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quenton8 Silver Member Awarded for bringing his experience to the Nikonians community helping members with printing and the use of post-processing software from the perspective of an IT professional. Ribbon awarded for his enthusiastic and repeated support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 11th Apr 2010
Sun 27-Jan-13 07:16 PM | edited Sun 27-Jan-13 07:16 PM by quenton8

I have seen this a few times.

First, in this case which was pretty simple, I used no layers.

I had a lamp post at night, background pretty dark, some shrub branches, pretty simple for cloning.

The lamp post was tilted (for real) and I wanted to straighten it ...

  • selected the post and the lamp on top as a rectangle
  • selected "Move" and rotated it a few degrees, leaving some small black areas around the rectangle
  • applied the transformation
  • went to clone over the black areas (remember, no layers) but it would not clone!
  • saved the image (as a tiff) and re-opened it and cloning was just fine

Is this a bug? or - more likely - did I do something wrong or miss a step?

Dennis Smith.

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