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In gimp I imported two separate images as separate layers into an image. I'm trying to resize one of these images so that it better matches the other. How can I do this?

I tried right clicking on the image, and selecting "scale," but it just scales the whole image, not just the one image that I'm trying to change.

I tried the scale tool. As I change the size of the image it gives a preview of what the size of the new image. But when I click the button to make the changes, it seems to do it, but in the end the image is still there, unchanged.

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  1. Select the Layer you want to scale. In your Layer selection dialog.
  2. In the menu bar of the main window select Layer or press Alt+L
  3. Go down to Scale Layer... or press S
  4. Happy scaling

Hope this is what you wanted.

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