Creative Discovery in PaintShop Pro
Lesson 13

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View > Customize
Click on Commands Tab and you will see the different Categories

Click on the Toolbars Tab, which brings up the toolbars that are selected by default with PaintShop Pro.
Click on New and type in a name for your Toolbar into the box that pops up.
Click OK
Now you may need to look for you toolbar - it is very tiny - the same colour as your workspace with a tiny white X in the corner


Go back to Commands Tab and Start with the File category - Go through these and add what you wish, but don't add ones that are already on another toolbar.
I have only added "Save Copy As" and I didn't place it on my custom toolbar, but rather the one already had up top - I placed it next to Save As icon.

Next Category is Edit - A lot of these have shortcuts that are easier to use than clicking on an icon
To save one on your custom toolbar, just click it and drag it onto your toolbar

    Save the following to your custom toolbar:-
  • Repeat
  • Past as New Image
  • Paste as New Layer
Next Category is View - I don't add any here, but go through and check them

Next Category is Image
    Save the following to your custom toolbar:-
  • Free Rotate
  • Add Borders
  • Mirror Horizontal
  • Mirror Vertical
  • Flip Horizontal
  • Flip Vertical
Next Category is Adjust
    Save the following to your custom toolbar:-
  • Colourize
  • Hue/Saturation/Lightness
  • Add Noise
  • Blur
  • Gaussian Blur
  • Sharpen
  • Sharpen More
  • Unsharp Mask
  • Soften
  • Soften More
Next Category is Effects
    Save the following to your custom toolbar:-
  • Buttonize
  • Cutout
  • Drop Shadow
  • Inner Bevel
  • Seamless Tiling
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Pattern
  • Blinds
  • Mosaic-Antique
  • Mosaic-Glass
  • Texture
  • Last Plugin Used
Next Category is Layers
    Save the following to your custom toolbar:-
  • Invert
  • Duplicate
  • Merge All (Flatten)
  • Merge Visible
  • Merge Group
  • Load Mask from Disk
Next Category is Objects
    Save the following to your custom toolbar:-
  • Centre in Canvas
  • Horizontal in Canvas
  • Vertical in Canvas
  • Convert to Path
Next Category is Selectionss
    Save the following to your custom toolbar:-
  • Select all
  • Invert
  • Contract
  • Expand
  • Inside/Outside Feather
  • Select Selection Borders
  • Float
  • Defloat

Have a look through the rest of the sections, but I don't add anything from them at the moment


You can drag it to where you want it - top or sides and it will attach itself.
You can also double click.


Just hit the Print Screen on your keyboard to copy your screen to your clipboard
Right click on your workspace in PaintShop Pro and Paste as New Image (Or use your new icon)
Then use your crop tool to cut it down to size.

Save as:- YourName - Lesson13


  • 1. Screenshot of your Tool Bar - YourName-Lesson13
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