Re: [Gimp-user] Layer masks and Selection masks (was: Adding to Quick Mask using a white brush)

2016-05-25 Thread Rick Strong
And for "Masks", you do one thing and for "Quick Masks" you do the opposite. Cheers, Rick -Original Message- From: Gez Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:55 PM To: Rick Strong ; GIMP User List Subject: Re: Layer masks and Selection masks (was: Adding to Quick Mask

Re: [Gimp-user] Cant modify text on layer in XCF file using V2.8.16

2016-05-25 Thread Rick Strong
Try clicking the "A" text tool "I" beam in the text itself. The edit options should open up on the LHS. Rick ... I can't right-click the layer and choose edit (which sounds wonderfully simple and effective...). ___ gimp-user-list mailing list

Re: [Gimp-user] Where are the plug-ins?

2016-02-11 Thread Rick Strong
Click on the "« First" to get to the first page of any letter group of plug-ins. Then you can get to page "[2]". Rick -Original Message- From: Pat David Sent: Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:05 PM To: scott s. ; gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Where are the plug-ins?

Re: [Gimp-user] How to shrink photo, retain quality?? Business card design

2016-02-13 Thread Rick Strong
I checked the Gotprint site. PDF is an acceptable format to send to them. When I design magazines I send out PDFs to the printers. Photos should be 300 dpi, CMYK tiffs if you can, not jpegs. "RGB must be converted to CMYK for print." Artwork CMYK, 600 dpi or better. Output all to PDF if you

[Gimp-user] Keycap Fonts (was: User Manual trick- Scan the Index)

2016-01-29 Thread Rick Strong
I had a go at creating a wheel mouse in Gimp. Believe me, it was a heck of a learning exercise. Fortunately I have experience with Beziers. But I found the gradient tool awkward editing gradients, which I never did master. Thanks for the suggestion re keycap fonts. Rick -Original

Re: [Gimp-user] 8-bit tiff export

2016-01-26 Thread Rick Strong
It's not a problem in Gimp. After you've imported your TIFF photo, just delete the page or layer you don't want. When you figure out which page or layer the photo is always on, just import that one. Rick -Original Message- From: Sven Claussner Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:01

Re: [Gimp-user] changing the brush sizes

2016-01-26 Thread Rick Strong
Dave: This works like a charm. Very clear instructions. Great post! Rick -Original Message- From: David Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 4:01 AM To: Jim Horrocks ; gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] changing the brush sizes Hi Jim, from he textual description of a

Re: [Gimp-user] changing the brush sizes

2016-01-26 Thread Rick Strong
David, I changed the "Scroll Up" event to "tools-paint-brush-size-increase-skip" because I found increasing the brush size was way too slow, only incrementing upwards at 1 unit at a time with one click of the wheel. Going to "tools-paint-brush-size-increase-skip" increases the brush size 10

[Gimp-user] How to pick/select/choose an already stroked path?

2016-02-03 Thread Rick Strong
Gimp newbie here. I have drawn a bezier path and stroked the line. Unfortunately, I didn’t choose butt caps for the line endings. I now want to pick/select/choose that very simple path so I can get access to the stroke style dialog and change the round end caps to butt caps. Other programs

Re: [Gimp-user] How to pick/select/choose an already stroked path?

2016-02-03 Thread Rick Strong
-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] How to pick/select/choose an already stroked path? Rick Strong (rnstr...@magma.ca) wrote: Other programs have either a black arrow or a white arrow for selecting things. How do I pick/select/choose that existing path in Gimp? There is the "Paths&q

Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP logo

2016-02-03 Thread Rick Strong
I think it resides in the Gimp exe file in the Bin folder (Win). Or the executable may be called an "app" in the same Bin folder. Rick -Original Message- From: Îssâ Christophe Goirand Sent: Monday, February 01, 2016 4:28 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: [Gimp-user] GIMP logo

Re: [Gimp-user] Send to back???

2016-02-27 Thread Rick Strong
Darryl, - make a transparent layer - put your selection on that transparent layer - move that layer down (or up) by using the layer dialog on RHS, or, - see Menu > Layer > Stack Remember, if your base layer is not transparent moving another layer underneath it will cover up the lower layer.

[Gimp-user] Gimp Start-up file location (was: gimp-user-list Digest, Vol 52, Issue 24)

2016-01-27 Thread Rick Strong
:50 AM To: Rick Strong Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] gimp-user-list Digest, Vol 52, Issue 24 Yes Rick I found 'bin' folder thank you but there were no .exe files one of the 5 or so 'application tools' was 'gimp-2.8' as you said double clicking on this did the trick. It would have been nice to have some

[Gimp-user] User Manual trick- Scan the Index

2016-01-27 Thread Rick Strong
Since the User Manual has no search function, I sometimes find it easier to scan the alphabetical Index at the very end. There is also a Quick keys reference at Help> Gimp Online> User Manual Website> Keys and Mouse Quickreference (PDF). Unfortunately, some of the small text overwrites other

Re: [Gimp-user] Can't open nef images in gimp 2.9.3

2016-01-24 Thread Rick Strong
Hi James, You may not be aware that Nikon provides two FREE programs for working with NEF files. - ViewNX-i for transferring from your card reader or camera (click "Transfer" icon), among other things. - Capture NX-D for working on exposure compensation, Active-D lighting, etc. Both

Re: [Gimp-user] How to shrink photo, retain quality?? Business card design

2016-02-14 Thread Rick Strong
-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] How to shrink photo, retain quality?? Business card design On 02/13/2016 11:04 AM, Rick Strong wrote: I checked the Gotprint site. PDF is an acceptable format to send to them. When I design magazines I send out PDFs to the printers. Photos should be 300 dpi

Re: [Gimp-user] How to shrink photo, retain quality?? Business card design

2016-02-15 Thread Rick Strong
As always, the best thing to do is work closely with your printer and give them what they want. The printer that JoeyF is using, gotprint, wants CMYK. Here's a reference from the gotprint web site: "We require that you provide us with print-ready digital files in CMYK color mode. Provide all

Re: [Gimp-user] Where is the Gimp Text Editor located

2016-02-18 Thread Rick Strong
In 2.8.16 it looks like this (attached) Rick -Original Message- From: drsfunderw...@wave-net.net Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2016 8:32 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: [Gimp-user] Where is the Gimp Text Editor located I am a novice at GIMP and getting more frustrated at

Re: [Gimp-user] Where is the Gimp Text Editor located

2016-02-18 Thread Rick Strong
Sorry for that, no attachments allowed. Now I know. Rick ___ gimp-user-list mailing list List address:gimp-user-list@gnome.org List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list List archives:

Re: [Gimp-user] Path Tool Annoyances

2016-02-19 Thread Rick Strong
"Inkscape", another free program, was recommended to me for vector work. Check it out. Rick -Original Message- From: willthefifth Sent: Friday, February 19, 2016 4:00 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc: notificati...@gimpusers.com Subject: [Gimp-user] Path Tool Annoyances snip I

Re: [Gimp-user] Photo reflection/blending

2016-03-12 Thread Rick Strong
That link was 404 when I tried it. Is there another way to get in? Thanks, Rick From: Partha Bagchi Sent: Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:56 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org ; Rick Strong ; Steve Kinney Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Photo reflection/blending Or you could try this: http

Re: [Gimp-user] converting to CMYK

2016-05-24 Thread Rick Strong
Let's all climb down, OK? Breathe deeply, say "" and celebrate life. Or not. Your choice. Life is short. Goodbye. R ___ gimp-user-list mailing list List address:gimp-user-list@gnome.org List membership:

Re: [Gimp-user] Need help with transparency

2016-05-22 Thread Rick Strong
You can't "fill" an area with transparency. - Add a transparent layer as described by Steve Kinney: "... make sure the image layer you are working on has an alpha channel, which enables transparency i the layer. Find your Layers dialog dock (it's the open tab in "number four" in the

Re: [Gimp-user] converting to CMYK

2016-05-24 Thread Rick Strong
Am moving shortly. I think I'll wait. R -Original Message- From: Patrick Shanahan Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:25 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] converting to CMYK * Rick Strong <rnstr...@magma.ca> [05-24-16 13:25]: Re: http://cue.yellowmagi

Re: [Gimp-user] converting to CMYK

2016-05-24 Thread Rick Strong
Re: http://cue.yellowmagic.info/softwares/separate-plus/ It says WIN 32. Will this run on a WIN 64 platform? Thanks, Rick ___ gimp-user-list mailing list List address:gimp-user-list@gnome.org List membership:

[Gimp-user] Adding type to bird photo

2016-05-10 Thread Rick Strong
Hi “Never”, When you have your photo in Gimp, add a strip at the bottom by increasing the length in CANVAS SIZE. See menu under image. I added 20 points. See image attached Put your text there (not easy in Gimp) and then flatten it. You should end up with a white strip. See second image

Re: [Gimp-user] Adding to Quick Mask using a white brush

2016-05-15 Thread Rick Strong
“When using QuickMask, right-click on it and you can configure whether it should highlight the masked (selected) or unmasked areas; ...” Nice tip. Thanks. Rick ___ gimp-user-list mailing list List address:gimp-user-list@gnome.org List membership:

[Gimp-user] Layer masks and Selection masks (was: Adding to Quick Mask using a white brush)

2016-05-15 Thread Rick Strong
Message- From: Gez Sent: Saturday, May 14, 2016 12:42 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Adding to Quick Mask using a white brush El jue, 05-05-2016 a las 14:15 -0400, Rick Strong escribió: > I’m trying to add to a Quick Mask using white as both foregro

[Gimp-user] Why doesn't the transparent layer scale with the photograph?

2016-05-05 Thread Rick Strong
Why doesn't the transparent layer scale with a photograph? It’s a real PITA to get rid of it. BTW, how do you scale the transparent layer to match the scaled photo (or delete it)? Rick ___ gimp-user-list mailing list List address:

[Gimp-user] Adding to Quick Mask using a white brush

2016-05-05 Thread Rick Strong
I’m trying to add to a Quick Mask using white as both foreground and background colours. White is supposed to add to the mask. But it keeps removing the mask. In other words, using a white brush deletes that part of the mask and reveals the image underneath when it should be covering it up. v.

[Gimp-user] Renaming a brush?

2016-05-01 Thread Rick Strong
Anyone know how to rename a brush I made? (Gimp 2.8.16) The .gbr file has the name I want, but the brush dialogue only says: “Gimp Brush” or “Gimp Brush #1”. TIA, Rick ___ gimp-user-list mailing list List address:gimp-user-list@gnome.org List

Re: [Gimp-user] First time user

2016-04-18 Thread Rick Strong
The site looks informative, Steve. Thanks, Rick -Original Message- From: Steve Kinney Sent: Monday, April 18, 2016 1:18 PM To: Rick Strong ; gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] First time user On 04/18/2016 12:01 AM, Rick Strong wrote: Nicely described Steve. Well

Re: [Gimp-user] First time user

2016-04-17 Thread Rick Strong
Nicely described Steve. Well done! Rick -Original Message- From: Steve Kinney Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2016 11:34 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] First time user On 04/13/2016 06:35 PM, apeterl...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi everyone, First time user here! I’m

[Gimp-user] Fw: Gimp 2.8.2, wheezy install

2016-07-22 Thread Rick Strong
Trying again. R -Original Message- From: Rick Strong Sent: Friday, July 22, 2016 10:00 AM To: Gene Heskett ; gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp 2.8.2, wheezy install Gene, Your image appears to show your text "Gluing the nut back on" in the type FONT

Re: [Gimp-user] ANNOUNCE: GIMP 2.9.4 released

2016-07-14 Thread Rick Strong
Wow! That's quite a list of changes. Kudos to all involved. Rick Strong -Original Message- From: Michael Natterer Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 4:12 PM To: GIMP Developer ; GIMP User Subject: [Gimp-user] ANNOUNCE: GIMP 2.9.4 released Hi, We just released the second development

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp not seeing local en_GB help

2016-07-28 Thread Rick Strong
Thanks for that, Nick. I had the same problem for the same reason and changing the folder to "en" corrected it. Here's another tip: To get "Context Help", FIRST you click on "Context Help", then go back and click on the TOOL you want help with. OR, if you have already chosen a tool, click

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp 2.8.2, wheezy install

2016-07-21 Thread Rick Strong
Make sure the SIZE is NOT in Px (pixels). Use Pt (points) or something bigger. Also make sure TYPE COLOUR (COLOR) is not black on black or white on white. Make it yellow; you can always change it later. Rick -Original Message- From: Gene Heskett Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2016 10:43

Re: [Gimp-user] Space 49 small images around a circle?

2016-07-08 Thread Rick Strong
Three questions: 1. Why 49 times? 2. Is it the same image each time or a different image (and a different size)? 3. Steve's question: Will they be upright relative to the center point (all facing inward), or upright relative to the viewer? Rick -Original Message- From: billlee Sent:

Re: [Gimp-user] Space 49 small images around a circle?

2016-07-08 Thread Rick Strong
Or, you could do it manually in a quarter circle at 7.347 degrees a pop and dupe it 3 more times rotating the quarter 90 degrees...assuming the images are all the same, of course. Rick -Original Message- From: Liam R. E. Quin Sent: Friday, July 08, 2016 4:37 PM To: billlee ;

Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP files - corrupted by generic virus?

2016-07-07 Thread Rick Strong
I have used Kaspersky for several years now and found it to be very, very good. Rick -Original Message- From: Steve Kinney Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2016 11:16 AM Cc: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP files - corrupted by generic virus? On 07/07/2016 10:19 AM,

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp 2.8.2, wheezy install

2016-07-23 Thread Rick Strong
From: Gene Heskett Sent: Friday, July 22, 2016 1:22 AM To: Rick Strong ; gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp 2.8.2, wheezy install On Friday 22 July 2016 00:03:22 Rick Strong wrote: Make sure the SIZE is NOT in Px (pixels). Use Pt (points) or something bigger. Also make sure T

Re: [Gimp-user] Movies

2016-08-16 Thread Rick Strong
Keith, Check out "PicturesToExec" one of the best and most popular slideshow programs around for Windows and also Mac. It combines videos and still by easy drag & drop. And it has a parallel audio tracks that you can do fades and cuts with visually. You get it here: www.wnsoft.com. Rick

Re: [Gimp-user] 3' x 6' Sign - Word to GIMP

2017-02-01 Thread Rick Strong
For RGB to CMYK, try the free online conversion tool rgb2cmyk.org http://www.rgb2cmyk.org/ Rick S. -Original Message- From: rich2005 Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 5:46 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc: notificati...@gimpusers.com Subject: [Gimp-user] 3' x 6' Sign - Word to GIMP

Re: [Gimp-user] printing more than 1 image per sheet

2017-01-26 Thread Rick Strong
If you don't mind using another (free) program, you should check out Scribus, an open source layout program. On an A4 sheet, depending on your margins, you can actually put three 6" x 4" photos; 1 horizontal and 2 vertical side-by-side. Rick S. -Original Message- From: JohnHaley

Re: [Gimp-user] Printing 24" x 36"

2017-02-24 Thread Rick Strong
In GIMP try 600 or 1200 dpi. Otherwise, use a vector program like Inkscape (at 600 dpi) which can be exported as a PDF. Rick S. -Original Message- From: 21stDigitalBoy Sent: Friday, February 24, 2017 11:20 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc: notificati...@gimpusers.com Subject:

Re: [Gimp-user] Add frozen object from short exposure frame to long exposure frame

2017-02-25 Thread Rick Strong
If I read you right, you will be time exposing the cave overall. I'd suggest starting with ISO 200 to keep the noise down and the time exposure relatively short. Switch "on" long exposure noise reduction if you have it on your camera. Then you want a short-duration shot of someone to: "freeze

Re: [Gimp-user] "winterizing" maps

2017-02-25 Thread Rick Strong
- For a start, your plants and trees would have no foliage. They would be sticks. - Roofs would have snow on them as would your whole background. - You would only see buildings defined largely because of the shadows they cast. - Roads would be defined by ploughed snow banks. The surfaces would

Re: [Gimp-user] Text Characters

2017-02-22 Thread Rick Strong
A slight correction to this great instruction: 4. Select -> by Color Rick S. -Original Message- From: Owen Cook Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 9:26 PM To: gimp-user Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Text Characters Subject: [Gimp-user] Text Characters Hello, All! I have been looking

Re: [Gimp-user] Weird forum and layout

2017-02-12 Thread Rick Strong
They're ALL weird, even Photoshop's latest incarnation. But at least GIMP has a very helpful list of knowledgeable users that we can easily access. No extra charge. Rick S. -Original Message- From: Joel Rees Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2017 1:02 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org

[Gimp-user] Netscape question

2017-01-15 Thread Rick Strong
I know this is the GIMP list, but if anyone knows who I can contact to ask a simple question of Netscape 0.92.0 r15299, like, “How do I (can I) add a keyboard shortcut without having to edit an xml file?”, I would be most appreciative. Win7 Pro 64bit, SP 1. They can reply to me directly.

Re: [Gimp-user] Netscape question

2017-01-16 Thread Rick Strong
Yes, of course it was Inkscape. My bad typing. Thanks for the links. Rick S. -Original Message- From: Shlomi Fish Sent: Monday, January 16, 2017 5:51 AM To: Rick Strong Cc: GIMP User List Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Netscape question Hi Rick, On Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:08:32 -0500 "

Re: [Gimp-user] Shortcomings of Shortcuts

2017-01-19 Thread Rick Strong
You are right: "... no search bar for looking through the 350 different help topics?" There is no search function, a major failing in an otherwise very good help file. The workaround is to double-click on the drop-down list on the left under "GNU Image Manipulation Program" where it says

Re: [Gimp-user] Remove shine

2016-08-21 Thread Rick Strong
LED lights can have a weird colour temperature and spectrum (white balance). If your camera can take a pre-set white balance under whatever LED lighting conditions, so much the better. Rick S. -Original Message- From: Liam R. E. Quin Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2016 7:56 PM To: David

Re: [Gimp-user] How to edit/modify part of an image (sub-area of animage)?

2016-08-21 Thread Rick Strong
Rhimbo: Try using a Quick Mask and a black to white Gradient to select the area you want to work on. Then use curves (or levels) to lighten or darken your selected area. You can also paint on the gradient mask to include or exclude things from what you will be darkening or lightening. Quick

Re: [Gimp-user] Not moving layers

2016-08-20 Thread Rick Strong
I have also found that putting my cursor on something solid in the layer I want to move--the middle of a filled letter of text, an object--will also move only the target layer. But I like that "shift+click" trick, too. Rick -Original Message- From: Ross Martinek Sent: Saturday,

Re: [Gimp-user] Remove shine

2016-08-20 Thread Rick Strong
As mentioned by others, try to soften and diffuse your flash. Even a piece of white paper or a handkerchief in front of the flash will help. lumiquest.com may have something you can use. Rick -Original Message- From: David Holland Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:07 AM To:

Re: [Gimp-user] Download GIMP to a large (1.5TB) outside drive.

2016-09-02 Thread Rick Strong
cted). Theses shortcuts can also be deleted by clicking on the minus "-" sign. On the right-hand panel of the "Open" dialogue, you can see a preview of a file. Click on a file name, then click on the panel to view. Hope that helps. Rick Strong -Original Message- From: O

[Gimp-user] Interesting stuff (was: Re: How to scan scan under Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.5)

2016-09-04 Thread Rick Strong
Some interesting stuff in that "Create" menu item. Thanks. Rick Strong -Original Message- From: Richard Sent: Sunday, September 04, 2016 3:06 PM To: Zbig ; gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc: notificati...@gimpusers.com Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] How to scan scan under Mac OS X

Re: [Gimp-user] Fuzzy images

2016-09-07 Thread Rick Strong
Photos should be around 300 dpi. Text or graphics around 600 dpi. Small logos are better at 1200 dpi. Output to PDF or EPS. Whatever works with however you are printing your flyers. You might want to investigate Scribus, another free software for layout. Rick S. -Original Message-

Re: [Gimp-user] Erasing to background color

2016-09-12 Thread Rick Strong
and your bottom layer will show through. If you want to see right through to the transparency checkerboard, delete the bottom layer. Hope that's what you want. Rick Strong -Original Message- From: RitzRather Sent: Sunday, September 11, 2016 5:07 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc

Re: [Gimp-user] Integrate gimp and browser

2016-09-15 Thread Rick Strong
at 500%. Rick Strong -Original Message- From: jwes Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 1:51 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc: notificati...@gimpusers.com Subject: [Gimp-user] Integrate gimp and browser I frequently work with scanned or photographed handwritten documents and have found

Re: [Gimp-user] Color mismatch when an image is printed

2016-09-23 Thread Rick Strong
I would start by buying a monitor colour calibration device like a SPYDER regardless of who is doing the printing, yourself at home or a print shop. Google SPYDER. It's simple to use, fast and accurate. There are others. If you are sending files out to a print shop send CMYK images in North

Re: [Gimp-user] Color mismatch when an image is printed

2016-09-24 Thread Rick Strong
and all cases, ask what they want and send them that. After you have calibrated your monitor, of course. Rick S. From: Pat David Sent: Friday, September 23, 2016 8:37 PM To: Rick Strong ; James Moe ; gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Color mismatch when an image is printed Don't

Re: [Gimp-user] Scripting, toggles and accessing the application state

2016-09-30 Thread Rick Strong
Ctrl + Z = Undo Ctrl + Y = Redo Hold down Ctrl and do a two-finger dance to toggle. Rick S. Question 3) As far as I understand it, it is not possible to have toggles at the moment. Ctrl z twice will cancel 2 actions instead of undoing and redoing the last action. Am I right? Cordialement,

Re: [Gimp-user] How to Open Pdf File?

2016-10-06 Thread Rick Strong
Send the PDF back to whoever made it and tell them to send you a PDF "without layers". If you can't get the PDF re-output as a "flat" PDF, your simplest route may be to sign up for one month of Adobe Acrobat in the cloud and flatten it yourself. Heresy! I know, but getting it done right for

Re: [Gimp-user] drawing pad

2016-09-19 Thread Rick Strong
Probably any one that works with your system. A fast response time and pressure sensitivity are good. I have a 6.5" x 8.5" pad that I picked up at a warehouse sale that works very well for me. Not too small, not too big. You will be moving your whole arm across the surface, not just your

Re: [Gimp-user] setting preferences to imches?

2016-09-07 Thread Rick Strong
e.*** This sets "inches" as the default measurement for NEW images. When you Open GIMP again and click FILE > NEW, "inches" will be the measurement system for your "NEW" files. Rick Strong -Original Message- From: Creighton Sent: Monday, September 05, 2016

Re: [Gimp-user] Problem with windws and tools disappearing

2016-08-25 Thread Rick Strong
What OS are you using? Since your old version is now not working, what do you have to lose by upgrading? ___ gimp-user-list mailing list List address:gimp-user-list@gnome.org List membership:

Re: [Gimp-user] how to do this

2016-10-03 Thread Rick Strong
1. make your page 8.5" x 11". 2. Put two layers above the base layer. 3. Import your image to the first layer. 4. Draw a 5" square on the second layer. Be sure the second layer is transparent and show only the square. 5. Move the first layer with the image under the square and scale it manually

Re: [Gimp-user] Recent "HDR" work in GIMP.

2016-09-26 Thread Rick Strong
Nice shot Steve. Composite? Rick S. -Original Message- From: Steve Kinney Sent: Monday, September 26, 2016 5:12 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Recent "HDR" work in GIMP. Got to love the price of film and free availability of an /amazing/ darkroom

Re: [Gimp-user] Scripting, toggles and accessing the application state

2016-10-01 Thread Rick Strong
: [Gimp-user] Scripting, toggles and accessing the application state Rick Strong (rnstr...@primus.ca) wrote: Ctrl + Z = Undo Ctrl + Y = Redo Hold down Ctrl and do a two-finger dance to toggle. This is unfortunately not true for german kezboards... Bye, Simon -- si...@budig.de

Re: [Gimp-user] Scripting, toggles and accessing the application state

2016-10-01 Thread Rick Strong
and being creative. That’s just me. Sans souci, Rick From: John Smith Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2016 3:16 AM To: Rick Strong Cc: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Scripting, toggles and accessing the application state I answer on this thread, the other one (no subject

Re: [Gimp-user] to much shine!!!

2016-11-08 Thread Rick Strong
Working on the file with a NEW NAME (so you don't mess up the original): 1. With the lasso tool, select the bright areas that you want to darken. 2. Make sure to feather the selection a lot—like 150 or more px.! 3. Colors > Brightness make it a negative value (less than zero). 4. Turn Preview ON

Re: [Gimp-user] Glitch: display is too small

2016-11-09 Thread Rick Strong
"7z" is a compression program like Win Zip. Google "7z" to get a free copy so you can access the theme files mentioned by Alexandre, below. Rick S. -Original Message- From: Alexandre Prokoudine Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2016 1:17 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re:

Re: [Gimp-user] resolution

2016-11-11 Thread Rick Strong
IMAGE > IMAGE PROPERTIES (This will also show you CMYK) or IMAGE > PRINT SIZE for resolution and dimensions. These can be reset. Rick S. -Original Message- From: Hija de la madre patria Sent: Friday, November 11, 2016 2:51 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: [Gimp-user]

[Gimp-user] How to stop a filter from running

2016-10-21 Thread Rick Strong
I applied a filter to an image (perspective)—it did nothing. I then applied another filter to the same image and a warning msg came up saying I couldn’t run the second filter because the first one was still running. How do I turn off the first filter? Rick S.

Re: [Gimp-user] How to stop a filter from running

2016-10-21 Thread Rick Strong
are working. RS -Original Message- From: Rick Strong Sent: Friday, October 21, 2016 2:38 PM To: GIMP User List Subject: [Gimp-user] How to stop a filter from running I applied a filter to an image (perspective)—it did nothing. I then applied another filter to the same image and a warning

Re: [Gimp-user] Print on canvas

2016-10-24 Thread Rick Strong
If you have a store or printer in your town that prints on canvas (or Kappa, which I take it is like foam core), I suggest you go and talk to them first. Or telephone/email them. Rick S. -Original Message- From: alin33 Sent: Monday, October 24, 2016 6:53 AM To:

Re: [Gimp-user] How to stop a filter from running

2016-10-24 Thread Rick Strong
it productively. {8>) Thanks, Rick -Original Message- From: Liam R. E. Quin Sent: Monday, October 24, 2016 2:28 AM To: Rick Strong ; GIMP User List Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] How to stop a filter from running On Fri, 2016-10-21 at 17:23 -0400, Rick Strong wrote: Too bad the filter opti

Re: [Gimp-user] Any plans to improve TIF support?

2016-11-23 Thread Rick Strong
called Zamzar, which I have used with success. They convert a huge number of formats. Check out the ZAMZAR FAQ. (Disclaimer: I have no connection to the company.) It may or may not meet your needs. http://www.zamzar.com/ Rick Strong -Original Message- From: rpdayton Sent: Wednesday

Re: [Gimp-user] Erase Text Keep Paper

2016-11-21 Thread Rick Strong
Why don't you take a piece of paper, fold it, scrunch it up a bit then scan it in greyscale (or rgb)? Or just take a photo of it. Rick S. -Original Message- From: lanierprintables Sent: Monday, November 21, 2016 11:23 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc: notificati...@gimpusers.com

Re: [Gimp-user] Driving me crazy!!!

2016-11-27 Thread Rick Strong
quot; and "thank you" a lot. Cheers, Rick S. -Original Message- From: Joel Rees Sent: Sunday, November 27, 2016 7:42 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Driving me crazy!!! whoa! On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 2:14 PM, Rick Strong <rnstr...@primus.ca> wrot

Re: [Gimp-user] Resizing

2016-11-28 Thread Rick Strong
Cropping and Resizing are two different actions. To CROP means to cut away stuff so that you are left with only—in your case—a 2 inch square image. To RESIZE means you have reduced an image in size, not cut anything away. If your original image was not EXACTLY square you can never end up

Re: [Gimp-user] Modifying a selected area

2016-11-28 Thread Rick Strong
Win OS: Shift + T for SCALE Shift + R for ROTATE See: TOOLS > Transform tools Rick S. -Original Message- From: Ripcord Sent: Monday, November 28, 2016 12:43 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc: notificati...@gimpusers.com Subject: [Gimp-user] Modifying a selected area I'm still

Re: [Gimp-user] overlapping images

2016-11-23 Thread Rick Strong
Export images to PNG which supports transparency: 1. Put your images on a layer above the white base layer. (I assume you are creating the images.) 2. Crop out the excess background to just the image. 3. Delete the base layer. Your image should be floating above a checkerboard, indicating

Re: [Gimp-user] Unused fonts

2016-11-23 Thread Rick Strong
Somebody had the same problem not too long ago. If there is a GIMP list archive, check there. Rick S. -Original Message- From: TimH Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:11 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc: notificati...@gimpusers.com Subject: [Gimp-user] Unused fonts I went

Re: [Gimp-user] Driving me crazy!!!

2016-11-26 Thread Rick Strong
Your attachment is a JPG so I assume that's what your camera produced. 1. Open your photo in GIMP. 2. Save it under a new name. 2b. If you know how to make a duplicate layer, start by making a duplicate layer and work on that. 3. Crop out the extra wall on the left and right sides. 4. Go to

Re: [Gimp-user] Cannot open PSD -CMYK setting (Rick Strong)

2016-11-16 Thread Rick Strong
of the difference. It also puts out good information about graphic design in general. Rick S. -Original Message- From: Klaus Gölker Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 9:38 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Cannot open PSD -CMYK setting (Rick Strong) Hello, for both

Re: [Gimp-user] Question about RGB to CMYK conversion and print work

2016-11-16 Thread Rick Strong
Good-Fast-Cheap Pick any two. Rick S. -Original Message- From: Simon Budig Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 3:44 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Question about RGB to CMYK conversion and print work Tom Williams (tomd...@comcast.net) wrote: I'm helping a

Re: [Gimp-user] Question about RGB to CMYK conversion and print work

2016-11-19 Thread Rick Strong
Let us know how it works out, Tom. Good luck, Rick S. -Original Message- From: Tom Williams Sent: Friday, November 18, 2016 11:27 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Question about RGB to CMYK conversion and print work ... Thanks to both you, Simon, and Rick

Re: [Gimp-user] Cannot open PSD -CMYK setting

2016-11-15 Thread Rick Strong
You might give this online convertor a try: http://www.cmyk2rgb.com/ "WELCOME TO THE ONLINE CMYK TO RGB CONVERTER With this free online tool you can convert images from CMYK to RGB color space using a professional color profile." You upload a file, JPG, TIFF, PNG, BMP, they convert it and

Re: [Gimp-user] Question about RGB to CMYK conversion and print work

2016-11-15 Thread Rick Strong
Try the free online converter: RGB2CMYK.org http://www.rgb2cmyk.org/ Rick S. -Original Message- From: Tom Williams Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 5:43 PM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: [Gimp-user] Question about RGB to CMYK conversion and print work I'm helping a friend of

Re: [Gimp-user] Question about RGB to CMYK conversion and print work

2016-11-15 Thread Rick Strong
worked for me. Rick S. From: Tom Williams Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:48 PM To: Rick Strong ; gimp-user-list@gnome.org Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Question about RGB to CMYK conversion and print work On 11/15/2016 03:19 PM, Rick Strong wrote: Try the free online converter: RGB2CMYK.org

Re: [Gimp-user] Renamed again

2016-10-27 Thread Rick Strong
(Mark Morin) 3. Re: Making settings persistent in GIMP (Rick Strong) 4. Re: [Bug 771949] problem in Safari (ugajin) ___ gimp-user-list mailing list List address:gimp-user-list@gnome.org List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Gimp-user] Can't open extremely large .PNG

2016-10-13 Thread Rick Strong
Be it on your own head, but if had no further use for them, I would go ahead and delete the 319.50 MB of temp files from the temp area. Just make sure they're not currently doing something important. You might empty your Recycle Bin, too. It gives your machine headroom. I reiterate, the

Re: [Gimp-user] Making settings persistent in GIMP

2016-10-09 Thread Rick Strong
een using (but not the original "Factory" settings)? What is the difference between "RESET" and "OK"? Should the "OK" button be renamed "SAVE" (or "SAVE SETTINGS")? Sorry to be pedantic but the circular arrow can mean many things these day

Re: [Gimp-user] How do I trim or add x pixels from/to every edge?

2016-10-14 Thread Rick Strong
Assuming you don't want the fabric of the Tee to show through anywhere in the interior of the tux, you only need one solid white screen of the whole tux with no bleed. Overprint the yellow details then the black. Or, put the white down in the area where you need white and yellow. Overprint

Re: [Gimp-user] Can't open extremely large .PNG

2016-10-15 Thread Rick Strong
So your image is 90 feet square at 300 dpi? That is a rather large image for anybody's computer. RS -Original Message- From: Deixis Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 6:49 AM To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org Cc: notificati...@gimpusers.com Subject: [Gimp-user] Can't open extremely large

Re: [Gimp-user] Driving me crazy!!!

2016-11-26 Thread Rick Strong
You are right. Changing the part you want changes the parts you DON'T want to change. That's why we try to get the light right when the shot is being taken. Some people even use the little flash on their camera to "fill in" the shadows when photographing people outdoors in strong light. Try

Re: [Gimp-user] Installing HELP files problem

2016-12-15 Thread Rick Strong
I recall something from a while back where you had to change which version of the Help file you accessed from British English to US English. It may be in the archives. I forget where the change is made. Sorry. Rick S. -Original Message- From: JayGee59 Sent: Thursday, December 15,

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