7.41. Alpha to Selection

The Alpha to Selection command creates a selection from the combined alpha channels of all selected layers. This selection replaces the existing selection.

Opaque areas are fully selected, transparent areas are unselected, and translucent areas are partially selected. The alpha channels of the selected layers are not changed.

7.41.1. Activating the Command

You can access this command

  • From the main menu through LayerTransparencyAlpha to Selection.

  • From the Layers Dialog, you can access it through the Alpha to Selection command of its context menu.

7.41.2. Example

Kuva 16.105. Applying Alpha to Selection

Applying ”Alpha to Selection”
Applying ”Alpha to Selection”

Non-transparent pixels of the active layer have replaced the existing rectangular selection.