Eek, I send this to Paul H. only instead of the list, resending.
Apologies for the noise Paul.
>> I often get bands when I create gradients.
>> I'd like to know how this happends and how I can reduce or get rid of these
>> artifacts entirely.
> Are you sure it's not your monitor? I have a Dell LCD monitor that has
> this problem really badly... but on a different model it looks fine,
> no banding.
You can try to use the Dithering option (and maybe the Adaptive
Supersampling option too) of the Gradient/Blend tool, if you don't
See http://docs.gimp.org/en/gimp-tool-blend.html#id2858083 - the
bottom option of the dialog
In general without dithering the gradients show banding.
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