Effects > Design > Techno Dots
Techno Dots
The Techno Dots tool allows you to create the popular 'Techno Dots' pattern in an easy and fast way.
1. Do one of the following:
 Choose Effects > Design > Techno Dots
 Click the Techno Dots button on the toolbar
2. Use the following options:
 Dot Size (px)
Sets the dot size in pixels.

Min = 1, Max = 1000, Default = 20.
 Density
This option allows you to specify the number of dots per unit area.

Min = 0, Max = 255, Default = 150.
 Gradient Angle
Sets the rotation angle for a linear gradient.

Min = 0, Max = 360, Default = 45.
 Rotation angle
This option allows you to change the rotation angle.

Min = 0, Max = 360, Default = 50.
 Alternating
This option allows you to apply an alternating (or staggered) pattern such that each dot is drawn in the middle of the two dots in the row above it.
 Invert gradient
This option allows you to invert the gradient from the left to the right and from the center to the edges.
 Transparent
This option allows you to make the background color transparent.
 Foreground Color
Use this option to change the foreground color.
 Background Color
Use this option to change the background color.
 Type
Use this option to select the type of gradient, Linear, Bi-linear, Radial or Square. A Linear and Bi-linear gradient is defined along a line specified by the width of the image and the direction of the gradient. A Radial or Square gradient is defined from the center to the boundary of the image.
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