>  On 30/09/2010 22:29, Beassweetpeas wrote:
>> I have just got Gimp and want to remove backgrounds of images.On the video 
>> tutorials I have watched there is a box on the right hand side for choosing 
>> background. I dont have this although Im sure it was on when I installed it. 
>> I only have the Toolbox on the left hand side. Help!!!!

>What you want isn't removing the background, but extracting the 
>foreground :-) And there is a tool for this next to the scissors tool 
>(once your have a selection on th eforeground, your can invert it and 
>strike delete to remove the background).

>I assume that the box on the RHS is the layer dialog, that let you 
>choose which layers are displayed. But this requires to already have two 
>distinct layers, one with your subject and one with the background.
Thanks for your reply.Please could you give me a step by step idiots guide for 
doing this please! 
Many thanks!

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