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Coming from Illustrator, something I used somewhat infrequently but often enough was the Variable Stroke Width tool. This tool allowed you to change the width of the stroke along a curve (we have this) with adjustable Anchors along the curve (we don’t have this). Very useful if you wanted to precisely align a specific stroke width to a specific area of the shape like a pre-measured curve anchor. 

This video shows what I’m talking about:

 

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Just in case you were not aware, while the Affinity apps do not currently offer a tool for making these adjustments interactively on the object itself (and I agree this would be a nice addition), you can often get a similar effect by using the "Pressure" popup in the Stroke panel.

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On 8/1/2019 at 12:18 PM, fde101 said:

this would be a nice addition

+1 to that

I do hate using that tiny little graph. Accuracy is so awkward to achieve. Even just having a full screen graph view (with transparency, obviously, so you can still see the object stroke) would help massively. Would still just be a workaround, but still an improvement.

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I was about to make the exact same request.

Using the little pressure graph is inaccurate and frustrating.

Although I have move from Adobe Animate to Affinity Designer for good reasons, Animate still has some very interesting features that should probably also be in Affinity

 

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