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Apologies if this has already been discussed but I could not find anything about it by searching the forums, in the help, or in the video tutorials.

My question is if is possible to invert a pixel selection made with any of the Pixel Persona selection tools (so whatever was not selected is selected & whatever was is not) like with the desktop apps?


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Affinity Photo 1.6.11.85 & Affinity Designer 1.6..4.45 for iPad; 6th Generation iPad 32 GB; Apple Pencil; iOS 12.1.1

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23 minutes ago, R C-R said:

Apologies if this has already been discussed but I could not find anything about it by searching the forums, in the help, or in the video tutorials.

My question is if is possible to invert a pixel selection made with any of the Pixel Persona selection tools (so whatever was not selected is selected & whatever was is not) like with the desktop apps?

Long press with one finger and choose Invert Selection.

 


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18 minutes ago, toltec said:

Long press with one finger and choose Invert Selection.

Arg!!! I think I tried everything imaginable except pressing long enough on the selection for that context menu to pop up. Thank you very, very much for the help.


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Affinity Photo 1.6.11.85 & Affinity Designer 1.6..4.45 for iPad; 6th Generation iPad 32 GB; Apple Pencil; iOS 12.1.1

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Really nice to know it's actually possible. That is if I hadn't expanded the canvas. I do that by making it an artboard, selecting it and resize with move tool (only way I can figure that doesn't alter the content, so it's like "resize canvas" in Photoshop). Problem is that it seems to not want to completely let go of the original (smaller) canvas/artboard size, and in this situation it means that when reversing a selection it only selects the pixels that are within what was the original size. So it selects a small square in the corner of the canvas. I hope that's understandable and that someone can help.

I also hope that it's not a problem that I revive this old thread.

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If you use Resize and change Document to Canvas in the Context menu then change the dimensions, you will resize the canvas without resizing your document. Eg  reducing size of canvas, object may be too big to fit.


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Thank you! I don't know why I didn't think of doing it that way. So that sort of solved it for me, but I still like doing it visually instead of mathematically.

Inspired by you DM1 I made a video demonstrating the problem. As you can see, some strange glitches occur too.

The steps are: Turn the canvas into an artboard, select the artboard and resize visually, select a previously created layer, draw something that's larger than the old size, observe the ugly glithces. Same goes for selections larger than the old size.

Sorry that this is going so off-topic.

 

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Yes, the brush glitch is a bug. I have seen it reported on the bugs thread.


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