Vargr Posted December 28, 2007 Share Posted December 28, 2007 Please bear with me if this question has been covered before or if the answer is too obvious - as you can tell I just started recently working with Paint.NET. I have spent much time looking for an answer - here in the fora and elsewhere - but with no success and thus I try asking here. Perhaps it is because I do not know the correct terms or haven't understood the workings of Paint.NET yet. OK - this is what I want to do using Paint.NET ver. 3.20: I want to make an existing web-image larger. The original image is 10 x 23 pixels. So I change the canvas size to 100 x 23 pixels, giving me the original image in the left side and white background for the remaining part of the image. I then want to select the left most 10 x 23 pixels (containing the original image) and paste it nine times moving to the right so the entire enlarged image is "covered" by the original image 10 times. I hope that makes sense. I have tried to use the Rectangle Select and mark the original 10 x 23 pixels. Press CTRL + C and then CTRL + V, trying to move (what I believe should be) the pasted copy using the left mouse button (cursor is a little hand - Pan, I believe), but this seems to stretch the image and I don't want that. If I in stead use Rectangle Select and mark the original 10 x 23 pixels, then press CTRL + C and afterwards CTRL + V, clear the selection (pressing ESC), then I can use CTRL + left mouse button to move the copied image on step to the right - a kin to what I want to do. But if I try to repeat it, then I move not the copied 10 pixel wide image to the right - but the entire 20 pixel wide new image to the right. I hope the above description made sense. What I am doing wrong? From reading a bit here and there it seems as if layers should be involved in this, but I can not figure out how that should be done - mostly people write "copy and paste the selection" and leaves it at that. Could someone please talk me through this, step by step, in a simple manner for someone who has no real experience with Paint.NET. Thank you in advance. Vargr Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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