Editing

New

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Image ‣ New

Shortcut

Alt-N

Creates a new Generated Image.

Open

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Image ‣ Open

Shortcut

Alt-O

Load image from a file.

Open Cache Render

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Image ‣ Open Cache Render

Shortcut

Ctrl-R

Load the current scene’s render layers from disk cache, if available. This can be used to save RAM while rendering because the render layers do not have to be saved in RAM. And also for recovering some information from a fail render. For this to work, Cache Result must be enabled.

Replace

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Image ‣ Replace

Shortcut

Ctrl-R

Replaces the current image throughout the blend-file with another image.

Reload

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Image ‣ Reload

Shortcut

Alt-R

Reload the image from the file on drive.

Edit Externally

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Image ‣ Edit Externally

Using the Edit Externally tool Blender will open an external image editor, as specified in the Preferences and load in the image to be edited.

Save

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Image ‣ Save

Shortcut

Alt-S

Save the image, if the image is already a file.

Viktig

Rendered images are not automatically saved, they have to be saved to drive manually.

Save As

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Image ‣ Save As

Shortcut

Shift-Alt-S

Save the (rendered) image in a separate file of any type. The image output settings can be configured and are the same as the Render Output Properties.

Save a Copy

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Image ‣ Save a Copy

Using Save as Copy will save the file to a specified name, but will keep the old one open in the Image editor.

Save All Images

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Image ‣ Save All Images

Save all modified images. Packed images will be repacked.

Invert

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Image ‣ Invert

Invert Image Colors

Invert the colors of an image.

Invert Channel

Red, Green, Blue, Alpha

Resize

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Image ‣ Resize

Adjust the image size in pixels.

Flip

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Image ‣ Flip

This operator mirrors the image across a specified axis. Use this to alter the perspective of an image giving an alternative viewpoint; this can make an image more visually appealing or highlight some visual flaw.

Horizontally

Mirrors the image so the left side becomes the right side.

Vertically

Mirrors the image so the top becomes the bottom.

Pack

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Image ‣ Pack

Packs the image into the blend-file. See Packed Data.

Unpack

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Image ‣ Unpack

Unpack the image to a drive.

Extract Palette

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Image ‣ Extract Palette

Extracts a Color Palette from the image for use by other tools.

Generate Grease Pencil

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Image ‣ Generate Grease Pencil

Creates a Grease Pencil object using the currently selected image as a source.