I just worked out the problem it was the wrong layer.
(This is called as soon as I ask the question I see
the answer syndrome)
--- David Holland <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Akkana,
> 
> Thanks for that what I did to create a speech bubble
> and then put it over the text.  I then changed the
> text and turned it white.  Brilliant.
> 
> However when I try to put more text on the screen I
> can not select the oval bit to colorise,  I always
> get
> the text not the oval surrounding it.
> 
> David
> 
> However when I have done it again and 
> --- Akkana Peck <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > David Holland writes:
> > > Sorry I am very new to using the GIMP.
> > > How do I add a speech bubble to a picture ?
> > 
> > I had a lesson on that in the Linuxchix GIMP
> course:
> > it was the second half of Lesson 5 in
> > http://www.linuxchix.org/content/courses/gimp/
> > 
> > If you're new to the gimp and haven't used layers
> > and text before,
> > I'd recommend reading Lesson 3 first.
> > 
> > There's also lots of great information in
> "Grokking
> > the GIMP", at
> > gimp-savvy.com (not by me, I'm just a satisfied
> > buyer of the book).
> > 
> >  ...Akkana
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