Importing text

Importing text from a file lets you introduce already existing text into your publication.

Typically text is placed into a chosen text frame but you can also import text as artistic text or path text.

Affinity Designer can import text files in Microsoft Word (.docx), Rich Text Format (.rtf) and plain text formats (.txt).

To import text into an empty text frame:
Frame Text Tool To import a text file's contents into a populated text frame at a specific location:
Move Tool To replace all frame text in a text frame with a text file's contents:
To import text as artistic text or path text: