On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 4:17 AM, John Christopher
> Thank you for responding.  I have a few questions about
> your response:
> --- On Mon, 8/25/08, Michael J. Hammel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> From: Michael J. Hammel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Importing and saving milti-page TIFF files
>> Cc: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU
>> Date: Monday, August 25, 2008, 4:54 PM
>> On Mon, 2008-08-25 at 08:53 -0700, John Christopher wrote:
>> > I have about 1,000 multi-page TIFF files I must edit.
>> > I only want to edit the first page of each file (I
>> must
>> > delete some text from the first page of each document)
>> > and then save it.
>> I might be wrong about this but I believe GIMP will read
>> multi-page
>> TIFFs but cannot write multi-page TIFFs.
>> > What is the best way to solve this problem?
>> When you open the TIFF, select open to layers.  The first
>> page will be
>> the bottom layer.  Turn off visibility of all the other
>> layers and make
>> sure the bottom layer is active in the Layers dialog.
> How do I do these 2 things?  What is the step-by-step
> process for doing these things?  I am a Gimp newbie.

Well, obviously the Layers dialog has to be visible. Then you click on
the eye icons next to the other layers, so they disappear, and click
on the bottom layer to make it active.

>> Then
>> you can edit
>> that page.
>> When you save, save it as a multi-layered PNG.
> Then use ImageMagick's
>> "convert" tool to convert it to a multi-layered
>> TIFF:
> Is there a difference between multi-layered and multi-page TIFF?
I'm pretty sure that was a typo.
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