Paint tools and image creation

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Aug 23 02:00:29 EDT 2017


On 8/22/17 6:02 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote:
> the paint tools seem to be badly broken here in 8.1.6
> 
> if I draw an oval it , appears but selects the entire card rect as the enclosing rect/container instead of the actual oval itself.
> Attempting bring the area  "down" to edge of the Oval, only causes it to shrink

This is normal behavior, it's always been that way. If you click with a 
paint tool where there is no existing image, a new image is 
automatically created to the size of the card. If you want a smaller 
image, drag it out first and then use the paint tools inside it.

If you want to crop an image that is too large, hold down the command 
key while dragging an edge. The image will be cropped to the new size, 
or if you drag it larger, more space is added.

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