Re: [Gimp-docs] a new user perspective

2010-09-02 Thread David
Hi Kolbjørn So you'd go for something like this?: = 1. Introduction 2. Fire up the GIMP 3. First Steps with Wilber 4. Getting Unstuck 5. Getting Images into GIMP 6. Getting Images out of GIMP 7. Painting with GIMP 8. Combining Images

Re: [Gimp-docs] a new user perspective

2010-09-02 Thread Roland
On Wed, 1 Sep 2010, Kolbjørn Stuestøl wrote: Just as in (many) books. The images are mostly placed to the left or right side with the text surrounding it. Often more readable that the way it is set up now. Well, perhaps a matter pf taste? Mainly a matter of media - while it is necessary to

Re: [Gimp-docs] a new user perspective

2010-09-02 Thread Kolbjørn Stuestøl
David skreiv: Hi Kolbjørn So you'd go for something like this?: = 1. Introduction 2. Fire up the GIMP 3. First Steps with Wilber 4. Getting Unstuck 5. Getting Images into GIMP 6. Getting Images out of GIMP 7. Painting with GIMP

[Gimp-docs] GIMP Manual

2010-09-02 Thread Owen
I just updated gimp-help and built an english pdf. Title: GNU Image Manipulation Program Subject: Keywords: Author: Creator:DBLaTeX-0.2.9-3 Producer: pdfTeX-1.40.3 CreationDate: Thu Sep 2 20:25:29 2010 ModDate:Thu Sep 2 20:25:29 2010

Re: [Gimp-docs] a new user perspective

2010-09-02 Thread David
Hi Ulf I probably should have replied specifically to your points. The HTML manual contains more than 500 HTML pages. IMHO using your browser's bookmark feature will probably much easier and faster than searching for a link somewhere in the manual... The trouble is that *nowhere* is there a

Re: [Gimp-docs] a new user perspective

2010-09-02 Thread Sven Neumann
On Wed, 2010-09-01 at 19:02 +0200, Kolbjørn Stuestøl wrote: In Windows installing programs are much simpler than in Linux. Mostly you start an installer and that's it. The average Windows user normally do not know how to install packages like in Linux. Actually on Linux, you are using a

Re: [Gimp-docs] a new user perspective

2010-09-02 Thread David
On 02/09/2010 20:11, Sven Neumann wrote: You should try to play well with packagers and distributions and make releases frequently so that users can pick up updates easily. It is not our job to educate them how to install the manual from source. And I consider the generated HTML the source.