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Hi everyone,
Is there a way to change/edit the order of categories in the brushes panel? I loaded some brushes by double-clicking on them after unzipping them and they loaded out of order. See image please. I'm finding it makes it difficult to remember which brushes are where and I like things in order. Many thanks!

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1 hour ago, Callum said:

There is no way to organise the brushes panel at this time.

This is a feature I would really like to see added, but not as much as a way to export & import multiple selected categories in a single step. As it is now, for those of us that own all 3 apps, it is a real PITA to set up each of them so that they all have the same categories in the same order.

Including StudioLink's personas in Affinity Publisher, that is 5 separate sets of brush categories -- 2 sets of vector brushes & 3 sets of pixel brushes, each of which could have different categories with a different number of brushes in each of their categories in different orders.

What would be really great is a separate companion app that could manage all this in one place, with features like finding identical brushes regardless of category, bulk renaming of identical categories or brushes, syncing categories across all the apps, etc. Even just a way to create a list of brush names in a hierarchic layout would be a good start, sortable by app, vector or raster brush type, category, etc., & exportable as tab or comma separated text for importing into a spreadsheet app.


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43 minutes ago, R C-R said:

This is a feature I would really like to see added, but not as much as a way to export & import multiple selected categories in a single step. As it is now, for those of us that own all 3 apps, it is a real PITA to set up each of them so that they all have the same categories in the same order.

Including StudioLink's personas in Affinity Publisher, that is 5 separate sets of brush categories -- 2 sets of vector brushes & 3 sets of pixel brushes, each of which could have different categories with a different number of brushes in each of their categories in different orders.

What would be really great is a separate companion app that could manage all this in one place, with features like finding identical brushes regardless of category, bulk renaming of identical categories or brushes, syncing categories across all the apps, etc. Even just a way to create a list of brush names in a hierarchic layout would be a good start, sortable by app, vector or raster brush type, category, etc., & exportable as tab or comma separated text for importing into a spreadsheet app.

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Hi everyone. What I wound up doing was uninstalling and reinstalling my brushes in order. This still doesn't let me group sets of brushes in say a category for nature or illustration. Thanks @Callum for the response. I agree with @Hilltop and @R C-R about having the ability to organize brushes down the proverbial road. 

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