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Extending Backgound on Affinity Photo iPad


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Hey there!

I would like to extend the background of a picture. I already did this several times with the PC version of affinity photo and I knew that this was similar with the ipad version in the past where the selection tool was not part of a own persona.

 

But at this point I am out of ideas….

How I tried to extend:

New file and placing the picture within the photo persona (picture smaller than the canvas)

Changing to selecting persona and selecting a part of the background which should be extended. Changing back to the photo persona and trying to „grab“ the selecting with the move-tool. But not the selection made before is taken to the move control, the complete picture is „grabbed“ by the tool. This is also happening when selecting the move-tool from the selection persona like shown on the picture attached. 
 

Appreciate your feedback and help :) 

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You may copy the selection before scaling it.

If the placed file is of layer type “image”, you need to rasterize it before copying.

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52 minutes ago, nucleardirk said:

Hey there!

I would like to extend the background of a picture. I already did this several times with the PC version of affinity photo and I knew that this was similar with the ipad version in the past where the selection tool was not part of a own persona.

 

But at this point I am out of ideas….

How I tried to extend:

New file and placing the picture within the photo persona (picture smaller than the canvas)

Changing to selecting persona and selecting a part of the background which should be extended. Changing back to the photo persona and trying to „grab“ the selecting with the move-tool. But not the selection made before is taken to the move control, the complete picture is „grabbed“ by the tool. This is also happening when selecting the move-tool from the selection persona like shown on the picture attached. 
 

Appreciate your feedback and help :) 

5D5676EA-482A-4ECF-9872-1638D1F55AC0.png

Did you remember to rasterise the image first. If the layers panel says image instead of pixel, rasterise the layer first.

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