How to apply filter only on a specific area of the document?

You can apply any filter also only to a specific area of a layer in the document by using the selection tools where the desired area gets selected before applying the filter.

Step by step guide
  • 1. Selected the desired content in the document with any of the selection tools
  • 2. Choose a filter either from the Image or Filter menu
  • Note: Before choosing a filter please ensure that the right layer is selected where the filter should be applied to.
  • 3. After applying the filter only the selected content is modified by the filter

Note: Filters can be only applied to visible layers which are not layer groups.