paint – create image files by drawing with a mouse or other pointing
paint [ file ]|
Paint displays a canvas upon which can be drawn lines using the
mouse holding down buttons 1 or 2 for foreground or background
color. The canvas may be moved with button 3. Colors and brush
sizes may be selected by clicking on the palette at the bottom
of the screen with buttons 1 or 2. Clicking button 3 on
the palette allows changing a color by entering its hex value.
If the optional file argument is specified, then it is read and used as the canvas. Paint only recognizes Plan 9 bitmap format (see image(6)).
A number of immediate keyboard commands are recognized:
Hitting any other key on the keyboard shows a command prompt where
the following commands may be entered:
resample(1), rotate(1), crop(1), jpg(1), page(1), image(6)|
Paint first appeared in 9front (October, 2011).|