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#12 Quicktips – Overfill, bleed

In this quicktip I explain the functions for creating an overfill or bleed for professional printing in Affinity Designer 1.5.5. Please contact your printing house for more information about the color format (usually CMYK) and the color profile settings in the new document dialog. The tutorial was created with Affinity Designer 1.5.5 and recorded and […]

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#11 Quicktips – Stroke panel

In this quicktip I would like to explain the individual functions of the STROKE PANEL in Affinity Designer. At 18:24 I show an example how to create a simple game board with dotted lines. The company Schmidt Spiele GmbH (Blatz Group) is the owner of the game board design. The tutorial was created with Affinity Designer […]

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#10 Quicktips – Order with mouse or keyboard

In this quicktipp, I’ll show you how to change the order of selected objects or layers in Affinity Designer 1.5.5 using the buttons or the menu with the mouse, or via custom keyboard shortcuts. At minute 11:15 I will show you how to customize the keyboard shortcuts for the order functions. The tutorial was created with […]

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#09 Quicktips – Insert Target

In this quicktip, I’ll show you how to work in the Affinity Designer 1.5.5 with the Insert Target functions. Ultimately, these tools are all about the positioning of new objects in the layer panel. At play position 2:28 it must be the keyboard shortcut M and NOT ⌘ + M! The tutorial was created with […]

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#08 Quicktips – Text in shape

In this quicktip, I’ll show you how to use the Frame Text Tool to place text in shapes in Affinity Designer 1.5.5. Basically, text can be put into any form. The tutorial was created with Affinity Designer 1.5.5 and recorded and edited with Camtasia: mac 2.10.8. For sound recording, I use a ZOOM H1 recorder with a […]

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#07 Quicktip – Create Palette From Image

In this quicktip, I’ll show you how to create a color palette from an image/ photo in Affinity Designer. In addition, I briefly explain the different types of color palettes (document, system, application) and show you what a system palette is. You can also access this palette via the Apple Color Picker in other applications […]

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#06 Quicktips – Viewpoints

In this tutorial I will show you how to work with viewpoints in Affinity Designer. You’ll learn how to create viewpoints and how to rename them, and how to use the functions to jump to the next or previous viewpoint with custom keyboard shortcuts. With viewpoints, you can simplify and accelerate navigation, especially in complex […]

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#05 Quicktips – Global colors

In this tutorial I will show you how to work with global colors in Affinity Designer. At the beginning of the Quicktips I show you the basic function of global colors and then I demonstrate the practical meaning 7:28 by an example. The tutorial was created in Affinity Designer 1.5.4 and recorded and edited with […]

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