[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> I want to make one colour of an indexed image transparent. Can you do this
> in GIMP?
select->by color, then cut (ctrl-x) or clear (ctrl-k)
> longer explanation:
> I've taken a photo of a face with a digital camera and have indexed that image,
> as a GIF (to save space for a final animation). I want to make the resulting
> indexed background colour transparent, then distort the image in various ways,
> eg. using Bend, and then insert the various images into layers to make a
> GIF animation, with a transparent background. I can do all of this except for
> the transparent background part.
> I've seen other programs that automatically make the bottom left hand pixel
> of a GIF transparent but can't see how to do this simply with GIMP. Feel
> there should be a simpler way than having to select the face and paste it
> into a transparent background -- it would be very difficult to select the face
if your background is easy to select, selecting the face is as easy as selecting
the background and inverted the selection, isn't it?
> - Bill Kerr
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