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EPS file from shutterstock won't ungroup

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HI there,

I have an EPS file from shutter stock and opened it with affinity designer. I wanted to be able to rearrange the phrases into a different shape but they're all locked together. Anyone know a way around this? File is attached. 

 

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Here's one way to do it. Remove or hide the black layer. Geometry/Divide or Separate. Select a line, then Xor, then group. Repeat for each line.


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Thanks! That worked. Only problem is when I divided the image, I lost some of the white space in the text. It was present when I deleted the black background then disappeared when I divided. Any ideas on why? File attached. 

 

 

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6 minutes ago, MickRose said:

Have you tried Geometry/Separate Curves instead of Divide?

Does the same as divide.

I opened the eps in Adobe Illustrator and did a divide, the difference is Adobe Illustrator seems to keep the paths like P, B and R as compounds, but Affinity doesn't. 

shutterstock_1147084430 [Converted].afdesign


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