Way to create a new canvas of specified colour

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Way to create a new canvas of specified colour

Post by cday » Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:31 pm

As far as I know there is currently no way to create a new blank canvas in XnView software?

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Re: Way to create a new canvas of specified colour

Post by deus-ex » Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:38 pm

No, not from scratch. Here's a workaround:

Create new canvas with specified background color
  • load any image
  • resize Canvas [Shft+C] with desired background color
  • copy small selection of new background
  • select all [Ctrl+A]
  • paste [Ctrl+V]
  • save result to new file
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Re: Way to create a new canvas of specified colour

Post by cday » Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:28 am

Thanks for the workaround, but I think a direct method specifying the desired canvas size and colour would be a useful addition... :D

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Re: Way to create a new canvas of specified colour

Post by deus-ex » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:00 am

Yes of course, the workaround is meant as a (hopefully) temporary workaround. :)
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Re: Way to create a new canvas of specified colour

Post by m.Th. » Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:08 pm

+1
I would do it like this:

File | New...

And then, as @cday said, a dialog appears with the dimensions (W x H) and the Color.
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Re: Way to create a new canvas of specified colour

Post by xnview » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:55 pm

See issue for current status and some details.
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Re: Way to create a new canvas of specified colour

Post by xnview » Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:20 am

This problem is supposed to be fixed in XnView MP 0.94. Please check and confirm the bug fix here.
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Re: Way to create a new canvas of specified colour

Post by m.Th. » Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:14 pm

Pfff... Pierre... I would renounceδ for a long time to search this feature if I wouldn't love you. Yes, I am serious.
I would add it also in the File \ New.
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