Viewing an entire image
You can view the entire image and move focus around it on the Navigator pop-up.
You can activate the Navigator box by clicking on the box at the lower-right
corner of the image window where the scroll bares meet
Use the canvas filter to apply a present canvas to an image. Click Effects >
Texture > Canvas and choose a canvas from the list box. Set the desired options
for the texture and click OK to apply.
You can change the image area to place an image on a different size paper
without alerting the image. Click Image > Paper size and enter the values for
Width and Height
You can completely blank out a page quickly without having to erase every object
on it. Simply double-click the Eraser tool.
Bleed rate of a brush
Change the bleed rate of a brush lets you regulate the application of color in a
brush stroke. Select the Paint tool and select a brush from the Property bar.
Open Windows > Dockers > Brush Settings. Click the roll-down arrow on the Brush
Texture bar to expand its options. Enter a value between 0 and 100 in the Bleed
To create a mirror image of an object, you can flip it horizontally or
vertically. Select it using the Object Picker. Hold down the Ctrl key and drag a
handle across the object to the opposite side of the box. Click Apply on the
Property Bar to commit the change.
Clone From Saved
You can restore a part of an image from the last saved version using the Clone
From Saved tool. To do so, select the Clone tool under the Paint Tools options.
Choose the Clone From Saved tool from on the top Property Bar. From the Brush
type drop down, choose either Eraser or Scrambler and drag the tool across the
image area that you want to restore
Assigning keyboard shortcuts to the commands, tools, or styles used most often
helps you work more efficiently. To assign a keyboard shortcut to a command or
tool, click Tools > Options > Customize > Shortcut Keys. Enter the short cut key
combination for the available commands and click Assign. Click OK when you
Saving images to checkpoints saves a temporary copy of the image without
overwriting the actual file. You can revert to this temporary copy if you wish.
this is very useful for trying out various effects. Click Tools > Options >
Workspace > Save. Enable Auto-save and enter the time interval for auto-save.
Select save to Checkpoint.