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> I understand that I could draw selections around the various unwanted
> white parts and fill with black, but that is a big pain -- we scan
> thousands of such images and would thus have to do 4x thousands of fills.
> Is Gimp unable to auto-fill those background areas? Or do I not have
> something setup correctly?
> Is the problem related to the way in which we acquire the image in the
> first place?
> What am I missing????
> This is automatic in Photoshop (as long as the background is set to
> black), so I assume that Gimp would do it even better.
Just a thought. Suppose you open a new layer, fill it with black and
place it below the layer with the stamp.
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