The Settings dialog contains a number of configuration settings for paint.net as well as diagnostic tools and system information.
The first tab in the
If visual artefacts appear while using paint.net, try disabling (unchecking) the
The Tools tab contains the default actions, behaviors and settings for the various tools.
The Updates tab contains controls which determine if and when paint.net checks for available updates.
The Diagnostics tab contains information about the system and the version of paint.net that is running.
The contents of this window can be copied to the clipboard for pasting into forum posts or emails to the developer. A link provides access to the system folder where crash logs are stored.
The last tab in the
The plugin filename is shown in the upper pane while details of the problem or issue are shown in the lower pane.
If no plugin errors have occurred, this tab is not shown in the Settings Dialog.