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#1 2cats4me

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 02:13 PM

Help! When I am cropping a picture and want to "nudge" with the arrows, is there a way to keep the position on the left and still be able to nudge to the right without moving the left side position?

I hope this makes sense. If not, I will try to more clear what I am wanting to do.

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 06:04 PM

If you are using the Crop tool, you can grab any side and move it in or out. Click on the dot at the center of any side with your mouse and move it. You do have to make sure that you have the tool set to No Restriction though. If you have it set to a specific size or ratio, it won't work. HTH

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 08:54 PM

You do have to make sure that you have the tool set to No Restriction though. If you have it set to a specific size or ratio, it won't work. HTH


I didn't know about this, thanks!

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 09:25 PM

Great info Pat, thanks!

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 09:58 PM

Also, the crop tool will tend to snap to objects, unless you've turned off snap, and it also . For small nudges, go to a high magnification and then adjust the crop edge handle. In PSCS4, the default is to adjust in increments of 8 pixels, I think. That's "screen" pixels, so to get more precision, you need to be at higher magnification. You'll find that super-high magnification helps for precision adjustments.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 01:14 AM

Good info to file away. You never know when you will need it. Thanks ladies.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 02:16 AM

I agree Belle. Good information to keep on hand.

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