> >>>>John Ma wrote:
> >>>>>By looking at your documentation, I found how to resize an image as
below, but still looking for the feature hot to resize the >background (the
underneath layer).
> >>>Chris Mohler wrote:
> >>>> Have you tried Image->Canvas Size?
> >>Branko Vukelic wrote:
> >>>If you want to resize the background layer without affecting other
> >>>layers, I think you won't find a software package that does that. To
> >>>resize all layers, though:
> >>>
> >>>Image -> Scale image
> >John Ma wrote:
> >>Thanks for the reminder, Branko.   I guess I kind of figured it out now.
 Have a nice evening !
> >>John
> Xiella Harksell wrote:
> >It's probably late in the piece, but I just thought I'd add that you
> >can resize just a layer, both with and without scaling (just as for
> >images).  Just do one of the following while the background layer is
> >selected (or whichever layer you wished):
> >- Layer -> Layer Boundary Size (Crops layer)
> >- Layer -> Scale layer (Resizes layer to scale)
> John Ma wrote:
> It’s never too late to get some hits or tips to me, Xiella, it’s really a
good reminder.  By the way, how can I select the background layer?  By
default, it always selects the image object

Hi John,

I've replied this email on the list, rather than to you personally, so that
others can help/be helped.  I'm not quite sure what you mean by an image
object - GIMP is, in general, a raster editor so we don't really use
objects.  You can access the layers dialog by Windows -> Dockable Dialogs ->
Layers (should be in the second section).  That shows a preview list of the
layers you have on your image and you can select the specific layer from

You might wish to read
more information about layers.

Kind regards
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