Effects Menu Commands

Note: Effects can only be applied to Photos and Embellishments.

Tip: If you would like further control over a particular image effect, select the Advanced menu option which contains some of the available image effects and the ability to configure them.

Red Eye Removal...

Opens the Red Eye Removal dialog where you can remove the common red-eye effect from photographs.

Remove Scratches

Remove dust and scratches (or any other small sharp details) from the image in the selected object.

Eraser

Opens the Eraser dialog where you can erase parts from the image in the selected object.

Flip Horizontal

Flip the image in the selected object along the middle of the X-axis. This means that what was shown on the right half of the image will now be shown on the left, and what was shown on the left half of the image will now be shown on the right.

Flip Vertical

Flip the image in the selected object along the middle of the Y-axis. This means that what was shown on the top half of the image will now be shown on the bottom, and what was shown on the bottom will now be shown on the top.

Adjust Color

Opens the selected object's Color/Tint settings where you can adjust the hue, saturation and lightness of the object.

Grayscale

Apply a grayscale effect to the image in the selected object. This effect is similar to a black-and-white photograph. This effect makes adjustments to the Color/Tint settings on the Advanced tab of the object's properties.

Sepia

Apply a sepia effect to the image in the selected object. This effect makes the image appear similar to the photographs of the mid-to-late 19th century by applying a warm brown tone. This effect makes adjustments to the Color/Tint settings on the Advanced tab of the object's properties.

Blur

Apply a blur effect to the image in the selected object. This effect blurs the image.

Sharpen

Sharpen the image in the selected object.

Crackle

Apply a crackle effect to the image in the selected object. This effect makes the image appear like a cracked ceramic glaze.

Emboss

Apply an emboss effect to the image in the selected object. This effect makes the image appear as if it was a three dimensional piece of metal.

Gauze

Apply a gauze effect to the image in the selected object. This effect generates a soft focus gauzed appearance.

Mosaic

Apply a mosaic effect to the image in the selected object. This effect makes the image appear as if it was created from mosaic tiles.

Oil Painting

Apply an oil painting effect to the image in the selected object. This effect makes the image appear as an oil painting.

Solarize

Apply a solarize effect to the image in the selected object.

Watercolor

Apply a watercolor effect to the image in the selected object. This effect makes the image appear as a hand-tinted photograph.

Advanced...

Opens the Image Effects dialog where you will find a wider range of image effects you can apply, as well as being able to customize their settings.