On Sat, 14 Apr 2007 11:35:38 -0400
Joshua Simons <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 08:08:13PM -0800, patman at aracnet.com
> >> I also tried Carol's "removing background" tutorial:
> >> http://carol.gimp.org/gimp2/basics/backgroundremoval/
> >> But it does not describe the "Add the decomposed image as a mask"
> >> Can some explain it or point to a tutorial on the subject?
> >in that dockable dialog, right click on the layer you would like to
> >and select "Add Layer Mask" (i am typing this from memory so no
> >guarrentee on the exact wording).
> >there will be a dialog with a choice of mask color/opacity. just
> >with the default since the next step is to copy another image to it.
> >Decompose gives several layers. i would convert the decompose
> image to
> >rgb (some of the gimps had problems copying grayscale and i cannot
> >remember which ones). Edit-->Copy on the layer you want as a mask
> >Edit-->Paste to the mask area on the target image.
> >black on masks is transparent, white is opague. gray is a little of
> >is that what you asked?
> When I try the above Edit->Paste to create a layer mask containing an
> I get a Floating Selection layer rather than anything in the layer
> mask. Can
> anyone help?
I think you need to anchor the image first. Make a layer, paste and then anchor
to the layer.
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