Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Fuzzy select tool antialiasing does not work

2006-09-16 Thread David Gowers
The problem is yours. The results you are getting are far poorer than if you had done it correctly.You seem to have filled the new areas over the top of the old image -- The antialiasing is perfectly correct, it's just that when you are antialiasing from red to red or black to black, the result is

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp-python on windows

2006-09-16 Thread David Gowers
Google search terms: gimp-python windows xpwhich results in: leads to:'ve tried that. I

Re: [Gimp-user] Is this compatible?

2006-10-08 Thread David Gowers
On 10/9/06, Chris Mohler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When I open a file in GIMP, and save a copy as PNG, open the them upside-by-side: the colors habe been altered in the PNG (albeitslightly).I consider that loss, and I don't trust PNG for photos. It would be loss if the colors had changed; however

Re: [Gimp-user] Opening PDF and PS files

2006-11-02 Thread David Gowers
On 11/3/06, Philip Rhoades [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Do you look at the image at a zoom level of 100%?Yes, you are correct - when I zoom to 100%, the fonts are smooth - now Iam confused - why do the fonts look smooth in xpdf and bitty in gimpwhen the characters are about the same size on the

Re: [Gimp-user] editing an open image with python in interactive (console) mode

2006-11-10 Thread David Gowers
gimp.image_list() returns a list of images that are open. If your installation of gimp does not do this, it is broken.I usually usei = gimp.image_list()[0], to get the most recently opened image. On 11/11/06, xes garcia [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: gimp.image_list() will return a list of Image

Re: [Gimp-user] generate png images with transparent pixel that filled with correct color on viewers do not support transparency

2006-12-13 Thread David Gowers
On 12/14/06, 张�|武 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The email subject says it all, though it's very long. I am used to creating png images with transparent pixels/area that I can safely (safe = even work with the worst browser that people call IE) use on the web, the trick is to convert image with

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp vs. Photoshop

2006-12-17 Thread David Gowers
On 12/18/06, Leon Brooks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anthony Ettinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You may have a point given 2 software boxes on a shelf, Photoshop is more descriptive than Gimp - But that isn't how people acquire Gimp. Today. What about in 3 years' time? I like the proposed

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp vs. Photoshop

2006-12-18 Thread David Gowers
On 12/18/06, Anthony Ettinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bring out The Gimp How many people do you really think have seen that movie? For example, English is my native language, and I've never heard this movie reference until it was brought up repeatedly on this mailing list -- this is the

Re: [Gimp-user] Faking Miniature environments in GIMP from existing photographs?

2006-12-24 Thread David Gowers
On 12/25/06, Jon Grant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Saw this on Digg last night: Anyone know how to do a gradient selection in GIMP? I've seen various mentions of it, but I cant find it in the docs:

Re: [Gimp-user] saving colors with color picker

2006-12-26 Thread David Gowers
On 12/27/06, Jozef Legeny [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 12/9/06, Anthony Ettinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can't figure out how to do this when I click the color picker tool, it just sets fg and bg. How do I save it so I can change color, and then re-use again later? -- Anthony

Re: [Gimp-user] Comic patterns for the Gimp?

2007-01-15 Thread David Gowers
On 1/15/07, Rachael H. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello! I'm a long time lurker here on the list. I created a webcomic that I use the Gimp to create the bubbles and any other editing. I'm curious if anyone has created their own patterns for word bubbles? If so any one out there who is willing

Re: [Gimp-user] Why can't I clone

2007-01-16 Thread David Gowers
Your window manager is exceptionally uncooperative. Reconfigure it or use a different one. I've NEVER heard of a window manager that's as rude as to block CTRL+click from application use. On 1/17/07, Michael Satterwhite [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have an image currently stored / loaded as an

Re: [Gimp-user] Is it possible to have a gradient brush?

2007-01-21 Thread David Gowers
There is a way to find out how long a path is; You can find that number, enable 'use gradient' in the paint tool, and set the length of the gradient to match that number. Then stroking the path should give the result you want. That is if you want a gradient ALONG the path. If you want a

Re: [Gimp-user] acting on several layers

2007-01-26 Thread David Gowers
On 1/27/07, Scott Bicknell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday 26 January 2007 11:45 am, Geoffrey wrote: What if you created a separate transparent layer on top of the layers you want to paint. Paint on this layer then merge it with the layers you want to have it applied? You can do that if

Re: [Gimp-user] pop-up dialog windows

2007-01-27 Thread David Gowers
On 1/28/07, Alex Feldman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, This is a very minor issue, just something for the devteam to think about if they happen to be doing something related with the code. I like to have the focus follow my mouse, and not to have to click to raise a window. That preference

Re: [Gimp-user] Smoothing lines

2007-02-05 Thread David Gowers
On 2/6/07, Dave M G [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: GIMP Users, I've been finding it difficult to draw smooth freehand curves in GIMP. I thought this might be an issue with my Wacom driver (LinuxWacom, from Sourceforge), but the members of that list are suggesting this might be a GIMP issue. First

Re: [Gimp-user] 16-bit support/color management

2007-02-12 Thread David Gowers
On 2/13/07, Claus Cyrny [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, after reading through a number of old posts to the devel-list, I subscribed to this list again (after some time of absence), because I'm not a programmer/developer, but a user. With the advent of new bitmap editors like CinePaint (ok,

Re: [Gimp-user] Color of pencil and eraser (rubber gum)

2007-02-19 Thread David Gowers
On 2/19/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear List, I'd like to have my eraser and my pencil to be white. At present my eraser is sometimes white, sometimes gray, my pencil is black, and after I select color chooser to white it turns white. How to set them permanently to a

Re: [Gimp-user] Automated sequence of actions with keyboard shortcuts? [SOLVED]

2007-02-27 Thread David Gowers
Hi, On 2/28/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (define (script-fu-path-fill-aliased image layer) (let* ((path (car (gimp-path-get-current image (gimp-image-undo-group-start image) (gimp-path-to-selection image path CHANNEL-OP-REPLACE FALSE FALSE 0 0)

Re: [Gimp-user] Pan Tool keyboard shortcut

2007-03-01 Thread David Gowers
Hi, On 3/1/07, Dave M G [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Matthias, Thank you for responding. Here (Gimp 2.2.0, Windows) I can pan using the cursor buttons. Cursor pans in small increments (pixels) and shift + cursor pans in large increments (window width/height). Doesn't it do the same on

Re: [Gimp-user] Pan Tool keyboard shortcut

2007-03-01 Thread David Gowers
Hi, On 3/2/07, Dave M G [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is it not possible that you're using a pre-release version of 2.4 or something else? (I've got GIMP 2.2.11) Oh. Yes. I'm using the latest version from the subversion repository. The feature I'm talking about was added in GIMP 2.3.12 (the

Re: [Gimp-user] straight line selection (arbitrary angle)

2007-03-07 Thread David Gowers
I suggest entering QuickMask mode, then drawing (with the pencil tool and white color, using shift+click to draw lines from one point to the next, then floodfill tool to fill the polygons.) On 3/8/07, James Lockie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I want to select an area that has one straight edge.

Re: [Gimp-user] Unable to use 'system' command for script-fu

2007-03-10 Thread David Gowers
On 3/11/07, Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sunday 11 March 2007 01:25, Tony Freeman wrote: OK, I found this site ... I'll be studying this for a while :-) You really be better trying out pythhon scripts first. Only if

Re: [Gimp-user] Synchronize tools among input devices

2007-03-31 Thread David Gowers
On 4/1/07, Dave M G [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: GIMP Users, Is the request I describe below impossible in GIMP? Dave, As far as I know it is indeed impossible. ___ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU

Re: [Gimp-user] how to close an open window

2007-04-04 Thread David Gowers
Hi, On 4/4/07, Steven Howe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK. So far I've kept my opinions about the documentation and odd naming of features, but ... Can't close a window? This is simply hyperbole. It's perfectly sensible not to allow you (the plugin) to destroy something which others may still

Re: [Gimp-user] KPT for the Gimp?

2007-04-16 Thread David Gowers
filters-warp-iwarp On 4/17/07, Renan Birck Pinheiro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Em Seg, 2007-04-16 às 15:10 +0200, Claus Cyrny escreveu: Hi, does anyone know if there is a Script-Fu available somewhere which emulates Kai's Power Tools (KPT)? I once had KPT v 3 under Corel PHOTO-PAINT, and

Re: [Gimp-user] How to manage lots of brushes in the Brush Dialog

2007-05-19 Thread David Gowers
On 5/20/07, DJ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I have started to add some palettes, brushes, and scripts in GIMP. There are a lot of useful brushes that will come in handy for specific purposes, but won't be used often. Performance: If all the brushes are added at startup how does GIMP perform?

Re: [Gimp-user] How do you select the inside of a circle?

2007-05-22 Thread David Gowers
On 5/22/07, Claus Cyrny [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: DJ wrote: Hi, How do I get a selection of the entire inside of an outline of a circle? For example, I have a transparent background, and I draw a circle in black (it looks like this O , minus the quotes) How do you draw the circle in the

Re: [Gimp-user] Another GIMPTOOL question: If it's not in the GIMP development libraries, where is it?

2007-06-01 Thread David Gowers
Hi Patrick, On 6/2/07, Patrick Shanahan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The README.txt said to copy a file, GREYCstoration_gimp_pc_linux to GIMP's plug-ins directory. Tried it on a couple of images and it appears to be working. That too, but I do not have access to the plugin :^( 23:40 wahoo:~

Re: [Gimp-user] Dodge or Burn layer but only to specific parts

2007-06-05 Thread David Gowers
On 6/5/07, DJ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why is the quick-mask in the un-do's? It doesn't actually modify the image. I turn the quick-mask on and off a lot, and it pops up a lot in the undo's. It does modify the image. The selection is considered part of the image. Compare it with paths -- you

Re: [Gimp-user] Numeric black (darkest) and white (lightest) points, and mass setting

2007-06-10 Thread David Gowers
On 6/10/07, DJ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Gimp-user, How do I know the numeric black (darkest) and white (lightest) points of an image? What is the easiest way to change the black and white points of a group of images? If I look at Levels it shows 0 and 255, as the range. The histogram is,

Re: [Gimp-user] Searching for python scripting tutorial

2007-06-15 Thread David Gowers
On 6/15/07, Milos Prudek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I would like to script two simple actions: 1) - Add frame 20 white pixels, - Add frame 2 black pixels, - Add frame 80 white pixels, - Job finished 2) - add white blurred frame 110 pixels - blur the border, grain 9, no added shadow

Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP - appalling name?

2007-06-25 Thread David Gowers
On 6/25/07, Brendan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sunday 24 June 2007, John Meyer wrote: somebody actually puts together some numbers we're going to continue to scratch our heads as to why the GIMP is not as well accepted as we think it should be. I won't be scratching my head and

Re: [Gimp-user] bizarre behavior of tracing tools with GIMP 2.3

2007-07-14 Thread David Gowers
On 7/15/07, Olivier Lecarme [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: David Gowers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The version of Xorg is irrelevant -- that comparison only makes sense if you have the same *video card* in both systems. This bug has been reported several times, and it's directly related to X's

Re: [Gimp-user] Getting Screenshots directly into GIMP on different operationg systems

2007-07-18 Thread David Gowers
On 7/18/07, Victor Domingos [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Em 2007/07/17, às 16:52, David Gowers escreveu: Also-- does a Mac keyboard even HAVE a PrintScreen key? Google saith: no, it doesn't :) As I said in a previous post, in MacOS X, we don't have a PrintScreen key, we have a complete

Re: [Gimp-user] Getting Screenshots directly into GIMP on different operationg systems

2007-07-18 Thread David Gowers
Hi, On 7/18/07, Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, should have a Printscreen key (less keys are better, not more). Anyway such a function should be kept out of an OS (and it's terrible that both Mac and Windows implement it as part of the OS.) -- the user should be able to use the

Re: [Gimp-user] Getting Screenshots directly into GIMP on different, operating systems

2007-07-26 Thread David Gowers
On 7/27/07, Mark Szymanski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Actually, no. On Linux/X11/DWM, for example, it does.. precisely nothing. Gnome includes that keybinding you mention, so it will work if you are running Gnome, but not KDE. Also-- does a Mac keyboard even HAVE a PrintScreen key? Google

Re: [Gimp-user] Writing values to a file from within GIMP

2007-07-27 Thread David Gowers
On 7/28/07, David Feinzeig [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I'm writing a script-fu GIMP plugin and I need to be able to write some decimal values to a file during the execution of the script. I've seen some people suggesting that use of fprintf, etc., but can't figure out how to get this to

Re: [Gimp-user] Rounding those corners

2007-07-30 Thread David Gowers
On 7/30/07, DJ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, This gives me a solid 1 pixel left, right, bottom and an anti-aliased lower left and right corner. I probably created 5 more steps than necessary :-). Is there a better way? 1. File-New Specify the required height and width and fill with the

Re: [Gimp-user] galen rowell filter?

2007-08-05 Thread David Gowers
On 8/6/07, Rei Shinozuka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: is there a (relatively) simple way to add a galen rowell filter. that's the late national geographic photographer to made great use out of graduated color filters to bring out the colors in sunset, etc. If you're using a digital camera: Maybe

Re: [Gimp-user] I need to know how much was cropped with autocrop

2007-08-08 Thread David Gowers
On 8/1/07, David Feinzeig [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am writing a plugin that, among other things, autocrops an image. But, I need to know how much was cropped from all four sides, to deal with alignment issues. Any idea how I can do this? Thanks! Dave If you create a rectangular

Re: [Gimp-user] Blur and Transparency

2007-08-14 Thread David Gowers
On 8/14/07, Jürgen Hubert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A minor annoyance I had to deal with is when I am attempting to use blur effects on layers with transparent areas - instead of assuming that the transparent areas have no color worth blurring at all, GIMP seems to assume that they are black

Re: [Gimp-user] wacom: line quality

2007-08-20 Thread David Gowers
On 8/21/07, Konstantin Svist [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I wanted to ask why the lines drawn with a Wacom tablet look so different when drawn in gimp vs. when they're drawn in Photoshop or OpenCanvas. Attached is an example of lines drawn in Photoshop CS2, CS3, OpenCanvas (sorry, can't

Re: [Gimp-user] wacom: line quality

2007-08-21 Thread David Gowers
On 8/21/07, Konstantin Svist [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks everyone for advice! I'll definitely try playing with the pressure curves. And yes, 'p1' was apparently a modified brush (the original artist confirmed it :). But that aside, p2 and o1 look a lot better than g1... I've heard

Re: [Gimp-user] wacom: line quality

2007-08-21 Thread David Gowers
On 8/21/07, Jozef Legeny [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the way these two tools work is too different, for the adaptation to be possible to quote Sven : The paintbrush stamps the brush repeatedly on the canvase to create a brush stroke. The ink tool however calculates the outline of the brush

Re: [Gimp-user] Font quality in GIF files

2007-08-21 Thread David Gowers
On 8/22/07, Amit Ramon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I'm trying to create a logo that consists of some text over transparent background. I want it to be in GIF format. I create the text with the text tool. Now in gimp, it looks great. However, when I go and export it to a GIF, the fonts

Re: [Gimp-user] pdb.gimp_by_color_select malfunction .. workaround

2007-08-29 Thread David Gowers
On 8/30/07, Stephen Moss [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Fellow python users, After some more work on the problem I discovered that: - small files opened in the GUI are select - none but - larger files are opened select - all I find this extremely difficult to believe. I think it's

Re: [Gimp-user] color info

2007-09-04 Thread David Gowers
On 9/4/07, Bettina Lechner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: thank you for your answer. but again my question. it's very important for me: do you see in gimp 2.4 rc1 the entry color info in the menu view? No. The only entry I see that is similar at all to that, is the 'padding color' entry, and I

Re: [Gimp-user] make image tileable

2007-09-11 Thread David Gowers
filters-map-make seamless On 9/12/07, Alan Wolfe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey guys, Is there some way in gimp to take a generic image and make it tileable? I thought there was something in one of the menus but i can't find it anymore ... ): ___

Re: [Gimp-user] 262K color palette for TFT

2007-09-11 Thread David Gowers
I made a plugin to do this myself; it's fairly simple to script. This is what is involved in optimizing for 18bit: First, make a 64color palette; this will be a gray gradient from black to white, matching the intensities displayable on the TFT. The easiest way to do this is to reset FG/BG colors

Re: [Gimp-user] How to save a selection to file?

2007-09-13 Thread David Gowers
On 9/13/07, Lars Ruoff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, How can i save a selection (just the shape, not the content) to a file, so that i can use it in another image? First you need to save it to a channel (Select-Save); Then you can 'Save a copy' to some format like PNG, while that channel is

Re: [Gimp-user] How to save a selection to file?

2007-09-13 Thread David Gowers
On 9/14/07, Lars Ruoff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello David, Thanks for your prompt answer but I don't think you got me right. I don't want to save the selected area of the image but rather the path (the outline) that is given by the selection so that I can use this selection outline to

Re: [Gimp-user] clone tool

2007-09-22 Thread David Gowers
This almost certainly means that your window manager is taking the Control+Click before GIMP can see it. This is not usual for KDE, AFAIK, you probably misconfigured something. On 9/22/07, vt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oh, I've got it. You have to press Ctrl and Alt together to get it working:)

Re: [Gimp-user] scaling

2007-09-26 Thread David Gowers
On 9/25/07, Andrew [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The Wikipedia article certainly was over my head. From what I read on the Gimp bug page lanczos scaling is not yet perfect. (But then what is?) I have to upscale images from 16M to 48M and it seems the client takes them apart and looks at them

Re: [Gimp-user] Bit-depth Processing

2007-09-26 Thread David Gowers
On 9/27/07, Brendan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wednesday 26 September 2007, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Certainly the GIMP developers could have kludged the code to incorporate 16-bit or higher bit-depths; and it would not have taken nearly as long to do so. But the solution would be only

Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP vs Photoshop UI

2007-09-26 Thread David Gowers
On 9/27/07, Greg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- gimp_user [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ...[GIMP] does not have an interface that makes for an easy user transition from the industry PS standard it is not a tool that is ready for adoption by high quality image makers. I would disagree with this.

Re: [Gimp-user] Bit-depth Processing

2007-09-30 Thread David Gowers
On 9/29/07, Greg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I appreciate all the info and discussion on this. It's a lot more than I expected...and that's a good thing. I guess what I really want to know is, am I going to see any noticeable loss if image quality from my 12-bit images? Also asked but not

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp selection tool bug

2007-09-30 Thread David Gowers
On 9/30/07, vt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: GIMP 2.4.0-rc3 Debian 4 unstable Using selection tools in picture, i can not get Subtrackt from the current sellection to work just pressing Ctrl key. Though it is marked on toolbox, that pressing Ctrl should switch subtrackt mode and highlight marks

Re: [Gimp-user] plug-in vs. script

2007-10-04 Thread David Gowers
A plugin is an executable - ie. it's a program you can run, like you can run Inkscape or GIMP. A script is a set of text instructions which are run by a script interpreter (script-fu). Thus, it's easy to tell the difference: * If it has a .scm extension, it's a script * Failing that, if you can

[Gimp-user] Fwd: Image resizing based upon image content

2007-10-06 Thread David Gowers
accurately, as well as intensity If this plugin could use L*a*b* space (with GEGL's help?) for the application of colorization effect, it would be more useful. -- Forwarded message -- From: David Gowers [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Oct 6, 2007 4:39 PM Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Image

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp 2.4.x and xinput question

2007-11-02 Thread David Gowers
On 11/2/07, Stephan Hegel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I remember that I had to configure Gtk+ and Gimp with the option --with-xinput=xfree when I want to use a Wacom tablet in Gimp on a Linux box. Is this still true ? I can't find this option anymore when running ./configure --help.

Re: [Gimp-user] A novice's problem: I can't reproduce the first effect of the manual (chapter 5.2 - figure 3.38)

2007-11-20 Thread David Gowers
Hi Val, On Nov 21, 2007 5:01 AM, Val [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi everybody! some days ago I decided to improve my basic knowledge about The GIMP. I installed the version and I've been studying the manual at I've got a difficult and I cannot handle it, could someone

Re: [Gimp-user] de-mosaic ?

2007-11-21 Thread David Gowers
On Nov 22, 2007 11:43 AM, Elwin Estle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does filtersenhancedespeckle maybe do what you want? Here is the relevant doc page. That might work as a workaround. Demosaicing is a specific algorityhm though -- GEGL implements a

Re: [Gimp-user] Turn black background into white -- with fuzzy edges

2007-11-26 Thread David Gowers
Hi Lea, On Nov 26, 2007 7:29 PM, Lea Wiemann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I'd like to turn a black background into white, or transparency (in which case it should look cut if displayed on a white background). My practical use case is photos of objects with black backgrounds that I'd like

Re: [Gimp-user] Changes in select and fill tools in 2.4, and a few new problems

2007-11-26 Thread David Gowers
On Nov 26, 2007 7:48 PM, Shin Diggar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In GIMP 2.2, If I use a selection tool (such as rectangle, elipse, freehand, etc) then once the selection is made and I release the mouse button, I can click and drag the contents of that selected area. However this behaviour has

Re: [Gimp-user] Changes in select and fill tools in 2.4, and a few new problems

2007-11-26 Thread David Gowers
On Nov 27, 2007 6:31 AM, Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 21:41 +1030, David Gowers wrote: Ctrl-Alt-Drag to cut the selection and drag it. Alt-Shift-Drag to copy the selection and drag it. The rectangle select and ellipse select tools are not cooperative

Re: [Gimp-user] tool affect all layers?

2007-11-26 Thread David Gowers
Hi Helen, On Nov 27, 2007 6:34 AM, Helen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In attempting to make photos look as though they are on the pages of a book, I have an image with ten layers. I'd now like to use the curve/bend tool to make the book sink in the middle (spine). Must I flatten the image in

Re: [Gimp-user] Changes in select and fill tools in 2.4, and a few new problems

2007-11-26 Thread David Gowers
Hi Sven, On Nov 27, 2007 9:40 AM, Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 09:33 +1030, David Gowers wrote: They are. After you committed the selection by pressing Enter. They are not. I specifically tried that before my first reply, and it made no difference. I

Re: [Gimp-user] tool affect all layers?

2007-11-27 Thread David Gowers
Hi Helen, On Nov 27, 2007 1:32 PM, Helen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This works for some filters, but not for the curve/bend. Because each layer needs to bend as a unit consolidated with the whole, but the repeat function bends each layer in a way that doesn't blend with the whole. Now I'm

Re: [Gimp-user] blurry images after scaling down

2007-11-27 Thread David Gowers
Hi Chad, On Nov 28, 2007 10:04 AM, ChadDavis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm down scaling some tif images. These images are created with a graphics software for making diagrams and the like. Geometric shapes and text mostly. When I open the tif in Gimp they are perfectly crisp. When I scale

Re: [Gimp-user] Batch - delete selection

2007-12-11 Thread David Gowers
Hi xave, On Dec 11, 2007 11:11 PM, xave [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bonjour, I've got several images to put on the web and all have to be modified in the same way to blend with the website appearance. Being tired of clicking the same menu items several times, I'm trying to create a batch to do

Re: [Gimp-user] Alt Key

2007-12-20 Thread David Gowers
On Dec 21, 2007 9:04 AM, Thomas Worthington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 20 Dec 2007 22:00:40 -, Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That is actually the point where the 2.4 crop tool is a lot superior than the one in 2.2. Not only does it not pop up an annoying dialog as soon as

Re: [Gimp-user] Alt Key

2007-12-20 Thread David Gowers
Hi julien, On Dec 21, 2007 4:22 PM, julien [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You are describing what 2.2 does for me. 2.4 simply dragged the selected region, NOT its contents. At the top of HTML help pages, you have a Revision date and you can see that Moving Selection has not been updated yet.

Re: [Gimp-user] Math graphics

2007-12-21 Thread David Gowers
On Dec 21, 2007 4:49 PM, Brian Vanderburg II [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a plugin (or high speed script-fu) that would allow me to enter a math expression and from it create the pixel data also given a 'viewport range'. XMin: -1 XMax 1 YMin -1 Ymax: 1 UseGraient: no Expr:

Re: [Gimp-user] Displaying keyboard shortcuts

2008-01-04 Thread David Gowers
Hi mordac, On Jan 5, 2008 2:33 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For those wanting a list of their current shortcuts - you can use this script... For an example of what it does:

Re: [Gimp-user] Displaying keyboard shortcuts

2008-01-04 Thread David Gowers
On Jan 5, 2008 1:28 PM, Jeffery Small [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jan 5, 2008 2:33 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For those wanting a list of their current shortcuts - you can use this script... Hi: I

Re: [Gimp-user] Brushes/input controllers changes idea

2008-01-05 Thread David Gowers
I like this. It's well thought out, and practical. One part I wonder if you considered, is that only the last 'absolute' modifier for a target would apply; the ineffective controls should be marked as such. A tree visualization could work better: Opacity - Pressure [percent] [0][1.0] Size -

Re: [Gimp-user] Python Script-Fu

2008-01-12 Thread David Gowers
Hi, On Jan 11, 2008 12:06 AM, J Figueroa G - Gmail [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Interesting input of Javier Perez, a member of the Hispanic Language Community of GIMP - A Python Script-Fu for creation of timetables custom; more information There is no such thing as a Python

Re: [Gimp-user] pucker skin

2008-01-29 Thread David Gowers
On Jan 30, 2008 3:47 AM, Michael J. Hammel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 29 Jan 2008 11:11:00 +0800, Zhang Weiwu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I wish to achieve the effect to add a deep pucker on the skin, as of the bone is broken underneath the sking or there is a joint underneath. Or should

Re: [Gimp-user] Shape tools

2008-01-29 Thread David Gowers
On Jan 30, 2008 10:35 AM, Senectus . [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm a very occasional user of the GIMP and various other tools, one thing that I miss terribly in GIMP is the ability to pick and use a shape In PSP you can, in a menu system pick open a menu with a large assortment of shapes such

Re: [Gimp-user] how to add new color profile in gimp 2.4?

2008-02-04 Thread David Gowers
On Mon, Feb 4, 2008 at 10:38 PM, Choi, JiHui [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, list you know, GIMP 2.4 gives color management function. but I think GIMP can't recognize new color profiles automately like as brushes, patterns.. I found all directory related GIMP, but I couldn't find color

Re: [Gimp-user] 300 dpi screen capture

2008-02-22 Thread David Gowers
You can use Image-scale image to directly set the DPI. In X11 it's possibly to directly set the dpi of the screen; however if you did that, printing would probably be huge (as patrick says, typical display devices are 75..100 DPI) If it were me, I'd write a script I could use from GIMP to set

Re: [Gimp-user] brush, pattern, and gradient are missing

2008-02-28 Thread David Gowers
Hi edward, On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 11:49 AM, edward storm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Being a raw beginner, I am nervous that my Gimp (Gimp-2.4.4 for Mac OS 10.5 Leopard) is missing the buttons for the current brush, pattern, and gradient, in the Toolbox window. While I am getting

Re: [Gimp-user] How to separate layers

2008-03-09 Thread David Gowers
On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 7:29 AM, vt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sunday 09 March 2008 22:19:33 edward storm rašė: My first Gimp project - make a menu with four different layers, one text, one colored page, a fuzzy border and a clear background. I printed it and loved it. Then I

Re: [Gimp-user] Yet another question/comment about projective transformations

2008-03-14 Thread David Gowers
On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 9:33 AM, Leonard Evens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: To review, my basic aim is to produce very precise perspective transformations in order to merge panoramas which involve very large images. Is there some reason you are not using hugin, which is a very capable panorama

Re: [Gimp-user] [fix the script] copy a selection and paste as new layer..

2008-03-15 Thread David Gowers
By the way people, 'copy visible' always copies the entire selection -- the resultant buffer always matches the selection bounds exactly.. When there is no selection this is naturally the full image size. If you don't like this behaviour, you can use the Autocrop filter on the resultant image or

Re: [Gimp-user] chromatic aberration

2008-03-17 Thread David Gowers
Given a sample image I can be more specific than the following: 1 Decompose the image into LAB channels. 2 Despeckle the AB channels (oilify with low exponent is also an option) 3 Recompose On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 6:44 AM, Jeffrey Brent McBeth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at

Re: [Gimp-user] file extensions and when to use them

2008-03-21 Thread David Gowers
Norman, On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Patrick Shanahan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * norman [EMAIL PROTECTED] [03-21-08 13:06]: I usually shoot in RAW and convert with UFraw plugged in GIMP. Then I have a choice of extensions to use for saving the file produced. I presume that if I use

Re: [Gimp-user] Need Color Usage Help

2008-03-30 Thread David Gowers
Seems pretty simple to me. I agree they didn't explain in a friendly way. C is the result. easy. It's per-channel. That is, for 'Darken', the resulting value in a given channel is either A[channel] or B[channel] depending on which of A and B's value for that channel is lower. For example if A =

Re: [Gimp-user] image sharpness

2008-03-30 Thread David Gowers
Hi norman, It certainly is possible -- I assume your jpeg is the blurry one, and both pictures were taken with a tripod so no chance of accidental blur -- then it's a matter of what quality you have it set to - on my camera it needs to be Fine or better.; For RAW, that kind of option is

Re: [Gimp-user] image sharpness

2008-03-30 Thread David Gowers
Okay, in that case I have no idea what is happening there. On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 12:47 AM, norman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I forgot to say that the JPEG is sharper than the RAW conversion. Norman ___ Gimp-user mailing list

Re: [Gimp-user] image sharpness

2008-03-30 Thread David Gowers
On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 1:49 AM, Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 15:17 +0100, norman wrote: I forgot to say that the JPEG is sharper than the RAW conversion. Most cameras do some sort of pre-processing which usually involves sharpening the image. One of

Re: [Gimp-user] measure tool

2008-03-30 Thread David Gowers
No. almost all the information it provides is trivial to calculate. On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 1:48 PM, dorai iyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a pdb that uses measure tool? ___ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU

Re: [Gimp-user] Need Color Usage Help

2008-04-01 Thread David Gowers
The simpelfilter url works for me as is. Also .. I'm confused. Didn't you provide that URL in the first place, suggesting you had been there? Are you saying you had been there and now cannot go there? works for me, if you are looking for the 'base' page of the site.

Re: [Gimp-user] whats the best way to learn script-fu

2008-04-02 Thread David Gowers
On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 9:59 PM, rob [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Whats the best way to learn script-fu? Is there a good online tutorial? A book? Seems to be a ton of instruction material on the web and I was wondering if anyone can recomend something specific that they thought was the best

Re: [Gimp-user] Automatically save curves file

2008-04-04 Thread David Gowers
Hi Kent, On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 4:36 AM, Kent Tenney [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Howdy, I really want Gimp to automatically save the curves file when I adjust color on an image. Can this be done with Python? No, Plug-ins don't get access to tool dialogs. The best you could do currently is

Re: [Gimp-user] dilemma

2008-04-05 Thread David Gowers
On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 2:10 AM, Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, On Sat, 2008-04-05 at 11:21 +0100, norman wrote: I have recently started comparing final images with my son where we both start with the same RAW image. He uses Bibble Pro only, whereas I have been using UFraw

Re: [Gimp-user] Inversion of size due to pressure

2008-04-05 Thread David Gowers
Hi Ian, On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 9:52 AM, Ian Eborn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Greetings all, ^_^ I recently encountered an odd problem in my use of my tablet with the GIMP. At some point during work on a picture, the airbrush's response to pressure, as applied to the brush size, inverted. A

Re: [Gimp-user] dilemma

2008-04-06 Thread David Gowers
Hi norman, On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 8:13 PM, norman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It sounds to me like norman does have color management, but his viewer either doesn't support it or color management info isn't being saved. To avoid these kind of problems, I convert the final image to the

[Gimp-user] Fwd: dilemma

2008-04-06 Thread David Gowers
. -- Forwarded message -- From: David Gowers [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 11:59 PM Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] dilemma To: norman [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi norman, On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 11:12 PM, norman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Once again, very many thanks indeed

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