Image Editor Tool Bar Icons
Note: All functions accessible
from the tool bar icons are also accessible from the menu bar.
Open – To
open any image saved on your system that is in one of the seven
formats, click the Open icon.
Save As – To save an image, click the
Print – To print an image, select it and click
the Printer icon.
Cut – To cut out an area that you selected with
the Select tool (see below), click the Scissors icon.
The area you cut is sent to the Clipboard so that you can paste it
as a new image in the Image Editor or into another Windows
Copy – To copy to the Clipboard an image or an
area of an image that has been selected with the Select tool, click
the Copy icon.
Paste – To paste a new image into the Image
Editor that you previously cut or copied to the Clipboard, click
the Paste icon. This will replace any image displayed
in the Image Editor with the new image.
MS Paste – To paste an image into an MS Word document,
click the MS Paste icon. To past an image into an MS
PowerPoint slide, right click on the MS Paste icon and click
PowerPoint in the drop-down menu.
Undo – To undo the last change you made to an
image, click the Undo icon. The Image Editor supports five
levels of undo.
Select – The Select tool allows you to select
an area of an image for the purpose of cropping, cutting or copying
the image. To select an area, click the Select icon. Your
mouse cursor will transform into a cross-hair. Position the
cross-hair on any area of the image and then click and hold down
the left mouse button. Drag the cross-hair diagonally to draw a
frame and then release the left mouse button to complete your
selection. The selected area will be outlined. To unselect a
selected area, click the left mouse button outside of the image
(anywhere in the editor’s gray area).
Crop – To crop an area that you selected with
the Select tool, click the Crop icon.
Grayscale – To convert a color image to shades
of gray, click the Grayscale icon.
Flip Vertical – To vertically flip an image,
click the Flip Vertical icon.
Flip Horizontal – To horizontally flip an
image, click the Flip Horizontal icon.
Image Information – To display information
about an image (width, height and bits per pixel), click the
Image Information icon.
Brightness – To adjust the brightness of an
image, click the Brightness icon to open the Brightness
window. Slide the Adjustment bar left or right to increase or
decrease brightness and then click Keep or
Contrast – To adjust the contrast of an image,
click the Contrast icon to open the Contrast window.
Slide the Adjustment bar left or right to increase or decrease
contrast and then click Keep or Discard.
Invert – To invert (reverse) an image's colors,
click the Invert icon.
Batch Conversion – See Batch Conversion.