[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-02-26 at 2307.12 +):
Yeah, JPG too... since when PNG is animated?
I hoped someone would ask ;)
PNG does not support animations. MNG, encapsulating PNG and / or JPEG
data (if I read the docs right), can be used to save anims.
libmng is now available for Linux
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-03-10 at 0213.22 -0500):
I just recently downloaded the new gnome and installed it off helix and it
installed the gimp 1.2.1 i
believe and it left a folder in my home directory for 1.1. I was wondering if it is
safe to delete this now
that I have 1.2.1? Any help
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-03-20 at 1601.25 -0800):
I don't get a "gradient fill" option when double clicking the bucket. The
most I get is solid color fill.
Bucket? Who said bucket? Gradient tool is "square with a gradient from
black to white, left to right" (damn icons, another demo of "word
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-03-24 at 1755.56 -0500):
My question concerns the "multiselect" option mentioned in the
GIMP User's Manual. My version of GIMP does not include this
option, and I am wondering if there is another way to slice up a
large graphic in preparation for the web in
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-04-05 at 1127.35 -0400):
I don't think that you would loose quality in the jpeg by reopening it
in the gimp, as long as the quality slider in the jpeg save dialog was
set at 100%.
No, I finally understood the concepts of JPEG, it does a colorspace
conversion, so any
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-04-11 at 1342.35 -0400):
Have you tried "$draw-plug_in_pixelize(10);"?
This worked. And so did this:
I have been using the - latelly. As well as . in Python. It seems to
be the programming trend. Do not ask me the theory, nobody has
Sorry for the garbage.
Gimp-user mailing list
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-04-17 at 1454.13 +):
Is it possible to stich images to create a panoramic view using gimp?
http://www.gimp-savvy.com/BOOK/ as something about that. And the paper
book too, of course. ;]
Gimp-user mailing list
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-04-23 at 1317.22 +0200):
i have a little feature request on the gimp-menu's. When a user could
add the document-menu (the one under right-click) on the
document-window, it would become much cleaner how to use gimp for a
novice user. A user could disable this feature to
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-04-27 at 1834.32 -0400):
I think the move tool needs something to hold on to. Try some text or
even just a spot of color, then click on that to move it. The move tool
doesn't hold on to transparency.
How can I set the transparent layer at the bottom right and add
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-05-12 at 1502.27 -0500):
Anyone know why? Would a newer version of Gimp fix this problem?
That is due GTK+ standard font selector. Use GDynText or Freetype
plugins (the first can be invoked from Text tool directly). And get
1.2.1 to make sure all if fine.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-05-20 at 1541.50 +0200):
I'm not even shure whether I do have ImageMagic on my system
(Toshiba TECRA DVD750 with RedHat 6.2).
ImageMagick is part of RH6.2, so maybe you only need to install if
from the CD. Try rpm -q ImageMagick to know if it is installed.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-06-02 at 1720.20 +0200):
I have some animated gifs with each more or less 100 frames. I wanted to
handle this animated gifs so, that I can run them in any direction, or
stop, rerun, etc... In netscape it just run and you don't have any control
Image / Filters /
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-06-02 at 1416.21 -0400):
Is there a command-line way of telling an (already-running) GIMP
process to open a file? Perhaps I need a script-fu script? If someone
could send me such a script, I'd really appreciate it.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-06-12 at 2013.13 +0100):
But if I make it biger I get a blur image.
Can i enlarge an image without changing the quality of the picture ?
GIGO rule: garbage in garbage out. You can not extract from void.
Except in exams, when you have to patch the official help pages.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-06-28 at 1952.26 -0500):
I want to load a postscript file with antialiasing and so that the
background is transparent instead of white. Is there any way to do this?
In the postscript dialog there doesn't seem to be an option to set the
background color. (I believe I
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-07-10 at 1634.30 +0100):
Netscape has very ropey support for PNG format images.
Save as GIF?
(I know that's not really a fix, but it's that or one of those awful
You need ot use IE to view this webpage popups. Yuk.
Last time I heard about IE, it did not support PNG
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-07-20 at 1650.31 -0400):
I don't seem to have all my savers available to me in the Save As
selection window. I don't have JPEG, AVI and several others there.
It is not listed in the save as type? Well, most people should not
touch it, but leave as by extension (most
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-07-26 at 1652.11 -0700):
I'm not much of a graphics guru and I was wondering if somebody could help
me figure out how to exchange a color in gimp. The scenario I have is I
Sometimes it is a matter of playing with tools... first tool I would
try is Image / Image /
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-08-06 at 1343.02 +0800):
Having said that, there are a couple of negative points to add (I
haven't used Photoshop much at all, so these may not be as favourable to
PS as I think): there seem to many more filters available for the Adobe
product than the GIMP. Often, the
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-09-22 at 1024.33 -0400):
I noticed that there is an option to Add Layer Mask
which does display a small image of the alpha channel
in the Layers window. But I cannot see how to
modify only this mask. If I could, then I could use
Apply Layer Mask.
Add the mask then
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-11-21 at 2159.29 -0800):
One question to ask.. which version of X does SuSE 7.1 come
with? I'm not familiar with it, but if it's = 4.0, you won't need
fetchmsttfonts, as Truetype font support is included in XFree86
4.*. Check the version of X first, and we'll
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-11-22 at 1005.55 -0800):
Hi, Guillermo: Happy Thanksgiving Day wherever you are.
A place where we do not have that holiday. Thanks anyway. :]
Well, I was expecting a change in the font selection list in Gimp1.2 after
running fetchmsttfonts. Didn't see it. So, I'm
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-10-08 at 1747.56 -0400):
With the photoshop channel mixer you can adjust the rgb values for the
output channels. In other words, for each channel r, g, and b, you can
adjust the rgb mix.
Could you make some shots and post them to a webpage so we look at
them? It sounds
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-10-14 at 1007.34 -0400):
How do I create a new brush from an existing picture? Can this be done using
Gimp? I am running Gimp 1.2.1 on Linux.
You can save any image as a brush (use .gbr extension, aka gimp
brush), then put it in ~/.gimp-1.2/brushes. So cut the area you
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-10-17 at 0233.32 -0700):
How to make a text embossed, If I use Distorts-Emboss
it changes the color, and I need to keep the colour.
Use bumpmap or lightining effect plug-ins instead.
How to make an image ligher in the center and darker
in the corners?
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-10-17 at 1224.30 -0200):
1. how can i turn a coloured photo into black-and-white ?
Three ways at least: decompose to HSV, convert to gray scale or
desaturate. Grokking the GIMP talks about this, so visit it and check
the differences. http://www.gimp-savvy.com/
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2001-10-15 at 0829.49 +0200):
Just go ahead and export it and see how it works.
You are right, Bex. :]
When I try to save the image as a brush, I get the Export File
dialog with message, GBR can't handle layers Flatten Image. The
version of Gimp is 1.2.2 on linux.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-02-05 at 0610.54 -0800):
However subscription to the mailing list is still needed
if you want to post or upload files to the files area of
Clarification: posting is allowed if you subscribe, uploading if you
subscribe *and* have a Yahoo ID. IOW how Yahoo
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-02-06 at 1102.38 -0600):
I am working on a Linux Workstation (Red Hat 7.2) using GIMP version 1.2.1,
Anyway i wanted to use the PrintScreen option to save the contents on the
screen (Monitor) and paste it as a new image on GIMP. I am sure it's just a
simple key i need
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-03-24 at 1459.22 -0700):
There is a black and yellow stripe border in gimp image windows,
It is the layer boundary and use Image / View / Toggle Selection to
turn off and on. In next versions (1.3.x, what will be 1.4) it is
separated from the Selection option, so you
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-03-30 at 0840.04 -0600):
I would like to have more choices for brushes, for especially when I
use the clone tool. I restore old photos for people here in Corozal,
Belize. How can I make a different size brush?
Open the brushes dialog and you have a basic start set.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-04-07 at 1726.51 -0400):
don't really know exactly what an action file is but it seems there might be
a way to parse (or parse?) the action file to see what's in it. Then perhaps
translate it to a fu-script? Can anybody clue me in on whether this type of
thing would be
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-04-12 at 0549.14 +):
Can anyone explain to me what optical resolution means. I
am looking at the product specification of an Epson scanner
and it says that the optical resolution is 1600x3200 dpi.
What does this mean ?
It means the scanner can see that many
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-04-12 at 0919.27 -0500):
Can anyone tell me the difference between dpi, ppi and
lpi ? If my intention is to print a picture measuring
8x10, at what resolution should I scan ?
dpi = dots per inch
This causes confusion, some file formats say DPI, and monitors
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-04-12 at 1217.06 -0400):
I don't currently have a digital camera. I use the new Kodak format and for
What Kodak format? Are you talking about typical relfex camera with
35mm film or another thing?
the developing process I request digitized photos. I don't now recall
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-04-14 at 0231.48 -0400):
you need to have the pdl (perl data language) http://pdl.perl.org/ for
many (not all) of the perl plug-ins to work.
I count around 6 with PDL and over 60 without in the basic distro. So
s/many/few/. Dunno if tif2xcf requires it, statistics
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-04-19 at 1906.42 +0200):
... the above 2 are less valuable as I DON'T want display.
Well, but gimp does ;)
AKA it needs a VNC display or a Xvfb to be happy (it is not so hard to
get one of those), and that is a must in 1.2. :]
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-05-07 at 1756.22 +0200):
Somebody has sent me about 20 jpeg images. I could open all of them
except one. This one was bigger than the others (I don't know why),
its size was 952041.
When in doubt, use file command ($ file filename) to detect what kind
of format the
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-05-22 at 1038.41 -0400):
I would like to perform gamma correction on my scans.
For those operations use the Curves or Levels tools, in Image /
Image / Colors. Gamma is in the Levels tool, the middle number of top
row (0, 1.0, 255; the 1.0), but both tools are good for
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-05-28 at 1937.18 -0500):
Is there a command line switch you could use, so that if you're
already running GIMP, and load a new image, it would be included in
the current session, instead of having a new toolbox created?
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-06-07 at 1410.55 -0400):
When I boot into windows and use Photoshop, everything works well - I can
open 10 images relatively quickly and without hanging the computer.
Any idea why gimp is performing so poorly? I don't really want to
upgrade to 1.2.3 now because I
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-06-08 at 1726.04 +0800):
They are web-pages. Then I have to save all of them page by page. It
shall take me a lengthy time to complete not including the time to print
them to a .pdf file.
There are tools to get web pages automatically, like wget. For
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-06-09 at 2215.05 +0200):
is it possible to modify text we just added?
if it is possible,then how can i do that?
...use GDynText and do not anchor, just keep the text layers. When you
use the text tools with GDynText on a GDynText layer, you edit the
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-07-13 at 1320.13 -0700):
Thanks Jeff the indexed mode changed enabled the GIF
extension when trying to save.
Better trick: write foo.gif as name and leave the format as by
extension, hit Save. Magic, a window asks you if there must be
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-08-18 at 2242.35 +1200):
texsynth (http://www.bpeers.com/software/texsynth/)is the main one
And of course, all the manual approaches.
Gimp-user mailing list
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-08-25 at 1543.17 -0400):
I need to enter the trademark symbol as text.
I know how to pop up the font/text selection dialog
but don't have a clue re entering characters
that aren't on the keyboard.
I think you are using Unix version, so you have to play with
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-09-17 at 0028.20 +0200):
as the subject says - i'm searching for gimp-remote - need it for
gqview, a imageviewer which can load images via edit in gimp into
gimp using gimp-remote.
Here I have gimp-remote-1.3 (use your shell completion and see what
you can get in your
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-09-18 at 1515.25 -0400):
Hey Jeff, how come I am receiving all of your e-mails, and how do I stop
Do you mean unsubscribe from gimp user list?
From the headers:
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-09-19 at 1057.04 +1200):
I can not work out how to crop resize with a constrained aspect ratio.
In Photoshop, using the crop tool, I put in the width height
dimensions in pixels, make the crop selection and crop. The resulting
crop has the right dimensions to stick
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-10-10 at 1811.23 -0400):
I hava very fast AMD 1/2 gig mem big swap space am using SuSE pro
8 OS. Normal for Gimp? soon to be fixed? continue to use PhS in windoz?
Did you tunned the cache config option (asked in first setup, or via
Toolbox / Preferences /
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-10-11 at 0037.23 +0200):
At 300 dpi, it seems I have to create an image 9933 pixels wide by
14043 pixels deep (A0 being 33.11 x 46.81 inches), forgetting the
margins for the moment. That's 140 megapixels, or about 3 gigabytes
in 24bit colour. I fear my machine would be
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-10-16 at 1712.59 +0200):
If you want to save an image with transparenz, save it as .gif or
.png. Other formats don't allow transparent images.
Some other formats support transparency, but for web, gif and png are
the best (anybody seen mng in webpages other than
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-10-29 at 1403.22 -0500):
I want to mimic that effect with the gimp. I have a desktop background
and I would like to blend a photo into the background. The idea is
for the photo to have that hammered out (like an image made of
hammered out copper) look using the
Seems the reply got lost somewhere.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-10-25 at 2109.22 -0600):
My husband does all the technical stuff for me, but we do have a font
called Keystroke that came with Corel draw. There is another one
called Keycaps. You might do a search and find a source for it.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-11-08 at 1318.34 +):
alternatevely framed in red. But Alt-clicking on the same tumbnail I
do not see any effect. I expect to see the thumbnail framed in green
and the mask appear in the image but nothing of the kind is occurring
and nothing is signalled by the Gimp.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-11-08 at 1652.12 +):
I forgot to say that I use gnome 1.4 and sawfish. Is this the case
you're referring to in your message?
Could be. The real thing is to open the config tool or documentation,
and see if there is any Alt+Click in it (probably there is).
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-11-12 at 1812.52 +0100):
Development versions are released so people can help find the
problems, not blindly complain.
and who defines what a so called problem is? i cannot remember
toblindly complain about things, i just told my thoughts as a gimp
user in a
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-12-01 at 1940.28 -0500):
inside gimps gui. The problem is this system has no xwindows and is a
linux web hosting server without a display.
For gimp 1.2 you must have X running, but you do not need X with
video card, mouse and the full pack, VNC or Xvfb are enough.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-12-25 at 1127.35 +):
What is the schedule for Gimp 2.0?
If what you want is dates, the old saying: when it is done . First
is making 1.3 become 1.4 and then probably start a 1.5 or 1.9 series
that will become 2.0. 1.4 could appear by 2005... so you will be safe
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-12-24 at 1531.58 -0800):
You said you wanted to select the colors that were close to white. To do
this, just use threshold on the value channel and pick up only that part of
the histogram that is close to white. This will give you a bi-level image
from which you
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-12-14 at 1801.32 +0100):
I'm really mad now, it's fucking impossible to get of this mailing list. I
have recieved this unsubscribe mail, and I have confirmed it. Still I get
mail from this list.
Get me off, or I'm going to spam you like you spam me..
You should mail
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-03-16 at 1434.43 +):
Does gimp support GIF ?
If you are running gimp on windows, you must install the separately
available lzw to support gif.
Im running gimp on Debian Linux 3.0 Woody,
apt-get install gimp-nonfree
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-07-01 at 1953.26 -0300):
hmm.. I think I will just write a Python plugin for drwaing the hexes
straight into The Gimp. It seens that people like it at all.
A special purpose filter would be nice, like the Grid or Checkerboard
ones; a lot if it does not show the small
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-08-03 at 1923.01 -0400):
Someone also suggested on another list that the PNG format precludes
CMYK color model. I know that Gimp does not produce CMYK images, but
I didn't know whether PNG was an RGB only format. Can someone
It supports samples in RGB
I have been playing with the new grain extract and merge modes, and I
think I found something interesting:
The idea is to start with a dirty image (dust in camera or scanner) or
old subject (scratches in a car, face wrinkles) and clean it up (but
Make a selection, remembering
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-08-06 at 1146.34 -0700):
I tried using the PS snippet to do the radial lines thing, and it comes
up with the error PS: Can't interpret file.
I am using the latest gimp for windows. Will this affect my ability to
use PS snippets on gimp? Am I supposed to put it
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-08-16 at 1317.19 -0700):
I am trying to texture ( for game development) a heightfield that I
made in terraform [ can only export like tga or png for gimp]( 3d) and
load into gimp. I can load it into gimp but its greyscale and only 2d
which isn't going to help me
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-08-18 at 2356.12 +0200):
I was wondering: what does the fu stand for
in the name script-fu ?
Does it refer to kung-fu?
or the computer sciencist's foo?
or both? other?
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-08-20 at 1222.23 -0700):
Is there an easy way?
For the moment, no, there is not a easy way, you get aspect ratio (via
rectangle select) or resizable (via crop tool), but not both. Check
bugzilla or mailing list archives, it has been covered at least a
couple of times.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-08-30 at 1406.58 -0400):
I also run auto levels on the images when I'm done, but so far it looks like this
is not possible from Script-fu. Any updates on there? At least now I just push
two buttons instead of decompose, compose, pick images, etc.
Always use the DB
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-08-30 at 2021.33 -0400):
I might very well file a bug asking for an auto levels script-fu, I'm just
really surprized there isn't something available already! And yes, I've
definately been browsing/searching for stuff, otherwise I'd have gotten
stuck and not gotten
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-08-31 at 0310.49 -0300):
Yeah, found it too before your mail.
Could someone please do the honors? :-)
Sven added a comment today. Maybe when you get this mail it already
got in (with the slow mailing list, probably, at
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-09-26 at 2131.40 +0200):
Are there any built-in functions or scripts for the GIMP that can be
used to remove or reduce noise in digital photographs? Does anyone have
a set of steps to follow to remove noise? There are several stand-alone
programs available for Windows
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (2003-10-24 at 0936.41 -0500):
How might I reposition an image (all layers simultaneously) within it's
canvas?I can reposition a layer component by selecting and dragging;
Is there a way to accomplish the same thing for the whole image? I am
still a newbie with gimp and
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