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2010-05-23 Thread Anna
Hi ya all! Even thou I'm new to this forum, I've used gimp for like 2 years now so I know a thing or two about it! BUT RIGHT NOW I NEED HELP! I was just finishing a drawing and then I pressed the save button and saved it. Right after that I turned of my computer *Gimp said that the drawing

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2010-05-23 Thread Martin Nordholts
On 05/23/2010 03:55 PM, Anna wrote: Right after that I turned off my computer Just to make sure: Did you turn it off by cutting power, or did you turn it off in a proper/nice way? / Martin -- My GIMP Blog: http://www.chromecode.com/ GIMP 2.8 development still under control

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2010-05-23 Thread Adlevo
Hello Anna, When asking for help on any forum, it is a good idea to let people know a minimum of information: 1. Which platform are you using? [Mac OSX, Linux, FreeBSD, Other?] 2. Which version of The Gimp are you using? 3. Which file format did you save the work as? [.xcf, .jpg, .png, .other?]

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2010-05-23 Thread Noel Stoutenburg
Anna wrote: I was just finishing a drawing and then I pressed the save button and saved it. Right after that I turned of my computer *Gimp said that the drawing was saved btw* But when I turned it on again and open Gimp, then try to open the drawing Gimp tells me that the file is broken, in

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2010-05-23 Thread Anna
My best guess at this point is that GIMP gave you the message that the file was saved, because GIMP was all through with it, but that the Operating system was not finished writing the file to the disk. When you shut off the power, nothing further got written, and you have a corrupted file

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2010-05-23 Thread Jernej Simončič
On Sun, 23 May 2010 16:32:06 +0200 (CEST), Anna wrote: But what kind of file editor are we talking about here? Like another program or something like that? Hex editor - not something for the faint-hearted. -- Jernej Simončič http://eternallybored.org/

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2010-05-23 Thread Anna
Some kind of Hex editor I would guess. Johnny Rosenberg I'm totally doomed xD Well thanks for the help anyways^^ -- Anna (via www.gimpusers.com) ___ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU

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2010-05-23 Thread Adlevo
Well, now you know why you should NEVER do that. Let this be an important lesson for you. Unfortunately I don't have a solution for you in this case... Johnny Rosenberg Johnny Rosenberg Thanks anyway Johnny ^^ -- Adlevo (via www.gimpusers.com)

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2010-05-23 Thread Adlevo
On Sun, 23 May 2010 16:32:06 +0200 (CEST), Anna wrote: But what kind of file editor are we talking about here? Like another program or something like that? Hex editor - not something for the faint-hearted. So like. Are there any good tips on how to use it:p Cause I've downloaded it

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2010-05-23 Thread Gene Heskett
On Sunday 23 May 2010, Anna wrote: Some kind of Hex editor I would guess. Johnny Rosenberg I'm totally doomed xD Well thanks for the help anyways^^ To help prevent that sort of thing in the future, please give the filesystem time to flush everything to disk before hitting the power switch.

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2010-05-23 Thread Jernej Simončič
On Sun, 23 May 2010 17:01:06 +0200 (CEST), Adlevo wrote: So like. Are there any good tips on how to use it:p Cause I've downloaded it but. ehm, no. I really just went, Hell no when I saw it :P Any idea on how I might proceed? First just use it to look if there's anything in the file

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2010-05-23 Thread Adlevo
First just use it to look if there's anything in the file (that it's not empty or blank - because if it is, there's no point in doing anything else). If it's not empty, you'll need to find out what's wrong with it - but since you don't know the XCF format, you'd have to learn that first, which

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2010-05-23 Thread Dotan Cohen
On 23 May 2010 17:04, bhaaluu bhaa...@gmail.com wrote: Hello Anna, When asking for help on any forum, it is a good idea to let people know a minimum of information: 1. Which platform are you using? [Mac OSX, Linux, FreeBSD, Other?] 2. Which version of The Gimp are you using? 3. Which file

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2010-05-23 Thread upscope
On Sunday, May 23, 2010 07:40:44 am Anna wrote: Some kind of Hex editor I would guess. Johnny Rosenberg I'm totally doomed xD Well thanks for the help anyways^^ An additional possibility is a local computer shop may have ability to recover corrupt files. But it will cost something.

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2010-05-23 Thread Jernej Simončič
On Sun, 23 May 2010 08:52:13 -0700, upscope wrote: An additional possibility is a local computer shop may have ability to recover corrupt files. But it will cost something. Unlikely in this case, since the file probably hasn't even reached the disk. -- Jernej Simončič

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2010-05-23 Thread Jernej Simončič
On Sun, 23 May 2010 17:46:48 +0200 (CEST), Adlevo wrote: Well there's some numbers there and stuff. So then hope ain't completely lost:P Jeee, do I sound like a blond girl xD But this really ain't my field xD But tnx anway3 Nah, it's just that reconstructing even trivial files is a

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2010-05-23 Thread Adlevo
On Sun, 23 May 2010 17:46:48 +0200 (CEST), Adlevo wrote: Well there's some numbers there and stuff. So then hope ain't completely lost:P Jeee, do I sound like a blond girl xD But this really ain't my field xD But tnx anway3 Nah, it's just that reconstructing even trivial files is a

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2010-05-23 Thread Owen
On Sun, 23 May 2010 19:10:59 +0200 (CEST) Adlevo for...@gimpusers.com wrote: On Sun, 23 May 2010 17:46:48 +0200 (CEST), Adlevo wrote: Well there's some numbers there and stuff. So then hope ain't completely lost:P Jeee, do I sound like a blond girl xD But this really ain't my field