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Disappearing groups in the Layers panel

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Mac OS 10.14, Affinity Designer 1.7.2, Mac App Store version.

This is tough to explain, and is only repeatable in that it keeps happening.

I'm working in files that have a large number of groups and sub-groups. Randomly when I am working in a group, other groups below the one I'm working in will disappear from the Layers panel; blank spaces are in their place. I'll ry to get a screenshot of it the next time it happens. 

It's usually possible to fix if I resize the Layers panel, and doesn't seem to be causing any bigger problems. It's just disconcerting.

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Hi Pensketch,

I'm not aware of any issues like you've reported. Unfortunately we'd need to see a video of the issue or a file with reproducible steps to be able to investigate. If you can get a screen recording that shows the issue that will help us a lot.

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Hi Sean,

This is a problem I've experienced on a particular file as well in all versions of AD. My file sounds similar in that it has a number of grouped layers, each with around twelve pixel layers in addition to an adjustment layer.

I think it is simply a screen redraw issue related to the volume of pixel layers in the file, although the file itself is only around 178mb, so not that big. When I click the expand arrow for a group to make a layer selection change and then collapse the group again, 'sometimes' complete layers are no longer showing in the layers panel. This is easily rectified by either collapsing the layers at the 'root' level and expanding the layers again or sometimes just by clicking on the missing layers themselves.

Affinity Photo 1.7.3, Affinity Designer 1.7.3, Affinity Publisher 1.7.3

MacBook Pro 16GB, macOS Mojave 10.14.6

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