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Is there a way to change the default canvas size which is 800 x 600 to a different resolution? This would save a lot of time in the long run as i edit most of my images in 1920 x 1080.


Thanks in advance.


Wavy Dane

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It's possible to have a taskbar shortcut open the file of your choice.


(Some prefer to have PaintDotNet open to a different canvas size,

some don't like the white background layer that opens by default, etc.)


Create and save an image file of your choice.
Open the file Properties, set it to Read Only.


Open Properties on a PaintDotNet desktop shortcut, in the Target box paste

the file path of your image file of choice after the existing PaintDotNet.exe path.


To harvest the image path, open the file in paint.net then right-click the tab, choose Copy Path.

The image file path must be in quotes, and there needs to be a space between the two file paths.


On my PC:

"C:\Program Files\paint.net\PaintDotNet.exe" "C:\Users\14152\Pictures\8Cx6C STOCK.pdn"


When done you can drag the shortcut onto the taskbar.

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