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Ted Pikul

Bug after switching between browser and Photo

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I'm looking for help on an issue I couldn't find elsewhere in the forum/on the internet. 

If I, while drawing, make use of my browser (tried different browsers with the same result) and switch back to Affinity Photo to continue my drawing I can only draw straight lines. I made a video to show the problem. After I reboot Affinity Photo it works again until I use my browser again.
It's very nice not getting distracted by the internet and get some work done, but most of the time I really need my internet to work :)

Thanks in advance!


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Hey Ted Pikul,

This issue is known to us. Can you try turning off Windows Ink to see if that helps? 

When this happens, as a temporary workaround, you can try pressing Alt+Tab. 

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1 hour ago, Ted Pikul said:

Turning off Windows Ink in the Wacom settings seems to work, thanks!


Great. As I understand it, we will be looking into improving compatibility with Windows Ink in the future :) 

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We have made fixes/improvements to this area (Wacom Tablet starts drawing straight line after changing focus) of the program in the latest Windows customer beta of Affinity Photo and/or Affinity Designer. If you would like to try these changes the beta software is available in the forum posts listed below. However, you will need to enable Windows INK inside the Wacom Mapping tab. 

The beta builds are in links at the top of these beta forum posts.

Once these programs have been through a full beta process the change will be released in a future free 1.8.0 update/patch to all customers.

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