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  1. trouble with crop

    Sometimes when I crop an image it doesn't actually crop to the area I selected. For example, if I select a rectangle and then select "crop" it may crop to the width of the rectangle, but choose a seemingly arbitrary height, oftentimes cutting off the desired artwork.

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  2. Paste images from desktop

    OSX 10.12.6 + Pixen 4.11: PNG 24-bit images ==> GIF animations

    It would be REALLY nice if I could drag images from a folder or the desktop into an animation to add a frame.I use Pixen primarily to assemble animations, and it's kind of annoying to have to open the image, menu/copy-merged, select the animation, then menu/paste the frame in, repeat. Wouldn't it be cool if I could just drag images in??? I tried, mind you, and a line appears in the list of frames at the top of the New Animation as if the image *was* going to drop…

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  3. Having trouble with Cut + Paste

    In Pixen 4.1.1 w/ MacOS 10.14.3...

    Use the Rectangular Selection Tool to select a part of the active layer.
    Type Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V to Copy/Paste.
    A prompt comes up asking... "The image is larger than the canvas. Would you like to resize the canvas to fit?"
    Clicking "Paste As Is" results in a blank new layer - same size as source.
    Clicking "Resize Canvas to Fit" results in new Layer with copied image, but new layer is larger than original layer. Also original layer is now resized larger.

    I am assuming that this is some sort of user error and that…

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  4. open files saved from older versions

    Can you please let us use current Pixen to open files created in older versions of Pixen?

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  5. create sprite sheet / export sprites from single image

    This idea may be similar to another already posted idea but this is what i like to see.

    When creating a single image i like to be able to register a selection, give it a name and continue editing. After creating my sprites, registered them all and gave them a name i want to export all sprites from this single image to (PNG) files with the given names. for example: i created a helicopter, tree and a ball and named theses. After exporting the sprites i want these files on my disk:

    helicopter.png
    tree.png
    ball.png

    Now i can process them…

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  6. Simple gradient tool

    Being able to form a gradient fill with the ability to set gradient angle and start/end point would be great.

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  7. PSD Import/Export

    PSD Import/Export would benefit users that uses an IOS on the move but Windows at workplace. It also helps retain the layer and timeline settings if possible.

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  8. sprite sheet centric workflow

    the result of pixen work can be one of:
    -single image
    -single animation
    -character animation spritesheet

    i think the least one needs a bit of rethinking.
    it would be nice to pack few animations into a spritesheet of fixed dimensions (usually power of 2... 128x128 256x256...) and have the frames grouped by animation.
    I like how this has been done in sprite something for iOS
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_ZBI7KSI0M&feature=relmfu
    basically you work on a big png and see a portion of it (the frame) then you makes animation by chosing sprites from the big sprite sheet.

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  9. Guides

    I'd love guides that could sit between pixels, and would be invisible on export. (Like photoshop or illustrator guides.) One could use them to set centerlines or easily align layers for an animation.

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  10. bugs in the palette widgets

    While editing a sprite, the frequency palette may miscount colors used, displaying incorrect results.

    When changing a palette index's color, it may appear incorrect in the frequency palette, and cause miscounts.

    The only way to refresh the frequency palette is switching between it and the recent colors widget.

    When switching between the recent colors widget and the frequency palette, the frequency palette may display incorrect colors (typically after changing a palette index's color)

    After double clicking on a palette index within the frequency palette, it is not easy to exit the palette editing mode. (E.g cannot "deselect" the palette index…

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  11. Pixen Quick Load Save Files in current Image/Animation

    Can you please add a "Library" section like Adobe Flash CS6 so we can add certain pictures to the current image/animation

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  12. Mirror Map/Pattern Tool

    When making a large repetitive image I'm finding myself hitting copy/paste/merge-below multiple times. It would be easier if i could select part of the screen and hold down(a key or brush) to duplicate the graphic following the cursor. Almost like creating an instant pattern.

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  13. dithering tool

    the only major feature that I see missing from this software is a tool for dithering. Please add one!

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