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Lann533

Problems with eraser and GPU acceleration causing artifacts

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Hi i love paint.net and find it essential to the work i do.

I only have two problems with the new version, when i am using hardware acceleration the screen flashes black and white and the mouse cursor leaves weird trails all over the screen turning off hardware acceleration fixes the problem so its not a big deal and its probably due to my laptop having two GPUs and using Nvidia optimus to switch between them.

 

my big problem though is the eraser tool, i do a lot of pixel artwork zoomed in very close with a size 1 eraser and the centering for the tool seems to be off slightly like i will have the circle almost completely over the pixel i want to erase but the pixel above or to the right will disappear instead. 

 

 

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For the artifacts, turn off Hardware Accelerated Rendering in the settings.

 

For erasing individual pixels, you should use the Pencil instead. Set the color to have 0 alpha, and then use the Overwrite blending mode in the toolbar.

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