12.6. Filters

12.6.1. Overview

Obrázek 17.259. Original image

Original image

Original image

Original image

This filter adds a cool fading border to an image. The border will look jagged and fuzzy, and you can specify color and thickness of the fading border. Optionally you may add a shadow to the image.


Activate the filter

12.6.2. Activate the filter

You can find this filter in the image window menu through FiltersDecorFuzzy Border….

12.6.3. Options

Obrázek 17.260. Color

Color

Color

Border size

Border size

Blur border

If checked, the border will be blurred. The example below shows the effect of blurring:

Blur border example

Obrázek 17.261. Blur checked

„Blur“ checked

Blur unchecked

„Blur“ checked

Blur border zoomed (1600%)


Obrázek 17.262. Blur checked

„Blur“ checked

Blur unchecked

„Blur“ checked

Blur border zoomed (1600%)


The border's granularity is almost the size of pixel blocks spread to create the effect of a jagged and fuzzy border.

Granularity example (without blurring)

Obrázek 17.263. Granularity 1 (min)

Granularity 1 (min)

Granularity 4 (default)

Granularity 1 (min)

Granularity 16 (max)

Granularity 1 (min)

Add shadow


If checked, the filter will also create a shadow at the border.

Add shadow example

Obrázek 17.264. Add shadow checked, shadow weight 100% (default shadow weight).

„Add shadow“ checked, shadow weight 100% (default shadow weight).

Add shadow with shadow weight 10%.

„Add shadow“ checked, shadow weight 100% (default shadow weight).

Add shadow unchecked (default)

„Add shadow“ checked, shadow weight 100% (default shadow weight).

Shadow weight


If Add shadow is checked, you may set the shadow opacity here. Defaults to 100% (full opacity).

Work on copy

Work on copy

Flatten image

If unchecked, the filter keeps the additional layers it used to create the border and the shadow (if demanded). Default is to merge down all layers.

If unchecked, the filter keeps the additional layers it used to create the border and the shadow (if demanded). Default is to merge down all layers.