> I just spoke to someone who tried to get rid of the alpha channel on
> their image before saving it (his gimp was pre-export stuff).
> It's true that, even though I knew what I was looking for, it took me
> a while to find the flatten option.
> The deceiving thing is that while "<Image>/Image/Alpha/Add alpha
> channel" exists, the corresponding "Remove alpha channel" is not on
> the same menu. This is deeply confusing. You have to go to the L&C
> dialog to get the "flatten" option. And only then, if you know what
> flatten does, will this make sense.
> I suggest adding a "Remove alpha channel" option to the
> <Image>/Image/Alpha/ menu, which just calls the flatten routine.
Since you do not add the Alpha Channel to the image, but to a layer,
the <Image>/Image/Alpha/Add Alpha Channel menu is completely misguiding.
Add Alpha Channel should be in the Layers menu and, oh, there is
Flatten in there too. Surprise, surprise ;-)