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4.2.  Blinds

4.2.1.  Overview

Figure 16.34.  Applying example for the Blinds filter

Applying example for the Blinds filter

Original image

Applying example for the Blinds filter

Filter “Blinds” applied

It generates a blind effect with horizontal or vertical battens. You can lift or close these battens, but not lift the whole blind up.

4.2.2.  Starting filter

You can find this filter through FiltersDistortBlinds.

4.2.3.  Options

Figure 16.35.  Blinds” filter options

Blinds filter options


All your setting changes will appear in the Preview without affecting the image until you click on OK.


Allows you to decide whether battens will be horizontal or vertical.


The batten color is that of the Toolbox Background. To be able to use the Transparent option, your image must have an Alpha channel.


Slider and input box allow to wide battens giving the impression they are closing, or to narrow them, giving the impression they are opening.

Number of segments

It's the number of battens.

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