Thanks, managed to work out that I just create a new white layer then just 
reverse the order.


>Just create a new layer in the layer window (usually it is in the panel
>from the right side, but if you don't see one, press Ctlr+L to make the
>window appear). Then left-click the new layer and while holding the mouse
>button drag it to the bottom of the layer stack. Select the layer and fill
>it with the white colour.

>Good luck!
>Boris

>P.S. GIMP is all right! You'll get used to it very soon ;)

>2012/6/28 Emm_Lee <for...@gimpusers.com>

>> Ok seems I am wrong, managed to do it once but can't remember what I did.
>> Gimp is so frustrating!!! How do I move a layer to the bottom?
>>
>>
>> >Good day!
>>
>> >As far as I understand the black and grey squares are the transparent part
>> >of the image. JPEG format does not support transparency so GIMP fills the
>> >transparent areas with the colour set as the forefront (probably) colour.
>> >I'd suggest to create a blank layer, move it to the bottom and fill it
>> with
>> >the colour of your desire (this will be white, as I may suggest). Maybe
>> >there is a simpler way that I don't know about.
>>
>> >Good luck!
>> >Boris
>>
>> >2012/6/28 Emm_Lee <for...@gimpusers.com>
>>
>> >> I am desperately trying to change the Canvas Colour for an image in Gimp
>> >> 2.8.
>> >>
>> >> At the moment in displays in black and grey squares and when I save the
>> >> image as a jpg it's black.
>> >>
>> >> I need it to be white. Has anyone got any idea what to do? I am new to
>> >> Gimp.
>> >>
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