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How can I add a stroke to text without the weird corners? See the below attachment that shows how Affinity Designer is handling stroked text compared to Illustrator. Is there a setting somewhere that can change stroke settings so it is handled more like Illustrator?

 

 

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This likely has to do with the stroke corner options. Probably it is set to a Bevel Join instead of Miter.

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I think I just found the setting. I changed Miter to 2 and things are looking much better.

I don't know what Miter is but it did the trick.

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1 hour ago, gskidmark said:

I don't know what Miter is but it did the trick.

Miter: Sets the length of the extension of Miter joins to create either sharp or flat corners.


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31 minutes ago, firstdefence said:

Miter: Sets the length of the extension of Miter joins to create either sharp or flat corners.

It should really say ‘Miter/Mitre Limit’. That aside, there’s a great explanation here:

 


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Yup Mitre is the how I would spell it, I think it was a typo in the manual I copied from. I also think the default setting should be more like 3


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3 minutes ago, firstdefence said:

Mitre is the how I would spell it

That’s just a difference between US and UK English (like liter/litre). What I was actually trying to say is that the label for that control should really include the word ‘Limit’.


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Agreed


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