* Helen <etter...@gmail.com> [04-04-13 11:47]:
> Printing a picture in landscape mode, with GIMP.
> Picture has lakes, sky, trees, rooftops, mountains, etc.
> In Gimp, some of the dark trees, and the dark areas of shrubbery around
> a path, have big open white blotches.  After doing everything I know to
> do in GIMP, I opened OOo, inserted the pictures into a frame, and
> printed the picture.
> The big white spots are missing, and the picture actually looks pretty
> good.  This tells me (I think) that the problem is not the printer
> (Epson Styus 1400) or the picture (I flattened it, thinking maybe
> something about the layers might cause that problem.)
> In Gimp 2.6, Suse 12,  I'm setting  Image Quality high, Color Precision
> best, Print Quality high.
> Oh, and these are not random white spots.  Each print (wasting lots of
> ink and paper here) has the big white spots in the same places -- the
> same trees, the same shrubbery, same shapes to the white blotches.
> Any ideas?

Not w/o seeing the image, but please do not post it to the list.  Provide
a place for viewing the image.

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