Questions tagged [affinity-designer]

Questions about Affinity Designer, a vector editor for OS X and Windows.

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Positioning logo's of different sizes inside rectanlge

I have a bunch of logos of different proportions that need to be positioned inside a rectangle. I can do this by hand so the layout is not as chaotic as it would be with a center/fit placement. Is ...
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PDF Export: Color Profile Conversion (Affinity Designer)

I am new to AD and using the current version as trial. I worked for 10 years with Illustrator but would like to switch. I need to export a PDF/X-3:2002, but it seems there is only X-1a and X-3:2003. ...
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Why can't subtract complex form in Affinity Designer

In the attached picture, #1 is a complex object (made with 24 shapes, converted to curves, joined or added together) and the #2 is a simple circle shaped object also converted to curve. No. 2 is at ...
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Affinity Designer for Windows: How to use scientific and mathematical expressions (e.g. Latex)?

Title says it all, is there a way to directly write math equations in AD?
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Affinity Designer Prevent Curve Overlap Cutout

I'm making a shape in Affinity Designer using the pen tool, tweaking bezier curves, etc. I have a shape that overlaps, meaning curves back and crosses over itself, so there's an intersection. The ...
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Save as PDF in Photoshop: error and/or bad result

I've a problem exporting PSD files into PDF. DISCLAIMER: I rarely work with PDF and I'm probably doing a rookie mistake here. I have to print a 70x100cm BW poster so I created a new file 70x100 cm ...
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How to make half-colored text in affinity?

I have seen several of this kind of question on this site, but all of them refer to another program, mainly Adobe software. I use Affinity Designer. I want to get a half-colored text like the one in ...
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Affinity Designer: Change What Node of Shape Snaps to Grid

I am using affinity designer to do some precisely positioned icon design. I have a 1pt grid in place and am having things snap to it, which works well. However, sometimes I have a shape that I'm ...
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affinity designer: how to join separate curves at non-endpoints?

If I have a curve of nodes a,b,c. And another curve of nodes 1,2,3.... I can select both curves and hit join nodes and it will connect them at the endpoints c,3. But how the heck do I connect them ...