Thank you (and every one else who replied, either directly or by this list) very much.
This works great.
> > Hi,
> > I want to create an image as if a text were 'embossed' in a
> colored sheet of paper...
> Short answer: Bump Map (Filters->Map->Bump Map)
> Long Answer:
> 1. New image.
> 2. Add two layers
> a. Layer "Paper" Midtone gray (#888888) or unsaturated color tint
> (say #aaaa88 for an unsaturated yellow)
> b. Layer "Text" Black on white
> 3. Blur "Text" layer slightly (approximately 5 pixels, starting value)
> 4. Make "Paper" Active layer
> 5. Filters->Map->Bump Map...
> 6. In dialog, Select "Text" layer for "Bump Map: Parameter setting.
> 7. Use scroll bars to pan around "Paper" layer preview, until
> you locate text image
> 8. Experiment with other parameters
> 9. Hit "OK" when you've got it.
> Have fun. And remember, there's always more than one way to do it.
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