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Okay. I've spent a long time looking through every menu and context menu option and I can't figure this out. I've went through the help documents and still can't find anything.

How do I change the margins of a text frame in Affinity Designer?

I know how to do this in Affinity Publisher.


  1. Create text frame in Affinity Publisher with margins, add text, copy and paste text frame into Designer
  2. The text frame in Designer maintains the font and margin and everything perfectly on the paste.
  3. However, I can't figure out how to edit the text frame properties within Designer.

Do I need to copy and paste it back into Publisher, change margins, the copy and paste it back into Designer?



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As Designer does not have the Text Frame panel, any adjustments like that need to be made in Publisher, but not necessarily via copy/paste. You could Open your Designer document in Publisher and save it. Or send it to Publisher via Edit in Publisher and get it back with Edit in Designer. (Or do it all in Publisher, using the Designer Persona via StudioLink.)

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