I totally understood what you both said - but I didn't know that I had to
save it both ways - I only saved it, or exported it at a .jpg... Does that
mean I can't recover the .xcf?
On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Daniel Smith <opened...@gmail.com> wrote:
> what he said. that's what i meant when i said before that you would
> still have the layers, that you had the .xcf file somewhere.
> On 11/18/12, Burnie West <w...@ieee.org> wrote:
> > On 11/18/2012 12:09 PM, jenn golden wrote:
> >> Is there a way to get back all of your layers once you save a file and
> >> close
> >> out of it? I am new and am creating magazince covers - All I need to do
> >> change the pic - but did not want to have to re-create the entire cover
> >> I
> >> did not need too.... Thanks!
> > Are you using gimp 2.8? If so, when you "save" the file all the layers
> > retained (unless you specifically merged them). You would "export" to
> > jpg
> > or png, and then save to xcf format. Loading the .xcf version should
> > have
> > all the layers. Loading the exported .png or .jpg version would not.
> > -- Burnie
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