Menu SelectionThis menu contains functions for painting with a selection mask. A selection will protect pixels from being modified. It can also be used to exclude pixels when capturing a brush. You can define a selection per pixel or based on color definitions (stencil).
Select allIncludes all pixels in the selection. This way all pixels can be modified.
Select noneExcludes all pixels in the selection. This way no pixel can be modified.
Select non-transparent PixelsExcludes all pixels that are fully transparent or use the project background color.
Invert SelectionPixels that are included in the selection will be excluded and vice versa.
Show Selection AreaDisplays black/white lines at the borders between selected and unselected pixels.
Load/Save StencilFile input/output for stencil settings.
Create Selection by DrawingThis option just selects the paint mode "Selection" to let you draw the selection mask using all drawing tools. You can activate this mode temporarily by holding the "E" key and start drawing. If you just tip the "E" key shortly then you can select/deselect colors that are to be used with the selection.
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Last modified: 31 March 2019