Circle Layer
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== About Circle Layers ==  == About Circle Layers ==  
−  Circle layers are used to represent circles =). A circle is the flat region defined by the inner area of a circle. A circle is a flat line on which all the points are at the same distance  +  Circle layers are used to represent circles =). A circle is the flat region defined by the inner area of a circle. A circle is a flat line on which all the points are at the same distance from the center or Origin. The distance to the center is called {{LiteralRadius}}. 
−  To create a {{LiteralCircle Layer}} you would use the {{lCircle Tool}}. Make a first left mouse button click where the  +  To create a {{LiteralCircle Layer}} you would use the {{lCircle Tool}}. Make a first left mouse button click where the Origin should go and holddrag from the center to define the Radius when you release the left mouse button. The circle will be created with the current foreground Color. 
== Parameters of the Circle Layers ==  == Parameters of the Circle Layers ==  
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As mentioned before is is the radius of the geometric circle or circumference. It is modified dragging the cyan handle at the edge of the circumference. Although you rotate it it always becomes horizontal.  As mentioned before is is the radius of the geometric circle or circumference. It is modified dragging the cyan handle at the edge of the circumference. Although you rotate it it always becomes horizontal.  
−  ===  +  === Origin === 
It is a parameter type {{lVector Parametervector}} that defines the center of the circle/circumference. Just edit its x,y coordinates or drag the green handle to change this value.  It is a parameter type {{lVector Parametervector}} that defines the center of the circle/circumference. Just edit its x,y coordinates or drag the green handle to change this value. 
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About Circle Layers
Circle layers are used to represent circles =). A circle is the flat region defined by the inner area of a circle. A circle is a flat line on which all the points are at the same distance from the center or Origin. The distance to the center is called "Radius".
To create a "Circle Layer" you would use the Circle Tool. Make a first left mouse button click where the Origin should go and holddrag from the center to define the Radius when you release the left mouse button. The circle will be created with the current foreground Color.
Parameters of the Circle Layers
The parameters of the Circle layers are:
Name  Value  Type 
Z Depth  0.000000  real 
Amount  1.000000  real 
Blend Method  Composite  integer 
Type  Fast Gaussian Blur  integer 
Color 

color 
Radius  59.999998pt  real 
Feather  0.000000pt  real 
Origin  0.000000pt,0.000000pt  vector 
Invert 

bool 
Fallof  Linear  integer 
A simple "Circle Layer" in action:
Specific parameters for Circle Layers
Some of the parameters of Circle Layers are common parameter that are shared for several types of Layers. Click on the links to see their definitions. Only the particular parameters for the Circle Layers are described here.
Radius
As mentioned before is is the radius of the geometric circle or circumference. It is modified dragging the cyan handle at the edge of the circumference. Although you rotate it it always becomes horizontal.
Origin
It is a parameter type vector that defines the center of the circle/circumference. Just edit its x,y coordinates or drag the green handle to change this value.