On Monday 25 February 2002 14:30, Stephen J Baker wrote:
> I have a couple of suggestions for options for the Clone tool:
> 1) At present, the source data for clone is the image as
>    it was before you clicked on the mouse.  It would be nice
>    to have an option to take the *current* state of the image
>    instead.  When you are erasing some feature from a photo
>    by stealing a bit of background from somewhere nearby,
>    it's frustrating to accidentally pull in a part of the
>    object you already erased.
> 2) It would be *really* cool if clone could 'mirror' the
>    direction of the brush strokes when picking up colour
>    from the image...so (optionally), as I move the brush
>    to the right, the clone's '+' cursor would move to the
>    left - and vice-versa.  An option for an up/down mirror
>    and/or an arbitary rotation of the brush coordinates
>    would be useful too.

In November 2001 I proposed something like 1) and some discussion followed on 
the list. The thread is called "Retouching pictures..." and starts 25 
October. Please check it. 

I would love to do it, but, unfortunately, I won't have time tomorrow :-(


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