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I'm sure that I'm not alone in wanting this feature.

Coming from a background of working in Photoshop (I'm not really a vector-person), I absolutely love using Affinity Designer's Pixel Persona. 
The organic/natural media-esque brushes have always been my go-to, and I've been using them in Designer a bunch.

On the flip side, I use the Draw Persona more for layout and lettering.

For this reason I think it would be really handy to have the Magic Wand Tool (the same as in Photo) in the Designer Pixel Persona.
So far the selection brush doesn't really do the trick, and using the lasso (while very useful) to manually select areas can become a bit tedious.

 

Just putting this out there for consideration. :)

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I agree that a Magic Wand Tool is easier to use. I just can't get a solid selection with the Brush Selection Tool no matter how I use it. I've been wanting it for a while now; a Magic Wand Tool that can select "All Layers" like the Brush Selection Tool does.

To be fair, the program's purpose is vector drawing, but the Pixel Persona, in my opinion, is good for mockup. Before drawing something complex with vector, it benefits to sketch out the mechanics first, and selections are just something that completes that mockup.

There is the plan to eventually have pixel selections convert to vector objects for tracing purposes, so I do wonder what is yet to come on the road.


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