5.20. Page Curl

5.20.1. Overview

Afbeelding 17.103. Example for the Page Curl filter

Example for the Page Curl filter

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Example for the Page Curl filter

Filter Page Curl applied

This filter curls a corner of the current layer or selection into a kind of cornet showing the underlying layer in the cleared area. A new Curl Layer and a new Alpha channel are created. The part of the initial layer corresponding to this cleared area is also transparent.

5.20.2. Activating the Filter

This filter is found in the main menu under FiltersDistortsPage Curl….

5.20.3. Options

Afbeelding 17.104. Page Curl filter options

“Page Curl” filter options

Curl Location

You have there four radio buttons to select the corner you want raise. The Preview is redundant and doesn't respond to other options.

Curl Orientation

Horizontal and Vertical refer to the border you want raise.

Shade under curl

This is the shadow inside the cornet.

Foreground / background colors, Current gradient, Current gradient (reversed)

This option refers to the outer face of the cornet.


Refers to the visibility of the layer part underlying the cornet. It may be set also in the Layers dialog.