Clone Tool  
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Toolbar:   drawclone  

Use this tool to apply a sample of an image to a different part of the same image or to another image. When you click the Clone Tool button and move the cursor over an image frame, the cursor will take shape of a paintbrush with a stamp next to it. Take a sample of an image by positioning the cursor over a desired point and clicking while holding the ALT-key. Alternatively, you can press the right mouse button. To apply the taken sample to an image, position the cursor over a different area of the same or another image, press the left mouse button and drag the cursor to paint over the desired area. As you paint on the image, the second cursor of a cross shape will appear on the original image, following your movement and showing the pixels to be cloned.

If you release the left mouse button and press it again, the current point on the active image will be realigned with the original cloning point. That might be undesirable if you want to apply more strokes of the tools without changing the original alignment. To keep the alignment of the Clone Tool unchanged, hold the CTRL-key while making your first painting click. The cursor will take a shape of a paintbrush and stamp connected with a bracket, indicating an aligned mode of the Clone Tool. The tool will remain in the aligned mode until you take the next sample.

Note that you can use the Clone Tool between images of different types without having to do any conversion. ImageWarp will do it for you automatically.

You can select the size and intensity of the clone tip by moving the Brush size and Brush intensity sliders respectively on the Palette Bar
and watch the changes in the brush tip sample. If you double-click the brush tip sample, the Tool Settings dialog box will appear with the following options that concern Clone Tool:

Move the slider to set the width of the clone tip or indicate the desired value in pixels.  

Move the slider to set thickness of the paint or indicate the desired value in per cent. To "dilute" or to "thicken" the paint, decrease or increase the value respectively.  

Move the slider to set the sharpness of the clone edges or indicate the desired value in per cent. To make the edges of the paint more defined or softer, increase or decrease the value respectively.  

Move the slider to set the distance between the clone marks in a stroke or indicate the desired value as a percentage of the brush size. To make a stroke continuous or skipping, decrease or increase the value respectively.  

In the pane on the left, you can see how the Size, Intensity, and Hardness options will affect the clone tip. Below this window, there is a drop-down list where you can select the shape of the clone tip.

Note – it is not recommended to use the clone tool with palettized images if they have different color palettes. Doing it could render unpredictable colors