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  1. Re: Can't find the colour eraser tool in Xara ProX 16

    You beat me to it by half an hour.

    To add to Chris's input, you can select several points to capture a range of close colours.
    There is a control box on the right to fine tune Tolerance and Fade...
  2. Thread: Discworld

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    Re: Discworld

    But elephants are modest.

    Acorn
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    Display Major Version Number

    Dear Xara...

    In web design, it is important to present some visual clue such as "You are Here" to allow a visitor to orientate themselves.

    Equally in your Desktop Applications products, up to...
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    Re: XDPX Version Confusion with Open Files

    Dear Xara...

    Thank you so much for not bothering to answer for 28 weeks.

    I still have the problem but have now swept it under the carpet by changes the v11 backup path to a subfolder of where...
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    Re: Incircle Challenge

    Here is a detailed Hint about Angle Bisectors.


    Clone the Triangle and move it to a Guides Layer.
    Make two further Clones of the Triangle.
    Ctrl+Rotate both about a vertex until you snap an...
  6. Thread: Discworld

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    Re: Discworld

    That's turf.

    Mind you it might explain why elephants have trunks - they're swimming trunks.

    Acorn
  7. Re: What is cheapest way to share the editing of Xara Designer files with Xara newbie

    I am still a Systems Analyst. I could share some of the paperwork necessary for a design before a code can ever touch a byte but there are not enough trees. I worked from concept to cost to design to...
  8. Re: Xara/Magix Support sucks! - Well not actually true, it doesn't exist

    Rob, thank you for your offer.

    Acorn
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    Re: Incircle Challenge

    ernie, thank you, your video is very clear and I appreciate you taking the time to make it.

    When I approach the intersection, I get the magnet pointer appearing when I am near or on the...
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    Re: Disappearing Graphics

    Bob, if you have managed the graphic into TG in your first image, you already have it.
    It doesn't need to be Grouped only selected.
    Next point is you don't save a PNG, you Export it.

    For the...
  11. Re: What is cheapest way to share the editing of Xara Designer files with Xara newbie

    OK, for the top position, three small serving hatches and you sit outside and put your arms in the left and right ones and the middle one higher up for your face. I also hope the table has a Lazy...
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    Re: Incircle Challenge

    ernie, I have no problem with Xara snapping circle centres, I simply cannot snap a line end (edit handle) to the crossing point of two circles and I cannot rotate a line exactly onto the same point....
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    Re: Incircle Challenge

    Sorry Larry, was it not clear that the circle doesn't yet exist? You have to make it.

    The top left edge has an overlap with the circle and the bottom has a gap.
    The Area is a little under at...
  14. Re: What is cheapest way to share the editing of Xara Designer files with Xara newbie

    Nope, I'm done with crawling over and under tables and through windows.

    Acorn
  15. Re: What is cheapest way to share the editing of Xara Designer files with Xara newbie

    I hope the room has three doors.

    Acorn
  16. Thread: Custom Cursors

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    Re: Custom Cursors

    Totally agree.

    How much time would you be willing to spend on reconstruction the Xara Default image I doctored?
    The image is in three parts, none recombined will recover the original readily.
    ...
  17. Re: What is cheapest way to share the editing of Xara Designer files with Xara newbie

    Use Xara Cloud. It is quite cheap, being free, for your described task.
    It comes with the bonus that your relative can add in Comments and Replies on the Xara Cloud design page.

    You can design in...
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    Re: Incircle Challenge

    ernie, thank you. This is the classical compass and ruler solution.

    You are creating the angle bisector of the three vertices (only two are needed) to cross at the incircle position.
    A circle...
  19. Thread: Custom Cursors

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    Custom Cursors

    Many TGers ask how to stop their images being copied.
    The full answer is you cannot.

    You could apply a copyright notice embedded into the image.
    You should ensure the image is rendered at the...
  20. Thread: a quick thanks

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    Re: a quick thanks

    handrawn, thank you I never noticed the settings box before. I had mine on Ctrl+Shift for Switch Keyboard Layout.
    Now I have it set to None, I have banished all those keypress gremlins I had placed...
  21. Thread: a quick thanks

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    Re: a quick thanks

    http://releasenotes.xara.hosting/designer-pro-x16/#xl_HeadingAnchor:58YD9gu so v16.1.1 onwards.

    Use with caution. It punches through a Group to pick one of its objects and allows you to change the...
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    Re: Select Regardless

    Thanks Chris, I appreciate your addition.

    The reason I want this is to avoid breaking the flow back and forth with the Page & Layer gallery.
    The Unlock all on page is a massive sledgehammer but...
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    Incircle Challenge

    The Challenge is to use Xara accurately and create the Inclicle of the presented Challenge Triangle.

    126393

    The Incircle is simply the largest one you can fit inside a given triangle.
    The...
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    Select Regardless

    Dear Xara...

    I appreciate the mechanism whereby I can right-click and Object and pick Lock.
    The converse, necessarily, cannot be done as the Object is now Locked and cannot be Selected....
  25. Thread: .GIF FILES

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    Re: .GIF FILES

    So, to confirm, when I drag and drop an animated GIF onto my Xara design page, it creates a Placeholder with "replace with graphic file": name.gif.
    This action rendered the animated on a web page.
    ...
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