On Mon, 2013-05-06 at 16:43 -0400, Scott O'Nanski wrote:
> Here's the situation;
> I'm using GIMP 2.8.x
> I'm attempting to make a pressed letter effect with two layers. One
> layer is a text layer, the second layer (above the first) is a selection
> of the text from the first layer. I'm attempting to fill the selection
> on layer 2 with black and nudge it down by three pixels.
> So, I have the selection filled on layer two, but I can't nudge the
> outline with the rectangle tool, and I can't used the position spinners
First, you'll end up with a drop shadow effect if you do this.
Bump map on a blurred copy might work better.
Second, though, make sure the layer you want to move is the active one
in the Layser dialogue (control-L to show it) and use the arrow keys to
You may need to right-click in the image window and press ESCape to
dismiss the menu, to give keyboard focus back to the image.
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