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Introduction to MS-Paint

Introduction to MS-Paint

Introduction to MS-Paint

MS Paint is a program used to create drawings and edit photos.

 

To start MS paint:

 Step1: Click on the Start button.

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Step2: Then, click on MS paint.

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Some tools used in MS Paint:

Pencil: It is used for drawing or writing anything with a freehand movement.

Eraser: It is used for erasing any parts any part of a picture or text.

Magnifier: It is used to see a drawing in larger sizes.

Brushes: It contains different kinds of brushes to draw with a freehand movement.

 

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How to draw a hut

To make a hut, follow the given steps:

Step1: click the home tab.

Step2: click on rectangle from the shapes group.

 

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Step3: drag and draw a rectangle as shown.

Step4: click on the line from the shapes group.  

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Step5: draw the door and windows using rectangle and line.

Step6: choose to fill with color from the tools group. Choose the color to be filled from the colors group and color the hut.

 

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Magnifying a Picture

To magnify means to enlarge the view of an image. It is very helpful to see small lines or images in a large format.

  • To magnify an image, follow the given steps:

Step1: click the magnifier from the tools group. The shape of the pointer changes and a rectangular box appears.

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Step2: click the part of the picture you want to enlarge.

  • To see the original picture again, follow the given steps:

Step1: click on the magnifier from the tools group.

Step2: right- click at any part of the picture to make it come back to its normal size.

Opening a New Drawing

You draw pictures in blank sheets. Whatever you want to draw a new picture you take a new drawing sheet.

Similarly, you need a new drawing area to draw a new picture in paint.

To open a new drawing area, follow the given steps:

Step1: click on the file button. A menu appears.

Step2: click on the new option. Your new drawing area in the paint is ready to use

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Saving your work

Storing your work in the computer is called saving.

To save a file in paint, follow the given steps:

Step1: click the file button. A menu appears.

Step2: click on the save option. A new called dialog box appears.

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Step3: now, in the file name box, type the name that you want to give to your work.

Step4: click on the save button. You have saved your work in a file in the computer.

 

Opening a Saved Document

To open a saved work or file, follow the given steps:

Step1: click on the file button.

Step2: click on the open option. The open dialog box appears.

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Step3: click the file you want to open.

Step4: click the open button.

 

Closing MS Paint

When you have completed the drawing, close the paint program.

To close paint, follow the given steps:

Step1: click the Paint button.

Step2: click on Exit option.

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Recap

  • To start MS paint, click on start button and then MS paint.
  • There are some tools used in MS paint such as a pencil, eraser, magnifier, brushes, etc.
  • We can draw hut in MS paint using shapes from shapes group and can color it using fill color tool.
  • We can magnify a picture in MS paint using magnifier tool.
  • To open a new drawing area in MS paint, click on paint and then the new option.
  • To save a file in paint, click on file button, then save option and then by giving the file a suitable name.
  • To open a file in paint, click on paint button, then open option and then select the file you want to open.
  • To close paint, click the file button and the exit option.

Quiz for Introduction to MS-Paint

Q.1

Which of the following will you use to select any irregularly shaped part of the picture?

a) Free-Form Select
b) Select
c) Eraser
d) Fill with colour

Q.2

Which of the following indicates the current foreground and background colors?

a) colour box
b) Select
c) Eraser
d) Fill with colour

Q.3

Which of the tool is used to erase areas of your picture?

a)

Free-Form Select

b)

Brush

c)

Eraser

d)

Magnifier

Q.4

Which of the following will you use to fill the entire picture on an enclosed shape with colour?

a)

Air brush

b)

Fill with colour

c)

Pencil

d)

Magnifier

Q.5

To zoom in on a section of your picture, you should use?

a) Air brush
b) Brush
c) pencil
d) Magnifier

Q.6

To select any square or rectangular part of the picture, which tool will you use?

a)

Line

b)

Fill with colour

c)

Select

d)

Free forn

Q.7

Which tool is used to give the effect of spray paint?

a) Air brush
b) Line
c) Brush
d) Free forn

Q.8

Which is the tool used to draw thin, free-form lines or curves?

a)

pencil

b)

Line

c)

Brush

d)

colour box

Q.9

It is a drawing program you can use to create drawings or edit digital pictures using different file formats:

a) Ms Word
b) Ms Paint
c) Word Paint
d) Note pad

Q.10

What is the function of this tool in MS Paint?

a) Applies color to an image like spray paint or airbrush.
b) Magnifies or zooms in on an area of an image.
c) Erases a part of an image.
d) Selects a free form (irregular-sized) object.

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