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Cropping crooked images

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Old 05-20-2002, 02:14 AM
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Cropping crooked images

Use the 'measure' tool to draw a line on any edge that should be horizontal or vertical. Then go to Image>Canvas>Rotate Arbitrary and the necessary setting will already be entered to straighten the image. Then you can crop as you wish.
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Old 05-20-2002, 08:19 AM
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I use that one religeously. Love it.
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Old 05-20-2002, 08:50 AM
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I just tried that and it is VERY cool!
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Old 05-20-2002, 09:12 AM
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AH!! I've gotten to have a pretty good eye for how much .5 degrees is vs. 1 degree (vs. 1.5 degrees) - but I much prefer using more precise methods.

THANKS!
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Old 05-21-2002, 12:40 AM
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GREAT tip. Like Jeanie I've been eyeballing quite successfully, but often I turn the wrong way.
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Old 05-21-2002, 12:58 AM
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An excellent tip!

Now I won't even have to try to guess (and usually be wrong).

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