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Strange parallelogram on linear gradient

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Just got the attached effect. Line for gradient plus dotted around to parallelogram.

  1. Add rectangle
  2. Gradient tool, draw gradient.
  3. Delete rectangle layer.
  4. Add a new rectangle.
  5. Select gradient tool.
  6. Ole - parallelogram appears.

Playing around with it, you can drag the dotted parallel line. After a bit, it mysteriously disappears.

Feature? Bug?

gradient bug(Q).jpg

Dave Straker

Cameras: Sony A7R2, RX100V

Computers: Win10: Chillblast Photo with i7-3770 + 16Gb RAM + Philips 40in 4K; Surface Pro 4 i5

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Yes, can confirm that happening.

Affinity Photo, Beta; Win10 Home Version:1803, Build: 17134.706: Intel i7-4770, 3.40GHz, 16GB Ram, Nvidia GTX 645 

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This is a feature, gradient now take into account things like rotation and shear and these handles are to manipulate that. But should only appear when you rotate of shear an object so that part is a bug

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