Copy & paste affinity designer and glyphs mini


#1

Hi All,

I’m delighted to see that the Affinity Designer App is supported in Glyphs (mini) or vice versa. I can copy and paste from and to Glyphs from my 1.6 version of the app. Very useful as I’m moving away from Adobe anytime soon.
Mac OS X 10.12.6 / Affinity Designer 1.6.0 / Glyphs mini 1.5.7


Add suport for copying and pasting from Gravit to Glyphs and vice versa
#2

And I made a small video about the workflow:


#3

Nice video. Thanks.
Have you tried he same redrawing in Glyphs directly?
And cleaning up paths in Glyphs has the advantage that if you delete a point that it tries to keep the shape.


#4

Maybe I missed something, is it possible to load a reference into Glyphs?


#5

If you mean having a reference image to trace, then yes. There’s the menu Glyphs > Add Image… documented in the Glyphs Mini 2 Handbook section 2.10.1 Adding Images (section 3.11.1 Adding Images of the Glyphs 2.3 Handbook), both of which are available here: https://glyphsapp.com/get-started

Once the image is added and positioned where you want, it can be helpful to lock it in place. Hope that helps.


#6

Oh, thank you. Just found it in my older version of Glyphs mini. I’ll try this.