Jump to content
Our response time is longer than usual currently. We're working to answer users as quickly as possible and thank you for your continued patience.

Recommended Posts

Almost every time I run a boolean operation to divide or unite vector curves in AD, it freezes on me as shown in attached image. I have to force quit and restart the app and try again in smaller doses or move it to Illustrator and try again there. I have an iMac with 12GB of RAM - I don't know if the issue is I need more RAM, or if it's still a bug Affinity is fixing? I ordered more RAM recently, so I'll be able to try it again after installing it to see - but I wanted to see if anyone had any info pertaining to this issue - thanks!


Screen Shot 2019-08-25 at 8.52.52 PM.png

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hey Sean - thanks for responding on my post. I upgraded my RAM from 12 up to now 32GB to see if that had any effect - unfortunately it did not :(  I attached a screenshot as well as the actual file. I grab all my strokes and then expand them to curves. Then I grab all my curves and I hit "divide" in the boolean operations - this because I intentionally overlap with the brush tool so I can get my thick to think lines where I want them. Using divide cuts off the extra overlapping parts so i can go through grabbing them and deleting them - leaving me with a clean break where two curves overlap.When done, I grab all the curves remaining and merge them. Unfortunately it typically freezes when I go to divide or merge the pieces


Screen Shot 2019-08-27 at 2.38.10 PM.png

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 7 months later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...

Important Information

Please note there is currently a delay in replying to some post. See pinned thread in the Questions forum. These are the Terms of Use you will be asked to agree to if you join the forum. | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.