The Eyedropper tool lets selecting a color from an image. A color selected with a mouse-click is shown as the current color. If you move a cursor holding down the Eyedropper tool you can see how the current color dynamically changes. Moving the Eyedropper with the pressed Shift-key averages out colors along all pixels in the cursor’s path. Press I to quickly access this tool.


The tool's parameters are shown in the Tool Options panel above the Image Window or by right-clicking the image. To specify the parameter settings, enter a numerical value in the parameter’s field or use the slider.