How to Create Mask Fills for Text and Shapes

How to Create Mask Fills for Text and Shapes

By Discovery Center Team

The easiest way to use clipping masks is with the new Text and Shape Cutter feature in PaintShop Pro X7. What used to be a long process is now done in a matter of seconds. For text mask fills, simply place your text over the desired image and click the Text Cutter button. That’s it! For shape masks it’s the same process. Draw a shape over your desired location and click the Shape Cutter button. Text effects and mask fills made simple!

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to create clipping masks for text and shapes.
  • How to use the Text Cutter and Shape Cutter feature.

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Comments (4)

  • Anne Humphrey Reply

    I do wish you would do written tutorials because I am deaf & can’t hear the voice. Everything is too quick to take in from visual information!

    May 24, 2017 at 12:36 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Anne,

      Thank you for the feedback! We are currently working on expanding our written tutorials, as well as adding captions to our existing video tutorials. We are always looking for ways to improve the accessibility of our tutorials, and comments like yours go a long way to helping us determine what to focus on first.

      All the best,
      Corel Discovery Center Team

      June 11, 2017 at 10:50 pm
  • Susan Reply

    well, it looks like a good idea. how do you close the image to keep the edit?

    May 11, 2017 at 12:49 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Susan,

      All you need to do to keep the edit is save the image! We always suggest saving under a different file name (such as adding a version number at the end) to preserve your original image, unless you are sure you want to save over it entirely.

      All the best,
      Corel Discovery Center Team

      June 25, 2017 at 2:49 pm

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