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    Re: Biting the Bullet Challenge

    Shadows are problematic from with an XDA as you end up with a graphic, mostly.

    I know how to invoke shadows from applying CSS onto class names but I am trying to work my XDA capabilites to the max...
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    Re: Biting the Bullet Challenge

    I have Pinegrow with WordPress and am tempted to jumping and including its new step frame utility using GreenSock. Far more powerful than Xara but you need to be on top of all of it; my XDAs are...
  3. Thread: Eraser Tool

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    Re: Eraser Tool

    I take it were are now all complicit in designing a graphic for a cannabis leaf?

    126727

    Acorn
  4. Thread: Eraser Tool

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    Re: Eraser Tool

    As pointed out you have two vector objects: leaf and rounded rectangle.

    Just put the rectangle behind the leaf.
    To get the gap between the leaf and the line add a white Line width of 6px to the...
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    Re: Biting the Bullet Challenge

    ...and my knowledge of PDF/EPS, in particular, is rather stale.

    Acorn
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    Re: Biting the Bullet Challenge

    More than happy to be corrected here. i did mention Xara was moving (slowly0 towrds SVG but my point was few would render out in pure HTML.
    The advantage is 10s of byytes for quite complex and...
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    Re: Biting the Bullet Challenge

    My premise was only Xara has taken the effort to render vector objects in HTML as CSS and SVG objects. Other packages would generate PNG, JPEG or other bitmap format. I am stressing this as the Xara...
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    Re: Biting the Bullet Challenge

    I am sure there is no other graphics package than can natively handle something like this:

    :point126721.

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    Re: XWD17 - new pop-up box on Supersite exports

    I recall a Doctor Who story-line where he was locked in a time loop of many "thousands" of years to fight through to a super-hard crystal wall that he struck each loop to finally break past......
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    Re: Biting the Bullet Challenge

    You may but avowing it does not address the fact that you are paying for the OCC each and every update.

    Show we can do better and that we object to third-rate mechandise, repackaged.

    Acorn
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    Re: XWD17 - new pop-up box on Supersite exports

    Gary, ever since Xara foisted the Update Service on us, since my genuine reporting is the Dear Xara Forum was dismissed as too beta testery, since most of my reporting is ignored, since another two...
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    Biting the Bullet Challenge

    Xara is extremely moribund in updating Components its Online Content Catalogue (OCC).

    The Xara Desktop application (XDA) is predominantly a vector product.
    With recent versions, Xara has...
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    Re: PDF Filter Encountered a general problem

    It is actually a failure to connect to the right modules in the Dynamic Link Libraries (DLL). It happens because MS Windows is using some of them at the time of your installation. That is why...
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    Re: XWD17 - new pop-up box on Supersite exports

    My Post#8 above: https://www.talkgraphics.com/showthread.php?83285-XWD17-new-pop-up-box-on-Supersite-exports&p=622636#post622636.

    Origin: Royal Artillery officer acronym for when a numptie thought...
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    Re: XWD17 - new pop-up box on Supersite exports

    So it was a WAGI.

    Acorn
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    Re: Frieze Designing Challenge

    What? you rather use a Scatter Brush! A technology that Xara has had in place for over 10 years. One that produces Lines that can deliver randomly colours and be scaled? One that fits to curves? One...
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    Re: Frieze Designing Challenge

    Excellent Rik.

    All you have to do is learn how to turn corners!

    Acorn
  18. Re: No my question was not complete. thread was closed before my final comments

    Sorry to have to dig into this a bit more:
    From Kate Moir (http://shared.xara.com/diNpZUgi2O/ as referenced in...
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    Re: Frieze Designing Challenge

    Contributors and readers - the Big Reveal.



    Use the SmartShape End position controls to display a single blue-white blob with the blue bar.
    Ctrl+Left-Click the blob.
    You can now colour it,...
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    Re: Dead Online Content Catalogue

    Gary, maybe.
    I was in the middle of something actually requiring the OCC when it wnt bang.
    I immediately cheked it was not my connection - all good.
    I then ran over links related to the OCC - all...
  21. Re: XWD17 Bug - Supersite exports show Presentation controls, even for non-presentati

    Occurs with Supersite > Page transitions.

    Acorn
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    Re: XWD17 - new pop-up box on Supersite exports

    You need to tell xara it only occurs incorrectly for Supersite > Page Transitions or it might not be found.
    Either somebody's "What a good Idea (WAGI)" or poor testing.

    Acorn
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    Dead Online Content Catalogue

    Dead Xara...

    You may not yet know it but your Online Content Catalogue servers died at 21:00 UTC and came back at 21:03.

    Acorn
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    Re: Frieze Designing Challenge

    Jonopen, I'm glad you're flummoxed at the moment.

    Before I disclose how I used the Font Awesome Male, the Hint is it was not added as a text glyph.

    Your frieze is pretty awesome.
    Being a...
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    Re: How big can xara website be?

    Mainly one of tedium as it would all be manual.
    You could create a 15-button NavBar and have all 200 pages hang off the top menu buttons. This could be added to each and every page. Each page still...
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