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Hi,

I was very excited when I heard Affinity Designer was in the works as I thought it would be the perfect system for me. However, the lack of DXF export makes it useless for my purposes. I have an art production company and 90% or our work is setting up 2D cut files for laser cutting and cnc milling.

I am stuck with AI even though I loathe it and even have a legacy copy of DrawPlus X8 which I regenerate pretty much every dxf file I produce BECAUSE THEY ARE THE MOST RELIABLE CROSS-PROGRAM-FRIENDLY DXFS I HAVE EVER USED.

Soooooo frustrating I can't take combine the streamlined workflow of Affinity AND output files I can actually use for something other than print.

If you share my pain please pitch in! I know so many people who won't make the change to AD for that one reason.

Any feedback from Serif on this??

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7 hours ago, rosenthaller said:

Hi,

I was very excited when I heard Affinity Designer was in the works as I thought it would be the perfect system for me. However, the lack of DXF export makes it useless for my purposes. I have an art production company and 90% or our work is setting up 2D cut files for laser cutting and cnc milling.

I am stuck with AI even though I loathe it and even have a legacy copy of DrawPlus X8 which I regenerate pretty much every dxf file I produce BECAUSE THEY ARE THE MOST RELIABLE CROSS-PROGRAM-FRIENDLY DXFS I HAVE EVER USED.

Soooooo frustrating I can't take combine the streamlined workflow of Affinity AND output files I can actually use for something other than print.

If you share my pain please pitch in! I know so many people who won't make the change to AD for that one reason.

Any feedback from Serif on this??

Hi @rosenthaller and wellcome to the forum,

you can also join a long thread on this topic and give it your vote. See here.

Cheers :)

d.


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