1.    18 Jul 2016 #1
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    How do I tile images in Paint?


    How do I tile images in paint, or view, say, 4 images at a time?
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  2.    18 Jul 2016 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by gogreen View Post
    How do I tile images in paint, or view, say, 4 images at a time?
    In Paint that is not possible. You can only open one image (file) in one session.

    You can import an image to be pasted to another image using Paste from feature:

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  3.    18 Jul 2016 #3
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    As said above. There are 2 types of Windows Application: SDI (Single Document Interface) and MDI (Multiple Document Interface). With SDI, you can only open one document at a time.

    Paint.net is much better/free and is MDI:
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  4.    18 Jul 2016 #4
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    Thanks, Kari and topgundcp. That's why I used to like the old photoex. Tiling images was a good way to examine several photos at a time.

    topgundcp, how do I that in Paint.net?
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  5.    18 Jul 2016 #5
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    topgundcp, how do I that in Paint.net?
    Just download and install it. Next, open paint.net then drag and drop the image(s) onto it or use File->Open. Click on the thumbnail to switch the image
    NOTE: a good feature is you can open Multiple images on the same document windows but on different layers so that you can modify one without disturbing the other.
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  6.    18 Jul 2016 #6
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    Just download and install it. Next, open paint.net then drag and drop the image(s) onto it or use File->Open. Click on the thumbnail to switch the image
    OK. Did it. Thanks. But how would I view the images side by side? Can that be done?
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  7.    18 Jul 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by gogreen View Post
    OK. Did it. Thanks. But how would I view the images side by side? Can that be done?
    Afraid not. All you can do is switch back and forth. In order to view side by side, you probable need other software such as Photoshop or Paint shop
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  8.    18 Jul 2016 #8
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    Afraid not. All you can do is switch back and forth. In order to view side by side, you probable need other software such as Photoshop or Paint shop
    Too bad. That's what I loved about the old Photoed. Wish MS would bring that back! Thanks!
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