4.14. Shift

4.14.1. Overview

Figure 16.68. Example for the Shift filter

Example for the Shift filter

Original image

Example for the Shift filter

Filter Shift applied

It shifts all pixel rows, horizontally or vertically, in the current layer or selection, on a random distance and within determined limits.

4.14.2. Activating the filter

You can find this filter through FiltersDistortsShift.

4.14.3. Options

Figure 16.69. Shift filter options

Shift filter options


The result of your settings will appear in the Preview without affecting the image until you click on OK.

Shift horizontally, Shift vertically

This option sets the dimension where pixels are moved.

Pixels going out one side will come back on the other side.

Shift amount

With this option, you can set the maximum shift, between 1 and 200 pixels, or in another unit of measurement.