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Learning Pixelmator by Mark Stagi

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Overview of the layout and tool panes

The overall layout of Pixelmator is composed of your main image window and many other toolbars that can be shown/hidden depending on your workflow. Let's first start with the main window where your image is located. You can always use the Command + 0 keyboard shortcut to fit the photo on the screen or use Command + /+ to zoom in/out of the image. You can also zoom to the actual size of the image by using the shortcut Alt + Command + 0. If you want to see what zoom level you are currently at, just click on the Magnify icon on the tool bar and you will see the percent zoom indicated at the top-middle of the window.

Rulers

The main image window has many options you can customize. The most common thing that you ...

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