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Auto-Matte Dialog Box

The Auto-Matte dialog box lets you generate a matte for a drawing.

Auto-Matte dialog box

For tasks related to this dialog box, see About Art Layers.

Parameter Description

Settings

Apply to all Drawings

Creates a matte for all the drawings included in layer.

Radius

Lets you increase or decrease the radius value depending on the precision or roughness of your line. Use a lower value, the closer to your lines’ contours the matte will be shaped. The higher the value, the looser the matte will be shaped.

Source Art

Lets you select the layer from which you want the matte created: Line ArtColour Art.

Destination Art

Lets you select the layer on which you want the matte to be created: Line ArtColour Art.

Clear Destination Art First

Deletes existing artwork on the destination layer before adding a matte to it.

Copy Strokes in Destination

Copies the contour of your lines as invisible lines in the matte drawing. This is useful if you need to reuse the lines later.