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Learning Pixelmator by Mark Stagi

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Working with the Transform tool

The Transform tool is one of the most useful all-round tools when editing multiphoto layouts. Whenever you need to change the size of a layer, just go to Transform (the keyboard shortcut is command + F). When you are using the Transform tool, it will place handles on the corners and on the middle edge of the photo. Just click-and-drag these handles to make the photo larger/smaller. Also, if you move the cursor slightly outside of the handle, your cursor will change to a rotate cursor and you can click-and-drag to rotate the photo.

While you are using the Transform tool, the gear icon on the top left will change with some additional options. The default option is Free Transform…; this will let you scale the image ...

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