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How to rotate or scale a selection


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Use 'Move Selected Pixels' to rotate or scale a selection.

paintnet-rotate1

 

 

To scale a selection:

Steps:

1. Select area you want to rotate with a selection tool

2. Selct 'Move Selected Pixels' tool

3. Left click on a handle on the selection and drag to required scale (hold shift to maintain aspect ratio, ie: proportions)

 

To rotate a selection:

Steps

1. Select area you want to rotate with a selection tool

2. Selct 'Move Selected Pixels' tool

3. Right click in the area of the selection and rotate (hold shift to constrain the angle of rotation to a multiple of 15 degrees).

 

Outputs:

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Created on: Thursday, May 31, 2012 by Andrew Sin