image->alpha->add alpha channel

Before you remove the edges.

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> Gimpsters:
> 
> I want to erase the edges of a GIF or PNG to make it look as though it has
> been torn out of a magazine.  I can erase to a white background around the
> edges but can't figure out how to make that transparent.  The reason that
> the 'background' must be transparent is that the graphic is to be placed
> over another graphic but I can't get rid of that straight-edged white
> square formed by the white 'background'.
> 
> On another matter, has anyone ever discussed the possibility of a
> searchable archive?   It would save the bandwidth being cluttered up by
> obvious newbie questions like mine.  I went to the thread and sequential
> views and tried searching for 'transparen' but got fed up after opening
> three or four months' archives.   Anyone with FrameMaker would be aware of
> the searchable list archive at <http://www.frameusers.com/>, if anyone
> wants to look at examples.
> 
> [Windows 2000, GIMP v 1.2.1 (Kimball & Mattis; Lillqvist port)]
> 
> Regards,
> Hedley
> 
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