4.2. Blinds

4.2.1. Overview

Figure 16.34. Applying example for the Blinds filter

Applying example for the Blinds filter

Original image

Applying example for the Blinds filter

Filter Blinds applied


It generates a blind effect with horizontal or vertical battens. You can lift or close these battens, but not lift the whole blind up.

4.2.2. Activating the filter

You can find this filter through FiltersDistortBlinds.

4.2.3. Options

Figure 16.35. Blinds filter options

Blinds filter options

Preview

All your setting changes will appear in the Preview without affecting the image until you click on OK.

Orientation

Allows you to decide whether battens will be horizontal or vertical.

Background

The batten color is that of the Toolbox Background. To be able to use the Transparent option, your image must have an Alpha channel.

Displacement

Slider and input box allow to wide battens giving the impression they are closing, or to narrow them, giving the impression they are opening.

Number of segments

It's the number of battens.