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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