On Sat, Aug 21, 2004 at 12:37:32PM -0700, Tom Williams wrote:
> I'm running Gimp 2.0.4 on Linux and I've got an image with some colored 
> text loaded and I want to create a new image with different text with 
> the same color.  So, here is what I do:
> 1. Load the image with the colored text
> 2. Use the color chooser tool to choose the color of the text
> 3. Create a new image with black background
> 4. Choose the text tool
> At this point, the color I chose using the color chooser tool has 
> changed to black.
> 5. I repeat step #2 above
> 6. I repeat step #4 above
> Now, I'm stuck in a manual "loop".  :)   So, I figured once I choose the 
> color of the text using the color chooser, I can double click the box 
> with the current foreground color to open the "Change Foreground Color" 
> box and leave it open.  Then I choose the text tool and drag the color 
> from the "Change Foreground Color" dialog to the color box in the text 
> tool and now I can create the new text with the desired color.
> Is there an easier way of doing this?
double click on the color block at the bottom of the toolbox.  you can
put the color into a memory there while you work the rest of it out :)


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