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4.8. Flip Tool

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Revision $Revision: 1.36 $ 2006-02-09 j.h

Figure 8.58.  Flip tool

Flip tool

The Flip tool provides the ability to flip layers or selections either horizontally or vertically. When a selection is flipped, a new layer with a Floating Selection is created. You can use this tool to create reflexions.

4.8.1. Activate Tool

  • The Flip Tool can be called in the following order, from the image-menu: Tools/ Transform Tools/Flip .

  • The Tool can also be called by clicking the tool icon:

4.8.2. Key modifiers (Defaults)

Shortcut

The Shift-f key combination will change the active tool to Flip.

Ctrl

Ctrl lets you change the modes between horizontal and vertical flipping.

4.8.3. Options

Figure 8.59.  Flip Tool” Options

Flip Tool Options
Overview

The available tool options for the Flip Tool can be accessed by double clicking the Flip Tool icon.

Affect

The flip can affect the Layer, the Selection, and the Path differently. These three buttons associate the remainder of the options to one of those three elements. If Selection is selected, only the selection border will be flipped, and not its content. Don't forget the option persists after quitting.

Flip Type

The Tool Toggle settings control flipping in either a Horizontal or Vertical direction. This toggle can also be switched using a key modifier.


 
 
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