MS Paint Features You Should Know
With MS Paint in Windows, you can create simple and complex images. Come see some useful Microsoft paint tips and tricks you do not know.
Do you get anything between the following two images?
Well, both of these images are from the Rialto Bridge in Venice, but have been captured using a digital camera at the top, while a picture below is done entirely in MS Paint, which is free and often neglected image editor Windows which has bundled with every version of Windows since v1.0 The interesting thing is that MS Paint will be with Windows 7 as well as with a slightly improved interface.
Most Windows users think of paint as a software that should be used only in a pinch when there is no other option. Although there are so many things in the side of the paint – it is light on resources, it can open and save popular image formats, it has a clean (minimal) and consistent user interface and is almost always present in Windows installation.
Tips and Tricks for Using MS Paint
Here are some paint features and tips that can help you see this old artist a second time.
Tip # 1 – Increase or decrease brush size
These are the universal shortcuts: CTRL + NumPad (+) increases the tip size while CTRL + NumPad (-) decreases the size. This shortcut works for pencils, brushes, airbrushes and line drawing tools.
Tip # 2 – Change the image size
The above shortcuts (CTRL + and CTRL -) can also be used to change the size of image selections in the paint without dragging selection. To select the area of the image, simply use the selection tool in the paint and then use the CTRL shortcut to change the size of the selection.
Tip # 3 – Use Eraser as a Color Replacement Tool
Suppose you have a yellow uneven patch on an image that you want to replace with a blue color. You can use the fill bucket command to fill that patch with Blue, but since the size is not the same, so use the eraser tool to replace only the color that we want.
Use the color picker tool to choose the first (foreground) color you want to replace (in this case, left-click anywhere in yellow). Now right-click in the color palette and choose the replacement (background) color. After this, select Eraser Tool and rotate it in the image while pressing the right-click button.
Tip # 4 – Undo the last operation with your mouse
MS paint supports 3-level eggs, which means that you can undo the last 3 changes made in the drawing. However you can undo (or cancel) the last operation using the right button of your button.
For example, if you have selected the freehand tool to draw a line, but if the line does not meet your expectations, then do not let the left button go and click on the right button to cancel the last operation. This will save you from using keystroke CTRL + Z to undo your last stroke and will not add anything to your undo stack.
Tip # 5 – Use the color palette to store 3 colors
If you click on the colorful shadow, it becomes the primary color, while right-clicking on the second color will make it the secondary color. Although the palette also has the option to store the third color.
Just select the “Pick a color” tool and click on any color left-click in the CTRL + palette or canvas window, and then left-click to use this new third shadow without losing CTRL + 2 earlier colors Do it. While drawing, you can access this color by pressing the Ctrl key.
And finally, for those people who can still be completed by MS Paint in the hands of a skilled artist, look at this image of the fully-produced Mona Lisa inside MS Paint.