[Gimp-user] Help with Gimp Transparency/Alpha Channel

2009-08-27 Thread jolie S
Hi, I'm trying to figure out what the problem is but you mention too many things so I'm afraid I'm getting confused. Could you please give a step by step example of what you are doing and what happens when you are doing it, so I or someone else here can help find out what is going wrong?

Re: [Gimp-user] Help with Gimp Transparency/Alpha Channel

2009-08-27 Thread Michael J. Hammel
On Thu, 2009-08-27 at 17:16 +0200, jolie S wrote: I'm trying to figure out what the problem is but you mention too many things so I'm afraid I'm getting confused. I didn't see the original question, but let me see if I can help that user. Basically, what happens is that the area outside of

Re: [Gimp-user] Discussion on available GIMP books (was Re: how to use layers)

2009-08-27 Thread Michael J. Hammel
On Wed, 2009-08-26 at 14:48 -0700, Patrick Horgan wrote: o Michael J. Hammel's book, The Artist's Guide to GIMP effects 2009, is a brilliant book as well. He also posts to this list and is a wonderful guy. Buy his book too! Well, wonderful might be a bit strong. :-) o Michael Hammel's,

[Gimp-user] Measure tool (feature proposition)

2009-08-27 Thread Matthew
Installation depends on your OS, but you do need python installed. If your OS is Windows and you do not already have python installed, I think that you need to install python, then re-run the GIMP installer - but Windows is not my primary OS, so that could be wrong. Once python is available in

[Gimp-user] Help with Gimp Transparency/Alpha Channel

2009-08-27 Thread frustrated1
Hi, I'm trying to figure out what the problem is but you mention too many things so I'm afraid I'm getting confused. Could you please give a step by step example of what you are doing and what happens when you are doing it, so I or someone else here can help find out what is going wrong?

[Gimp-user] Help with Gimp Transparency/Alpha Channel

2009-08-27 Thread frustrated1
I'm not sure, but it seems like rather than the areas outside of selection being affected, not all of the selected area is becoming transparent. I used the paint bucket (which is set to 100% opacity) to fill the selection in the layer mask (which is acting as the alpha channel) with white.

Re: [Gimp-user] Help with Gimp Transparency/Alpha Channel

2009-08-27 Thread Michael J. Hammel
On Thu, 2009-08-27 at 23:54 +0200, frustrated1 wrote: I used the paint bucket (which is set to 100% opacity) to fill the selection in the layer mask (which is acting as the alpha channel) with white. Create a white layer mask initially. Make your selection in the image window (make sure the

[Gimp-user] Modifying an image...

2009-08-27 Thread zed
I am very new to The Gimp and, at the moment, floundering :-( I want to have some CDs printed with the LinuxMINT logo but the person printing the CDs for me wants the image modified to remove the 'hole' in the centre. I've copied part of the image in an ellipse to cover the 'hole' but am left

Re: [Gimp-user] Help with Gimp Transparency/Alpha Channel

2009-08-27 Thread Jason van Gumster
Just out of curiosity, do you know if the game engine you're using is expecting a premultiplied or non-premultiplied alpha channel? My assumption would be the former, but I figured I'd ask to be sure. Jason frustrated1 for...@gimpusers.com wrote: I'm not sure, but it seems like rather than