Usage

 

Step By Step

 

Changing the view

1. Click one of the buttons on the button bar at the top.

This way you can switch between the All, Favorites and Edit view. Most of the time you will be using All or Favorites view. The Edit view is mainly for editing the filters in Favorites view.

 

Running a filter

In All view:

1. Click on a group to expand it.

2. Click on a filter to select it or double click to run it.

3. If you only selected a filter, hit the enter key or click on the Run button to run it.


In Favorites view:

1. Click on a filter to select it or double click to run it.

2. If you only selected a filter, hit the enter key or click on the Run button to run it.


In Edit view:

1. If you want to run a filter from the All list, click on a group node to expand it.

2. Click on a filter to select it or double click o run it.

3. If you only selected a filter, hit the enter key to run it.

 

Running a filter on a new layer

1. Choose "Duplicated" or "Stamped" from the Target Layer combo box.

2. Run the filter as described above.

 

Painting a filter effect

1. Select a filter from the list.

2. Click on the Paint or Erase button.

3. Adjust the settings on the filter dialog and click OK (or Apply on some filters).

4. If you clicked Paint in step 2, the filter effect is hidden now. Paint on the image to make it visible. If you clicked Erase in step 2, the effect is now visible. Paint on the image to erase it. Press the X key to switch between painting and erasing.

5. When you are finished click the OK button of the panel message to let the panel perform the finishing operation.

 

Adding filters to the Favorites

1. Click the Edit button on the button bar at the top.

2. Click on a certain node in the All list to expand it and click on a filter to select it. You can select multiple filters by holding down the Shift or Ctrl key.

3. Click on the > button to copy the selected filters to the Favorites list.

4. To reposition a filter in the Favorites list select it and use the arrow up and down buttons to move it up or down in the list. You can select multiple filters by holding down the Shift or Ctrl key.

5. To remove a filter from the Favorites list select it and click on the < button.

 

Running multiple filters in one pass

1. Click the Favorites button on the button bar at the top. If you did not add a filter to the Favorites yet, please see the previous step.

2. Click on a filter in the list.

3. Hold down the Shift or Ctrl key and click on another filter.

4. After you selected your filters click on the Run button or press the Enter key.

5. The filter dialogs of each selected filter will be displayed one after the other. Adjust their settings and press their OK button.

 

Applying the same filter to multiple layers in one pass

1. In the Layers panel click on a layer item.

2. Hold down the Shift or Ctrl key and click on another layer.

3. In the FilterHub select a filter from the list and press the Run button or hit the Enter key.

4. In the appearing message click the "Apply To All Layers" button.

5. Adjust the settings on the filter dialog and click OK (or Apply on some filters).

6. The filter effect is now applied to each of the selected layers.