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Ability to specify stroke in points

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To define a cut line in laser engraving software you have to set it at a specific color at a specific stroke weight.  For a Trotec laser, the weight is 0.0036pt.  

The problem is, if you type in a decimal more than two places the Affinity software rounds it down to zero.  

This is a showstopper bug that makes the software unsuitable for the production of laser engraved artwork. 

Please fix this.  

 

Thanks. 

 

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@rf2019: Internally Affinity uses numbers accurate to 6 decimal places in most cases. Externally (in the User Interface) it only displays numbers to the precision you've specified in your Affinity Preferences. For example, here's a screenshot of of the Appearance panel for an object with a .0036pt stroke specified:

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Here's the Preference you need to change to be able to see settings like that:

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-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 1909 (183623.476), 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00Gz, GeForce GTX 970
Affinity Photo 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.514 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.514 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.518 Beta

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You're welcome.


-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 1909 (183623.476), 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00Gz, GeForce GTX 970
Affinity Photo 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.514 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.514 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.518 Beta

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