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Stefán Örvar Sigmundsson

Move selection x pixels up/down/left/right

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If it's a relatively small distance, just use the Move Selected Pixels tool (selection w/ its contents) or the Move Selection tool (just the selection) and then press the arrow keys to nudge it around. Hold Ctrl to move by 10 pixels at a time.

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It's not a big deal but sometimes I need to be precise with my drawings, e.g. move selection exactly 256 pixels to the bottom or rotate exactly 36 degrees clockwise. Guidelines aren't supported yet so what I do now is look at the current coordinates, use a calculator to calculate the new ones, move with the move tool and nudge with the arrow keys when I'm close. An option in the edit menu would be nice.

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For Horizontal and Vertical movement you could use this plugin - if you've more than one layer you want to move Ctrl + F will repeat the process

May not be so feasible on very large canvases with a -/+500 restriction

 

https://forums.getpaint.net/topic/2617-paneling-effect-plugin-ymd100718/

 

Guidelines - may or not be of use to you

 

https://forums.getpaint.net/topic/112076-guidelines-plugin/

 

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