Using the Eraser Tool To activate the Eraser tool, access the Home tab and the Tools ribbon. Click the icon that looks like an eraser. The Size option appears farther down the ribbon. Hovering your mouse over the image shows you the current eraser size so you know whether to go smaller or larger.The Eraser tool can be found in the Crop tool group flyout, and has the X shortcut. This tool works just like a pencil eraser, with either a round or square nib. You can change the nib size by entering a new diameter on the property bar, or by holding the Shift key while dragging the cursor up or down.

Which key is used to increase the size of eraser in paint?

You must click “+” or “-” on the numeric key pad, not the one next to Backspace. Continue to click the “Ctrl” and then “+” or “-” until the eraser is larger/smaller. Each time you click the two keys, the eraser will increase or decrease by one pixel.

What is the size of eraser?

It is made from a “special polymer” which appears to be some sort of trade secret. The size is approximately 1.8 inches (4.5 cm) X 0.7 inches (1.8 cm) X 0.5 inches (1.3 cm).

What is the use of eraser tool?

The Eraser tool is essentially a brush. You can change the size, hardness and spacing, just like any other brush. It’s also possible for you to change the mode from Brush to Pencil or Block. Instead of painting on the pixels of your image, however, the Eraser deletes the unwanted pixels.

What are the options for the eraser tool?

The Eraser Tool has three options: the Erase Mode, Eraser Shape, and the Faucet. The Eraser Shape option defines both the size and shape of the eraser.

How to use eraser tool in Photoshop to clean images?

After opening an image file, click on ‘Eraser’ icon which is displayed in the toolbox. You can simply choose the eraser tool, background eraser tool and magic eraser tool, if you click and hold the icon with your mouse. You can adjust the size of the eraser tool and the background eraser tool as per your requirement.

How does the Magic Eraser work?

When you click in a layer with the Magic Eraser tool, the tool changes all similar pixels to transparent. If you’re working in a layer with locked transparency, the pixels change to the background color. If you click in the background, it is converted to a layer and all similar pixels change to transparent.

What is the faucet option in the eraser tool?

The Eraser Tool’s Faucet option is Flash’s version of selective annihilation kind of like a neutron bomb. The Faucet option deletes an entire line segment or area of fill with a single click. Using the Faucet option is the equivalent of selecting and deleting an entire line or fill in a single step.