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Issue with dock swipe up within Affinity on iPad Pro

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I’ve been having a issue within Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo, when working on a project and I need to swipe up from the button to activate the dock a single swipe will not open it and I normaly have to swipe 2 or more times. Is there anyway to fix this so I can do a single swipe up like any other app?

This is with Affinity on the late 2018 iPad Pro 12.9 modle (the one without the home button)

There are times where. I can single swipe up and it seems to happen depending on the colour of the dock bar indercator, white means I can swipe up with a single swipe and sometimes the bar will go a gray meaning I have to swipe a couple of times.

Anyone else having this issue?


Thank yo for your time, and I hope you have a great day.



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I think this is intentional, Procreate does exactly the same thing.

One swipe up activates the bar (you can see it change a bit) then the second swipe allows it to be used. I actually hate this function as well, especially in procreate. Every time i swipe up to switch apps in ProC, i get a long drawn line up the screen that i have to undo, it's mindbendlingly annoying.

I don't notice it in AfDesigner since vector tools don't act like pro-create tools (ie. no brush swipes to undo), but most of us swipe up with purpose, the double swipe is kind of annoying. 

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