Apply Polar Coordinates to an Image in the GIMP Application
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You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to apply polar coordinates to an image in GIMP in Windows 7.
First, click "Filters" at the top left-hand side of the window
Then, move the cursor to "Distorts"
Click "Polar Coordinates..." from the menu that appears
A dialogue box will appear with a preview of your image.
You can click and drag scrollbars or the image or click the arrows to navigate your image
If you cannot see the preview image, please ensure that the "Preview" box inside the dialogue window is checked
Now, you can begin experimenting with your settings.
You can change the "Circle depth in percent" and "Offset angle" values
You can do that by clicking the scrollers or by simply typing the values that you want in the boxes on the right.
Next, you can check the "Map Backwards", "Map from top", or "to Polar" options
You can click "Cancel" if you would like to step back and not save anything
If you are satisfied with your settings, then click "OK" to apply them to your image
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