Re: [Gimp-user] need gimp grid

2003-07-16 Thread Michael Schumacher
Hi, Geoffrey [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I know I have used such a facility before. I fired gimp up on my Red Hat box, and sure enough, the right click menu has the 'guides' option, which presents the 'guide grid' option which does exactly (I think) what you're looking for. You get a

Re: [Gimp-user] How to convert a bunch of files from one format tothe other

2003-07-21 Thread Michael Schumacher
On 20 Jul 2003 at 23:45, Harish Narayanan wrote: Hi, You could use convert from the ImageMagick suite and a small bash script like: #!/bin/bash for image in *.bmp; do target=`echo $image | sed s/.bmp/.jpg/` convert $image $target done mogrify -format jpg *.bmp I'd recommend using

Re: [Gimp-user] How to convert a bunch of files from one format tothe other

2003-07-21 Thread Michael Schumacher
Michael Schumacher wrote: I'd recommend using GraphicsMagick instead of ImageMagick, too Why? GraphicsMagick is designed for stability. You may even call it the stable release of ImageMagick. According to their mission goal, the developers aim for: - fewer

Re: [Gimp-user] How to convert a bunch of files from one format tothe other

2003-07-21 Thread Michael Schumacher
I'm all for stability, but I've never had any problems with ImageMagick, although I've not done anything too terribly complex. Mostly conversion from one format to another, adding frames to a bunch of images, combining images, adjusting brightness/contrast of images. I've seen some of the

Re: [Gimp-user] Errors compiling

2003-08-28 Thread Michael Schumacher
Seems the new Gimp doesn't like my new gcc 3.3.1 or it really needs gtk2 2.2.3 to compile, not sure which. Any clues from the last bit of the make before it quit? gcc -g -O2 -Wall -o .libs/gimp-1.3 app_procs.o main.o batch.o errors.o libgimp_glue.o

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp version's outdated

2004-01-13 Thread Michael Schumacher
On 13 Jan 2004, Sven == Sven Neumann wrote: Sven Is there a particular reason you are running such an outdated version? I see this statement a lot - i.e. users using really old versions of Gimp. Would it be reasonable/feasible to add a hook into gimp that checks it's age and gives

Re: [Gimp-user] release date(s) gimp PR problems

2004-03-07 Thread Michael Schumacher
On 8 Mar 2004 at 0:08, Void lon iXaarii wrote: I thought gimp 2 was due to end of february. when is it expected? Is there any way of subscribing to a list or something with announcements of each version ... for windows... ? GIMP 2.0 will be ready when it is ready. gimp-user is a good

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Gimp 2.0 difficulties

2004-03-20 Thread Michael Schumacher
Carol Spears wrote: On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 12:20:06PM -0500, John Culleton wrote: 1. We don't have directions for including XSane in the new Gimp. this is up to the XSane people. gimp developers have nothing to do with it. however, one of them hacked it in about 10 minutes but out of

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Gimp 2.0 difficulties

2004-03-21 Thread Michael Schumacher
John Dietsch wrote: Here is the url for the sane/xsane cvs: And where exactly in this CVS is XSane? Michael ___ Gimp-user mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [Gimp-user] Rounded Corner

2004-03-21 Thread Michael Schumacher
Matt wrote: At 10:50 PM 3/21/04 +0100, Sven Neumann wrote: Do you stroke with a paint-tool or do you use the new stroke functionality in gimp-2.0? The latter should give better results. I am using WinGimp 1.2 because I still have Win 98 and WinGimp 2 requires Windows 2000, according to the

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Gimp 2.0 difficulties

2004-03-22 Thread Michael Schumacher
under sane-frontends ./doc/ ./src/xscanimage-gimp-1_0-compat.h ./src/xscanimage.c Is this what you wanted? xscanimage is not XSane. HTH, Michael -- The GIMP (deutsch): +++ NEU bei GMX und erstmalig in Deutschland: TÜV-geprüfter Virenschutz +++ 100%

Re: [Gimp-user] IE deals with png transparency?

2004-04-09 Thread Michael Schumacher
Zhang Weiwu wrote: For years I was told and tried and confirmed the alpha channel is not supported on IE with a simple img src=. Recently I decide to convert all my gif pictures to png. I used GIMP, and (as expected) I lose transparency on IE. But later I tried another tool, the gif2png by

Re: [Gimp-user] Opacity Layers?

2004-04-09 Thread Michael Schumacher
David Wright wrote: Does the gimp support opacity layers? By opacity layer I mean an layer with a 8-bit numer for each pixel, where instead of being intrepreted as a gray or color intensity value, the number is intrepreted as a pure opacity. When it is 255, the pixel is black; when it is 0, the

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp and web site design.

2004-05-09 Thread Michael Schumacher
John Culleton wrote: I found the comments below from a friend of mine on another list provaocative. She is not a Gimp user. I wonder how many of her cautions are universal and how many just dependent on the program used to create the graphics? -quote begins--- I visit lots of

[Gimp-user] Re: [Gegl-developer] Re: [Gimp-developer] more GIMP foundation stuff

2004-04-29 Thread Michael Schumacher
Daniel Rogers wrote: Daniel Rogers wrote: So, I noticed the resounding silence surrounding this thread. Is anyone still interested in a foundation? I went into this foundation thing thinking I had support from the community. I cannot do this all by myself. The Foundation is about getting

Re: [Gimp-user] how can I change colour of quick mask?

2004-05-06 Thread Michael Schumacher
Eugene M. Minkovskii wrote: How can I change colour of quick mask? I don't like default blood-red. Moreover, on gray photo green looks better. Right click on the quick mask button. HTH, Michael -- The GIMP| IRC: irc:// Sodipodi |

Re: [Gimp-user] [Gimp-developer] volunteer needed for preferences dialog

2004-06-07 Thread Michael Schumacher
Andrew Gaffney wrote: Sven Neumann wrote: I am afraid you guys need to fix your mail readers. The message I sent is a multipart message containing an attachment of Content-Type: message/rfc822 Content-Disposition: inline This is the recommended way of forwarding a message. Inside this

Re: [Gimp-user] Terrible time to get 2.01 running

2004-06-07 Thread Michael Schumacher
Steve M Bibayoff wrote: Hello, Carol Spears [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: take advantage of the linux origins of the software. building your ownglib is very easy. it does not even need a lot of disc space. Easy to build glibc, but much easier to hose your whole system(everything) if glibc isn't

Re: [Gimp-user] Terrible time to get 2.01 running

2004-06-12 Thread Michael Schumacher
Greg Rundlett wrote: With other platforms or distros, you're potentially going to run into blockers. These are issues that GIMP developers/testers/volunteers might want to address in a) an install script (if that is even possible) or b) an install guide. I expect the more 'polished' software

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: GIMP 2.0.1 and Fedora Core 1

2004-06-13 Thread Michael Schumacher
Barton Bosch wrote: John Dietsch wrote: On Sat, 12 Jun 2004, Barton Bosch wrote: Should I take it that installing the new GIMP on FC1 is not significantly easier than on rh 9 (shrike)? It is the same. What are people's experiences re: GIMP 2.x and FC1? Is it the same nightmare of

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp 2.0 can't open corrupt JPG file

2004-06-30 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jim Clark wrote: I find many pictures on the Internet have similar problems (can't say it's exactly the same, but some number of corrupt bytes.) MSNBC is especially bad; so I always assumed it was some Windows proprietary thingy. But convert cleans them right up and repairs/deletes/whatever

Re: [Gimp-user] Windows copy/paste issue (repost)

2004-07-02 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jae wrote: ** (gimp-2.0.exe:1456): WARNING **: Couldn't load font Microsoft Sans Serif Italic 10 falling back to Sans Italic 10 Any clues/ideas/suggestions? HTH, Michael -- The GIMP| IRC: irc:// Sodipodi

Re: [Gimp-user] Windows copy/paste issue (repost)

2004-07-02 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jae wrote: I've been having an issue lately where GIMP 2.0.1 (and I upgraded today and found 2.0.2, as well) is having the following two problems: It can't seem to read the Windows clipboard anymore. It had been, and now it's not. I upgraded and still nothing. Seems to work fine. Please note

Re: [Gimp-user] Batch merge of images?

2004-07-21 Thread Michael Schumacher
Carol Spears wrote: while in the development branch of TheGIMP, the gimp-console is recently working, i have no idea how to use this to make big batches of images. AFAIK, gimp-console is just another way of gimp -i It doesn't need gtk+, but this won't make any real difference, as all plug-ins

Re: [Gimp-user] list dead?

2004-07-27 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jeff Stephens wrote: Can anyone here me? Is anyone out there? (echo echo echo)... I wouldn't call this a dead list: HTH, Michael -- The GIMP| IRC: irc:// Sodipodi

Re: [Gimp-user] Thumbnail viewer

2004-08-14 Thread Michael Schumacher
Linux GIMP wrote: Talking about thumbnail viewers: First off, I have also searched for a thumbnail viewer that will show xcf files. I have GThumb installed (Gentoo box) and it does not show my xcf file thumbnails. I have searched for any type of settings/preferences dialogue but found

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp help menu

2004-08-14 Thread Michael Schumacher
Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, stepg [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Okay now i am going from stupid to really stupid but i have the setting set to web browser, i cant find any means to change this to a specific browser. Firefox is set as my default browser. Right below the Help Browser configuration there's

Re: [Gimp-user] help menu again!

2004-08-15 Thread Michael Schumacher
Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, stepg [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm using Windows XP Home SP1. I installed GTK 2.4.3, GIMP 2.0.3, GIMP Help 2.0.3, and GAP 2.0.2. Everything seems to work splendidly -- except that the help system doesn't seem to work. Specifically, the tips window pops up at startup,

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp and image properties

2004-08-23 Thread Michael Schumacher
Thanks for the info, but I don't have filters / generic / exif browser menu. Maybe this is an additional plug-in - I don't have this either. Also, if gimp is going to show me the screen resolution which I already know instead of the true resolution of the image then how do I determine the

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp and image properties

2004-08-24 Thread Michael Schumacher
Bob Long wrote: Using 2.0.3 (on XP Home), the filter now appears, but there is the message, Exif Browser Message This image has no exit data attached. Just upgraded to the GIMP 2.0.4 (Windows) and the exif browser now works. Great stuff! GIMP 2.0.3 had a glitch in the EXIF handling, this may be

Re: [Gimp-user] Wish: Scaling Brushes

2004-09-01 Thread Michael Schumacher
Felix E. Klee wrote: Hi, here's another constant peeve of mine when using the Gimp: It is not possible to scale brushes. Instead one has to predefine brushes of all kinds of different sizes which I find to be quite cumbersome. If I'm mistaken, I'm happy to be corrected. If the feature is really

Re: [Gimp-user] Wish: Scaling Brushes

2004-09-02 Thread Michael Schumacher
Carol Spears wrote: i dont know where this would be useful, but scalable on the fly brushes are now available to gimp, if you have the proper hardware. The proper hardware can be an ordinary keyboard that still has some keys not taken by other shortcuts. Personally, I use ',' and '.' for this.

Re: [Gimp-user] preview for scale, rotate, shear and perspective

2004-09-05 Thread Michael Schumacher
Yemu schrieb: hi! is it possible to have a preview of layer during scaling, rotating etc instead of the grid? it would be a lot better to have such option for example a button on the window with scaling (or rotating, or..) options. The current development version already has previews for the

Re: [Gimp-user] Tool Option Dialog detached from main dialog

2004-09-14 Thread Michael Schumacher
William Skaggs wrote: I would like to re-integrate the Tool Option dialog but I didn't succeeded. How can I do this ? See chapter 3.4 in the user manual ( Actually chapter 2.3.4. We really need to come up with a better way of linking to things in the Help docs :-).

Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP installation on Solaris

2004-09-23 Thread Michael Schumacher
Colin Bannister wrote: make fails, with output below. if /bin/bash ../libtool --mode=compile gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I.. -I/usr/local/include/gtk-2.0 -I/usr/local/lib/gtk-2.0/include -I/usr/local/include/atk-1.0 -I/usr/local/include/pango-1.0 -I/usr/local/include

Re: [Gimp-user] Scheme question

2004-10-20 Thread Michael Schumacher
Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris wrote: Are there any plans to compile Gimp Python for Win32? I'd be happy to use it! Oh gosh... I forgot it doesn't run on Windows yet. It must be because of fairly minor details...but I can not check for them simply because I have no windows. I will try and contact

Re: [Gimp-user] Not using PNG transparency

2004-11-09 Thread Michael Schumacher
Karine Proot wrote: Hello list, I just gave a look at my website using IE, and horror - I had forgotten it cannot handle PNG transparency. So of course one option is to ignore the problem and expect IE to be able to handle it somewhere in the future. Would anyone help me / point me to

Re: [Gimp-user] image scale (2.2) - missing print size

2004-11-09 Thread Michael Schumacher
William Skaggs wrote: For consistency with other programs and with users' expectations, the menu entry should probably be called Print Setup and should go into the File menu next to the Print entry. But this Setup doesn't offer margins, the orientation of thei mage on a sheet, printer settings

Re: [Gimp-user] Newbie question - plugins in windows xp

2004-11-13 Thread Michael Schumacher
Gezim Hoxha wrote: As far as gimptool I wouldn't know...but I guess (big guess) that it's just some part of gimp--maybe toolbar! gimptool is a script that help you to compile gimp plug-ins. It knows about all the compiler switches that are needed, calls the compiler to build the plug-in and can

Re: [Gimp-user] Newbie question - plugins in windows xp

2004-11-16 Thread Michael Schumacher
Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, Scott Binns [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: So, my question now is, how do I build the plugin? What configuration/tools do I need, and what steps to I follow to get the .exe? You need a C compiler and you need the libgimp header files. GIMP comes with a tool called gimptool

Re: [Gimp-user] preview stored in jpeg?

2004-11-20 Thread Michael Schumacher
Milos Prudek wrote: Can jpeg image created by Gimp contain a small preview of the image, different than the image itself, specifically an older version of the image? Yes. How could the unprocessed image have been obtained by the webserver? If the preview was part of the EXIF data, then it has

Re: [Gimp-user] Scrit- fu yet

2004-11-28 Thread Michael Schumacher
Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris wrote: So, just Kevin replied to my e-mail regarding script-fu behavior - But I'd say it is a urgent - blocker kind of problem. Even if the solution is to ship tiny-fu on the tarball. Context? Michael -- The GIMP | IRC:

Re: [Gimp-user] Judging the splash contest

2004-12-02 Thread Michael Schumacher
David Neary wrote: Hi all, So thanks to yosh (and carol for having done the contest section of the site in the first place) we now have the splash contest back on track. The next step is to actually judge the contest and pickj the 2.2 splash screen. There are 3 ways we can go about that. 1)

Re: [Gimp-user] Testimonials of GIMP usage by professionals

2004-12-10 Thread Michael Schumacher
Gert Cuykens wrote: Some suggestions if you write a GIMP testimonial: be honest and positive without over-emphasis, avoid negative comments about other programs, check your speeling, keep it relatively short and make sure that you are allowed to mention the name (and the country/state) of your

Re: [Gimp-user] Testimonials of GIMP usage by professionals

2004-12-10 Thread Michael Schumacher
Gert Cuykens wrote: [fullqote] BTW, could you learn how to quote? Would make your mails a lot easier to read. Michael -- The GIMP | IRC: irc:// Wiki | .de: Plug-ins |

Re: [Gimp-user] Cannot compile gimp 2.0.x on RHAT9 -- GTK+2 not found

2004-12-11 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jeffery Cann wrote: There appears to be no way to tell gimp's configure script where to find the GTK+ 2.2.4 version in /usr/local/lib. If there is, PLEASE tell me! Tell pkg-config where it should find GTK+ So, the INSTALL file contradicts itself by saying that 1) GTK+ 1 and 2 can coexist, but

Re: [Gimp-user] Where to put help?

2004-12-11 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jozsef Mak wrote: The best solution of course would be to have the help files integrated with the Gimp package itself. That is the way most packages work. Failing that, a help tarball in parallel to the current stable version and with explicit instructions on installation (i.e. where) would be

Re: [Gimp-user] import layers from other xcf

2004-12-13 Thread Michael Schumacher
Gert Cuykens wrote: already thx when will the gimp 2.2 windows version come out ? When 2.2 comes out, plus the time it takes the maintainer to prepare the installer. BTW, you're still not quoting correctly :) HTH, Michael -- The GIMP | IRC: irc://

Re: [Gimp-user] How to save .gif indexed colors as a color palette?

2004-12-13 Thread Michael Schumacher
Hello, How could I save indexed colors of my .gif-image as a color palette for the future use? Use the Import item in the context menu of the palettes dialog. The following dialog offers the palettes of openened indexed images for import. This is available in the 2.2-pre2 at least, don't

Re: [Gimp-user] import layers from other xcf

2004-12-13 Thread Michael Schumacher
Gert Cuykens wrote: i think i just delete the quoting thingy :) You're supposed to quote the parts of the message you're referring to, keep the relevant attribution lines (xyz wrote:) intact, and delete non-relevant parts (for example the signatures or ads added by mailing lists). Everyone

Re: [Gimp-user] Where to put help?

2004-12-16 Thread Michael Schumacher
How do you install it on the windows version? You use the help installer package. HTH, Michael -- GMX ProMail mit bestem Virenschutz +++ Empfehlung der Redaktion +++ Internet Professionell 10/04 +++ ___ Gimp-user

Re: [Gimp-user] large tiff images

2004-12-16 Thread Michael Schumacher
I/ve tried (actually my programmer has) InforMatik software ( and Pegasus software .they both have good image apps but can't handle the really large ones. over 100,000 pixels in height..possibly engineering software would work? Try

Re: [Gimp-user] large tiff images

2004-12-16 Thread Michael Schumacher
GlacierHello, I really need to find a program or API that will allow me to annotate or insert/ append a 2 to 3 inch blank space on tiff images that are 100,000 pixels in far nothing handles these really large images... any ideas.? Without

Re: [Gimp-user] large tiff images

2004-12-17 Thread Michael Schumacher
Michael, Perhaps this sounds weird, but ImageMagick sucked at handling some *very large* Earth map images I threw at it. The GIMP was better. I know, but the last time I mentioned that Imagemagick has problems, I was told that this is hogwash ;) The GIMP seems to be one of the only apps

Re: [Gimp-user] difference between brightness and saturation

2004-12-10 Thread Michael Schumacher yep looks very nice except it need some more words for example hue only shows two pictures. Can someone at the circle comment to the documentation please. IMO these docs explain what hue actually is - though they could use some more links (HSV and Hue

Re: [Gimp-user] Where to put help?

2004-12-19 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jogchum Reitsma wrote: Sven Neumann schreef: gimp-2.0.pc is installed into $prefix/lib/pkgconfig. It's a standard thing that a lot of software packages use these days. Please consider to read the pkg-config man-page to learn more about it. The man-page will also explain you how to use the

Re: [Gimp-user] Printed help.

2004-12-25 Thread Michael Schumacher
John Culleton wrote: The help manual for gimp is in html form which is unhandy for taking into the reading room :) Has anyone produced either a text or a pdf version of the entire help manual? HTH, Michael -- The GIMP | IRC:

Re: [Gimp-user] Holiday fantasies

2004-12-26 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jozsef Mak wrote: Now that Gimp 2.2 is out, we can start fantasizing about the changes we would like to see in the next release. These are my fantasies. To begin with, I would do away with all transformation dialog boxes (scale, shear, rotation and so on). Already planned, iirc. Next, I would

Re: [Gimp-user] Holiday fantasies

2004-12-26 Thread Michael Schumacher
Kevin Myers wrote: I *completely* disagree with Jozsef regarding elimination of the transformation dialogues that allow numeric input. While these dialog boxes may not be very useful in Jozsef's workflow, they are *extremely* useful in mine, where graphics objects and images must be sized to

Re: [Gimp-user] Holiday fantasies

2004-12-27 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jozsef Mak wrote: My idea was not to get rid of that space but to populate it with useful information, which are presently scattered in the various transformation windows (degree of rotation, width, height and so on). If that information would be in plain view at all times, transforming objects

Re: [Gimp-user] TWAIN testers needed on Windows, Macintosh

2005-01-09 Thread Michael Schumacher
Brion Vibber wrote: If you've gotten the TWAIN plug-in working (or not!), I'd very much appreciate hearing what Gimp version, OS/version, scanner model driver version you're using... I've only got a couple machines to test with, and interoperating with different drivers which behave

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Gimp-user Digest, Vol 28, Issue 12

2005-01-12 Thread Michael Schumacher
The Graphics Muse Tools are a set of plugins (C source) for GIMP 1.2. They've been around for at least 4 years now. I haven't had time to port to GIMP 2.x yet, but its definitely on my todo list. Please use the plug-in template when you do this, it makes it really easy to build them on

Re: [Gimp-user] File Open dialog?

2005-01-16 Thread Michael Schumacher
Matthew H. Plough wrote: I am well aware that the new file open dialog has been a topic of contentious debate, and my goal isn't to arouse people's tempers. I like neither the new (GIMP 2.2) nor the old (GIMP 2.0) file open dialog; neither offers much flexibility. After looking at the dialog

Re: [Gimp-user] Help file is not working anymore

2005-01-16 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jozsef Mak wrote: At configuration i provide --prefix=/usr/local/share/gimp/2.0 option. But no matter what i do the help-files keep installing in the /usr/share/gimp/2.0 directory. This is why Gimp cannot find the files. How can i fix this? AFAIK gimp-help-2 get's its settings from pkg-config, so

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: script for 90 degree rotation batch processing

2005-01-19 Thread Michael Schumacher
Frank wrote: Using GIMP to rotate JPEG images is actually a bad idea since GIMP would have to recompress the file, introducing a quality loss. There are tools that allow to losslessly rotate JPEG images, even automatically provided that your camera has an orientation sensor and adds that info the

Re: [Gimp-user] Trouble with layers from psd

2005-02-08 Thread Michael Schumacher
Jakub Steiner wrote: On Mon, 2005-02-07 at 19:41 -0800, Carol Spears wrote: it would be nice if everyone would stop making psd files since not everyone can use psd. In many cases people just want to convert their old work. They don't use proprietary formats by ignorance, but simply

Re: [Gimp-user] Trouble with layers from psd

2005-02-08 Thread Michael Schumacher
Dave Neary wrote: [...] ImageMagick can read XCFs). More or less, I heard. Often less. Michael -- Lassen Sie Ihren Gedanken freien Lauf... z.B. per FreeSMS GMX bietet bis zu 100 FreeSMS/Monat: ___ Gimp-user mailing

Re: [Gimp-user] Trouble with layers from psd

2005-02-10 Thread Michael Schumacher
Carol Spears wrote: On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 01:27:40AM +, Eric Pierce wrote: Implementing the import/export of a dynamic text layer from psd would be a nice addition though. someone just needs to do this, and i think that someone said that they could do this -- someone needs to just

Re: [Gimp-user] virus?

2005-02-14 Thread Michael Schumacher
I don't have the message, so am unable to view the source or send it to you, but it seems there is indeed one lurking on a Windows machine somewhere that is on this list. I wonder sometimes if it would be wise to block all Windows generated email to a list anymore. Lucky for those of us

Re: [Gimp-user] Turning off dashed line around canvas.

2005-02-25 Thread Michael Schumacher
Patrick Shanahan wrote: * Michael Schumacher [EMAIL PROTECTED] [02-25-05 17:25]: No, this isn't sufficient. Not doing a reply when starting a completely new topic is the right thing to do. or remove the 'References:' and 'In-Reply-To:' header lines with *all* of the previous quote. This is close

Re: [Gimp-user] Adjusting selection

2005-02-28 Thread Michael Schumacher
Kalle Ounapuu wrote: When manually dragging an edge, is there a way to constrain it on an axis? In Photoshop you hold shift and your cursor motion will be restricted to the initial axis you start moving your mouse on. Ctrl keeps the height, Alt the width, and both simultaneously the aspect ratio.

Re: [Gimp-user] Color, and all that jazz...

2005-03-21 Thread Michael Schumacher
Chionesu George wrote: Ok, so I'm tryin' to ditch Photoshop and do the bulk of my graphics in Linux. When is GIMP gonna have native CMYK support or some kind of native integration with lcms? Like, I know GIMP has it's own path other than being a Photoshop killer, but c'mon -- CMYK

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp crashed while saving

2005-03-28 Thread Michael Schumacher
Peter Jon White wrote: But what you call wild comments may be helpful to the people developing The Gimp and who are soliciting donations. For example, I tried for over an hour to figure out the bug reporting function on teh website. I couldn't make heads or tails of it. I'm sure it's easy for

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp crashed while saving

2005-03-28 Thread Michael Schumacher
Kalle Ounapuu wrote: For example, I tried for over an hour to figure out the bug reporting function on teh website. I couldn't make heads or tails of it. I'm sure it's easy for a programmer... I agree with that... after XX number of seconds going through that thing myself, I gave up.

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp crashed while saving

2005-03-30 Thread Michael Schumacher
On a Suse 9.2 self-compiled Gimp 2.2 with 1 Gb of Ram and 1 Gb of swap, and app. 30 Gb free on the harddrive where Gimp has it's swap/cache. I have been working on some hollyday photos, all about 3,5 Mb of size, to crop, rotate and others to make them ready for showing on the tv. All were

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: GimpShop

2005-04-04 Thread Michael Schumacher
Given that all the string changes in GimpShop occured in translatable strings, one wonders why patching the source was needed at all. The only other changes were to the menu files, which have been external since the change to GtkUIManager. Maybe for the script-fus... In fact, with a

Re: [Gimp-user] Feature Request: Open toolbox on right click.

2005-04-13 Thread Michael Schumacher
Alan Horkan wrote: On Wed, 13 Apr 2005, David Marrs wrote: Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 16:09:28 +0100 From: David Marrs [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Subject: [Gimp-user] Feature Request: Open toolbox on right click. I posted this to the c.g.a.gimp group initially but was

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Feature Request: Open toolbox on right click.

2005-04-14 Thread Michael Schumacher
Olivier Ripoll wrote: David Marrs wrote: But even with the menubar switched off it can still be accessed by clicking the right-facing arrow in the top left corner of the screen, so you don't *need* the right-click. I'm not saying that it shouldn't continue to be accessible by

Re: [Gimp-user] Making image sizes smaller

2005-04-28 Thread Michael Schumacher
Wonderful! I knew about indexing in relation to GIFs. Didn't know PNG could to indexing. Is there anything more intelligent than trial and error for determining how few colours will do while preserving the quality of the page (there is a graphic on the page I am scanning that I would

Re: [Gimp-user] Making image sizes smaller

2005-04-28 Thread Michael Schumacher
No, it doesn't match any of the indexing options, it just reduces the numbers of shades per channel (Ok, postering with 6 levels is the same as indexing to the web palette without dithering, but thats it). Documentation can be really confusing sometimes :)

Re: [Gimp-user] _free_ fonts

2005-04-30 Thread Michael Schumacher
Karine Delvare wrote: On Sat, 30 Apr 2005 05:07:58 -0600 Gezim Hoxha [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So, my question is is there some fonts that I could get that are for _free_, meaning you don't have to pay anything, but also you can do what the heck you wish with it as well. Am I just dreaming or

Re: [Gimp-user] Disadvantage of GIMP when compared to Photoshop

2005-05-04 Thread Michael Schumacher
Most of the things you are saying is true. I am not sure though about the support for Chinese fonts. I don't have any problems using Chinese in the text tool or other text entires... What I am missing from Gimp is the Photoshop-like layer effects and the Adjustment layer. These would be

Re: [Gimp-user] Newbie having trouble with layers, text and otherwise

2005-05-06 Thread Michael Schumacher
So, I typed the text I wanted into the text tool window. The part of the text that lies on the image is visible, but the part that dangles off into the white space below is invisible. I can't see it. Any guidance? Please... I have a deadline for this project. Thank you. Hm, RTFM comes to

Re: [Gimp-user] Disadvantage of GIMP when compared to Photoshop

2005-05-06 Thread Michael Schumacher
Eric P wrote: On Linux, I have no problem using a desktop solely for the Gimp, but on Windows (at work) I end up using a multi-desktop switcher to keep windows from getting out of hand (in numbers). Unfortunately, all the multi-desktop switcher programs I've tried (VirtuaWin, MegaScale

Re: [Gimp-user] Set default resize method

2005-05-08 Thread Michael Schumacher
Mikhail Ramendik wrote: I would like to set the default resize method to cubic rather than linear; I want the best quality and have enough CPU horsepower, so I need cubic, right? I'm tired of switching the setting every time. Is there a way to change the default? Yep, this is in the

Re: [Gimp-user] image preview in file selection

2005-05-10 Thread Michael Schumacher
With the new file selector, is it possible to have the thumbnail view that the previous file selector had? How about trying it yourself? :) HTH, Michael -- +++ Neu: Echte DSL-Flatrates von GMX - Surfen ohne Limits +++ Always online ab 4,99 Euro/Monat:

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Save dialog: can I get some sort of history?

2005-05-11 Thread Michael Schumacher
Olivier Ripoll wrote: Mikhail Ramendik wrote: Could one somehow make the browse for other folders section open by default? I will probably say a stupid thing here, but I think it would go against the HIG (Human Interface Guidelines) of Gnome: And? ;) PS: (My personal opinion is that

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: image preview in file selection

2005-05-11 Thread Michael Schumacher
Sven Neumann wrote: Olivier Ripoll [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Windows version of gimp, there is no thumbnail in the open window. If you know a way to have thumnails there, please tell me how, I would like to have it working as on my linux box at home. There is no reason why there shouldn't

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: modular GIMP

2005-05-12 Thread Michael Schumacher
--- Ursprüngliche Nachricht --- Von: Olivier Ripoll [EMAIL PROTECTED] An: Betreff: [Gimp-user] Re: modular GIMP Datum: Thu, 12 May 2005 09:21:56 +0200 Sven Neumann wrote: On a totally unrelated topic, I haven't seen any announcement on the mailing lists

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Wilber

2005-05-21 Thread Michael Schumacher
Olivier Ripoll wrote: Gilberto wrote: I live in Brasil I´m planning to sell mugs with Wilber decoration. Is this legal? Wilber logo is GPLed. So as long as you provide the source code of your mug and carve the complete GPL licence on the bottom face of the mug, there is no problem. Hm,

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: gegl

2005-05-24 Thread Michael Schumacher
Von: Olivier Ripoll [EMAIL PROTECTED] Richard Nagle wrote: when will gegel be add into gimp? In the open source world, when someone ask for when ?, the usual answer is when it's ready. As a joke, I could also say: gegl integration is planned to be done when the Debian make their next

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp-Perl plugin fails to compile.

2005-05-25 Thread Michael Schumacher
Von: Rikard Johnels [EMAIL PROTECTED] Gimp seems to be a VERY difficult piece of software to get going from scratch if you are a dabbling neewbie in compiling/programming Yes. If you want something easy, compile a hello.c... Far to many depends that arent clearly stated. Form Gimp-Perl's

Re: [Gimp-user] Very few of my posts show on the list...

2005-05-25 Thread Michael Schumacher
Von: Rikard Johnels [EMAIL PROTECTED] It has been DAYS! I'ts not that uncommon for a mailing list to have a queue time of one or two days. And even weeks... This, however, can't be considered normal. IIRC, the mailing list system is slow, but not that slow. Manish Singh should be able to

Re: [Gimp-user] Very few of my posts show on the list...

2005-05-25 Thread Michael Schumacher
Von: Carol Spears [EMAIL PROTECTED] i suggested that we attach a household window fan to the top of the computer called beta earlier this week (it was having heat problems at berkeley) when i learned that this computer has a broken motherboard. this was interesting news as no one has

Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP Updates

2005-05-26 Thread Michael Schumacher
Erika De Jesus wrote: yeah, i think that's gonna be great! though my prob is that i'm no developer. and that im sorry that i can't contribute plugins, brushes, patterns, and stuff. though i am pro to your decision. the only question is... who does all the updating and server paying? i dont

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp-remote-2.0

2005-05-28 Thread Michael Schumacher
Maurice George wrote: I've just updated my version to Gimp 2.2.4-2 under Xandros Linux 3 and I get the following error message : KDEInit could not launch gimp-remote-2. Could anyone confirm that the easiest solution would be to delete the reference to this file in KDEInit ? No. Or

Re: [Gimp-user] pygtk and 2.3.1

2005-06-28 Thread Michael Schumacher
John R. Culleton wrote: Sorry folks, I am an old line pragmatist. The quickest and surest way to make something work is the one I will choose. Instead of expanding the list of locations searched just for a single package used by a single application, moving the required file to a place

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp-2.3.1 slow loading resources

2005-07-01 Thread Michael Schumacher
Von: Carol Spears [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 01:53:56PM +0200, nuno alexandre wrote: when you want to apply other surfaces, you need to restart the application - and that's what I think its not acceptable. well, what were you using and is this still an option to you? I

Re: [Gimp-user] GTK version

2005-07-01 Thread Michael Schumacher
Owen wrote: The last few Gimps I've made have this line in the configure checking if GTK+ is version 2.7.0 or newer... no Just wondering if this is going to happen any time soon? This check is there so that some code can be built conditionally. Usually, this is done in order to try new

Re: [Gimp-user] drawing a simple rectangle

2005-07-02 Thread Michael Schumacher
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm trying to draw a flowchart in Gimp. Use the right tool for the job: Dia HTH, Michael -- The GIMP | IRC: irc:// Wiki | .de: Plug-ins |

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