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  1. Thread: Happy 40th

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    Re: Happy 40th

    Think I can beat that.... I remember using Wordwise on a BBC micro with a "Torch" double 5.25" 400k floppy disk drive in 1982. That add-on alone cost about 1000, equivalent to about 3500 today!
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    Draw accurate circular arc

    I am sure this must be possible but I can't find it as a forum question or see a simple way to do it...
    To start with I just want to draw a circular arc!
    I am actually trying to illustrate the...
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    calendar template

    Not sure if I have been looking in the right place but is there a 2021 calendar template for Photo & Graphic Designer? I need to knock up a quick one to print with Sunday as start day and can't...
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    Re: how to draw exact angle

    That's super - is there a similar quick way to do an arc/sector?
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    Re: how to draw exact angle

    Many thanks both! I have to say that I'm amazed that such a powerful programme as this doesn't have a simpler way of doing it! - e.g. draw a line, select an intermediate point and drag it with a...
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    how to draw exact angle

    Apologies for a very basic question - how do I draw two lines at a specific angle, or measure the angle between two lines?
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    Re: Map making brushes and fills

    Thanks GW, if you don't know I guess no-one will! Seems like a bit of an odd gap in the market, I can't believe I'm the only one who would want to do this... Thanks anyway.
    Steve
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    Map making brushes and fills

    I need to make a simple diagram in the form of a map to illustrate a road accident. Are there any tools or fills that enable me to draw for example a diagrammatic highway/motorway, country lane,...
  9. Re: Perspective vanishing point mould - explanation please

    Many thanks to both of you --- it's amazing to get answers in such a short time ! And I've updated my profile to reflect the current Photo and Graphic Designer.....
    Steve
  10. Re: Perspective vanishing point mould - explanation please

    Yes what you show is what I am getting, but the help file shows something different115970
    In the image the marker in the middle for the VP is just the cross, with no circle as far as I can tell.
  11. Re: Perspective vanishing point mould - explanation please

    Thank you for such a quick answer! I'll look at both those shortly

    I have the three independently shaped (left/right/floor) and with all 3 selected I can see 3 cross-hairs each with a circle round...
  12. Perspective vanishing point mould - explanation please

    Can someone please amplify the perspective vanishing point as described in the help page (XPD365 version).

    It just says "As you reduce the size of the sides of the perspective mold, you see a...
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    image maps clickable hotspots

    Can anyone point me to how to make a map with clickable hotspots? I see there is an image map export format in Xara P&GD 365.
    Thanks
    Steve
  14. Re: presentation slide show from photo & graphic designer?

    Thanks but I don't seem to have that option, it has 3 different A4 layouts, 3 web pages, blank photo and animation on that menu item....
  15. presentation slide show from photo & graphic designer?

    I have to give a slide presentation/talk and find that Photo & Graphic Designer 11 is the best way to create the actual slide images I need. However I can't find a way to export them as a slide show....
  16. Re: Clip photo to fixed but non-standard aspect ratio

    Thanks to all, I subsequently figured out one of those workarounds but wasn't sure if I had actually missed or was miss-using a facility in the clipping tool.
    Steve
  17. Clip photo to fixed but non-standard aspect ratio

    I am trying to clip photos to a specific aspect ratio (3 x 1) for the top banner of a website but can't find a way to lock the aspect ratio to that value. It only seems to be possible to lock it at...
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    Re: F-key shortcuts lost in Windows 8

    No I think it is a normal full keyboard, it's a Samsung NP350V 15" with 12 F keys. However your question just caused me to take a good look at the keyboard - there's a key there I'd never noticed...
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    F-key shortcuts lost in Windows 8

    With a new laptop which came with Windows 8 installed I cannot use the F-key functions in Xara. E.g. F4 will not select the shape tool but instead insists on showing the Windows 8 screen projection...
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    Re: area of a polygon

    Thanks, I found it just after posting the message! Works with V6 which I am using, the particular application I am using it for is floor areas on plans, I use the pen tool to make a transparent...
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    area of a polygon

    I can't find it by search or in the help file, but is there any way to get Designer Pro 6 to show the area of a polygon?
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    segment out of circle

    Can anyone tell me how to take a segment out of a circle _ I ma sure it's dead simple but I just can't seem to do it. I need to take a 30 degree "pie slice" out of a 3d circle.
    Steve
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    Re: Links don't work in Chrome

    I am having the same problem with a developing site www.byamhouse.info: only the second level menu links under "gallery" work. Looking at it with IE Tab in Chrome is OK. The same occurs with...
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    Re: editable matrix or table

    Hi Albacore,
    yes I understand that. I would have thought that what I was looking for is not confined to website/HTML work. I guess that could be achieved with some sort of macro (some version of...
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    Re: editable matrix or table

    Thanks guys, I'm getting there. However my problem was really to get a table in which I could colour the cell interiors independently to show distribution of various factors graphically. The...
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