[Gimp-user] 8 bit png warning / enhancement

2010-01-19 Thread M.W.
Hi, I wanted to ask if it were possible to add some kind of warning to the png export settings that pngs are only saved as 8 bit png. It is not obvious that saving as (lossless) png causes loss when using Gimp, because the input was 16 bit greyscale and the output ends up with 8 bit greyscale. I

Re: [Gimp-user] JPG file size increases with saving

2010-01-19 Thread yahvuu
Frank Gore wrote: But a much better and simpler idea is to just use a number range from 1..13, similar to photoshop. I'll take that over to the developer's list. I disagree, I think Photoshop's way of displaying the JPG compression slider is ridiculous. You can move the slider back and

Re: [Gimp-user] 8 bit png warning / enhancement

2010-01-19 Thread David Hodson
On Tue, 2010-01-19 at 10:34 +0100, M.W. wrote: I wanted to ask if it were possible to add some kind of warning to the png export settings that pngs are only saved as 8 bit png. It is not obvious that saving as (lossless) png causes loss when using Gimp, because the input was 16 bit greyscale

[Gimp-user] Thrashing with C2G - what to do?

2010-01-19 Thread Doug
I have a 2.4Ghz 6Gb 64-bit machine running Gimp 2.6.7 on Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring. The Tile Cache Size is set to 5Gb. A 31MB tiff file is converted by c2g pretty quickly. However a 45Mb tiff converts about half the preview image quickly and then halts indefinitely, thrashing with the CPU 100%

[Gimp-user] Create a clickable hotspot?

2010-01-19 Thread BGP
How do I create a clickable hotspot in GIMP? I have a BMP image that I want to put on the web. When you click on certain portions of the picture it'll take you to different web pages. ___ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU

Re: [Gimp-user] Create a clickable hotspot?

2010-01-19 Thread yahvuu
hi BGP, BGP wrote: How do I create a clickable hotspot in GIMP? Filters-Web-Image Map will do the job. Documentation is here: http://docs.gimp.org/2.6/en/plug-in-imagemap.html have fun, peter ___ Gimp-user mailing list

Re: [Gimp-user] JPG file size increases with saving

2010-01-19 Thread yahvuu
Norman Silverstone wrote: Here is a table that provides an approximate mapping between Photoshop quality levels and GIMP (actually IJG JPEG library) quality levels: Adobe Photoshop quality 12 = GIMP quality 98, subsampling 1x1 [..] wow, i grossly underestimated the influence of the

Re: [Gimp-user] JPG file size increases with saving

2010-01-19 Thread Claus Cyrny
yahvuu wrote: Norman Silverstone wrote: Here is a table that provides an approximate mapping between Photoshop quality levels and GIMP (actually IJG JPEG library) quality levels: Adobe Photoshop quality 12 = GIMP quality 98, subsampling 1x1 Sure; subsampling takes groups of 4 x 4

[Gimp-user] two bizarre problems

2010-01-19 Thread Olivier Lecarme
Dear GIMP users and developers, I'm encountering two weird problems with GIMP recently. What is weird is that it's not the same on two different but similar computers, running the same versions of GIMP (2.6 or git 2.7) on the same version of Debian GNU/Linux (testing). 1. Any dialog like the

Re: [Gimp-user] two bizarre problems

2010-01-19 Thread Torsten Neuer
I'm encountering two weird problems with GIMP recently. What is weird is that it's not the same on two different but similar computers, running the same versions of GIMP (2.6 or git 2.7) on the same version of Debian GNU/Linux (testing). 1. Any dialog like the ones obtained with most

Re: [Gimp-user] two bizarre problems

2010-01-19 Thread Olivier Lecarme
Torsten Neuer tne...@inwise.de wrote: I'm encountering two weird problems with GIMP recently. What is weird is that it's not the same on two different but similar computers, running the same versions of GIMP (2.6 or git 2.7) on the same version of Debian GNU/Linux (testing). 1. Any

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: Completely off every imaginable topic;)

2010-01-19 Thread Jogchum Reitsma
Op 18-01-10 19:01, Programmer In Training schreef: On 1/18/2010 8:53 AM, Robert L Cochran wrote: I top post. I don't think it helps to beat on people for their posting styles. It helps simply to respond to the issue under discussion. Bob snip The problem with top posting, a

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: GIMP vs Photoshop

2010-01-19 Thread Martin Nordholts
Michael J. Hammel wrote: For example, they've responded to requests for a single window mode from the Windows user community by adding it to development for 2.8. We Linux users don't need this so the developers are making this configurable. This is a common misconception. The single-window

[Gimp-user] Sharpness Values GIMP vs DPP

2010-01-19 Thread Adam
Hi, new to the list and have used GIMP for a couple of years. Mostly doing things that I could not do in Canon's DPP(Digital Photo Pro). In windows this worked real well for me. Now I have switched to Ubuntu and I am trying to get away from using DPP. One setting I used in DPP was the

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: Completely off every imaginable topic;)

2010-01-19 Thread Elwin Estle
But that' s not how at least *I* read messages on the many mailing lists I follow. When new postings to an existing thread arrive in my mailbox, I have read the postings prior to that post already earlier, so I don' t have to read them again. For me, scrolling down all the previous postings is a

Re: [Gimp-user] Create a clickable hotspot?

2010-01-19 Thread BGP
Thank you. I can create the hotspots on the picture I'm using but how do I add it into my web page? I'm using Kompozer which doesn't want to import the thing.it's a MAP file or some sort of thing. Any idea what to do? On 10-01-19 10:24 AM, yahvuu wrote: hi BGP, BGP wrote: How

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: GIMP vs Photoshop

2010-01-19 Thread Dotan Cohen
This is a common misconception. The single-window mode is just as much for Linux users as it is for Windows users. It is in many ways my own itch I am scratching: I run Linux but hate to manage windows and/or workspaces, and single-window mode will fix this for me. Same with me, on Kubuntu

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: GIMP vs Photoshop

2010-01-19 Thread peter kostov
Dotan Cohen wrote: This is a common misconception. The single-window mode is just as much for Linux users as it is for Windows users. It is in many ways my own itch I am scratching: I run Linux but hate to manage windows and/or workspaces, and single-window mode will fix this for me. Same

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: Completely off every imaginable topic;)

2010-01-19 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/19/2010 2:02 PM, Elwin Estle wrote: But that' s not how at least *I* read messages on the many mailing lists I follow. When new postings to an existing thread arrive in my mailbox, I have read the postings prior to that post already earlier, so I don' t have to read them again. For me,

Re: [Gimp-user] Create a clickable hotspot?

2010-01-19 Thread Owen
Thank you. I can create the hotspots on the picture I'm using but how do I add it into my web page? I'm using Kompozer which doesn't want to import the thing.it's a MAP file or some sort of thing. Any idea what to do? On 10-01-19 10:24 AM, yahvuu wrote: hi BGP, BGP wrote: How

Re: [Gimp-user] Sharpness Values GIMP vs DPP

2010-01-19 Thread JPL
Adam a écrit : Hi, new to the list and have used GIMP for a couple of years. Mostly doing things that I could not do in Canon's DPP(Digital Photo Pro). In windows this worked real well for me. Now I have switched to Ubuntu and I am trying to get away from using DPP. One setting I used

Re: [Gimp-user] Sharpness Values GIMP vs DPP

2010-01-19 Thread Frank Gore
On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 2:25 PM, Adam pho...@papettys.com wrote: My question would be, what is that equivalent to in GIMP. In DPP it was one slider, GIMP there seems to be a few options. I don't know anything about DPP, but my favourite sharpening filter lately for Gimp is Smartsharp. I like

Re: [Gimp-user] Sharpness Values GIMP vs DPP

2010-01-19 Thread Ken Warner
Hi, Would you know if there is a refocus binary for Windows somewhere? I'd like to use it but don't have the facilities to compile it. Frank Gore wrote: On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 2:25 PM, Adam pho...@papettys.com wrote: My question would be, what is that equivalent to in GIMP. In DPP it was one

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: Completely off every imaginable topic;)

2010-01-19 Thread Patrick Shanahan
* Jogchum Reitsma j.reit...@hccnet.nl [01-19-10 13:14]: When new postings to an existing thread arrive in my mailbox, I have read the postings prior to that post already earlier, so I don' t have to read them again. For me, scrolling down all the previous postings is a waste of time and

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: GIMP vs Photoshop

2010-01-19 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/19/2010 1:12 PM, Martin Nordholts wrote: Michael J. Hammel wrote: For example, they've responded to requests for a single window mode from the Windows user community by adding it to development for 2.8. We Linux users don't need this so the developers are making this configurable.

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: GIMP vs Photoshop

2010-01-19 Thread Alexandre Prokoudine
On 1/20/10, Programmer In Training wrote: itch I am scratching: I run Linux but hate to manage windows and/or workspaces, and single-window mode will fix this for me. I absolutely /hate/ the single window mode. You don't have to like single image node either. It'll be optional. Alexandre

Re: [Gimp-user] Fwd: Re: GIMP vs Photoshop

2010-01-19 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/19/2010 6:43 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote: On 1/20/10, Programmer In Training wrote: itch I am scratching: I run Linux but hate to manage windows and/or workspaces, and single-window mode will fix this for me. I absolutely /hate/ the single window mode. You don't have to like

[Gimp-user] Problems with generated transparencies

2010-01-19 Thread Joerg Bergmann
I use the actual Fedora 11 version of GIMP. I have problems while generating partially transparency in images. I have an image containing white background and some light-blue, unsaturated details. I do the following steps: 1. Add transparency 2. color (white) to transparency 3. transparency