The Import Image dialog is displayed when adding an image to the animation which is larger than the current canvas size.

| Control | Description | |------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| | Enlarge the animation canvas | Specifies that the animation canvas should be resized to accommodate the larger image | | Crop the imported image | Specifies that only a user defined section of the image will be imported | | Resize the imported image | Specifies that the image is to be resized before it is imported | | OK | Imports the image with the specified options and closes the dialog. | | Cancel | Closes this dialog without performing any actions. | | Help | Displays this help topic. |

Enlarge the animation canvas

Group

Control

Description

Size

Percentage

Allows you to resize the canvas by multiplying the current size by a percentage

Absolute

Allows you to resize the canvas by specifying an absolute pixel size

Width

Allows you to enter the new width of the animation

Height

Allows you to enter the new height of the animation

Keep Aspect Ratio

If checked, modifying the Width or Height values will automatically update the other value based on the ratio of the original values.

Anchor

Anchor

Allows you to select the anchor point to reposition existing frames within the new canvas size.

Crop the imported image

ControlDescription
Image BoxDrag the selection region to define the section of the image to import. The selection cannot be made larger than the current animation canvas size.

Resize the imported image

Group

Control

Description

Size

Percentage

Allows you to resize the canvas by multiplying the current size by a percentage

Absolute

Allows you to resize the canvas by specifying an absolute pixel size

Width

Allows you to enter the new width of the animation

Height

Allows you to enter the new height of the animation

Keep Aspect Ratio

If checked, modifying the Width or Height values will automatically update the other value based on the ratio of the original values.

Resampling

Resampling Method

Allows you to select the anchor point to reposition existing frames within the new canvas size.

Nearest NeighborImages are resized by considering only the color of the closest pixel.
BilinearImages are resized using the weighted average of two translated pixel values for each output pixel value. Not recommended when enlarging an image.
BicubicImages are resized using the weighted average of four translated pixel values for each output pixel value. Not recommended when enlarging an image.x