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Incredibly, many things are still missing, like Workspace ⊳Visual Reference (the links in other languages**), this, an index, a glossary, a list of known problems and how to deal with them, thanks (for using, purchasing, reporting, …), …

 

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Why is such an important link for the visual reference (Where is what? What is the naming? Where are context toolbar, personas, …?) still missing for most foreign languages/users?

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On 6/10/2019 at 11:15 AM, Sean P said:
On 6/8/2019 at 2:36 AM, Oval said:

images/panel_stroke.png is missing in most localisations,  

Are you referring to the Help? If so where are you seeing this is missing?

@Sean P, this screenscast shows an example of a missing graphic object in the online help for German, towards English. Apparently it gets loaded first but repressed (flickering shorty on page load).

https://affinity.help/designer/de.lproj/index.html?page=pages/Panels/strokePanel.html?title=Das Panel "Kontur"


The issue also occurs in the offline/app help:

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Offline it is also disturbing that the search keyword seems not to find "stroke panel" in the app help menu > list of found help topics:

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Furthermore it appears even not possible to get the offline help in the set app language (EN) but in the system language only (DE) – though the search appears to work for both languages. (There is no language menu in the help.app which could be used as a workaround.)

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macOS 10.12.6,  Macbook Pro 15" + Eizo 24"

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On more example which, in that case, isn't only missing an additional illustration but its 15 fundamental panel descriptions 'A' – 'I', too.
(regardless of the selected Affinity app Designer/Photo/Publisher)

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This example chapter "Swatches Panel"  shows the panel graphic + description only in the 2 English versions, none of the 8 not-English languages shows the content in the help article. (again, regardless of the selected Affinity app Designer/Photo/Publisher)

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macOS 10.12.6,  Macbook Pro 15" + Eizo 24"

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I thought I had mentioned this before, but I’ll mention it (again?) here while I think of it! ‘PT-BR’ is identified as ‘Portuguese Brazilian’: it should, of course, say ‘Brazilian Portuguese’.

’Chinese Simplified’ is OK, but it would perhaps be better as ‘Simplified Chinese’.


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Affinity Designer/Photo/Publisher 1.7.2.471 • Windows 10 Home (4th gen Core i3 CPU)
Affinity Photo for iPad 1.7.2.153 • Designer for iPad 1.7.2.6 • iOS 12.4.1 (iPad Air 2)

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