Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP Site Redesign

2011-10-29 Thread Steve Kinney
On 10/29/2011 01:57 PM, Patrick Horgan wrote: On 10/28/2011 01:58 PM, Kasim Ahmic wrote: Hello! I've been using GIMP for some time now and have recently saw how much I dislike the GIMP website. So I've recently been working on a redesign.

Re: [Gimp-user] slow startup from too many plug-ins installed

2011-12-20 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/20/2011 07:37 PM, Dan Kronstadt wrote: Hello, all. I'm new to Gimp - running on Windows. I think I took the defaults on installation. My problem is slow startup - and I think the problem is the 170 modules I have in the plug-ins directory. I moved them all somewhere else, and Gimp

Re: [Gimp-user] Unable to flatten and/or deselect image?

2011-12-22 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/22/2011 12:46 PM, Keith Purtell wrote: It refused to save as a jpg. GIMP 2.6.8. Windows 7. The original image I started with is at http://www.mediafire.com/i/?x591s2ra7wx9oxh Keith Hey Keith, It would help to have the actual original image, instead of just a screen shot. We

Re: [Gimp-user] Unable to flatten and/or deselect image?

2011-12-22 Thread Steve Kinney
Hey Keith, I think I just solved it - a well DUH moment because it was staring right at me while I wrote my previous post. Your screen shot shows that the offending layer is a float, not a normal layer. Click the anchor button in the layers tab (if there is a real layer under the float) or the

Re: [Gimp-user] Vignetting correction

2011-12-24 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/24/2011 09:30 AM, phanisvara das wrote: On Sat, 24 Dec 2011 19:18:05 +0530, giuliogiuseppeca...@interfree.it wrote: Hello everyone, i have a problem trying to remove/adding vignetting with Gimp 2.6.8 and .11. I have seen there is a nice tool in Filters-Distorts-Lens distorsion.

Re: [Gimp-user] Vignetting correction

2011-12-24 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/24/2011 11:29 AM, phanisvara das wrote: thanks, that's useful. i've never thought much about this vignetting stuff. just was something we did routinely with larger prints, because the lenses tended to loose light toward the edges. the way you describe it, it can be used as a creative

Re: [Gimp-user] Need help repairing image

2011-12-26 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/26/2011 05:14 AM, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: The following file was generated from a recent scan of a 40 year old 6x7cm color negative: ftp://ftp.tristatelogic.com/private/gimp/img001-b.jpg [...] I'd very much appreciate any advice that anybody would like to share with me about

Re: [Gimp-user] Need help repairing image

2011-12-26 Thread Steve Kinney
In message 4ef8950f.6050...@pilobilus.net, Steve Kinney ad...@pilobilus.net wrote: Can you recall the specifics of how you tamed the streak? I know that I duplicated the base layer, used a mask to isolate the streak (so that it would be the only visible part of its layer), and applied color

[Gimp-user] A good book - Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional

2011-12-27 Thread Steve Kinney
Hey y'all, The other day I spent a couple of hours looking through this book at the library: Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional by Akkana Peck http://gimpbook.com/ I liked it a lot. Although I can't say it was an eye opener I did pick up a couple of things from it, and it seems to me

Re: [Gimp-user] OT: Gimp name-picking (Was: Need help repairing image)

2011-12-28 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/28/2011 02:44 AM, Dotan Cohen wrote: [...] People who are not familiar with the GNU Image Manipulation Program but are familiar with the negative or sexual connotations of the word "gimp" will eschew the GNU Image Manipulation Program bases on

Re: [Gimp-user] OT: Was: Gimp name-picking

2011-12-28 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/28/2011 11:02 AM, Daniel Smith wrote: It's just funny! It's a play on the idea that it's the not-quite-capable version of Photoshop. At least they didn't name it SIMP! That IS funny. I started using the GIMP when Tor Lillqvist ported it to Windows many long years ago. At that time, it

Re: [Gimp-user] OT: Was: Gimp name-picking

2011-12-28 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/28/2011 02:14 PM, Stefan Maerz wrote: PIMP - The Photoshop-like Image Manipulation Program That one gets my vote, but only if the acronym can stand for "Primary Image Manipulation Program." After all, the title should be as accurately descriptive as possible.

Re: [Gimp-user] OT: Was: Gimp name-picking

2011-12-29 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/29/2011 08:41 AM, Patrick Shanahan wrote: gimp-user-list mailing list gimp-user-list@gnome.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list +1 My +1 also, and above is just another reason *not* to use html on an email list, PLEASE. Right you are, and my apologies... I

Re: [Gimp-user] OT: Was: Gimp name-picking

2011-12-29 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/29/2011 05:24 PM, Xiella Harksell wrote: I am a bit of a lurker, but over the last few change-the-name discussions have been almost exasperated enough to make a post :). Just wondering, is it possible to prevent the discussion arising again? Hard link the archives of the various

[Gimp-user] Huge library of public domain photos from NOAA

2011-12-30 Thread Steve Kinney
Greetings, I was just looking at sunsets through the eyes of other people, living and dead, when I ran across this: http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/index.html A huge collection of high quality images, including all the sky you could want and much else besides. All these images are in the public

Re: [Gimp-user] Copyright and brushes, fonts - was Help

2011-12-30 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/30/2011 04:14 PM, Ofnuts wrote: On 12/29/2011 01:59 PM, Alina Laue wrote: Hi GIMP! I have a problem, and i think your the only ones who can give me the right answer... -Everybody telling me it's legally and free to download brushes from the internet. (example :

Re: [Gimp-user] Photoshop vs Gimp for mobile dev?

2011-12-31 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/31/2011 01:45 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 9:14 PM, Daniel Smith wrote: or has anyone heard of using/modifying Gimp for mobile dev purposes? +1 - a bitmap image is a bitmap image, as long as the editor and the target app support one relevant format in common,

Re: [Gimp-user] Photoshop vs Gimp for mobile dev?

2011-12-31 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/31/2011 05:55 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: But I also learned that there is a free DNG Converter utility available on the adobe.com site, an I just downloaded a copy of it, so I'll have it later on, just in case. The bad news? Of course, it is only available for Windoze and Mac. :-(

Re: [Gimp-user] Printing a large image in sections

2011-12-31 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/31/2011 07:32 PM, george seifert wrote: I have an image sized 20 x 24. I just have a standard 8.5 x 11 printer. Can I print the image in sections? If so, how? I did this with a PDF document once. Thanks, George I think I would probably open that thing in the GIMP, and drag guide

[Gimp-user] Thanks for this plugin!

2011-12-31 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/31/2011 03:41 PM, Akkana Peck wrote: Here are some other good sources for freely usable images: http://gimpbook.com/links.html#freeimages ...Akkana That started me poking around and I found this on Akkana's site: http://shallowsky.com/software/gimp/arrowdesigner/ Making arrows

Re: [Gimp-user] Thanks for this plugin!

2012-01-01 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/01/2012 10:27 AM, Daniel Smith wrote: Can I ask you, do you find that the official registry of plug ins is pretty up to date, or is/are there other lists or communities of plug ins out there? Just wondering. Dan The plugin registry is the Mother Lode of optional GIMP power tools. But

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp 2.7.4

2012-01-01 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/01/2012 08:44 AM, Alain Second wrote: More explicit screen captures attached: Hey well the part where it says you can drop dockable dialogs here looks right to me. That's where I am used to putting them anyway... Does this not work? :o) Steve

Re: [Gimp-user] zigzag edges

2012-01-03 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/04/2012 02:17 AM, Steve Kinney wrote: Crop the image, save as .xcf for later tweaking, save as .png or .gif for a web image with a transparent background. Or, if this will be against a known solid color background, go ahead and make a layer of the said color and put it at the bottom

Re: [Gimp-user] It's possible to duplicate and move a guide (guide line) with Gimp 2.7 ?

2012-01-05 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/05/2012 04:35 PM, Stephane Klein wrote: Hi, I wonder if in Gimp I can duplicate and move (shift forward) a guide (guide line) ? Example, I put a horizontal guide on my view. Now I would like to append another horizontal guide 30px below the previous guide. I didn't found this

[Gimp-user] OT: Protecting Windows from malware

2012-01-06 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/06/2012 12:20 PM, Marci Davis wrote: My 11-year old daughter installed Gimp on our laptop. Shortly after, we started having trouble with speed and resolution. Gimp will not open, nor can we uninstall it. In fact, when I try, it crashes the computer. Any suggestions? Greetings, I

Re: [Gimp-user] Installing new script ?

2012-01-09 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/09/2012 05:15 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: When I go to save the fixed image, I am getting a warning message saying: You are about to save a layer mask as JPEG. This will not save the visible layers. I have no idea what this means. Should I be worried? Do I have to do

Re: [Gimp-user] Changing the size of an oval?

2012-01-11 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/11/2012 10:27 AM, Keith Purtell wrote: OK, I Googled and found the steps for creating a colored circle with the border size I preferred. Cool. But when it came to something as simple as copying that circle (it's in a new layer) and changing the size, Google was pulling up irrelevant

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp startup failure

2012-01-13 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/12/2012 06:00 PM, evan neumann wrote: I have been using Gimp for a few years now and have become very dependent on it for my personal project: orbitingeden.com http://orbitingeden.com/ But I aborted a process a few weeks ago by using Task Manager to end the gimp.exe process. When I

Re: [Gimp-user] Seeking better green screen method

2012-01-17 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/17/2012 03:17 PM, Jay Smith wrote: Problem: The stamps are currently scanned on a black background (for lack of other color possibilities; the final goal is on a black background). After scanning, the background is selected and turned to 100% black to have greatest contrast for the

Re: [Gimp-user] Calculate area and diameter

2012-01-22 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/22/2012 03:59 PM, Stefan Maerz wrote: A while ago I calculated area by creating a transparent layer and painting with a brush the locations that I wanted to include in the area. Then using GIMP's histogram (colorInfohistogram), I got a pixel count for that new layer. (Side note, make

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp newbie trying to get a job done.

2012-01-25 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/25/2012 03:52 PM, Patrick Shanahan wrote: http://wahoo.no-ip.org/~pat/Test%20Coverage.pdf Ah, now I see, sort of... Just tinkering around, I got better results on the selection after I made a copy of the base layer (i.e. original image) and used the Colors Hue/Saturtation tool with the

Re: [Gimp-user] installation of help file in 2.6.12 - 64 bits

2012-02-14 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/14/2012 03:56 PM, glenda wright wrote: I am a newbie with the Gimp. I am desperately trying to learn how to use it. Are there any learners videos out there for beginners? If you search YouTube for GIMP tutorials you will find tons. Although you might not want to change everything in the

Re: [Gimp-user] Web development question?

2012-02-16 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/16/2012 03:18 PM, Daniel Smith wrote: Hey all. I would hope this might get some responses... I just today saved my first png file. In doing so Gimp came up with a choice box, as to parameters you can choose or not: Interlacing (Adam7) (whatever that is) Save background color Save

Re: [Gimp-user] Web development question?

2012-02-16 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/16/2012 05:25 PM, Burnie West wrote: On 02/16/2012 01:54 PM, Frank Gore wrote: On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Xiella Harksellxie...@gmail.com wrote: As a point of difference :) I find myself tending to save the majority of my images (in terms of developing the site - stripes,

Re: [Gimp-user] Web development question?

2012-02-16 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/16/2012 08:59 PM, Burnie West wrote: create artifacts - or so it seems to me. I did not know that jpg had an indexed mode. I knew I would be getting some interesting feedback when I posted that answer. I didn't mean to imply that jpg has an indexed mode. It just seems to me if one

Re: [Gimp-user] Short cut [ and ]

2012-02-18 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/18/2012 08:29 AM, TheoN wrote: Dear developers, There is short cut missing in the new version 6.2.12 In version 2.6.11 you can change the scale of brushes by using ] to enlarge or [ decrease the size of the brush. It would be nice if this came back in the next version therefore I turn

Re: [Gimp-user] Web development question?

2012-02-18 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/18/2012 04:16 PM, Kevin Cozens wrote: On 12-02-16 06:20 PM, Steve Kinney wrote: Usage is down to something around 5% on most sites I have seen recent statistics for. Considering the security aspect, it's really not doing anyone a favor to support IE6 any more... But the moment I stop

Re: [Gimp-user] Saving file as a PDF?

2012-02-18 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/18/2012 10:02 PM, lckrkrzypatch wrote: Is it possible to save files as PDF like photoshop? Probably not like Photoshop but here are two ways: 1. Easy as in simple: Save your image as a .ps file. (That's postscript.) Then convert the .ps file to .pdf via the ps2pdf terminal command,

Re: [Gimp-user] Saving file as a PDF?

2012-02-18 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/18/2012 10:41 PM, Steve Kinney wrote: On 02/18/2012 10:02 PM, lckrkrzypatch wrote: Is it possible to save files as PDF like photoshop? Probably not like Photoshop but here are two ways: 1. Easy as in simple: Save your image as a .ps file. (That's postscript.) Then convert the .ps

Re: [Gimp-user] Format Text

2012-02-24 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/24/2012 07:56 AM, Steve Kinney wrote: Check out this illustration of Inkscape's envelope deformation tool: http://tavmjong.free.fr/SVG/TEXT_PATH/TextPath.html Wouldn't ya know, the example I picked out does not mention that the tool in question is located at Path Path Effects Editor

Re: [Gimp-user] dotted areas, how to erase (or change)

2012-02-28 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/28/2012 12:52 AM, mamboze wrote: I've got a problem editing an image with a dotted background in it. By 'dotted', I mean an array of small evenly spaced black dots on a white background. I've tried the fuzzy select tool which kind of works. It fills in the white space with the

Re: [Gimp-user] dotted areas, how to erase (or change)

2012-02-29 Thread Steve Kinney
On 02/29/2012 05:35 AM, mamboze wrote: thanks to all for your help, it's very much appreciated. @Steve, I trying following your instructions but I'm stuck at this step * Click on the layer mask to select it, then drag drop to the main image window to fill the mask with gray. When I drag

Re: [Gimp-user] Opening .cdr and .cpt

2012-03-05 Thread Steve Kinney
On 03/05/2012 11:52 AM, promovis wrote: Download Uniconvertor, convert your cdr to svg, edit svg with Gimp. Good luck! You might also want to give Inkscape a try - it's a native SVG editor. The best you can do with the GIMP is convert the SVG file from vector format to a bitmap format, and

Re: [Gimp-user] jpeg files not recognised

2012-03-08 Thread Steve Kinney
On 03/08/2012 03:37 PM, andrew.alangdondavies.es wrote: Just to be sure it was not my pc I opened several jpeg/jpg files in other applications without any problems! None of them will open in GIMP! So I think the problems lies in this application. Right you are - or, more to the point, the

Re: [Gimp-user] Text outline (NO Grow)

2012-03-14 Thread Steve Kinney
On 03/15/2012 12:45 AM, reyahtbor wrote: I'm sure this newbie question has been answered before, but I can't seem to find the answer, so here it is again. Does anyone know where I can find a tutorial on how to put a border/outline around text that results in non-rounded effect? Hey reyahtbor,

Re: [Gimp-user] Felicitations...

2012-03-19 Thread Steve Kinney
On 03/19/2012 12:20 PM, Chris Mohler wrote: After that I can use the -/= keys at the top of the keyboard to zoom in/out, and also the -/+ keys on the number pad to the right. Without the steps above the number pad works, but using the keys at the top, you must use SHIFT-= to zoom in and - to

Re: [Gimp-user] Why does saves as JPG default to quality 85?

2012-03-23 Thread Steve Kinney
On 03/23/2012 10:39 AM, Keith Purtell wrote: I've noticed that every time I save an image in GIMP as JPG the quality slider bar defaults to 85. Even though I keep changing it to 75. That's odd. Every version of the GIMP I have ever used defaulted to the legacy Photoshop value of 75 for JPG

[Gimp-user] Mandala template XCF template

2012-03-26 Thread Steve Kinney
Hey, Since making these images seems to be a popular amusement, I just made one and uploaded the XCF file as an example template: http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/9779/mandalaexample.jpg http://www.sharebeast.com/9llbdkyiu74g This XCF file already has guides centered on the canvas, and a Path

Re: [Gimp-user] Animated GIF for the Web

2012-03-28 Thread Steve Kinney
On 03/28/2012 03:00 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Hakan wrote: What have I missed? Thanks. Each layer is a frame. You need to create two copies of the background and merge each text layer with one background layer. That will give you three layers,

Re: [Gimp-user] flyers

2012-03-31 Thread Steve Kinney
On 03/28/2012 08:54 PM, clickedanad2 wrote: I used word 2000 to create a flyer - inserted photo - typed text over photo - looked nice but it was a pain to finally convert to jpg - so I'd like to recreate it with the same photo using gimp I had to change from full color to grayscale so text

Re: [Gimp-user] avery labels

2012-03-31 Thread Steve Kinney
On 03/31/2012 01:55 PM, Kevin Cozens wrote: On 12-03-30 04:08 AM, John wrote: One of the issues I have with the labels pattern in Word is getting the images to line up exactly along the border of the pattern. Alignment when printing is a common problem with a lot of printers. You have two

Re: [Gimp-user] threshold function parameters that vary by position? (going to BW from a book page photo)

2012-04-01 Thread Steve Kinney
On 04/01/2012 02:32 AM, Nick LaForge wrote: You can see from the trend that there does exist a set of parameters for the threshold function that gives acceptable contrast for every given point, and that this one parameter (the upper level) increases monotonically as it moves along the vector

Re: [Gimp-user] How to control one color only?

2012-04-11 Thread Steve Kinney
On 04/11/2012 12:46 PM, Keith Purtell wrote: This is another of those things I knew how to do in PShop and am now trying to duplicate in GIMP. I have a photo of a flowchart drawn in green marker on a whiteboard. Photo taken with an iPhone, so quality is yuck. I brought out the greens with

Re: [Gimp-user] color management and photo editing sites in gimp

2012-04-23 Thread Steve Kinney
On 04/23/2012 02:23 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: http://blog.patdavid.net has some excellent retouching tutorials. ++ The Wavelet Decompose tutorial way more than paid for the trip all by itself. Thanks for the heads up! :o) Steve ___

Re: [Gimp-user] How can I create huge billboard sized files in super high dpi?

2012-04-25 Thread Steve Kinney
On 04/24/2012 09:44 PM, Tara Gover wrote: Hi guys, I am printing super high res images onto fabric. My print guy has instructed me to create my images in 1440 dpi and my fabric is 58 inches wide and about 80 yards long. I need to create ONE image so they can just print it continuously

Re: [Gimp-user] How can I create huge billboard sized files in super high dpi?

2012-04-25 Thread Steve Kinney
On 04/25/2012 01:33 PM, Daniel Smith wrote: I did a search for Exporting from Gimp to vectors and it came up with some pretty interesting stuff, especially the svg stuff. http://registry.gimp.org/node/15375 Inkscape has a tool for that - you import the bitmap image, tweak the various

Re: [Gimp-user] HATE the new save vs. export behavior

2012-05-03 Thread Steve Kinney
In 05/2012 a lot of people wrote: Wait, the Save dialog changed? OH NOES!! My position can be guessed from the workflow I have followed since somewhere the first ports of the GIMP to Win32 (Tor Lillqvist ruined me for life): 1. Open an image file. 2. Save as .xcf 3. [everything else] 4.

Re: [Gimp-user] HATE the new save vs. export behavior

2012-05-05 Thread Steve Kinney
On 05/05/2012 10:30 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: We are not separating people into better of worse users, or the deserving and non-deserving, or entitled and not entitled. This would not be a constructive approach. What we _are_ doing is _focusing_ on a group of users who are underloved

Re: [Gimp-user] LOVE thread - single window mode

2012-05-05 Thread Steve Kinney
On 05/05/2012 01:23 PM, Paul Read wrote: LOVE it Congrats to the Devs for adding this feature - also the single reason I jumped to R28 as soon as it was announced Lucky me, it can be turned off. Maybe I will eventually decide that I like it. Can't reasonably say otherwise, it will mostly

Re: [Gimp-user] HATE the new save vs. export behavior

2012-05-06 Thread Steve Kinney
On 05/06/2012 10:51 PM, John Coppens wrote: -When starting to edit, why not immediately do a Save as xxx.xcf? That's what I do and it has come in very handy. -Why not add (to Gimp) the possibility to maintain an autosave copy in (.XCF format) each N minutes? And not delete it for X days? I

Re: [Gimp-user] set F1 /F6 shortcut

2012-05-12 Thread Steve Kinney
On 05/12/2012 11:12 AM, ceas wrote: i am not sure is it a bug i want to set some dialog the F1~F8 but doesnt work on F1 and F6 environment( ubuntu 1204 / gimp 2.8) i hope some of you in the same spec can test it cheers Is it possible that your desktop manager already has these keys

Re: [Gimp-user] Hurray - 2.8 Ubuntu

2012-05-16 Thread Steve Kinney
On 05/16/2012 07:08 AM, Jerrysvoice wrote: GIMP 2.8 was just pushed out by Ubuntu Software Center to my PC. I'm a happy camper now. Yikes! Time for little ole me to lock version so I don't carelessly wipe out my 2.6 installation. I am a late adopter when it comes to production tools -

Re: [Gimp-user] Canvas Colour

2012-06-28 Thread Steve Kinney
On 06/28/2012 08:24 AM, Emm_Lee wrote: Ok seems I am wrong, managed to do it once but can't remember what I did. Gimp is so frustrating!!! How do I move a layer to the bottom? Hi! In your Layers dock, you will find buttons with up and down arrows at the bottom. Select the layer you want to

Re: [Gimp-user] Why I went back from GIMP 2.8 to 2.6.x

2012-06-30 Thread Steve Kinney
On 06/30/2012 07:30 PM, Oon-Ee Ng wrote: authors which have specifically signed up for this list to rant (since they obviously did not read the previous complaints). I resemble that remark: I joined up to rant about the single window innovation. I did rant. But only once. Opinion

Re: [Gimp-user] Does the new version come with a save for web option?

2012-07-07 Thread Steve Kinney
On 07/07/2012 05:11 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 1:03 AM, Bob Smits wrote: Does the new version of GIMP come with a save for or export for web feature? No, it's still a 3rd party plug-in. I would take a close look at what an export for web function actually does,

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop.com

2012-07-12 Thread Steve Kinney
On 07/12/2012 01:39 PM, Tom Williams wrote: On 07/12/2012 10:10 AM, Vu Le wrote: Hi all, I have an urgent matter I want to bring to your attention. If you can look into this and confirm, it would be great. Yesterday, one of our employees downloaded the Windows version from Gimpshop.com.

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp - 2.8 Usability Drop

2012-07-12 Thread Steve Kinney
On 07/12/2012 04:30 PM, Ofnuts wrote: On 07/12/2012 05:40 PM, drankinatty wrote: [...] You aren't going to like Windows 8... and this ain't open source(*) (*) yes, there is also the case of Unity... OH GHOD don't get me started on Unity. Long story short, when Ubuntu 10.4 reaches EOL, I

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp - 2.8 Usability Drop

2012-07-12 Thread Steve Kinney
On 07/12/2012 09:46 PM, Oon-Ee Ng wrote: [...] Opensource always has been a meritocracy, not a democracy. Except when it's a dictatorship, i.e. Ubuntu is owned outright by Mark Shuttleworth and users saw the handwriting on the wall months before the Unity debacle surfaced, when he announced he

Re: [Gimp-user] using Gimp in secure environments

2012-07-13 Thread Steve Kinney
On 07/13/2012 10:43 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 6:17 PM, Ilya Zavorin izavo...@caci.com wrote: Can you tell me what the geographic origin of the tool is? International Do you know of any specific instances of your tool being installed at any US Govt

[Gimp-user] Consistency in Selection

2012-07-21 Thread Steve Kinney
Hey, I changed the Subject: here because I think Andreas' comments jump out of the For Casual Users thread as something new, worth paying attention to. All us users will benefit from being more conscious of the differences in selected behaviors in different parts of the GIMP as outlined below.

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp for casual users

2012-07-22 Thread Steve Kinney
On 07/22/2012 11:21 AM, Andreas Lemke wrote: I would be interested in knowing if Gimp users consciously prefer the model with private non-shared operations. Or has it evolved like this for historical reasons? Clearly, the choice of interaction model affects the Gimp learning curve. I think

Re: [Gimp-user] Hugin panorama tool

2012-07-23 Thread Steve Kinney
On 07/23/2012 09:29 AM, br...@buys.net.br wrote: You can try to photograph again with a better camera (more mpixels) or use a panorama tool to stitch partial images together. There is this nice tool called Hugin (hugin.sourceforge.net) that can do this for you. It takes a little getting used

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp definition

2012-07-23 Thread Steve Kinney
On 07/23/2012 05:37 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 9:29 PM, Enda wrote: The word gimp is defined as: a physically disabled or lame person. a feeble or contemptible person. The program was first called The GIMP, and now is called GIMP to be less offensive; now

Re: [Gimp-user] Creating 3D fonts

2012-08-22 Thread Steve Kinney
On 08/22/2012 03:33 PM, Caleb Halbrook wrote: How do you make your text 3D? As in, instead of flat it has a 3D cube look or round or something like that? I looked at the text portion of the user manual and didn't see anything about that... There are several ways to fake a 3D look in the

Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP Magazine - Issue 1 Now Available

2012-09-11 Thread Steve Kinney
On 09/10/2012 11:10 PM, Steve Czajka wrote: Hi, The wait is over! GIMP Magazine has launched. GIMP Magazine - Issue 1 http://www.flickr.com/photos/steveczajka/7934933132/ Download it at http://gimpmagazine.org/issue1 Thanks The GIMP Magazine Team! P.S. GIMP Magazine was

Re: [Gimp-user] About bad new save export function in Gimp-2.8

2012-09-11 Thread Steve Kinney
On 09/11/2012 05:05 AM, Daniel Hauck wrote: On 09/11/2012 04:25 AM, Steve Kinney wrote: My word processor responds to control-s by saving the open document in its own native format, which does not happen to be suitable for distribution to end users. [etc] Which word processor might

Re: [Gimp-user] Autoconvert photo files

2012-09-11 Thread Steve Kinney
On 09/11/2012 05:58 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 1:55 PM, EyeLand wrote: Hello, how can autoconvert many photo files from eps to jpg with GIMP? Mmm... Photo files in EPS? That's a novel thing :) Depends of the operating system you are on. Any clues? On Linux or

Re: [Gimp-user] Autoconvert photo files

2012-09-11 Thread Steve Kinney
On 09/11/2012 07:05 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Steve Kinney wrote: On a Microsoft platform, you should be able to install Imagemagick in Cygwin - if it's worth the bother. Since you have a lof of files to process, it probably will be. Steve

[Gimp-user] Print shops file formats

2012-09-12 Thread Steve Kinney
On 09/12/2012 09:50 AM, jfrazie...@nc.rr.com wrote: [...] Ask how many print shops support psd files but not xcf? I would bet that number would be 20:1 and one way to change that would be to try to push the xcf usage among professional artists who use such print shops far more than the

Re: [Gimp-user] Print shops file formats

2012-09-13 Thread Steve Kinney
On 09/13/2012 04:26 AM, maderios wrote: On 09/13/2012 04:32 AM, Steve Kinney wrote On 09/12/2012 09:50 AM, jfrazie...@nc.rr.com wrote: [...] Ask how many print shops support psd files but not xcf? Hi This is not THE problem. They accept all other formats, png, tiff, etc I would bet

Re: [Gimp-user] (seemingly an odd question) getting this image into my email signature?

2012-09-13 Thread Steve Kinney
On 09/13/2012 11:53 PM, FortKnox wrote: So I have an odd issue. What I am trying to do is to add the logo of the gym that turned my life around to my Gmail signature, and make the logo a link to their site. I'm fairly experienced with digital graphic art concepts, I've been a GIMP'er for

Re: [Gimp-user] Photo Restoration

2012-09-23 Thread Steve Kinney
On 09/23/2012 07:45 AM, Lorgach wrote: Hi All, I'm a relative newbie at using Gimp or any Photo Editing software but I have tried out some adjustments on photos using Gimp and am happy with the results. I have recently been asked if I could try to restore an old black and white photo that

Re: [Gimp-user] Change background and leave foreground

2012-10-26 Thread Steve Kinney
On 10/26/2012 11:10 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: Fran, The general principle is: 1. Select objects with selection tools. 2. Cut and paste them to a new layer above the original layer (Ctrl+X, Ctrl+Shift+V). 3. Change the background layer so that the object are unaffected. There are

Re: [Gimp-user] Error.

2012-11-03 Thread Steve Kinney
On 11/03/2012 10:31 AM, Daniel Smith wrote: Seeing how you said it was running fine for a while... how full is your hard drive? I did a google search on gmem.c errors, and it would seem a lot of them had to do with high memory intensive operations being performed. Here is one specific to

Re: [Gimp-user] Error.

2012-11-03 Thread Steve Kinney
On 11/03/2012 09:02 PM, Jernej Simončič wrote: On Sat, 03 Nov 2012 13:22:52 -0400, Steve Kinney wrote: I would run a registry cleaner Don't. Just don't. At best, they do nothing, and at worst they screw up the machine (had to fix too many machines that registry cleaners and optimizers

Re: [Gimp-user] Error.

2012-11-04 Thread Steve Kinney
there was going around for a while. But I would also just take at least a glance at the drive to see how much free space there is on it. Dan On 11/3/12, Steve Kinney ad...@pilobilus.net wrote: On 11/03/2012 09:02 PM, Jernej Simončič wrote: On Sat, 03 Nov 2012 13:22:52 -0400, Steve Kinney wrote: I

Re: [Gimp-user] Allow myself to introduce...... myself

2012-11-08 Thread Steve Kinney
On 11/08/2012 06:07 PM, Desmond Devlin wrote: I am a GIMP user on Mac O/S X who is keen to learn how to design vectors as I'm Interested in designing logos for companies as a method of earning an income. I have utilised my basic knowledge of GIMP 2.8 to design quirky JPEGs aimed at my local

Re: [Gimp-user] why no compiled version for Ubuntu 11.10

2012-12-10 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/11/2012 12:44 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 9:36 AM, mamboze wrote: @owen I wouldn't have thought that 11.10 qualified as an 'ancient distro' unless I was on some kind of weird time warp :) Anyhow, thanks to all for putting me in the picture. Just one

Re: [Gimp-user] EPS import

2012-12-12 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/12/2012 08:41 AM, Mikael Ståldal wrote: When I import an EPS file into GIMP, I cannot get it to render it at the resolution i specify. Here is the EPS file: http://www.staldal.nu/files/test.eps I want the resulting bitmap to be 1170 pixels wide, but when I specify that it ends up

Re: [Gimp-user] Questions about gimp compairing gimp to PS

2012-12-14 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/14/2012 12:04 PM, Matthew Miller wrote: On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 10:53:42PM +0100, MasterRahl wrote: #1: in over all view how does gimp stack up to Photoshop and all of its features, are they compairable? to each other. I've tried to answer this from a photography point of view here

Re: [Gimp-user] Questions about gimp compairing gimp to PS

2012-12-15 Thread Steve Kinney
On 12/15/2012 08:46 PM, Ofnuts wrote: On 12/15/2012 01:39 AM, Daniel Smith wrote: it also has After Effects, Premiere Pro, etc. Lots of good stuff. For 30 a month? You mean, 360 a year? For plenty of stuff I may never use? I could be wrong but... For stuff that fails if your network

Re: [Gimp-user] Photo protection - transparent foreground

2012-12-17 Thread Steve Kinney
uncut image into links to different addresses. All these techniques are WAY out of style for good reasons. :o) Steve Kinney ___ gimp-user-list mailing list gimp-user-list@gnome.org https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list

Re: [Gimp-user] Photo protection - transparent foreground

2012-12-17 Thread Steve Kinney
some traffic you would rather have. :o) Steve Kinney ___ gimp-user-list mailing list gimp-user-list@gnome.org https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list

Re: [Gimp-user] download.dk - malicious or just sub-par?

2012-12-20 Thread Steve Kinney
to assure that you receive the latest and best version of the program. Or some such language. :o) Steve Kinney ___ gimp-user-list mailing list gimp-user-list@gnome.org https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list

Re: [Gimp-user] technical request

2013-01-01 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/01/2013 07:57 PM, Michael Schumacher wrote: There are plenty of people who run GIMP on Windows 7 without any problems. If this is the first time you've actually run GIMP, then it will create a font cache of all the fonts you've got installed. This can take a considerable amount of time.

Re: [Gimp-user] technical request

2013-01-02 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/02/2013 05:23 PM, Constance Lowery wrote: Thank you for the information. I did un-instal gimp and then went to the web site you provided. I downloaded the program and this time I even got a page asking me to confirm my subscription to up-dates. I was told the program instaled

Re: [Gimp-user] HELP SAVING AS A PDF

2013-01-11 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/12/2013 12:59 AM, NikkiParker wrote: Hi, I need to help with saving my GIMP as a PDF. When I save as a PDF it does not save CORRECTLY as it appears in GIMP. Picture of how it's saving below is shown in GIMP and PDF [IMG]http://i47.tinypic.com/23kw8pz.jpg[/IMG]

Re: [Gimp-user] help gray threshold

2013-01-17 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/17/2013 07:42 PM, Thomas Widlar wrote: 1. I've just downloaded and installed GIMP and GIMP help system for Win7. When I hover over the action buttons or options, I'm told to press F1 for help, but no help comes up. What do I need to do sto connect GIMP to its help. 2. My first

Re: [Gimp-user] layers, new problem with old methods

2013-01-20 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/20/2013 03:21 PM, Donald Miller wrote: Hello Seems that manual setup is same HTML as on web. Is there a searchable doc in a Windows format? Quick and dirty solution: Use google. Add this to the end of your search terms when looking for GIMP help files:

Re: [Gimp-user] layers, new problem with old methods

2013-01-21 Thread Steve Kinney
On 01/21/2013 03:57 AM, Ofnuts wrote: On 01/21/2013 01:30 AM, Richard Gitschlag wrote: As GIMP concepts go, floating selections have always existed in GIMP and they really are something that needs to be killed off with fire because of how big a stumbling block they are to new users.

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