Add Outline Option For Images In New 2019 Combine Tool

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Please add the ability to outline the images captured (various colors & thickness etc.) I like to put my images on a white background and the images are very often white so they get lost when it's white image on white combine background (I know I can set an off white background etc.). Having an outline option would be nice - Thanks
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Rob

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You can do something like this already. Create a preset that automatically applies a border to the source images when you capture them but it'd be better to be able to add the border as one of the combine options
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Though it's not part of the Combine Images options there is a way to add a outline to each image.

First... After you Combine the images and before adding the outline Save AS a .snag for backup
because the process I will explain requires flattening the images.

Once you do that the images will no longer be editable so the .snag backup will give you a original to go back to if you want to do something different.

So here is the process.

Make your combine images.

Now with either the Move tool or the Selection tool click on One of the images so it is selected.

Then click on "Effects option"

Then the "Border effect"

You will get a popup asking to Flatten.

Click on "Flatten and apply the effect to the selection"

Click on image to enlarge


In the Border option chose your color. width, etc.

Click on the canvas somewhere off of the image to finish/remove the selection marching ants.

Note: if you make a mistake just do a Undo (CTRL+Z) and pick a different color or width.

Preform the same action on each image you want to have a outline/border.

Save as .png or .jpg etc when done.




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Thanks Dubie!
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Side Note:

You can also apply the process to more of the images all at once by clicking on a image and then hold the SHIFT key and select the other images then apply the process.

All of the selected images will have the same effect applied.


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Good to know Paul, thanks. My guess is they can leverage that code for the Combine tool.
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