On Thursday 29 December 2005 02:57 pm, Owen wrote:

> This probably comes up as a new thread as I don't have the original,
> this is off the archives
>
> Tristan Miller did write;
>
> > Say I have two images of the same size (9952×7016) open.  I select an
> > arbitrary region from the first image and Edit->Copy it.  Then I
> > switch to the second image and Edit->Paste.  Unfortunately, GIMP seems
> > to put the selection wherever it wants; I would rather it appear in
> > the exact same place as in the original image.  Since the images are
> > so big, it's difficult for me to drag the selection with the mouse to
> > the exact spot it should appear.  Is there some way I can modify
> > GIMP's default selection placement behaviour?
>
> I think this is repeatable
>
>
> 1. Image 1 - Make selection
> 2. Selection to Path
> 3. Export Path
> 4. Go to second Image, make new tranparent layer
> 5. Import Path
> 6. Path to Selection
> 7. Go to image one and cut out selection
> 8. Go to image 2, paste into transparent layer
>
> That places it in exactly the same spot as in image one
>

Isn't there a simpler way? Like select, cut, paste.

Wayne
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