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Found a bug.

TL:DR: A .pxo where I had frames of different sizes broke.

I was using one frame to store a reference for the pixel art I was making, and it was a different size from the art. The plan was to delete that reference 'frame' when exporting my final art. I saved after doing a lot of work, before closing. This art had multiple frames, each frame had multiple layers (aside from the reference 'frame', it only had one).

And when I next opened the file there were only two frames. The first, which is fine, and a second frame, the size of the reference frame, with only one layer, which contains heavily distorted versions of images from different frames and a couple different layers from those frames. As if somehow the save got confused and tried to stuff everything in one layer on the second frame.

Also for some reason this glitched frame is invisible until I duplicate the layer.

It's the same whether I open it on 0.6 or 0.61

I've lost a lot of work to this.
Edit: I've been trying to replicate it to no avail.

Edit 2: If I load the broken file I am unable to use the pencil tool until I close and open Pixelorama again. Other tools seem to work fine.

Hello, thanks for reporting the issue and sorry for the problem it caused. I tried to make a simple animation with multiple layers and an imported image of a different size and I saved it as a .pxo file, and everything was fine. I can't seem to replicate the issue unfortunately, and if I can't replicate it, it is really hard to find the issue and fix it. Is it possible to upload the broken file somewhere so I may take a look?

I'll try again to replicate it again though, but right now I'm busy with studying and I just started working on v0.7. I will do my best to find the issue though, and if I find something, I'll let you know. Thank you, and sorry for this.

Good Luck!

Yeah. I've been having the same trouble trying to replicate the issue.

Here's the broken file.

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Also, a suggestion: Can we have a way to increase the canvas size without affecting the image we were working on? Like, have the image be in the middle and all the new area outside it be transparant?


I agree that this is needed. I'll do my best to include canvas resizing in v0.7! :)

:D Good luck!

Any luck finding out what happened to the file that broke?


I'm afraid not. I did open the file you sent me and it is indeed not working properly, but I can't find what corrupted it in the first place. My best bet is that either some rare bug occurred and the file wasn't saved properly, or the file was corrupted some other way, perhaps unrelated to Pixelorama. That would explain why we can't reproduce it. Either way, I'm still going to have my eyes opened in case it is Pixelorama's fault.

Okay. I haven't had any files corrupt like that since, so hopefully it was just a weird one off bug. Thank you for looking.