On Tuesday 07 December 2004 00:25, Justin Gombos wrote:
> I have Gimp 1.2.3, and cannot find the select by color option.  Do
> I need to upgrade for that?

no..you do not need to update for that..but this stuff is __old__ :-)
The select by color is in the "Tools" menu, or in the "Selection" menu 

> Also, it's been a while since I've used Gimp, and I having trouble
> doing a selection that should be simple.  I have a 1 bit image of a
> handwritten signature, and I'd like to make the white background
> transparent.
> After adding the alpha channel, I'm trying to use the fuzzy select
> tool to select regions within closed letters like Os, so I can cut
> them out.  Gimp is selecting the entire layer, no matter what
> thresholds I use.

Sounds like you have to change your editng mode to RGB 
(Image->Mode->RGB)  for that.

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