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Can't Delete - "the file is open in Affinity Photo"

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  1. Open a new document
  2. Drag and drop an external image file into your new document so it's added as a layer
  3. Try to delete the same image file in Windows, you won't be able to because it's "open in Affinity Photo"

Saving the file in afphoto format doesn't change this behavior. You have to actually close the document, delete the file and open the document again.

Question is why does Affinity products don't release the file after opening it as a layer even after the imported layer is rasterized? Is this a bug?

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