Skinman Help

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The Artful Dodger
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Skinman Help

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Hello:

I feel like a real nube today - I have been using graphic editors for a lot of years (starting with Paint Shop Pro 5!), but Skinman has me completely stumped. I can't even open a file - it expects to see a .skin file. Is there somewhere a user's manual? I am sorry to be asking such a simple question (I feel like it's like asking "where does the floppy disk go?")

Thanks in advance.

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Did you see the YouTube tutorials by Russ? It is a 3 part tutorial, this is episode 1.
https://youtu.be/9Kr7LQ1IYJA

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Hi
Skinman is a vector based drawing software.
It is different from a pixel based software like PSP or Photoshop.

If you want to import an image, it has to be imported on an image object.
Use the yellow page icon on the toolset, then draw a rectangle on the screen. A dialog window will appear, where you will select the image to be imported (lots of pixel based formats can be imported(. You can then modify the properties of the image object, within the properties panel.
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Ralph wrote: Fri Jul 15, 2022 7:05 pm Did you see the YouTube tutorials by Russ? It is a 3 part tutorial, this is episode 1.
https://youtu.be/9Kr7LQ1IYJA
I remember a young chap called Ralph who also did a really good presentation, first one I ever saw . no idea what happened to him.... :shock:


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I lost my hair ;)

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:lol: I used to have hair just like that.too.. now my avatar is a pretty close representation. ..
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