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10.46.  Subtract from Selection

Revision History
Revision $Revision$ 2006-08-03 scb

The Subtract from Selection command creates a selection in the image from the pixels of the active layer according to their transparency. Opaque areas are fully selected, transparent areas are unselected, and translucent areas are partially selected. This selection is subtracted from an existing selection. The alpha channel itself is not changed.

10.46.1.  Activating the Command

  • You can access this command from the image menubar through Layer->Transparency->Subtract from Selection

  • or from the pop-up menu which appears when you right-click on the active layer in the Layer Dialog.

10.46.2.  Example

Figure 10.114.  Applying “Subtract from Selection

Applying Subtract from Selection
Applying Subtract from Selection

Non-transparent pixels of the active layer have been subtracted from the existing rectangular selection.

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