I don't get a "gradient fill" option when double clicking the bucket. The
most I get is solid color fill.
Still struggling. I can't believe it's this hard to put a gradient as a
background in a brand new image.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Keith Christian" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 8:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Using a gradient as a background
> > In #3, double clicking the gradient shows a dialog box titled "Gradient
> > Selection" with an "Edit" and "Close" button.
> You should make only one click on the choosed gradient to select it.
> After that, you can safely close "Gradient Selection" box.
> Then, among the usual tools, select "Fill" (looks like bucket, same
> tool, that you use to fill selection with color). Doubleclick it and set
> to "gradient fill". All other -- like in previous instruction :)
> >> uel Angel Nacenta Sanchez wrote:
> >>> 1.Create the image
> >>> 2.Select all the background layer (right click on the image,
> >>> choose select->all)
> >>> 3.Select your chosen gradient from the gradient dialog
> >>> 4.Double click on the color gradient tool
> >>> 5.Select 'custom from editor' in the "blend" option
> >>> 6.Click dragging the mouse on the image
> >>> The result may not be what you wanted, but now it's time to
> >> You shouldn't have to "select" to apply a gradient to the whole image.
> >> This should work just fine without number 2 also.
> >> Play with all of the options in the gradient tool options box, use undo
> >> and try something else. And drag the mouse in different directions and
> >> different starting points -- using all of the different options.
> >> Gradients are fun.
> >> Selection is very good when you need to fill smaller areas and shaped
> >> areas with gradients. But it is quicker to just slap the gradient onto
> >> the whole image, if that is what you want.
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