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GIMP start a new path or selection

Start a new path when creating lines in GIMP.
How to create lines in GIMP?
Select the pencil tool from the toolbox, make sure the foreground color is not the same with the background color or else the line will be invisible.
If you need to specify a brush select the "brush" that you want to use to create the line.
Press and hold the "shift key" then select or click the start point.
Click the second point (while still holding the shift key) and a line will be drawn. Release the "shift key".
If you want to draw again a new line, press "shift key" but you will notice that the line will be connected to the last point that the line was drawn.
This will happen if you didn't "double click" on the last point that the line was drawn.
Even if you press "esc" key it will still continue from the old point or the new line is still connected to the end of the line that was previously drawn. Or if you’re doing a selection the new area…

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How to launch windows fax and scan

Some old scanners that are still working should be plug and play in newer operating system.
In Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, drivers for old scanners should be detected automatically by Windows OS.
If the driver cannot be installed or found by Windows OS, then its need to get an updated driver from the vendor’s website.
But if the driver is installed by Windows OS successfully, then the Windows Fax and Scan can be used to operate the device.
To scan in Windows, launch Windows Fax and Scan.
It can be launch using the command prompt by typing, “wfs” and press enter.
Or it can be run using the Windows “run” box. Check screen shots below.

On Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 it can be launch using the search button.

Type "scan" and Windows will match any program that has the filename scan.

 See screen shot below:

Click on "Windows Fax and Scan" to launch or open.

On Windows Fax and scan, click on “New Scan” to start scanning.
Default location of scanned pictures for W…

Pick a color in windows paintbrush

Paintbrush is a handy tool to edit or create simple graphics.
How to pick a color using paintbrush?

Paintbrush comes with a "color picker" tool to choose color from an image.
The concept use in paintbrush is the same method use on other graphic software such as awesome freeware software like and GIMP.

So start using simple editing techniques with Windows Paintbrush, and same techniques will be used on other advance graphic tools.
1.To start Paintbrush in Windows 7, type “pbrush” without quotes on the search box and click on “pbrush” from the search result. See image below:

Another way of to open is to click on “All Programs”, click on “Accessories” then select “Paint” and click on it. See image below:

“Color Picker” tool will come handy, if you have an existing picture or image and need to use the same color on other images or text; if color branding is quite important or if you just want to re-use the same color.
To open paintbrush in Windows 8, on the start menu ju…