On Tuesday 10 August 2004 17:31, Simon Budig wrote:
> ivanova ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
> > Is there any way to do something similar to the defringe tool in
> > photoshop? I played around a bit without good results in gimp,
> > but I'm still new and probably don't know all the tools that
> > well.
> Ok, I don't know Photoshop so I am not sure if this really is
> equivalent but you can try this:
> Do   <Image>->Layer->Transparency->Alpha to Selection
> then <image>->Select->Shrink  (by the desired amount)
> then <Image>->Select->Invert
> and finally <Image>->Edit->Clear.
> This will make your motive a little bit smaller but will also
> remove the fringing artefacts.

Hmm...maybe instead of ending with Edit->CLear, using 
Layer->Colors->Curves, ALpha Channel, and augment the transparency of 
said border would have better results. 
Also, selection->feather before before caling the curves tool could be 
even better.

> Hope this helps,
>        Simon
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