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Offline JetteTopic starter

add doesn't work Jette
« on: January 26, 2020, 11:05:23 AM »
When I need to add the layers, it doesn't work every time. I have 2 layers that I add and then I lose part of the unicorn like here:


Is there anything I can do

Offline Rege

Re: add doesn't work Jette
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2020, 12:32:20 PM »
Jette, AD sometimes has weird reactions! I've just tried several times and couldn't reproduce the problem.
Maybe you could provide the file for people to take a look at.
Maybe a restart of AD would solve the problem.
Windows 10 ; Affinity Designer

Offline Teejay

Re: add doesn't work Jette
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2020, 02:23:40 PM »

hi jette
is the Hair layer  made with a pen or pencil if yes
you first need to  go Layer/Expand stroke
then use the add function

let us know  how you get on

good luck



Offline JetteTopic starter

Re: add doesn't work Jette
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2020, 03:16:58 PM »

i use pencil tool and i have Expand Stroke, but it does not work. It is the same in Affinity Photo

Offline JetteTopic starter

Re: add doesn't work Jette
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2020, 05:26:48 PM »
no matter what I did, it didn't work. But then I exported to svg for web, opened the file again in AF and now I could add and save as Affinity.
Thanks for the help Rege and Teejay.

Offline Rege

Re: add doesn't work Jette
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2020, 09:17:10 PM »
Jette, I'm glad you found a solution.
I had first thought of "Expand stroke" but on the screenshot you can see that it has been applied.
Then I thought it was an error caused by smart nodes but it worked when I tried it out.
Another track was one of the shapes with an open curve (I remember seeing on the official forum a case in which AD had generated by itself a kind of zig-zag visible only with a very very high zoom on a small portion of the curve) but even in this case the operation worked well when I tried to reproduce it.
Windows 10 ; Affinity Designer

Offline Teejay

Re: add doesn't work Jette
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2020, 01:15:08 AM »
Thanks jette i will remember this fix when it happens to me again

Offline JetteTopic starter

Re: add doesn't work Jette
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2020, 06:21:45 AM »
Affinity does as it pleases, but there is always a solution, it seems. Thanks again.

 


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