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    Re: Importing animated GIF

    With XDPX, you get a PDF help manual and I use that to search for cross-related topics, using Full Reader Search.

    I did also convert all CHM file back into HTML files so a MS Explorer Search does...
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    Re: Where's My Guideline?

    Here is my play file: :point126245.

    Acorn
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    Re: Importing animated GIF

    Yes, but I only assume the prior knowledge that there is a manual or help file:

    I do apologise, I do know how I work / think is not the same as most others.
    The Xara Desktop application is...
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    Re: Importing animated GIF

    The manual also offers this:


    Acorn
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    Re: Where's My Guideline?

    Create a page.
    Add a large Text Area, clone and position adjacent.
    With the Text Tool in the left box, click and drag the black circle with white down arrow into the right box. An arrowed line,...
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    Re: Where's My Guideline?

    Good catch - another to add to my checklist.

    Although it is invisible it still allows snapping.

    Acorn
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    Re: Where's My Guideline?

    The strange point is the other boxes have no Line widths and they work.

    Acorn
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    Re: Where's My Guideline?

    Braden, everything moves properly into the Guides layer.

    You have overlaid each box with a Text Area (almost).

    The top box is exactly underneath the Text Area, which is why it show green.
    The...
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    Re: Where's My Guideline?

    Can't work it out.
    Clone one of the ones that is in place and resize and rename.

    Only will be able to work it out with an upload.

    Acorn
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    Re: Smart Ellipse to Circle Challenge

    So we can add 'Xara Smarts' to the compendium.

    To refocus the original Post, Smart Shapes have their place but they need to be better integrated.

    You cannot centre a Spiral to a node.
    You...
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    Re: Smart Ellipse to Circle Challenge

    Again, sorry, but it is the Librarian who happens to be an orang-utan. All other allusions make him go Librarian-poo (apeshit).

    Acorn
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    Re: Smart Ellipse to Circle Challenge

    Sorry Chris, it is Ankh-Morpork - Terry might get cross - https://xclacksoverhead.org/.

    I actually did attend the Observable University (OU) and occasionally commuted to the UU via the Library (no...
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    Re: FTP error: Timeout was reached

    Xara creates a folder in %localappdata%/Temp/; instead, you just perform a Website Export and FTP that folder's contents.

    Acorn
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    Re: Will lack of 4K be the DEATH of Xara?

    John, just because you haven't seen my acorn moniker does not mean I'm not there. You chose a different Avatar and Username: Discord JohnCB vs. TG's browj2. Equally, I chose TomPotBlenny and i have...
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    Re: Hi and a couple of questions

    Welcome to TalkGraphics.

    There is an Option to Convert a line to a Shape.
    You could tweak a specific stroke and adjust a given line for smoothing, point handle adjustments and colouring, shading...
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    Rule-off with a Smart Labelled Line

    Dear Xara...

    I copied and pasted a Smart Labeled Line as an Embedded Object into a Text Box.

    Bug - the dimensioning does not update when the box is resized.

    I could use the Quickshape...
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    Re: XDPX - Function Calls List

    Again, thank you. I am updating and adding to it daily and I hope I get the time to weaponize it better.

    Acorn
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    Re: Smart Ellipse to Circle Challenge

    GJ, I use the application as a tool for different purposes, hit a snag and then dig in.

    Without TG, I wouldn't look out for a quarter of the problems I touch on.
    I want the Xara Desktop...
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    Re: Will lack of 4K be the DEATH of Xara?

    "false" is somewhat strong as no one is trying to promote alternative facts. There is a perception that with Magix on support, being German, having no UK Xara directors and Xara Cloud being GmbH,...
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    Didier, your code ought to work across Main and Variants.

    To be totally precise, the name= should be changed to "xara_iframeMain", "xara_iframeVariant_1"; effectively, to be different in all...
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    Smart Ellipse to Circle Challenge

    Dear Xara...

    Ensure Snap to Objects is active.
    Press Alt-I-S-E or Shift+Ctrl+Alt+E to create a Smart Ellipse.
    Drag the ellipse to the centre point of the page.

    Without switching to the...
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    Length of a Spiral (or Smart Anything)

    Dear Xara...

    A Straight Line has bounds of its containing area and shows a Width (W) and a Height (H) depending on its Rotation Angle and Line Width, ignoring its Cap type.
    You kindly provide a...
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    Re: Ampersands. 44 in fact.

    Gare, hijacking the alphabet too: Gary, Gare & Gart - the YET Triplets.

    You did overlook a few useful metrics in your creation of that wonderful stained glass - innate talent and years of...
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    Re: Happy Birthday, Barbara

    HB Barbara.

    @Mods - must be a Mod thing as B's details don't show to mere mortals. [No - it was the Husband's fault all along!]

    Acorn

    P.S. @Egg - belated Birthday Greetings too.
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    Re: 2 pages with duplicate meta desc.

    Chris,
    First line - if you just Preview or Export locally, the link fails if you have no Internet or if the site does not yet exist.
    Second line - include Redirect /index.htm /; the index.htm file...
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