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On Mon, 15 Jul 2013 05:37:17 +0200
billlee <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:

> GIMP 2.8.6 on Window 8.
> 
> I used Canvas Size to add a horizontal space at the bottom of a jpeg photo. (I
> want to use it for a text caption for the photo.) The new space is filled
> with a checkerboard of small light & dark grey squares.
> 
> I used the Rectangle Select Tool to select the new space.
> 
> I clicked on the Bucket Fill Tool and moved the mouse over the new space. The
> mouse pointer includes a circle with a diagonal stroke through it, indicating
> I cannot fill the selected area.
> 
> What am I doing wrong or missing?? 
> (Probably something simple--I'm a GIMP newbie....)
> 
> Many thanks!!
> Bill
> 

Hi Bill.
You see the checkerboard because the layer is set as a transparency (without
color). After enlarging the canvas, try creating a new layer with the
background color you wish then position it at the bottom of the enlarged canvas.

Tom

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