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From: hadi motamedi <motamed...@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 10:12:44 +0430
Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] image foreground/background
To: Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knu...@gmail.com>

On 8/28/11, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/8/28 hadi motamedi <motamed...@gmail.com>:
>> On 8/28/11, Alexandre Prokoudine <alexandre.prokoud...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 12:56 PM, hadi motamedi wrote:
>>>>> Are you talking about objects in a photo? You cannot magically swap
>>>>> objects in foreground and background. You can select an object in the
>>>>> foreground though, there is a tool for that:
>>>>> http://docs.gimp.org/en/gimp-tool-foreground-select.html
>>>> Thank you very much for your reply. I really mean 'Foreground select
>>>> tool' . I am using GIMP 2.2 on my centos 5.6 . Do I need any upgrade
>>>> as it seems that this tool is missing on my machine?
>>> Foreground select tool was introduced in unstable GIMP 2.3.3 and ended
>>> up in stable 2.4. It was first implemented as a plug-in, but I can't
>>> seem to find its source code and even so I'm not sure it would work in
>>> v2.2. I'd suggest going for 2.4 or even 2.6 if possible.
>>> Alexandre Prokoudine
>>> http://libregraphicsworld.org
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>> Sorry. It seems that the only solution is to upgrade to centos 6 .
> Can't you use one of the many rpms out there, for example those for Fedora?
> http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=gimp
> Or why just not upgrade to CentOS 6?
> Kind regards
> Johnny Rosenberg
> ジョニー・ローゼンバーグ
Thank you for your help. I upgraded to centos 6.0 and now I have the
new features of GIMP. I need to replace the foreground image of my
image with the foreground of another image. Can you please let me know
how it can be done in gimp?
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