Scissors Tool

How to use scissors tool in GIMP?


* It generates a curve through the nodes, following the high-contrast which it identifies.
* Start the selection by clicking on the image. It will create a new anchor. Finish the selection just by clicking on the first node which you created in the beginning.
* It has some of the aspects of lasso and path tool.
How to Launch:
- Open Gimp.
- Launch a new image file.
- Now pick Scissors Tool from the toolbox.
Selection Tool
- Click the Toolbox and then press the button I (shortcut).
Tool options:
Intelligent Scissors Tool
Modes - It determines the way of creating the selection, i.e. whether it will be combined with existing one, etc.
Antialiasing - It causes the portion of the selection to be drawn smoother.
Feather Edge - It causes the boundary of the selected portion to be blurred.
Interactive Boundary - The curves will be created instantly after creating a new node.
How to Use:
- Select any portion in the image.
- To select, just left click the mouse. This will create points. Start the selection and finish where you have started.

- Now press Enter To convert it into selection.
- Then cut the selected portion and paste it a new file.

- Finally, click "File -> Save" to "Save" the file.

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