On Thu, 2012-06-07 at 04:23 +0200, reuben_j_cogburn wrote:
> Hi gang,
> I'm new here, and trying to learn to utilize Gimp to my fullest potential. 
> I've looked through the tutorials but am not quite finding what I'm looking 
> for, which is actually pretty simple. I just need to be able to turn some 
> text nearly transparent.
> I use it as a water stamp for images I post online. I see ways to alter the 
> text, but no way to do a gradient fade...
> Could anybody walk me through it?

Easiest way:

1. use the text tool to enter "www.meninblacksocks.com" or whatever.
This will make a text layer.

2. in the layers dialogue (control-shift-L or see window->dockable
dialogues) change the opacity of the new text layer.


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