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Hello everyone.

I would be interested in having a "measures" function that give me a few results.

-Get the area of an amorphous object.
-Get the length of a line when it is not vertical or horizontal.
-obtain measures between nodes on non-straight lines.
-Get a total length of all lines of a document and total of all areas of all document.

it seems that they are banal things without importance for the majority of users, I know.

but I work with engraving and laser cutting devices. and believe me that these options would make my job much easier, by determining beforehand the time it will take for each job, and being able to more easily calculate my costs.

even if it is not a new tool, but in the bar below the total could be displayed in cm2 when selecting a closed object, and the length when selecting a curved line. That would be very helpful.

As always, I am very happy with the software, good job.

Thanks in advance.

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Something like this?

Astute Graphics plug-ins:

Dynamic Measure

  • Hover measure closed path area
  • Measure anywhere on your artwork
  • Toggle following information: distance/ angle/ change in horizontal/vertical distance/ distance along path
  • Scaling factor
  • Units of measurement
  • Hover-measure information including: distance along path/ tangent angles/ radius of curve at any point
  • Draw curve normals
  • Extensive customisation through preferences
  • Use standard Illustrator arrow-heads instead of fixed

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9 hours ago, Tourmaline said:

Something like this?

Astute Graphics plug-ins:

Dynamic Measure

  • Hover measure closed path area
  • Measure anywhere on your artwork
  • Toggle following information: distance/ angle/ change in horizontal/vertical distance/ distance along path
  • Scaling factor
  • Units of measurement
  • Hover-measure information including: distance along path/ tangent angles/ radius of curve at any point
  • Draw curve normals
  • Extensive customisation through preferences
  • Use standard Illustrator arrow-heads instead of fixed

These are plug-ins for Adobe Illustrator we need a solution for Affinity Designer. Are they planning to release them?

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On 9/16/2019 at 11:26 PM, tevice said:

yes, how, that exist?

Yes, but only for Illustrator.

It's a plug-in for Illustrator from Astute Graphics.

 

They make a bunch of really good Illustrator plug-ins wich will enhance functionality.

 

Website:

https://astutegraphics.com/

 

The plug-in you're looking for is VectorScribe:

https://astutegraphics.com/plugins/vectorscribe

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