Thanks for your response. I get to understand that I
In my opinion this should be easier in GIMP in the
--- michael chang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 11/4/05, Ernesto Orozco Coulson
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > I have been looking for but I could not find the
> > to work with FRAMES (like Macromedia Fireworks).
> > Where is the "frames" window?
> > Could anyone please give me explanation about?
> I believe that for all intents and purposes, there
> is no frames window
> in GIMP. "Frames" are represented as layers in GIF
> images (for web,
> in GIF export) and as separate files (for AVI, in
> Gimp Animation
> Package, a.k.a GAP). To get the kind of effects
> created by Macromedia
> Fireworks, you'd need to create multiple still
> images and sew them
> your web page - a
> long process.
> Macromedia Fireworks uses something called "Vector"
> based Graphics
> provided by Macromedia's proprietary Flash
> technology/file format, and
> GIMP uses "Raster" based graphics which are not so
> proprietary and
> come in various file formats. The two are
> different, yield different
> results, and work differently. While GIMP is good
> at editing various
> types of "raster" images for the web, it doesn't do
> many of the
> features of Macromedia Fireworks that appear to be
> touted on its
> [Vector images use points and "connect the dots"
> when they display on
> your computer and contain instructions like "put
> this text here" and
> "fill this shape with this colour", whereas Raster
> images store the
> colour in a grid of dots that are put next to each
> other to look like
> an image.]
> You might find it easier to describe the effect you
> wish to get, and
> maybe we can show you a different way of achieving
> it with the GIMP.
> - Just my two cents
> - No man is an island, and no man is unable.
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