Here is a script. this copy a selection of the active layer and paste
it as new layer with its opacity
made by Ankh (thank you, Ankh in #gimp, irc.gimp.org)
but there is a problem.
size of the new layer is not its own size, is the same with the image.
so I tried to fix this script, but I failed. T_T
please, fix it.
and I want one more thing.
I'd like to add a function for pasting a content of clipboard as new layer.
I failed, either -_-
these are very simple function, and I can do using some menus and
but sometime I need and repeating 2-3 steps makes me mad.
please help me.
; This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
; it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
; the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
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; along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
; Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
; This script copies the visible layers contained within the active
; image and pastes the results into a single layer at the top of the stack
; of the active image It is an updated version of Karl Ward's merge-copy script
; which can be found here:
; The Script can be found in the Image's Edit Menu under the name:
"Copy Visible & Paste"
; Special thanks to saulgoode at gimptalk.com for his suggestions on
improving the script.
; Define the Function
; Declare the Variables
((theHeight (car (gimp-image-height inImage)))
(theWidth (car (gimp-image-width inImage)))
(theFloatingSelection) ; an undefined variable to be defined below.
(theType (car (gimp-drawable-type-with-alpha inDraw))) ; returns
the drawables' type with an Alpha Channel
(theSelection) ; undefined variable to contain the selected area in
(theResult) ; undefined variable created below to hold the contents
of the Copied Layers
(theOpacity (car (gimp-layer-get-opacity inDraw))) ; for layer opacity
; Begin Undo Group
; Copy the selection from the current layer
; Get the selected area in the image and save it to a channel
(set! theSelection (car (gimp-selection-save inImage)))
; Create a new layer called "Cpoied Layer" to hold the pasted selection
(set! theResult (car (gimp-layer-new inImage theWidth theHeight
theType "Copied Layer" theOpacity NORMAL-MODE)))
; Fills theResult Layer (aka Copied Layer) with transparent fill
(gimp-drawable-fill theResult TRANSPARENT-FILL)
; Adds theResult Layer to the active image
(gimp-image-add-layer inImage theResult 0)
; Defines theFloatingSelection variable as containing the pasted
layer and keeping the selection active
(set! theFloatingSelection (car (gimp-edit-paste theResult FALSE)))
; Anchor theFloatingSelection to theResult
; Reload the original selection (theSelection)
; Delete the channel holding the original selection (theSelection)
(gimp-image-remove-channel inImage theSelection)
; End Undo Group
; Update display
"<Image>/Edit/Copy/Copy & Paste as Layer"
"Copies the selection to a new layer and pastes it in
into active image"
SF-IMAGE "SF-IMAGE" 0
SF-DRAWABLE "SF-DRAWABLE" 0
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