Corel PaintShop Pro X8 User Guide
To correct perspective in an image layer
1 On the Layers palette, select the layer to correct.
2 Choose View Grid to display the gridlines.
The gridlines help you correct lines in your photograph that
should be vertical or horizontal.
Note: To adjust the grid settings, choose View Change Grid,
Guide & Snap Properties, and then use the controls on the Grid
page of the dialog box.
3 On the Tools toolbar, choose the Pick tool
A bounding box appears around the entire layer.
Note: It may be helpful to expand the image window so that you
can see all of the corner handles of the current layer. To expand
the image window, drag from a corner or side.
4 Hold down Ctrl, and drag a corner handle on the selected layer.
The image is updated when you finish dragging. Continue
adjusting the perspective until the image looks correct.
If the correction causes some image data to fall outside the
image canvas, you can restore that data by increasing the size
of the canvas. For more information about changing the canvas
size, see “Resizing the canvas” on page 283.
Making basic photo corrections automatically
If you are not sure what adjustments to make to a photo, you can
apply either the One Step Photo Fix command or the Smart Photo Fix
command and see if you like the results. The One Step Photo Fix
command automatically applies a predetermined set of color
balancing and sharpening corrections to your photo — all you need to
do is select the command. If you want the option of fine-tuning the