4.7.  Spread

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4.7.1.  Overview

Figure 15.76.  Example of applying the Spread filter

Example of applying the Spread filter

Original image

Example of applying the Spread filter

Filter “Spread” applied

You can find this filter through FiltersNoiseSpread.

The Spread filter swaps each pixel in the active layer or selection with another randomly chosen pixel by a user specified amount. It works on color transitions, not on plain color areas. No new color is introduced.

4.7.2.  Options

Figure 15.77.  Spread” filter options

Spread filter options


This preview displays interactively changes before they are applied to the image.

Spread amount

You can set the distance that pixels will be moved along Horizontal and Vertical axis. The axis can be locked by clicking the Chain icon. You can also define the Unit to be used.