2010/1/28 David Gowers <00a...@gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 10:13 PM, Gino D <ginodo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I understand that this could just as well have been posted on the
>>> Inkscape mailing list (if there is any) but I'm only a subscriber to
>>> this one, so here goes nothing.
>>> I'm looking for a faster way to copy-paste things from Inkscape into
>>> GIMP. My current procedure involves exporting the drawing from
>>> Inkscape to PNG, then opening the PNG in GIMP and copy-pasting it into
>>> the image I want to have it in. Is there any faster way?
>> I've just noticed that, when you paste into GIMP any shape copied from
>> Inkscape, such object is appended as new path rather than as new layer, and
>> there seems to be no other possibility. However, once you exported an
>> Inkscape object as a PNG file, a faster way to import this into a GIMP image
>> is to select the special command ' File -> Open as Layers ' , through which
>> you will be able to insert the PNG file as new layer along with its handy
>> transparent background.
> You should also be able to open the SVG file directly rather than
> first exporting a PNG with that same 'Open as Layers' command.
Cool, I didn't know that was what "Open as Layers" was for! Before, I
opened the PNG, selected all the content, copy, switch to the other
image, paste, create new layer. Useful!
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