Square selection with Ctrl or Shift

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VuDu
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Square selection with Ctrl or Shift

Post by VuDu » Fri Aug 25, 2006 8:11 pm

<Moderator's note: This topic has been split from another topic>

One nice thing that would be very usefull it's the ability to set some aspect ratio (default 1:1) when holding Shift or Ctrl when making a selection. This already exists in Adobe's Photoshop and I'd really love to see it on XnView.

For example, we have a large picture and we want to crop a a 1:1 selection area to use it for a Forum avatar, we could just hold Shift and select the area and we'd be sure that the result would be a square ;)
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Post by nerbrume » Mon May 07, 2007 1:11 pm

VuDu wrote:One nice thing that would be very usefull it's the ability to set some aspect ratio (default 1:1) when holding Shift or Ctrl when making a selection. This already exists in Adobe's Photoshop and I'd really love to see it on XnView.

For example, we have a large picture and we want to crop a a 1:1 selection area to use it for a Forum avatar, we could just hold Shift and select the area and we'd be sure that the result would be a square ;)
Hello !

mmm, this thread is quite old, but I stumble upon it searching for this very feature.
So I second it, holding shift is quite a natural usage to make square selections.

Thanks ! :mrgreen:

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Post by nerbrume » Wed May 09, 2007 7:59 am

And thanks Mod for moving this one.
I didn't dare starting another thread :? .

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Post by nim » Sat May 19, 2007 11:55 pm

bumping this request and voting for shift as the modifier in question as it's shift in photoshop

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Post by helmut » Sun May 20, 2007 9:33 am

nim wrote:bumping this request and voting for shift as the modifier in question as it's shift in photoshop
I second this request. Shift key sounds very good to me, all MS Office products (Wod, PowerPoint, ...) use the Shift key for square shapes.

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Post by coverback » Mon May 21, 2007 12:16 pm

count me in as well, very convenient feature if you ask me.

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