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"Paste as New Floating Selection" Function

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In Paintshop Pro, I (1) use the marquee tool to select the area of an image I want to copy.  (2) Ctrl-C to copy an area, then (3) Ctrl-E to create a floating selection, which will move with my mouse to wherever I want to place it.  (4) Click to place it.

 

This is very quick and easy, and I'd love to see it in Affinity Photo.

 

(In Affinity, you need to (1) convert the Image layer to a Raster layer.  (2) Use the marquee tool to select the area of the image you want to copy.  (3) Hit Ctrl-C.   (4) Hit Ctrl-V to place a static copy of the selected pixels over the original.   (5) Change to the Move tool.  (6) Click and drag andcopy of the selection to the place you want it.   (7) Merge down the new layer that was created along the way.)


Anyway, just a suggestion from a new user trialing Affinity Photo.

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