On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 5:05 PM, julien wrote:

> I am not a developer, only a docwriter.
> I browsed the Web, read the thread in the archive of this list: I
> couldn't find answer to my questions about Layer/New From Visible.
> The help pop-up tells "Create a new layer from what is visible in this
> image".
> What is "visible"?

Using GIMP's terminology it is projection --- flattened stack of layers.

> But with two visible layers, the command builds a layer from these two
> layers merged together.
> Then, what is the difference with Image/Merge Visible Layers ?

Image/Merge Visible Layers does not create a new layer on top of the
stack. I bet you could tell it from words "Create a new layer..." :-P

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