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Wosven

Issue with color picker (brush + [alt])

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Hi,

When using a brush in pixel persona, if using the key "Alt" to pick a color:

  •  I only pick white color + opacity 0 with the manifying picker.
  • If I don't move/drag, and there's no manifying picker it selects a color.

I can't pick a color when using the vector brush and using the key "alt" (it's the same with AD 1.5.123).

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Hi Wosven,

I believe the issue with only picking white (well it was picking other colours, but was massively offset) has now been fixed in .184. As far as I know the magnifier should only appear when you start dragging (to avoid accidentally picking colours you might not want).

Regarding the Colour picker not working with the Vector Brush I'll get that reported to development.

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I would love an extra option to permanently deactivate the magnifier in preferences.... To give more user choice / performance in fast 'color pickings' when painting. :) 

Edit:  Scratch it (can't delete the post) , I thought I was at a Photo thread, somehow....


Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo licenses, Windows 7, i7  860 (2009) 2.8 GHz,  8 GB RAM, GTX 1050 2 GB, HD 7200 RPM.  Wacom Intuos 4 XL.
Affinity PHOTO 1.7.x --> AMAZING. Getting there for painting. Temporary trick  (Windows - only) for better "alt" key color picking configured in a Wacom Intuos Pro pen's side button.

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Thanks @Sean P

The pixel brush is fixed now :)
There's no color picker with the vector one (in AD 1.6.5.123 or Beta) using Alt key.

On 11/21/2018 at 4:09 PM, SrPx said:

Scratch…

It behave the same as in APhoto. I wouldn't mind it if it wasn't laggy, but smaller and with no effets (only a bigger circle with a ligth black border and the centered square). What I find anoying is to have to drag on the canvas for it to appear (lag) and being able to select a color.

Perhaps there's something to find to improve it, it can be usefull.

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