Jeff Trefftzs wrote:
> Karl Auer asks:
> >Under Linux, running the GIMP version 1.2.3, there is no support for the GIF file
>format. A search of the plugins repository shows up a Windows extension, but that's
>it. Can the Windows one be used for Linux, and if so, how? If not, how do I get GIF
>support into the GIMP for Linux? I'd specifically like to produce images with a
>transparent background and animations.
> Please explain why you concluded that there is no GIF support. I've been running
>the gimp since back in the 0.99 days, and I never had any trouble importing or
>saving as GIF files. Did you make sure the image you were trying to save had been
>converted to indexed mode first? That's usually the problem if, for example, the
>.gif extension is grayed out.
> I'm currently running gimp-1.2.3 compiled from sources on a RH 7.1 system, and I
>don't remember ever having to do anything particular to get/keep GIF support.
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Thanks Jeff.... the "indexed mode" changed enabled the GIF extension when trying to
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