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Note that the edges can cross each other. When they do, the {{l|Winding Style Parameter}} comes into play.
 
Note that the edges can cross each other. When they do, the {{l|Winding Style Parameter}} comes into play.
 
==Options==
 
==Options==
[[File:Polygon Tool Options.png|frame]]
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The {{l|Tool Options Panel}} allows you to specify:
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{{PolygonToolOptions}}
* '''Name''' : Used for the new layer; any number in this field will automatically increment with each layer created
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*  '''Layer Type''' : Whether create {{l|Polygon Layer}} and/or {{l|Outline Layer|Outline}}, {{l|Advanced Outline Layer|Advanced Outline}}, {{l|Region Layer|Region}}, {{l|Plant Layer|Plant}} and {{l|Curve Gradient Layer|Curve Gradient}} layers (Splines)
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* '''{{l|Blend_Method_Parameter|Blend Method}}''' : The blending method used to composite on the layers below
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* '''Opacity''' : Sets the {{l|Amount Parameter}} for new layers. Defaults to '''1.00''' (Completely opaque)
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* '''Brush Size''' : Sets the {{l|Outline_Layer#Outline_width|Outline width}} or the size of the gradient (only for {{l|Outline Layer|Outline}}, {{l|Advanced Outline Layer|Advanced Outline}} and {{l|Curve Gradient Layer|Curve Gradient}})
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* '''Invert''' : Whether invert the create(d) layer(s). Is related to his {{l|Invert_Parameter}}.
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* '''{{l|Feather_Parameter|Feather}}''' : Width of the area to be dissolved at the edge (not for {{l|Plant Layer|Plant}} and {{l|Curve Gradient Layer|Curve Gradient}})
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* '''Link Origins''' : Whether Link the Offset of Splines
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== Usage ==
 
== Usage ==

Latest revision as of 19:22, 7 March 2016

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Tool polygon icon.png ALT-P

Introduction

This tool draws regions with straight edges. It is deprecated in favor of the Spline Tool which can draw straight edged polygons and also curved shapes.

Here are some example polygons (in case you forgot what they look like):

Image:Polygons.png

Sif icon.pngsource file

Note that the edges can cross each other. When they do, the Winding Style Parameter comes into play.

Options

Polygon Tool Options.png

The Tool Options Panel allows you to specify:


Usage

Just click over the different corners of the polygon.

To finish the creation of the spline you have different options :

  • Click again over the first vertex,
  • Using the gear "Make Polygon" button at the bottom of the Tool Options Panel.
  • Select any other tool from the Toolbox Panel

The "Clear Current Polygon" button at the bottom of the "Tool Options Panel" could be used to clear the current polygon.


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