On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 18:43 +0000, David Marrs wrote:

> Unfortunately,
> selecting the mask, hitting copy and then selecting a new layer and hitting
> paste doesn't work; the mask gets added as a floating selection with its 
> position changed and when I anchor it, it is merged directly into the 
> selected 
> layer instead of being applied as a mask.

You need to create a layer mask first, then paste into the layer mask.

> The other problem comes when I try to reposition the layer being masked.

If you do what I suggested above, you will get a floating mask that you
can position before anchoring it.


Gimp-user mailing list

Reply via email to