caliviper Posted November 17, 2009 Share Posted November 17, 2009 It's been years since I used Photoshop, but using their lasso tool, there was a way using CTRL or ALT (I cant recall the actual hot key) that allowed you to click on the image at different spots, and as you did this, the lasso tool would connect the last point to the new point. This made it very effective for creating perfectly straight lines to trace around objects. So for example, I could select the lasso tool, hold down the hot key, click in one spot, then click in the other, and a line would be drawn between the two spots. Clicking a third spot would then connect the last point to the new one, and so on. When you let go of the hot key, the last point would connect to the very first point, creating your enclosed lasso area. I can't seem to find this same effect in Paint.net. I read the HELP file and it doesn't talk about it. I tried working around it using the line tool, but that doesn't work. I need a real lasso tool. Free hand tracing is not accurate enough for detailed jobs, unless you go back and use the add and subtract method which takes forever. Am I missing something or is this not a feature? One other question I have on a not so related note... when it comes to printing out an image, is there any difference in the print quality when you change it from 96 DPI to say 300 DPI, but the image dimension in inches (or cm) changes along with it? For example, on a 4000X3000 image, at 96 DPI, the print dimensions show 41.67 W X 31.25 H. If I change it to 300DPI, the print size automatically changes to 13.33H X 10W. If I print in either of those two modes, would the results be the same? I've always printed to "FIT TO PAGE" so i was wondering if printing either way comes out with the same result. Thanks. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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