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How to export vector brushes to svg or eps?

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I created a drawing using vector brushes on Affinity Designer for iPad. I tried all the vector export options (svg, eps). When I opened the document in Illustrator all the brushes looks wrong. There is no drawing path (shapes are exported as outlines) and everything is exported with flat fills (all the brushes textures are gone). Does anybody have idea how to fix it? Is there a way to play with the vector brushes on the desktop? 

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This was answered by Gabriel M in another post. Quote: You're using a textured brush, and you cannot expand stroke on brushes that use textures. It's basically impossible because the texture is raster, and that would require an auto-trace feature, which we do not have. You can only expand stroke on non-textured brushes.

 


IPad Pro 10.5/512GB iOS 12.4. Affinity Photo 1.7.2.153 Affinity Design 1.7.2.6 Publisher for iPad ?

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@pawsys You will have to „convert“ the brush strokes to normal strokes, select them all and apply the monoline stroke (second from the left) in the stroke panel. Then you will be able to get the actual paths to Illustrator.

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@babmo @dm1 I tried babmo suggestion. Vector paths are still exported as outlines. Is there a way to export to illustrator a path (not an outline of a path)? Even when I use pencil tool: what I get in Illustrator is outlines of paths.

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On 1/10/2019 at 4:37 PM, GabrielM said:

You would have to change all the strokes from a textured brush to a  solid  style line: image.png

@pawsys This setting should make the brush strokes paths. Do you export an EPS? Copying the paths to Illustrator still expands them, so export is the only solution I‘m aware of.

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1 hour ago, pawsys said:

@DM1 would you be able to link to the Gabriel M post?

 


IPad Pro 10.5/512GB iOS 12.4. Affinity Photo 1.7.2.153 Affinity Design 1.7.2.6 Publisher for iPad ?

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1 hour ago, babmo said:

@pawsys This setting should make the brush strokes paths. Do you export an EPS? Copying the paths to Illustrator still expands them, so export is the only solution I‘m aware of.

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thanks for your help. I think you are referring to the desktop version. The same thing works on iPad except I also had to reset the "drag handles to adjust pressure" curve to default flat line.

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