On Monday 16 June 2003 08:41, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 16 June 2003 06:17, Sven Neumann wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >Gene Heskett <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >>> Is it possible to rotate an image with gimp 1-2 degrees rather
> >>> than only 90 degree angles?
> >>
> >> The short answer is no.
> >
> >Sorry, but that is wrong. Free rotations have been around for
> > quite a long time (was added before gimp-1.0 if I remember
> > correctly). It is all hidden in the transform tool.
> Yes, Duh.  I found that button, based on other messages that
> replied.
> The popup when the mouse is over it says "rotation, shearing,
> scaling, perspective".  But I was unable (and the manpage is
> something like yet to be written for at least 1/2 of those
> functions) unable to get it out of the rotation mode and into one
> of the last 3 modes.  How is this done?  I tried the usual suspects
> of shift clicking and didn't seem to hit the magic twanger on the
> other functions.  Gimp is 1.2.3.

You have to bring up the "tool options" dialog box.
Actually, try to always work with tool options on your screen - there 
is a really a lot of nice options on each GIMP tool there.

Please, don't complain about the rotating function being hidden- it's 
been  changed on gimp 1.3.



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