> Hello, I create adverts with Gimp for my magazine
> www.sardegnaannunci.com .
> A feature that I need would be to create border around text.
> I reach this target with multiple shade effects or selecing the text
> using
> selection by color, then selection->border and the filling it with

It might be better to do this by selecting the text layer and then in
the layers dialog, Alpha to selection

> color on
> a second level under the text (if I do this in the same level I loose
> antialias on the text). The problem is that when I want to change the
> text

You might be better off duplicating the text layer (maybe several
times) and adjusting the text to a selection of sizes for each layer.
Switch the visibility of the layers on and off as you try things out.

> I have to delete the levels for this, edit the text and then create
> the
> effect again. Isn't possible to add a feature or a plugin with wich I
> can
> edit the text and the effect together? Or better, a real editor with
> border
> an shadow effects?
> Like the one there's on Libre Office.


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