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BoltBait's Plugin Pack for v3.5.11 - Updated January 31, 2015

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edited out by OMA think I have it now thanks to Jannettsue. although I'm still not happy with the greens :roll: and that's mainly because green is my favourite color and I like all the variations. except lime green. :wink:

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Thank you for taking time to making the all in one pack.

And adding links :idea: to threads of the individual plugins.

:)

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first i like to thank you for the easy download.

but i honestly have tried a lot of things and me being to computer illeterate (sry can't spell) can't unzip the files. my question is how do you unzip files on windows xp? ( i tryied "extracting" but nothing shows up in paint.net... ever)

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first i like to thank you for the easy download.

but i honestly have tried a lot of things and me being to computer illeterate (sry can't spell) can't unzip the files. my question is how do you unzip files on windows xp? ( i tryied "extracting" but nothing shows up in paint.net... ever)

When you extract be absolutely positive you are extracting to the Effects folder instead of a sub folder of the effects.

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I downloaded this effect pack and it says it's in the effects folder and it says it's unblocked but when I open paint.net it's not there.

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I also tried this with the shadow highlight recovery and had the same problem. It is a zip file and I have NO CLUE if that makes a difference.

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Right-click on the zip file and select "Extract all..." and extract all of the dll files into the Effects directory.

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When I right clicked on it I did not see the option to extract. it says Open, scan, open with, send to, cut copy etc

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When I right clicked on it I did not see the option to extract. it says Open, scan, open with, send to, cut copy etc

OK, fine. Then click the "open" option. It should open in a new window showing you all the DLL files. Select them all and drag them into the window with your zip file (the Effects folder).

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When I opened it Paint.net opened then I got a box that said It could not open this image type.

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*sigh*

Do NOT try to open zip files with Paint.NET.

Double-click on the zip file to have Windows open it. Then, follow the instructions in the post above.

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They are all in the same window that comes up when I open my Effects folder, they say all the same things as my Transparency effect does only the transparency works and they don't. They are all unblocked.

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What version of Paint.NET are you using?

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version 3.22 I tried to open it in windows but it opens in paint.net. I completely reloaded it and it still opens in paint

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I loved your transparency plugin that I downloaded before. I use it all the time! I wanted to be able to use these additional plugins that you made. I also wanted to be able to use the highlight shadow recovery... My paint dot net is about all I do on my computer...

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First of all: beauty, well-done, right-on, and thanks.

Now, to the meat:

Now, if you still have the following effect dll's installed, you can delete them:

  • FlipPlugin.dll (The one done by Illnab1024 and me) - Replaced with flip.dll in this package.
    Arrows.dll - Now included in Paint.NET
    Portrait.dll - Now included in Paint.NET
    InkSketch.dll - Now included in Paint.NET
    GaussianBlurChannel.dll - Replaced with GaussianBlurPlus.dll in this package.
    Halo.dll - Replaced with Outline.dll in this package.

Also, user MadJik has written updated (better) versions of my Grid Maker plugin and my Wet Floor plugin. So, if you want those effects, go download MadJik's plugin pack.

Thanks to pyrochild for beta testing these updates and for giving me valuable feedback prior to their release.

Enjoy. 8) Beer.gif

So, I've been sifting through my Effects folder today, tidying up, doing my best to delete old, obsolete and doubled files. I have a few that I wanted to delete and replace with your new goods, but I want to make sure I'm not making more of a mess for my efforts.

Files I want to delete but my cajones are too small to pull the trigger

1. PortraitEffect.dll (same as Portrait.dll?)

2. (This might be weird.) I have all of these:

- a. Outline.dll

- b. OutlineObject.dll

- c. Outline Object.dll (note the subtle, maddening difference)

- d. Halo.dll (which I believe is the only file you suggest we delete, here)

3. Finally, should I delete all the files you've described in this post (colorbalance, steganography, pastel, transparency, etc.)?

Okay then, Taboo. That's enough shaming yourself for the day. Thanks again, BB.

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I'm not sure about the others, but there is a difference between Outline and Outline Object. I'm not sure about the differences in the spaces, though...

pyrochild wrote OutlineObject. It's slightly more powerful but a bit harder to use than Outline.

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First of all: beauty, well-done, right-on, and thanks.

So, I've been sifting through my Effects folder today, tidying up, doing my best to delete old, obsolete and doubled files. I have a few that I wanted to delete and replace with your new goods, but I want to make sure I'm not making more of a mess for my efforts.

Files I want to delete but my cajones are too small to pull the trigger

1. PortraitEffect.dll (same as Portrait.dll?)

2. (This might be weird.) I have all of these:

- a. Outline.dll

- b. OutlineObject.dll

- c. Outline Object.dll (note the subtle, maddening difference)

- d. Halo.dll (which I believe is the only file you suggest we delete, here)

3. Finally, should I delete all the files you've described in this post (colorbalance, steganography, pastel, transparency, etc.)?

Okay then, Taboo. That's enough shaming yourself for the day. Thanks again, BB.

Unlike other plugin pack makers, I have not put all of my pack into a single dll file. This is so that you can still pick and choose which of my effects you want in your menu.

If your Effects menu is a mess, I recommend MOVING all of the dll files out of your Paint.NET/Effects folder to another location. Then, return each, one-at-a-time, and running Paint.NET to see if it is an effect you wish to keep.

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Thanks to both of you (david.atwell and BoltBait),

Actually my Effects folder isn't too cluttered. I just find myself holding on to certain older .dll files in a separate folder when authors come out with new .dll files (because of the way certain features get phased out).

Then, like david.atwell pointed out with Outline (w/space, by the way) Object.dll, some files with similar objectives going by similar names are written by different authors.

- So, I have these in my Effects folder

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- which produces this menu (note the icons)

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It tuns out that Outline Object.dll (with the space) is pyrochild's work (thanks for the tip, david.atwell) and has its own icon; and both the OutlineObject.dll (no space) and the Outline.dll effects are yours (thank you, Boltbait). The icons are the same but the effects have different options available (though I'm guessing one of them supersedes the other:

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Anyway, thanks again.

EDIT:

Speaking of messes, this response took about eight tries and is still fairly illegible. Sorry 'bout that.

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Best idea might be to delete them all and just re-download them. Make sure you don't delete the pyrochild effects common DLL- just overwrite it with his newest version.

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By the way BoltBait...that "true feather" checkbox you have on the feather plugin dialog...is amazing. It worked brilliantly on a raven I cut out the other day. :D

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By the way BoltBait...that "true feather" checkbox you have on the feather plugin dialog...is amazing. It worked brilliantly on a raven I cut out the other day. :D

It is the same funtion as the "shrink" check box from the old version.

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By the way BoltBait...that "true feather" checkbox you have on the feather plugin dialog...is amazing. It worked brilliantly on a raven I cut out the other day. :D

It is the same funtion as the "shrink" check box from the old version.

True. But, now that there's a Strength slider, it is even more powerful. :D

Glad you like it.

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