* It is used to adjust the size of the layer, paths and selected portion in the image.
* It expands or scales down the size of the image.How to Launch:
- Open Gimp.
- Launch a new image file.
- Now pick Scale Tool
from the toolbox.
* To select, click the Toolbox and then press the button Shift + T
- This option allows you to scale an image either in the Normal or Corrective manner.
1) Normal -> This option scales the image in the forward position.
2) Corrective -> This scales the image in the backward position.Interpolation
- This option helps to curve the image. Clipping
- This option slashes an image.Preview
- It helps an user to see the preview of an image. The subsidiary options available are Outline, Image, Grid
. The Image and Grid can be viewed at once or else just the outline/image can be seen separately.
- This option in an image will make the background to be vague when the image is filled with color.Number of grid lines
- Set the Grid option in preview menu to activate this option. This option lists the Grids
which are placed on the image while applying the settings.Keep Aspect
- This option can be made as default using the Ctrl button.How to Use:
- To scale an image in forward direction, set "Normal" option and to scale image in backward direction, set "Corrective" option.
- First, set either Normal or Corrective
tool option in toolbox.
- Then, click on any portion on the image.
- The Scale
box gets displayed.
- Now enter the values i.e. "Height and Width" in concerned columns and click the button "Scale".
- User can view the adjustments or scalling of an image, at when the values was entered in the scale box.
- The below image has been scaled in forward direction.
- Set the Corrective
option, enter the values and click the "Scale" button in Scale box.
- The below image has been scaled in backward direction.
- After scaling an image, you can take a copy of it and expand or minimize it, without using any tools or options.
- Just click on the image.
- The image gets selected automatically. Now click the +
symbol and pull the image from its source position.
- Now use the borders to maximize or minimize the image.
- The copied image wont have much clarity as the original one. But it if enlarged to its original size then it will look effective.
- Use rest of the tool options in scale tool to scale an image efficiently.