On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 20:33:57 +1800, Chris Mohler wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 8:11 PM, Thufir <hawat.thu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> [...]
>> Pardon the delayed response.  I get the gist of what you're saying, and
>> that's what I tried to do from the get-go.
>> What I mean is that when re-open a file from gimp I can't seem to
>> "select" the text, which I previously wrote and inserted, to delete or
>> modify it.
> An important thing to note: when you've opened the PDF in GIMP, the
> vector and text information is lost - you've "ripped" it into an image,
> and at that point you will have to treat it as an image (as opposed to a
> PDF).   The size and res dialog you see when opening a PDF determines
> what quality the resulting image will be.  You can almost think of it as
> "printing to an image" as opposed to printing to a physical printer.
> Hope that makes sense.
> Chris

That explains it.  I assume layers would fix the problem?  The first 
laying being the "ripped" image, second layer text which I've added?  
Then, just alter the second layer?


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