On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 01:06:56AM +0200, Vytautas Povilaitis wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jan 2006 10:07:18 +0200, Carol Spears <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 01:19:03AM -0400, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> >>
> >>My wife has been using Photoshop, and I'm trying to get her to convert  
> >>to
> >>Gimp instead (so that I can work on the same files under Unix) ... the
> >>biggest problem is she loses her layers, or, at least, the 'text/font'
> >>components of them ...
> >>
> >>Is there any way of converting a psd file to xcf so that you don't lose
> >>that information?  Or, at a minimum, some way of being able to determine
> >>the font type / size used within the image itself?
> >>
> >nope, the gimp psd plug-in doesn't do that at the moment.
> >
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> Wouldn't it be possible to decompose psd pictures to layers and then  
> export to xcf?
> Just a wild guess. Never useg Photoshop in my life :)
well, gimp does open psd format files.  it does not retain the layer
effects or text (like the font size, text that was printed and color it
was printed in).  this question was specifically about the psd text

more, it is totally possible for this to be written into the gimp psd
plug-in -- it just hasn't been done yet.


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