There are a couple of scripts that provide this behaviour:
http://registry.gimp.org/node/18821 which also needs
I find the first to be the simplest.
On 6/19/10, doug p. <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:
> I had scanned a bunch of small odd shapped images and most of them I
> get rotated exactly right. I had to use photoshop and they have a feature
> where I can draw a straight line, and say to rotate the image to that line.
> was called Rotate to Arbitrary. I see a similiar feature in Gimp where I can
> rotate the image, but I can't have it rotate to a line. The reason this is
> helpful is because I can choose a line of text or a border edge because I
> wasn't able to straighten out the images just by eyeballing them. I was
> one degree, but that wasn't good enough for because over 12 inches, you can
> see that the text is a little crooked. rotating the image -1 degree the
> way over corrects the image in the opposite direction, so it is best if the
> computer can rotate it. How can I request this feature to be added. It seems
> very useful for images that aren't straight and allows people to just
> arbitrarily throw images on the scanner, and then orient them up perfectly..
> doug p. (via www.gimpusers.com)
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