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Edge Detect Classic (for Paint.NET v5.0+)


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The Stylize > Edge Detect effect was rewritten for Paint.NET v5.0 and several people have requested the old edge detect effect back.  So, here it is:


This is the "classic" (pre v5.0) version of Stylize > Edge Detect.






Download this zip file to your desktop.  Unzip it.  Run the included Install_EdgeDetectClassic batch file.


After install, you should find the effect in the Effects > Stylize menu under the name of "Edge Detect Classic".






CodeLab script:


// Name: Edge Detect Classic
// Submenu: Stylize
// Author: BoltBait
// Title: BoltBait's Edge Detect Classic v1.0
// Version: 1.0
// Desc: Old-School Edge Detect
// Keywords: edge|detect|classic
// URL: https://BoltBait.com/pdn
// Help: Edge Detect Classic v1.0\nUI ©2023 by BoltBait\nAlgorithm ©2004 by Chris Crosetto\nAll rights reserved.
#region UICode
AngleControl Amount1 = 45; // [-180,180] Edge Detect Angle

EdgeDetectEffect edgedetectEffect = new EdgeDetectEffect();
PropertyCollection edgedetectProps;

protected override void OnDispose(bool disposing)
    if (disposing)
        edgedetectEffect?.Dispose(); edgedetectEffect = null;


void PreRender(Surface dst, Surface src)
    edgedetectEffect.EnvironmentParameters = EnvironmentParameters;
    edgedetectProps = edgedetectEffect.CreatePropertyCollection();
    PropertyBasedEffectConfigToken edgedetectParameters = new PropertyBasedEffectConfigToken(edgedetectProps);
    edgedetectParameters.SetPropertyValue(EdgeDetectEffect.PropertyNames.Angle, Amount1);
    edgedetectEffect.SetRenderInfo(edgedetectParameters, new RenderArgs(dst), new RenderArgs(src));

void Render(Surface dst, Surface src, Rectangle rect)
    edgedetectEffect.Render(new Rectangle[1] {rect},0,1);



Enjoy. :beer: B) 👍



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