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Tutorials that can be done in Krita

claus_chr
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Tutorial nr 5 is up on UserBase: http://userbase.kde.org/Krita/Tutorial_5. Still a little rough around the edges - will polish it later. Enjoy.
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Here are the first UserBase versions of http://userbase.kde.org/Krita/Tutorial_6 and http://userbase.kde.org/Krita/Tutorial_8 - as before they still need some polishing. Enjoy.
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Th... whoa, fast! Here's the file again:
https://www.yousendit.com/download/UW13 ... V3h4Tk1UQw

Anyway, thank you so much for converting everything to the wiki! I know how annoying and tedious such things can be. Are you finally done translating strings? :D Once you're done with all the wiki tutorials, I'll also invert the DA and wiki links on the resource page to encourage the users to go to the wiki version first. :) Besides, it should be handier for them to have a proper index (I've always been too lazy to make those xD ).

Wow, you say they need polishing, but they look great already! :D
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Got it. thanks.

Your tutorials are shaping up really nicely on UserBase; and the first translation is underway, thanks to Neverendingo! It is going to be a great ressource.
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Thanks claus! :D Someone is Actually translating it? I know you said that the advantage of KDE userbase is that others can translate the content there, but I kind of assumed that it'd just sit there. Thanks for the hard work Neverendingo! I wouldn't want to be in your place. xD (I mean, so many technical terms and silly comments D: )
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Tutorial 7 is up on UserBase: http://userbase.kde.org/Krita/Tutorial_7 completing the great series of tutorials by valerievk.
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Perfect! Thank you so much for your great initiative! It's becoming obvious to me that with the pace Krita adds new features, these tutorials may get outdated fast, so a convenient platform for updating them is a very good idea. Thanks again for your work, the resources page will be updated soon enough. B)
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As promised earlier, here's a fullish list of Krita shortcuts: it contains all the shortcuts and gestures that I know about, but I might have missed some.

Krita Shortcuts


Canvas Manipulation

Zoom
ctrl - middle: zoom around cursor (drag in and out)
ctrl-space left: ditto
ctrl-alt-space left: ditto, in bigger steps
wheel up: zoom in
wheel down: zoom out
plus: zoom in
minus: zoom out
1: 100%
2: fit page
3: fit page width
ctrl-0: 100%
ctrl -: zoom out
ctrl =: zoom in


Rotate
ctrl-': reset canvas transformations
shift-space-left drag
shift-alt-space-left drag
shift-middle click
rotate left: 4
rotate right: 6
rotate reset: 5
ctrl-[ rotate canvas left
ctrl-] rotate canvas right


Pan
space + left
middle
left, up, down, right

Tab: show canvas only
F11: full screen mode

File handling

F4: save incremental backup
ctrl-alt-s: save incremental version
ctrl-shift-s: save as
ctrl-s: save

Color

X: swap foreground/background
Shift+N: minimal shade selector
ShiftIM: mypaint shade selector
Shift+I: color selector
ctrl-left: pick color
ctrl-alt-left: pick color
L: lighter
K: darker
O: increase opacity
I: decrease opacity
H: show color history
C: show common colors

Painting

ctrl-h: display selection
ctrl-e: merge with layer below
ctrl-i: invert
ctrl-r: activate rectangular selection tool
ctrl-shift-a: deselect
ctrl-a: select all
ctrl-shift-c: copy merged
ctrl-shift-d: reselect
ctrl-shift-e: flatten image
ctrl-shift-i: invert selection
ctrl-shift-j: cut selection to new layer
ctrl-shift-r: total refresh of the canvas
ctrl-t: activate transform tool
ctrl-u: hsv/hsl adjustment


Backspace: fill with background tool
[: decrease bursh size
]: increase brush size
/: activate previous brush preset
B: activate paint tool
Del: clear
D: reset foreground and background color to black an dwhite
E: set eraser mode
G: activate gradient tool
shift-del: cut
shift-backspace: fill with foreground color
right: next favourite preset
Q: paint with multibrushes
PgUp: activate next layer
PgDn: activate previous layer
P: activate color picker tool
M: mirror view
left: previous favourite preset
T: move layer
Shift+R: set mirror axis
J: activate elliptical select tool
ins: insert new paint layer
ctrl-alt-j: copy selection to new layer
valerievk
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That's awesome! How about a Kde Userbase version to make it easier to link to and find back? :D
I thought starting with 2.6, Shift+mousewheel is supposed to rotate the canvas too, or did I confuse that with something else?

Oh yes, weren't there the F keys too? I remember reading that F2 made incremental save versions (was that the right key?).
(^oops, I just saw that this one was under F4, my bad)
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boudewijn: brilliant! This is exactly what I needed. Thank you


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