Your question: How do I add a selection in Krita?

Is there a select tool in Krita?

Click and drag to draw a border around the section you wish to select. This tool was previously called as the Outline Selection tool. Starting from Krita 4.4. 2 release it has been renamed to Freehand Selection Tool.

Can you save selections in Krita?

To save up your selection for later, just drag the local selection out of its nested state. This way, whenever you need to use it you just drag it inside the layer you wish to manipulate, do your thing, and then drag it out again.

How do I select and move in Krita?

Move and Transform

If you are familiar with the way to move layers in PS by holding down Ctrl, you can do the same in Krita by pressing the T key for the move tool (think ‘T’ranslate) or Ctrl+T for transform tool.

How can you select contiguous area?

Select the Magic Wand tool in the Tools panel. In the Options bar, uncheck Contiguous if you want to select nonadjacent areas of similar color. Leave Contiguous checked if you want to select only adjacent areas of similar color. Click the color in the image that you want to select.

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Where is tool options in Krita?

Tools Settings

Gives you the tool options in the toolbar, next to the brush settings. You can open it with the key. In Krita 4.2 the behavior of flow in combination with opacity was changed.

How do I select multiple items in Krita?

Contiguous Selection Tool

  1. Shift + sets the subsequent selection to ‘add’. You can release the Shift key while dragging, but it will still be set to ‘add’. …
  2. Alt + sets the subsequent selection to ‘subtract’.
  3. Ctrl + sets the subsequent selection to ‘replace’.
  4. Shift + Alt + sets the subsequent selection to ‘intersect’.

How do I export a selection from Krita?

The only way is to to do the following:

  1. Copy Merged (Ctrl+Shift+C)
  2. Paste into new image (Ctrl+Shift+N)
  3. Export.

What is the move tool on Krita?

With this tool, you can move the current layer or selection by dragging the mouse. Anything that is on the selected layer will be moved. Any content contained on the layer that is resting under the four-headed Move cursor will be moved.

What does Alt do in Krita?

Like in PS, you can use the Alt or Shift keys during a selection to remove or add selection to the active selection. In addition, you can hold Alt + Shift to intersect. Krita also offers sub tools for this, and you can select them in the Tool Options if a select tool is active.

How do I increase selection size in Krita?

When you first invoke the tool, handles will appear at the corners and sides, which you can use to resize your selection or layer. You can perform rotations by moving the mouse above or to the left of the handles and dragging it.

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