Simple drawing and photo-editing program included with Microsoft Windows since Windows 1.0.

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MS Paint running in task manager but not displaying on screen nor visible in task bar Win 7 32bit

MS Paint (mspaint.exe) no longer displays on screen when I click on the shortcut in the start up menu or open the program by any other method. If I look in the task manage I will see and instance of ...
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Why won't MS paint actually save? [closed]

For some reason, paint claims to have saved my work, but when I search for the file, it does not exist. I've restarted file explorer, paint, and, saved to various locations, in variouse image formats. ...
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Can Windows 7 Paint (aka Microsoft Paint) handle transparency?

I need to edit a small image that uses transparency bits. I edited it in Paint that is included in Windows 7, and lost all the transparency. Can the Paint app that is included with Windows 7 (aka ...
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Zooming in Microsoft Paint

I have been using CTRL+MOUSE WHEEL to zoom in and zoom out in Microsoft Paint for a while now. However I noticed that it doesn't work for me everywhere. Actually there are only few desktops where it ...
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How to change default rectangle border thickness in MS Paint [duplicate]

When I open MS Paint (Win 8), the default border thickness is set to the thickness depicted in the picture. Is there a way to change the default rectangle border thickness?
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Changing the default color of the pencil in Microsoft Paint

By default the pencil color is black in Microsoft Paint. Is there any way to changing the default color to another color? I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Specify coordinates with the rectangle select tool in Paint.NET

In paint.net, suppose I have an image that is 1920x1080. Is there a way to use the rectangle select tool to enter specific cords (e.g. 300,300,600,600) and have the rectangle selector appear there on ...
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How to override windows + s shortcut function?

Somehow I've managed to turn off the instant inserting into onenote. Currently it only copies the clipped picture onto the clipboard. But I would like to insert it instantly into paint, like it worked ...
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Paint cannot save this file. Save was interrupted, so your file has not been saved

When saving any PNG image in paint to any directory (other image formats save fine), I receive the error: A 0 byte PNG file is created, and deleted immediately after closing the error dialog. ...
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How to change the background color of an image?

This is the front page of my project. As you can see there is an image and a label 'C-MARK CALCULATOR'. I want to make the white portion of the image to black, that is the background color of the ...
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Where has “invert colors” gone in the new MS Paint?

I'm wondering where the old "invert colors" feature from MS Paint has gone. My new version of MS Paint 6.1 doesn't seem to have this feature?
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How can I draw autoshape on an already existing image in Word 2003?

I'm drawing autoshape in Word 2003 like this: Is there anyway I can draw that shape over an existing image? I cant seem to get that done on existing image. I tried pasting the image in Word, but I ...
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Why is Window 8 printscreen function is slow~ with Remote Desktop to Local 'Paint'

I got my new laptop, and its window 8, I often print screen From Remote Desktop and paste the image to my local PAINT so I can save it in my local computer. When using my old laptop, its always ...
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Problems with MS Paint - Windows 7 64bit

Since loading the 'Live Box' in France my paint does not function. It will allow letters , delete , copy and paste but will not let me change colour or draw lines or shapes. I am not sure what else ...
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PNG file size is too big after converting from JPG

I try to convert a JPG file to PNG, but the size is still too big, about 7 MB. What's wrong? I used Microsoft Paint to convert it. The original file is only 500 KB in JPEG, yet the PNG file is 7 MB. ...
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Is it possible to save settings for Microsoft Paint?

After closing paint the last used settings went back to default. I want them to be saved. Like the selected Brush-Tool, Color, Line-strength, etc. Either after every usage or I define one I use most. ...
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Automatic paste and save to MS Paint in background

I am trying to automate (Microsoft) Paint to paste and save with AutoHotKey while Paint is open behind a full screen program every time I press the PrtScn key. This is the sequence of events that I ...
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How to outline fonts with a different color?

I am trying to put letters on an existing image that are outlined in a different color. Example below. Note how the letters below have white color, yet the outline is in black. Directions on how to ...
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What are the alternative simple softwares for MS Paint? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good simple free/open source photo editor? Simple, native replacements for Microsoft Paint? MS Paint is good but it lacks quality on some of its tools. I ...
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Turn off anti-aliasing for text in MS Paint

I've been using Microsoft Paint for a project I've been working on many years. I started to work on the project for the first time in almost two years and I've noticed, despite using the same font, ...
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Can't open 6 MB file in Paint, error says there is not enough RAM

I have a JPG file of 6 MB. It can be opened by AI or Photoshop but when I try to open it with Paint, an error message is saying that there is not enough RAM or resources to open the file. I wonder ...
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How do I fix a broken mspaint?

My mspaint that comes with windows 7 (64-bit) worked at some point, but a while back it suddenly starting posting an error when I try to use it. The version of this file is not compatible with ...
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How can I associate mspaint with Windows Picture and Fax Viewer in Windows XP?

Usually I preview images with the the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer under Windows XP. Recently I found there was something wrong with the edit button. After pressing the Edit button , the Windows ...
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Is it possible to make a selection in Microsoft Paint beyond the current screen resolution?

Is it possible to make a selection in Microsoft Paint larger than the current screen resolution? Working with full screen screenshots (including across multiple screens) is not easy in Microsoft ...
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Paint doesn't draw at cursor position

I faced a problem while drawing something in MS-paint, the dot in the picture is where the cursor is and it draws somewhere else! How should I fix it?
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Jpeg size difference

I have a 2560x1600 JPEG image and its file size is 2,532KB. Due to a website's upload restriction, I had to reduce the size of the image. Naturally I thought, "I'll just resize it in Windows so I can ...
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Replace “Paint” as default program for 'Edit' Explorer command

Default action in Windows 7 for 'Edit' is to open image in Paint. I don't use Paint. I hate Paint. I don't want to see it ever again. Can I reassign it to, say, Paint.NET? Or if I can't, how can I ...
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Paint for Windows seven 64 bits: How to change the default save format from png to jpg [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to change MS paint's default save file type to PNG When I copy an image in Paint and want so save it, the default format is png. How is it possible ...
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Default saving type on paint windows 7

I saw questions about changing default saving file type on Windows XP paint, but couldn't find about Windows 7, so can I change default saving type from PNG to JPG?
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Using Paint or Gimp WHERE is the UNSELECT?

Why with paint and gimp both do I see all these drawing, selecting options and no clear unselect? Is there a way to unselect any of the drawing or selecting methods then I can go and reselect what i ...
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Nearest thing to windows 7 paint to run on XP

I have used the paint program that comes with windows 7 and found it very useful - especially the numerous predefined shapes. Can I get that version of paint - or something very similar, for my ...
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Is it possible to change MS paint's default save file type to PNG [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to set default file format for MS Paint How do I make Windows pbrush default to a save-as JPG format? PNG is better than BMP in my work and I too often forgot to ...
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How to configure mspaint on Windows Server 2008R2/ Win 7 to start up with 1-pixel canvas or auto-crop a pasted image?

I do a lot of screen print capturing, and I have just figured out how to use AutoHotKey to paste screen prints into MsPaint automatically. How to paste Print Screen on MS Paint automatically when ...
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How to paste Print Screen on MS Paint automatically when press “PrtSc” button?

Same question as by this person, but I need a better answer :) Paint is great for my needs; I do not need anything else 99% of the time. How to paste Print Screen on MS Paint automatically when press ...
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Windows 7 paint brush tool

They seem to have changed the paintbrush tool in windows 7 a little bit. Apparently, I'm no longer able to paint a pixel a different color on the spot. After clicking, the brush only comes into effect ...
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Photoshop - How to create a completely non anti-aliased image

How to create a completely non anti-aliased image... see the white dots on the body outline... by the way this thing is transparent and is being displayed on desktop via an application... ...
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Movie in MS-Paint?

I ran movie in media player and I pressed Print screen key and pasted screenshot in MS-Paint then I was shocked that movie was playing in MS-Paint. I want to know that how can possible this???
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How to blend colors in Photoshop like paint?

Is there a way to set up a photoshop file so that when you paint colors over eachother, they automatically blend as if they were pigments? i.e. when you paint a yellow line over a red line, the ...
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How to set default file format for MS Paint [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lower case file extension in MS Paint I'm using MS Paint on WinXP at work, for capturing simple screenshots. Problem: MS Paint always wants to save in BMP format. How ...
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Simple, free Mac OS X paint program with transparency

What FREE software (included with Mac OS X, or public domain) would be a good, simple way to take some existing PNG clipart files and do some simple editing? I really only need to do 3 things: ...
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software to emulate a blackboard over internet [closed]

I need to tutor my brother on a particular topic. We live in different geographical areas. We use g-talk to do the same. We do not have web-cam's to enable video chat. The tutoring will involve a lot ...
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Lower case file extension in MS Paint

How to make MS Paint (Windows XP) to use lower case file extensions when saving files? I mean setting the default behaviour when I don't enter the extension explicitly.
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Free Paint with Layers for OS X 10.5

I am looking for a paint program for OS X that can handle the major formats out there with transparent layers and is free. (Windows formats: ICO, ANI, CUR support plus.) Please provide link to ...
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Windows 7 paint annoyances

When i draw lines with windows 7 paint it gives me little squares at the edges that i can move the lines with. This is annoying because when drawing lots of lines that are connected to each other i ...
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mspaint problem “this is not a valid bitmap file”

I have Vista Business on my laptop. I download JPG pictures from my Nikkon camera. I open them with mspaint and resize them. Then save them back as jpg (using the jpg option). When I try to open the ...
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Where the heck should Paint reside in XP?

Our sysadmin folks did some patches and somehow uninstalled Paint. (They uninstalled Media Player too.) Didn't even know that they did it until I told them. ~~shrug~~ Anyway, where should Paint be ...
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MS Paint for Gnome

I want an MS Paint like program for GNOME. GIMP is too much for me. I find it very frustrating for the simple tasks I do (adding text, arrows and circles to screenshots to highlight different ...
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Icons for paint-like program?

I'm looking for some simple shape icons, namely for drawing circles, rectangles, polygons and lines. 16x16. Anyone know where I can find them? I've found tons of icon sets, but these are always left ...