[Gimp-user] What format is an MSwindows icon in?

2005-05-17 Thread John R. Culleton
I am familiar with jpeg, png, tiff, eps and so on image formats. But what format is an MSWindows desktop icon in? Is it one of the well-known formats or is it a format all its own? I know the suffix is .ico and it is in RGB color model. -- John Culleton

[Gimp-user] All about fonts.

2005-05-27 Thread John R. Culleton
A long while back I had a selection of fonts available for Gimp. I had instructions for installing the fonts and making them work. I recall there was a directory in X11 somewhere that was involved. When you used the text function a list appeared from which you could select a typeface and size.

Re: [Gimp-user] All about fonts.

2005-05-28 Thread John R. Culleton
On Saturday 28 May 2005 12:32 am, Gezim Hoxha wrote: On Fri, 2005-05-27 at 16:00 +, John R. Culleton wrote: A long while back I had a selection of fonts available for Gimp. I had instructions for installing the fonts and making them work. I recall there was a directory in X11 somewhere

Re: [Gimp-user] pygtk and 2.3.1

2005-06-28 Thread John R. Culleton
On Tuesday 14 June 2005 08:42 pm, Carol Spears wrote: mr. culleton, i am going to respectfully ask the reason that after all of this time you are not running a cvs version of gimp? you seem overdue for this. With other packages there is an overnight snapshot of the CVS, bundled as tarball.

Re: [Gimp-user] pygtk and 2.3.1

2005-06-28 Thread John R. Culleton
On Tuesday 28 June 2005 10:13 am, John R. Culleton wrote: On Tuesday 14 June 2005 08:42 pm, Carol Spears wrote: mr. culleton, i am going to respectfully ask the reason that after all of this time you are not running a cvs version of gimp? you seem overdue for this. With other packages

Re: [Gimp-user] pygtk and 2.3.1

2005-06-28 Thread John R. Culleton
On Tuesday 28 June 2005 07:28 pm, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, John R. Culleton [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: With other packages there is an overnight snapshot of the CVS, bundled as tarball. Does such a facility exist for Gimp? Where? That doesn't exist and it would be a terrible waste

Re: Bleeding edge, WAS [Gimp-user] pygtk and 2.3.1

2005-06-29 Thread John R. Culleton
thought it was time to rename the thread since I have gone past the problems with pygtk. I had a successful cvs/compile/install cycle on Gimp stable. Then I thought I would try Gimp unstable, or bleeding edge. I followed the instructions for CVS of Gimp stable with one modification (see below)

Re: Bleeding edge, WAS [Gimp-user] pygtk and 2.3.1

2005-06-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 29 June 2005 01:14 pm, Simon Budig wrote: John R. Culleton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Earlier in my journey autogen.sh had complained about an obsolete intltool so I installed version 32 of that package. Did you rerun autogen.sh after updating intltool? I removed the cvs/gimp

Re: Bleeding edge, WAS [Gimp-user] pygtk and 2.3.1

2005-06-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 29 June 2005 08:52 am, John R. Culleton wrote: thought it was time to rename the thread since I have gone past the problems with pygtk. If anything else comes up of interest I will report back. It seems that the error reported earlier prevented final compilation so I had

Re: Bleeding edge, WAS [Gimp-user] pygtk and 2.3.1

2005-06-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 29 June 2005 03:59 pm, Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris wrote: On Wednesday 29 June 2005 08:40, John R. Culleton wrote: On Wednesday 29 June 2005 08:52 am, John R. Culleton wrote: thought it was time to rename the thread since I have gone past the problems with pygtk

Re: Bleeding edge, WAS [Gimp-user] pygtk and 2.3.1

2005-06-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 29 June 2005 02:41 pm, John R. Culleton wrote: upgraded to version 32.1 That gave problems with both cvs downloads. Now I have upgraded to 33 (which comes with the 2.3.1 gimp tarball BTW) and now stable will compile and install without complaint. I still have the 2.3.1 tarball

[Gimp-user] finding/identifying python filters.

2005-06-29 Thread John R. Culleton
I am working with unstable CVS (2.3.2) and am just trying things out. I can find plugins on my disk that have the suffix .py which means of course that they are written in python. But often they have identical names and functions as older script-fu products. So how to I specify the python plug in

[Gimp-user] CVS Gimp and XML:: Parser

2005-07-27 Thread John R. Culleton
The latest update of the Gimp CVS failed on my machine on the ./configure pass because it could not find XML::Parser (a Perl module.) I recently reinstalled Perl from CPAN to satisfy another application. My question is this: is XML::Parser a new requirement for Gimp or is it something that has

Re: [Gimp-user] Non printable colors

2005-11-15 Thread John R. Culleton
On Tuesday 15 November 2005 05:21 pm, Gilles Maltais wrote: Is there a function in GIMP that shows which colors are printable and which are not ? If there is no such feature, where could I find info on this topic ? Thanks ! Gilles Maltais While the gamut of CMYK is smaller than the gamut

[Gimp-user] Converting files to Hexachrome

2006-01-06 Thread John R. Culleton
Hexachrome is the six color format used on some high end printing. There are programs published by Pantone to convert RGB to Hexachrome. My question: other than the Pantone programs, how can one get to Hexachrome format without loss of gamut? Obviously Gimp does not produce it natively so I am

[Gimp-user] the worth1000.com collection.

2006-01-18 Thread John R. Culleton
A friend just send me some shots apparently from the worth1000.com site, created in Photoshop, that are very very funny. I can't find the same shots on the site but they have thousands out there it seems. For example one shows a quarter horse at full gallop. Not a quarter-horse, a 1/4 horse,

[Gimp-user] Error on CVS configure and make.

2006-01-18 Thread John R. Culleton
When I attempt to update my 2.3 version using cvs the cvs prt runs OK but hten I get this error message on ./configure and later on make: checking for XML::Parser... configure: error: XML::Parser perl module is required for intltool I have Slack 10.1. I also have Active-X Perl. There are man

[Gimp-user] Color model for png.

2006-01-26 Thread John R. Culleton
From the depths of my ignorance: Is the color model for png: 1. RGB 2. CMYK 3. Neither 4. Either I am thinking about creating things in Gimp then importing them to Scribus which can handle CMYK, use CMS profiles and so on. -- John Culleton ___

Re: [Gimp-user] Howto write 8 Bit per pixel BMP files with gimp

2006-01-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Thursday 21 July 2005 10:26 am, Rainer Lehrig wrote: I have a software, that only works on Microsoft BMP files with 8 bits per pixel and 256 colour lookup table. How can I create such files with gimp. I already tried Indexed but without success. Best regards: Rainer What is the

[Gimp-user] One stupid thing

2006-02-03 Thread John R. Culleton
I cannot compile the unstable Gimp because of one stupid thing. the ./configure always blows up on this message: checking for perl... /usr/local/bin/perl checking for XML::Parser... configure: error: XML::Parser perl module is required for intltool

Re: [Gimp-user] One stupid thing

2006-02-03 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 03 February 2006 02:57 pm, Carol Spears wrote: On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 09:34:10AM -0500, John R. Culleton wrote: I cannot compile the unstable Gimp because of one stupid thing. the ./configure always blows up on this message: checking

Re: [Gimp-user] One stupid thing

2006-02-04 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 03 February 2006 10:23 pm, Carol Spears wrote: On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 05:53:03PM -0800, Tom Williams wrote: I'm also a Slackware user and have the latest glib and gtk+ libraries installed. Feel free to e-mail me if you need help getting everything straightened out. I've had

Re: [Gimp-user] One stupid thing

2006-02-04 Thread John R. Culleton
On Saturday 04 February 2006 08:26 am, John R. Culleton wrote: BTW there is a good guide to using Gimp in DTP workflow buried in the online documentation of Scribus, a program that works well with Gimp. When I identify the particular html file I will post it. It is named Toolbox4.html

Re: [Gimp-user] One stupid thing

2006-02-04 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 03 February 2006 08:37 pm, Carol Spears wrote: On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 07:58:24PM -0500, John R. Culleton wrote: On Friday 03 February 2006 02:57 pm, Carol Spears wrote: Now I have a problem with GLIB. Versions up thorugh gimp 2.3.3 don't have the problem.. Versions newer than

Re: [Gimp-user] doing with the gimp what www.scanR.com does

2006-02-06 Thread John R. Culleton
On Monday 06 February 2006 01:10 am, peer miaskowski wrote: Hi list! Is it possible to do with the gimp (automatically?) what www.scanR.com does? On Linux systems Xsane, a scanner program, is a useful plugin. -- John Culleton Books with answers to marketing and publishing questions:

Re: [Gimp-user] One stupid thing

2006-02-09 Thread John R. Culleton
On Saturday 04 February 2006 08:28 pm, John R. Culleton wrote: On Friday 03 February 2006 08:37 pm, Carol Spears wrote: On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 07:58:24PM -0500, John R. Culleton wrote: On Friday 03 February 2006 02:57 pm, Carol Spears wrote: Now I have a problem with GLIB. Versions up

Re: [Gimp-user] One stupid thing

2006-02-10 Thread John R. Culleton
On Thursday 09 February 2006 07:08 pm, Michael Schumacher wrote: John R. Culleton wrote: Heh. I set up Debian sarge, downloaded Gimp 2.3.8? and tried to compile. Now I am back to the missing XML::Parser problem again. Did you ignore my first mail in this thread? Michael Not at all. I

Re: [Gimp-user] One stupid thing

2006-02-10 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 10 February 2006 04:46 pm, Michael Schumacher wrote: John R. Culleton wrote: Not at all. I was noting that on two different flavors of linux it is necessary to download and install material beyond that contained in the Gimp download in order to get it to compile. And that wasn't

Re: [Gimp-user] new Gimp book, about time

2006-02-15 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 15 February 2006 12:11, Colin Brace wrote: In the process of learning Gimp (ongoing project), I've wondered about the absence of books dedicated to it, at least since 2001 or thereabouts. I am therefore intrigued to (finally) see a new title, now preannounced on Amazon.com:

Re: [Gimp-user] new Gimp book, about time

2006-02-15 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 15 February 2006 12:32, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, Colin Brace [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Though I realize there are many useful tutorials around I hope you are also aware of the GIMP user manual which is hosted at http://docs.gimp.org/. Sven

[Gimp-user] 2.3.6 on Slack current

2006-02-15 Thread John R. Culleton
I upgraded my Slack-current partition via swaret, which has its own set of problems. I manually downloaded and installed libcairo.so.2 from the Slack site. My adventures with Parser.pl have already been described. Anyhow bottom line I now have a working copy of 2.3.6 on site. The Gimp on

[Gimp-user] Index for Gimp manual

2006-02-17 Thread John R. Culleton
The pdf file for the Gimp Users Manual. Dec 2005 edition does not come with an index. I am thinking of preparing my own (which I will share of course.) Has anyone found an index to this manual on the site? -- John Culleton Books with answers to marketing and publishing questions:

[Gimp-user] Presets

2006-02-17 Thread John R. Culleton
I want to change some of the presets for Gimp 2.3.7. I did this once before but I don't remember which files store the information. The presets I am particularly intersted in changing are the ones for the units on the image window rulers and some things on the PostScript file save menu. Can

Re: [Gimp-user] Index for Gimp manual

2006-02-17 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 17 February 2006 15:54, Axel Wernicke wrote: Am 17.02.2006 um 21:42 schrieb John R. Culleton: The pdf file for the Gimp Users Manual. Dec 2005 edition does not come with an index. This might be true for the dec issue of the english manual but is rather a temporarily weakness

Re: [Gimp-user] Index for Gimp manual

2006-02-17 Thread John R. Culleton
haknOn Friday 17 February 2006 15:57, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, John R. Culleton [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The pdf file for the Gimp Users Manual. Dec 2005 edition does not come with an index. I am thinking of preparing my own (which I will share of course.) Has anyone found an index

Re: [Gimp-user] Index for Gimp manual

2006-02-18 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 17 February 2006 17:42, Axel Wernicke wrote: both - html and pdf versions are more or less automatically build from docbook (xml) sources. Since building the html files is much more robust to inconsintencies like missing image files etc. they are available in more recent versions

Re: [Gimp-user] Printing success stories?

2006-02-20 Thread John R. Culleton
On Monday 20 February 2006 07:38, Doug wrote: Paul Waldo wrote: Hi all, I am evaluating gimp on linux as a replacement for Photoshop on Windows. I am currently using Photoshop/Windows primarily for the color management capabilities. I have tried printing from gimp to my Epson Stylus

Re: [Gimp-user] Printing success stories?

2006-02-22 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 22 February 2006 03:26, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, John R. Culleton [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am evaluating two products to use while waiting for Gimp to adopt the CMYK color model, Scribus and Krita (part of Koffice). Scribus is really a Quark replacement and Krita (inspired

Re: [Gimp-user] Twice before

2006-02-22 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 22 February 2006 18:22, Alf Lacis wrote: Twice in the last couple of weeks I've asked about unfading old photographs, and this has not appeared on the gimp user forum. Is this the wrong place to ask about using gimp? By the evidence, not. I received your post. Are you talking

Re: [Gimp-user] Printing success stories?

2006-02-23 Thread John R. Culleton
That is possible. You can already do that in GIMP 2.2, but I admit that using the Softproof filter in 2.2 is somewhat tedious. This will be improved in 2.4. It allows you to work in RGB but the screen (if properly calibrated using a monitor profile) will show you what the print will look

[Gimp-user] Building multicolor gradients.

2006-02-25 Thread John R. Culleton
I want to build a gradient with three (or more) colors. Under 2.3.7 the new gradient routine only allows or a start and an end color. What am I missing? -- John Culleton ___ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU

[Gimp-user] Smoothing screen shots.

2006-02-27 Thread John R. Culleton
Those writing software manuals have frequent need to incorporate screen shots. Trouble is, screen shots at 72 or 75 dpi are likely to create moire patterns when reproduced by some POD printers such as LSI. So a tool is needed to blend the dots while retaining legibility. What is the consensus

Re: [Gimp-user] Time to stick a fork in the GIMP?

2006-03-11 Thread John R. Culleton
On Saturday 11 March 2006 17:00, Michael Schumacher wrote: wayne wrote: http://software.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/03/07/1813207 Saw the above article on Newsforge. Well, it shows that the author doesn't read the OpenUsability forum. Of course, this makes it a suitable article for

Re: [Gimp-user] Time to stick a fork in the GIMP?

2006-03-12 Thread John R. Culleton
On Sunday 12 March 2006 09:44, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, John R. Culleton [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: There has been a history of Gimp leadership downplaying the needs of the DTP world. In particular the CMYK color model has been avoided. Now there is (slow) movement in that direction

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Time to stick a fork in the GIMP?

2006-03-13 Thread John R. Culleton
On Monday 13 March 2006 10:10, Olivier Ripoll wrote: Michael Schumacher wrote: wayne wrote: http://software.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/03/07/1813207 Saw the above article on Newsforge. Well, it shows that the author doesn't read the OpenUsability forum. Of course, this makes it

Re: [Gimp-user] lcd or crt monitor

2006-03-18 Thread John R. Culleton
On Saturday 18 March 2006 16:44, Gracia M. Littauer wrote: which is preferred for graphics? I've heard that lcd is not good. Even among crt monitors there are different levels of capability. I bought used on ebay a Sony CPD-G520 which has color temperature settings etc. New this class of monitor

Re: [Gimp-user] gui

2006-03-25 Thread John R. Culleton
On Thursday 23 March 2006 13:50, Michael Schumacher wrote: Rhys Sage wrote: Ok. So Ubuntu is recommended. How about a GUI? I can't say I really care for either KDE or Gnome. I did see one called Athene that looked pretty nice but I don't know what it'd run on. Could it be that the

[Gimp-user] Multicolor pinwheel effect.

2006-03-27 Thread John R. Culleton
I want to create a multicolor pinwheel effect for a background, with the arms of each shade radiating out from a hub and curved rather than straight. And I want the colors to blend into each other as in a gradient. A rainbow gradient is an obvious starting point. Would anyone like to suggest a

Re: [Gimp-user] Multicolor pinwheel effect.

2006-03-27 Thread John R. Culleton
On Monday 27 March 2006 11:30, Dave Neary wrote: Hi John, making the gradient match exactly the circle will be the tough bit, but there's a nice trick to doing something like this: 1. Create a square image 2. Make a gradient that you want to use (I created a gradient with red at both ends,

Re: [Gimp-user] Help with colour matching problem and 'colorize'

2006-03-28 Thread John R. Culleton
On Monday 27 March 2006 22:54, Daniel Kasak wrote: Greetings. I'm a casual Gimp user. I have to make a brochure front-cover thing, consisting of a collection of existing images. I'm having trouble with colours. One particular image ( which is mostly blue, and is a large JPEG file ) copies

Re: [Gimp-user] 2.3.7: xsane error: failed to open device

2006-03-30 Thread John R. Culleton
On Thursday 30 March 2006 17:42, Colin Brace wrote: Hi all, On my Fedora Core 5 system, xsane 0.99 in standalone mode works fine with my scanner; it also works fine from within 2.2.10. But when I launch it from within 2.3.7, I get a peculiar error message: Failed to open device `gimp':

Re: [Gimp-user] 2.3.7: xsane error: failed to open device

2006-03-31 Thread John R. Culleton
On Thursday 30 March 2006 18:20, John R. Culleton wrote: On Thursday 30 March 2006 17:42, Colin Brace wrote: Hi all, On my Fedora Core 5 system, xsane 0.99 in standalone mode works fine with my scanner; it also works fine from within 2.2.10. But when I launch it from within 2.3.7, I get

[Gimp-user] Startup values

2006-04-04 Thread John R. Culleton
When I start Gimp 2.3.7 it starts with a paintbrush. I would rather it started with the rectangular select tool. Somewhere in .gimp-2.3 is a value that sets this option I suspect. But I haven't found it yet. Someone please give me a hint. -- John Culleton Books with answers to marketing and

Re: [Gimp-user] Startup values

2006-04-05 Thread John R. Culleton
On Tuesday 04 April 2006 23:49, Akkana Peck wrote: On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 09:01:18AM -0400, John R. Culleton wrote: When I start Gimp 2.3.7 it starts with a paintbrush. I would rather it started with the rectangular select tool. Somewhere in .gimp-2.3 is a value that sets this option I

Re: [Gimp-user] important GIMP features for the future ?

2006-05-11 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 12 April 2006 22:03, Brendan wrote: On Wednesday 12 April 2006 13:23, Allan Haverholm wrote: CMYK, CMYK,CMYK. 's all it needs. No, don't worry about that. Krita has that now. ___ Gimp-user mailing list

[Gimp-user] Adjusting grayscale illustrations for LSI printing.

2006-05-28 Thread John R. Culleton
the digital printing house LSI has some problems with rendering grayscale illustrations correctly. The instructions given below were prepared for Photoshop users. Perhaps some kind soul can trurn them into equivalent instructions for Gimp. Then I can pass them on to the publishing community.

[Gimp-user] Fiddling while Gimp burns.

2006-08-01 Thread John R. Culleton
Tried the latest development gimp, 2.3.9. Had a problem with Xsane. It reecognized Xsane, and when I selected it gave me the accept page. I said yes and then Xsane blew up. (In the process of getting a runnable 2.3.9 I had to delete som3 glibs and insatll newer ones.) So I downloaded 2.2.12 into

Re: [Gimp-user] Fiddling while Gimp burns.

2006-08-02 Thread John R. Culleton
On Tuesday 01 August 2006 16:21, John R. Culleton wrote: Tried the latest development gimp, 2.3.9. Had a problem with Xsane. It reecognized Xsane, and when I selected it gave me the accept page. I said yes and then Xsane blew up. (In the process of getting a runnable 2.3.9 I had to delete som3

[Gimp-user] Deckle edge around a graphic

2006-08-07 Thread John R. Culleton
On another list an earnest soul, obviously working in something like MSWord, wanted a way to put a deckle edge around a pullout which I presume is a graphic. Here is a quote: I'm trying to find a software program that would allow a pull-out to look like a letter - that is, instead of just a

[Gimp-user] Screen capture in MSWIndows.

2006-08-07 Thread John R. Culleton
Linux Gimp has a very useful screen capture function under the acquire menu. It seems to be separate and apart from kcapture---at least the interface is different. Is there a comparable screen capture capablity on Gimp for MSWindows? -- John Culleton Able Indexing and Typesetting Precision

[Gimp-user] rounded corners on jpg image.

2006-08-14 Thread John R. Culleton
have a jpg image that is in rectangular form. I would like to round the corners off symmetrically to soften the shape a bit. Which is the quickest way to to this? -- John Culleton Able Indexing and Typesetting Precision typesetting (tm) at reasonable cost. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Re: [Gimp-user] rounded corners on jpg image.

2006-08-15 Thread John R. Culleton
On Tuesday 15 August 2006 16:18, Alan Horkan wrote: On Mon, 14 Aug 2006 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 23:42:23 -0700 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] rounded corners on jpg image. Quoting John R. Culleton [EMAIL

[Gimp-user] FYI Users problem with Gimp on XWindows.

2006-09-06 Thread John R. Culleton
I have the writer's permission to forward this info: -- One other note of caution about Gimp: I would not try to install it if you're running Win XP. The online info indicates that it will run on Win XP, but it also may screw up other programs. I

Re: [Gimp-user] FYI Users problem with Gimp on XWindows.

2006-09-07 Thread John R. Culleton
On Thursday 07 September 2006 16:18, Alan Horkan wrote: XWindows is something entirely different from Windows XP. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Window_System It is an error which makes it much more difficult to take the rest of the message seriously. Ouch! My baddest bad. Thought one

[Gimp-user] drop shadow text

2006-09-11 Thread John R. Culleton
I have on my desk The Basics tutorial By JTL dated 2002. Is there a newer and easier way to create three dimensional text with a drop shadow? -- John Culleton Able Indexing and Typesetting Precision typesetting (tm) at reasonable cost. Satisfaction guaranteed. http://wexfordpress.com

[Gimp-user] pangoft2

2006-09-12 Thread John R. Culleton
Gimp 2.3.10 configures and compiles without difficulty but Gimp 2.3.11 ./configure blows up on the alleged absence of pangoft2. The following files do exist on my system: /usr/lib/libpangoft2-1.0.so.0 /usr/lib/pkgconfig/pangoft2.pc /usr/lib/libpangoft2-1.0.la /usr/lib/libpangoft2-1.0.so

Re: [Gimp-user] Color Printing

2006-09-27 Thread John R. Culleton
On Sunday 24 September 2006 10:46, Rob Ogle wrote: I'm trying to get a wedding chapel to move away from Photoshop and start using the Gimp. They are almost on board except for a printing issue. If we print a photo from Photoshop to an Epson Stylus 2200 the photo looks great. But when we print

Re: [Gimp-user] Color Printing

2006-09-28 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 27 September 2006 18:03, Øyvind Kolås wrote: Color management support is improved in the latest development versions of GIMP, this is not the same as editing in CMYK mode, but it should be the thing more than 90% of the people asking for CMYK needs, even though they think it is

Re: [Gimp-user] Color Printing

2006-09-28 Thread John R. Culleton
On Thursday 28 September 2006 08:31, Rob Ogle wrote: John, I'm the OP'er...since I'm a network tech and not a graphic designer I want to make sure I understand what I'm getting from these posts before I go back to the designer. When you wrote, ...will need to understand its limitations for

Re: [Gimp-user] Printing to non-epson printer

2006-09-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Sunday 24 September 2006 10:54, Matthew Polashek wrote: I have been trying to figure out how to print to my xerox color laser printer. Any suggestions? Thanks! Matt In general Gimp is best used to create illos for documents/web pages rather than the documents themselves. But you can save

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 29 September 2006 09:38, Jakub Steiner wrote: Hi list, in addition, can we change the default colors to read african-american and caucasian? thanks No because not all B---k people are American. and not all Africans are B---k. To suggest either would be entirely too chauvinistic.

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-29 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 29 September 2006 13:48, Roland Hordos wrote: Hi Alan, Thanks for an intelligent and articulate response. I suspected the disconnect with reality, bringing me to post to the users list first instead of the developers'. Being a software developer and contributor to other open

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-09-30 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 29 September 2006 20:33, Michael Schumacher wrote: Roland Hordos wrote: If you can point out a single commercial product that has mass use in North America that has a derogatory term in it's title, I'll withdraw my critique and be gone. Spam. Both sorts. Coke, which means

Re: [Gimp-user] Please Change the Derogatory Name

2006-10-02 Thread John R. Culleton
On Sunday 01 October 2006 05:15, Christoph Sturm wrote: On 10/1/06, Carol Spears [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: please also explain the reason that you target GIMP and not some of the other perhaps better funded names of products that are as or more offensive than this one here? can you give an

[Gimp-user] New error with 2.3.11 and 2.3.10

2006-10-27 Thread John R. Culleton
With both of these versions the program compiles clean and installs clean but the following error occurs at runtime: /usr/local/bin/gimp-2.3: symbol lookup error: /usr/local/bin/gimp-2.3: undefined symbol: gimp_env_init I use Slackware Linux 10.2. the only recent change has been the addition

[Gimp-user] Slackware adventures (contd.)

2006-10-27 Thread John R. Culleton
I have a new Linux Slackware 11 partition that does not have a Gnome add-on. In that partition I successfully ran ./configure, make and make install against a fresh download of gimp 2.3.12. To get it to run I had to import the /usr/local/libgimpconfig* files and links from the old Slackware 10.2

Re: [Gimp-user] Question about Gimp2.2

2006-10-31 Thread John R. Culleton
On Tuesday 31 October 2006 09:07, Jude Sutton wrote: I have downloaded and installed Gimp2.2 from an outside source. When I click on the desktop Icon, the program starts to intialize but during that process it tells me there is No Disk in my CD drive. Is there a CD available? Where do I get

Re: [Gimp-user] New error with 2.3.11 and 2.3.10

2006-11-03 Thread John R. Culleton
On Thursday 02 November 2006 09:16, Stephan Hegel wrote: Tom Williams wrote: For the record folks, I've got Gimp 2.2.11 installed in /usr (came with my Linux distro) and Gimp 2.3.12 (used to have 2.3.11) installed in /usr/local/gimp-2.3 and I'm able to run either version without any

Re: [Gimp-user] Best online guide for photographers

2006-11-04 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 01 November 2006 17:34, jim feldman wrote: At the risk of being a heretic let me make the following suggestions Tanveer Singh wrote: I use GIMP for image manipulation. though lots of resources are availalbe for photoshop, gimp docs are hard to come by(from a photography point

Re: [Gimp-user] Epson Perfection 3170 Photo Scanner and Gimp 2.3.10

2006-12-04 Thread John R. Culleton
On Sunday 26 November 2006 16:22, Philip Jones wrote: I am running Mandriva 2007 and using iscan works o/k to scan in photo/documents etc. In Gimp under Xtns/Aquire-Image Scanning (iscan) is grayed out, there is a symbolic link from --- /usr/bin/iscan to /usr/lib/gimp/2.0/plugins/iscan. Any

[Gimp-user] Gimp vs. Photoshop

2006-12-16 Thread John R. Culleton
ON another list someone was complaining about the expense nad bother of upgrading to the latest Photoshop, including licenses etc. I suggested Gimp as a no cost/no fuss alternative for students. I received a long reply, much of which I am not technically competent to answer. I have never used

Re: [Gimp-user] Can Gimp start with something less dan gerous than a brush

2006-12-17 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 15 December 2006 00:25, User1001 wrote: Select the desired startup/initial tool, then save your Preferences, which also saves the currently selected tool - which then gets selected the next time Gimp2 is started: 0) Select desired tool to start up with 1) File/Preferences/Input

Re: [Gimp-user] An interesting comparison of Gimp and Photoshop.

2007-01-17 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 17 January 2007 13:14, Robin Laing wrote: Is the Gimp just as good as Photoshop? Yes, for the average home user, the Gimp is just as good as Photoshop. The gimp has layers, alpha channels, a robust plugin architecture, I could go on but they have a pretty good overview of what

Re: [Gimp-user] Problems with 2.3.13

2007-01-17 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 05 January 2007 14:58, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, On Fri, 2007-01-05 at 09:03 -0500, John R. Culleton wrote: On my Slackware Linux 11 partition I get an error message on ./configure of 2.3.13: checking for PYGTK... no configure: error: *** Could not find PyGTK. GIMP 2.3

[Gimp-user] Where to put help files?

2007-01-17 Thread John R. Culleton
Assuming that there is a directory /usr/local/gimp-23.13 where should I unpack the help files so that Gimp can find them? Slackware Linux 11. -- John Culleton Able Indexing and Typesetting Precision typesetting (tm) at reasonable cost. Satisfaction guaranteed. http://wexfordpress.com

[Gimp-user] Install Gimp help files.

2007-01-31 Thread John R. Culleton
I unzipped and untarred the help files. I ran ./configure in that directory. When I ran make I got a slew of messages of the form: I/O error : Attempt to load network entity http://www.docbook.org/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd ../src/appendix/bugs.xml:3: warning: failed to load external entity

[Gimp-user] Three questions about gap

2007-02-02 Thread John R. Culleton
1. Does it produce formats like those used on e.g., uTube? 2. What is the best introductory document/tutorial for gap? 3. Do I need to retrofit to Gimp 2.2.x to use gap? -- John Culleton Able Indexing and Typesetting Precision typesetting (tm) at reasonable cost. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Re: [Gimp-user] need some help or direction on printing

2007-03-05 Thread John R. Culleton
On Monday 05 March 2007 12:26, Rick Berger wrote: I'm a inexperienced GIMP user and need some help or direction on printing using Ubuntu Linux with CUPS. I'm trying to printing a rendered PDF form with text that I've added. The image starts printing about an inch from the top of the page and

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

2007-03-11 Thread John R. Culleton
On Sunday 11 March 2007 01:04, Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris wrote: On Sunday 11 March 2007 01:25, Tony Freeman wrote: OK, I found this site ... I'll be studying this for a while :-) http://developer.gimp.org/plug-in-template.html You really be better trying out pythhon scripts first.

[Gimp-user] Logo uses RoostHeavy Font.

2007-04-12 Thread John R. Culleton
I have a recent download of Gimp 2.3.13 on a Slackware Linux system using fc-cache for fonts. However Gimp may use something else. The 3d outline Script Fu appears to want the RoostHeavy font by default. AFAIK I don't have this font on my system. When I use the font selector on the 3D screen

Re: [Gimp-user] fuzzy logic possibly usefull to find almost perfect overlaps?

2007-04-16 Thread John R. Culleton
On Sunday 15 April 2007 22:51, Toby Haynes wrote: Julien Michielsen wrote: It regularly so happens I'd like to merge/overlap two digital pictures. Gimp does have tools to fit two pictures by hand (take one picture as a layer, and turn and twist them till they fit almost perfectly).

[Gimp-user] python-fu and menus.

2007-04-16 Thread John R. Culleton
There are several python-fu scripts installed but they don't show up under the xtn menu or anyplace else I can find when running Gimp. Only the sphere.py script shows up. Gimp 2-3-13 on Slackware 11. -- John Culleton Able Indexing and Typesetting Precision typesetting (tm) at reasonable cost.

Re: [Gimp-user] python-fu and menus.

2007-04-16 Thread John R. Culleton
On Monday 16 April 2007 16:28, Renan Birck Pinheiro wrote: Em Seg, 2007-04-16 às 12:14 -0400, John R. Culleton escreveu: There are several python-fu scripts installed but they don't show up under the xtn menu or anyplace else I can find when running Gimp. Did you put them in ~/.gimp-2.3

[Gimp-user] RAW format from digital camera.

2007-04-22 Thread John R. Culleton
My digital camera will take pictures and store them in jpg mode but also in RAW mode. RAW mode takes up more room. I hve a couple of questions. 1. Will Gimp handle this RAW mode? If so what suffix should I use on the file? 2. Is there any advantage to using RAW mode instead of e.g., JPG at 5

Re: [Gimp-user] RAW format from digital camera.

2007-04-22 Thread John R. Culleton
On Sunday 22 April 2007 20:16, Renan Birck wrote: Em Dom, 2007-04-22 às 20:03 -0400, John R. Culleton escreveu: 1. Will Gimp handle this RAW mode? If so what suffix should I use on the file? Not directly, but you can use tools like ufraw (which uses dcraw - considered one of the best tools

[Gimp-user] Blood spatter.

2007-04-29 Thread John R. Culleton
For a detective fiction book front cover I want to create an irregular figure like a blood spatter. Is there a plugin I could use as a starting point? -- John Culleton Able Indexing and Typesetting Precision typesetting (tm) at reasonable cost. Satisfaction guaranteed. http://wexfordpress.com

[Gimp-user] Adobe Illustrator output.

2007-05-03 Thread John R. Culleton
Gimp (and other programs) can use Adobe Illustrator output with one small change. Just rename the file from foo.ai to foo.pdf. It is actually pdf 1.4 in format. I have used this trick on two different projects. -- John Culleton Able Indexing and Typesetting Precision typesetting (tm) at

Re: [Gimp-user] Newbie with a Question

2007-05-04 Thread John R. Culleton
On Friday 04 May 2007 13:05, Dub Yah wrote: I just started using Gimp and I LOVE it! I am planning on picking up a USB tablet with mouse-pen and wondered if I should expect any of them to interface without significant work? I dont want to spend too much as this is all relatively new for

Re: [Gimp-user] Corruption of Graphics Files

2007-06-09 Thread John R. Culleton
On Saturday 09 June 2007 06:07, Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, On Sat, 2007-06-09 at 12:00 +0200, ASJF wrote: I can't open it with other programs... (I have also tried to open it with my favourite emacs... but it contains only @@@). It is a jpeg file because it comes from a cdrom

Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP for annotation

2007-06-12 Thread John R. Culleton
On Tuesday 12 June 2007 10:34, Kraemer,Steven [Edm] wrote: Hello, I am looking for annotation software (that will run on Red Hat 9) to be used in a classroom setting. Is anyone is using GIMP for this purpose? Is it possible to run GIMP as a transparent overlay for the purpose of annotating

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