I want to be able to make a stroke that only becomes wider, but in affinity designer, it seems that the start and end has to be the same width. Is there a way?

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If you Option/Alt click the start or end node in the pressure profile, you can move it independently of the other end.

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Sadly, it looks like the rounded end-caps get messed up if the end nodes are sharp nodes rather than smooth:

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  • Perfect, that's what I was looking for, thanks! Jan 25, 2022 at 19:04

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