is directly vectored. Can someone help me? How should I fix this? Need answer fast.

See picture, with outline it is not vectorized!

// Zoxite

EPSwithoutline.png

EPSwithoutoutline.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi zoxiet,
Welcome to Affinity Forums :)
All layer effects (Outline included) are raster based and are rasterised on export (using document's dpi) so this is working as it should. I'm moving this thread to the Questions section.

If you want to keep everything as vectors you can simply increase text's stroke width in the context toolbar. If you need there's also an Expand Stroke command (menu Layer ▸ Expand Stroke) to convert the stroke into a shape so you can manipulate it further (use geometric operations  like add, subtract etc). Let us know if you still have issues.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Please note the Annual Company Closure section in the Terms of Use. These are the Terms of Use you will be asked to agree to if you join the forum. | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.