I have a question about the flood fill tool: is it possible to have it reference other layers for the area to fill? For example, to have the line work on one layer and easily add the flat colours on another.
I can’t see it as an option but wanted to check in case I’ve missed something.
That means you have an outline shape (or even a flat filled one) on layer 2 and you currently have layer 1 selected. Now you click into the shape and the fill is applied to layer 1 but using the shape on layer 2?
Yes, that sounds like what I’m looking for!
Quick GIF attached showing it in action in other software:
‘Use visible layers’ can be more useful than ‘Use all layers’ though, as it’s a bit more flexible.
Understood. Then this is what I already have on my list. Will come soon, but can’t tell exactly when.
Oh that’s great news - thanks!
@cjb511 What program are you using to create that gif? Would be very useful for describing issues on this forum.
I also looked for a good tool that records the screen as gif, but did not find one. I used to use CamStudio, save as AVI, post process it using VirtualDub, load it into Pro Motion and stored it as gif. Pretty cumbersome. I think I’ll add some functions to Pro Motion later to at least work better with AVI based imports to turn them into a gif like reducing duplicate frames etc. .
But for now I’d also be interested in a tool that records to optimized gif without wasting time.
That would be a really interesting feature to add. I’ll be on the look out for a gif recording program as well. Will let you know if I find one.
@Yloon I use ScreenToGif (http://www.screentogif.com/) - it’s great (and free!).
Thank you. Will check this, If it works for me, I’ll of course donate
Yes! It’s one of a few programs that I donated to immediately after trying it, as it’s such a handy tool! I believe the developer also has a Patreon.