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PAINT(1)		    General Commands Manual		      PAINT(1)

NAME
       paint  -	 create	 image files by	drawing	with a mouse or	other pointing
       device

SYNOPSIS
       paint [ file ]

DESCRIPTION
       Paint displays a	canvas upon which can be drawn lines using  the	 mouse
       holding	down  buttons  1 or 2 for foreground or	background color.  The
       canvas may be moved with	button 3.  Colors and brush sizes may  be  se-
       lected by clicking on the palette at the	bottom of the screen with but-
       tons 1 or 2.

       If the optional file argument is	specified, then	it is read and used as
       the canvas.  Paint only recognizes Plan 9 bitmap	format (see

       A number	of immediate keyboard commands are recognized:

       u      Undos the	previous action.

       c      Clears the canvas	with the background color.

       1-9    Select brush size.

       f      Select flood fill	brush.

       +      Doubles magnification.

       -      Halves magnification.

       esc    Centers the canvas and resets magnification.

       Hitting	any other key on the keyboard shows a command prompt where the
       following commands may be entered:

       rfile  Reads the	canvas from file.

       wfile  Writes the canvas	to file.

       <command
	      Executes command and reads the canvas from its standard output.

       >command
	      Executes command and writes the canvas to	its standard input.

       |command
	      Transforms the canvas by piping it thru command.

       q      Quits the	program.

SOURCE
       /sys/src/cmd/paint.c

SEE ALSO
HISTORY
       Paint first appeared in 9front (October,	2011).

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