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SketchBlock 2.8 - Digital Sketching For The Amiga (SVN: 133:363M)

Smudge Tool

The smudge tool allows you to smudge and drag colour arround on the image. Producing smoothing efects, streaks, or even wet watery efects.

Smudge Tool Settings

When the Smudge tool is active the settings for the tool can be modified via the settings panel in the Tools Window.(Shown Right)

The following attributes can be controlled.

Smudge Tool ARexx Commands

To pass ARexx commands to the Paint tool you must use the SketchBlock ARexx command COMMANDTOOL

SET

PRESSUREOPACITY/S,PRESSURERATE/S,PROGRESSIVE/S,OPACITY/N/A,SCALE/N/A,RATE/N/A

Sets the Smudge settings to the provided values. All the settings are updated so all required terms must be specified.
PRESSUREOPACITY/S
If present this switch enables pressure sensitive opacity. If not present it disables pressure sensitive opacity.
PRESSURERATE/S
If present this switch enables pressure sensitive rate. If not present it disables pressure sensitive rate.
PROGRESSIVE/S
If present this switch enables progressive smudging. If not present it disables progressive smudgeing.
OPACITY/N/A
This sets the opacity of the smudge stroke, it takes a value from 0 to 100
SCALE/N/A
This sets the scaling of the smudge stroke, it takes a value from 0 to 500 (although the smallest resulting brush size is always 1 pixel square)
RATE/N/A
This sets the rate of the smudge.

GET

STEM/K

Retrieves the current settings via a STEM varaible.
STEM/K
Pass the variable to which the settings will be added. The values will be added to the stem variable useing the name above with no index component. eg If the STEM var was FOO pressure size will be added as FOO.PRESSURESIZE

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