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Viewing channels in Gimp

I would love to be able to view channels as black to white in gimp, if I look at for example the green channel it will show the intensity from zero = black, to 1 = full green. In Photoshop it show ...
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I need help calibrating color across multiple programs

I have recently gotten a new computer, and I am having trouble calibrating the color. Up until this point, the color in the web browser is accurate, and continues to be for most images, but I am ...
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Export layers as images with TXT info file about each exported image

Exporting layers to images in both Photoshop and Gimp is easy. But is there a way that any of these tools create a TXT file for each exported image which would contain some information about ...
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How to create new layer from text boundaries on a different layer?

I'm starting with GIMP (trying to replace PhotoShop). In PS I often did the following: Ctrl-Click on a type layer (in layer palette - to select text boundaries Keeping the selection, select ...
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How to copy a selection from one image to another image in GIMP?

Recently I switched from Photoshop to GIMP.I want to copy a selection from one image to another, so that i can fill that selection with color in another image and i can get the shape without creating ...
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Take a psd and export all the layers into separate image files without using Photoshop

This is my first question here and I'm not sure if this is the appropriate site for my question, but here it goes. If this is not the correct site, please direct me to the correct one. I have a psd ...
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Website Themes in PSD

There are graphic design websites that release themes and website graphics as PSD files. Some examples: A theme: http://www.wordpressthemeshock.com/psd-themes/ Graphic elements: ...
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How to check if a pixel is 100% transparent (transparency level)?

I have an image where a certain region must be 100% transparent. However, another tool reports that not all pixels are completely transparent. How can I check if a certain pixes is completely ...
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How can I remove the timestamp/date embedded in the photo taken from a digital camera?

I used my digital camera to take photo, but I forget to switch off the timestamp function. Now every of my photos have the timestamp in it....How or Can I remove it using GIMP/Photoshop?
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Is it possible to set Photoshop keyboard shortcuts in GIMP?

Is there an option/configuration in GIMP to have its keyboard shortcuts like Photoshop's?
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Perspective Issue

I have an issue with perspectives. I am trying to draw lines onto this 3D rectangle in the mage below to create a block paving type effect. If you've never seen block paving, it's square blocks of ...
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Is it possible to view objects within a layer in Inkscape?

In Fireworks, or Photoshop, or GIMP your layer list also includes the objects within each layer. I've just started exploring Inkscape and can't seem to find this functionality. Some googling reveals a ...
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Auto crop image with transparent background to inner element?

I often have images like the one below, where a small image is positioned on a transparent background. The background can't be seen here, but it's definitely there - just download the image and see. ...
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How do you find the center of an image?

I have many images that I have to put a marking on top center, left center and image center. How can I find where these centers are? Using a ruler seems lame to me, but I am not an expert and I know ...
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How would I create a “glowing” image like this in Gimp/Photoshop?

I recently saw the below wallpaper, which appears to have been created from this base image: (Apparently the wallpaper is "glowing", like a fast-moving neon light). I have some cartoony drawings ...
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Switching from Photoshop to GIMP - articles or guidance?

I've been using Photoshop CS3 since its release but I now do all my web work on Linux, and in the rare instances where I need to do any graphics work I have to swap onto another PC and then transfer ...
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Can Photoshop remember the colors I previously used?

I'm using Photoshop Elements 7, and I'm looking for something like what's in GIMP's color picker, where you can easily select any of the last 10 colors you used before.
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How slice PSDs on Ubuntu?

I really hate booting into Windows 7 just to boot up Ps to cut out some stuff and then flip back to Ubuntu... plus, if i missed something or other, its a mega pain in the ass to reboot again. Gimp ...
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How to show/hide layer by name in GIMP?

I received a pack of .psd files from a graphic designer that I need to use in the desktop app I'm developing. I managed to open those files in GIMP (I work on Ubuntu) The problem is that there are ...
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Image manipulation filter needed: unobtrusively hide an area by blurring or smudging?

I would like to hide an empty area of a panorama stitched with hugin (using the GIMP). Hide in the sense of blending it in unobtrusively. I.e. fill the area with the average color of the surroundings ...
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How can I create perspective images?

How can I create an image like this? I use GIMP. Are there any plugins to do this? If not, are there any other ways to accomplish this, such as in Photoshop?
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What is the best format/compatibility to save a PSD file if needing to open it in GIMP in Mac OS X?

The standard PSD I have is being displayed incorrectly in GIMP. Colours are missing etc... I have access to PhotoShop. Which method should I use to save the file under PhotoShop to maximise ...
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Any web designers here made a transition from Photoshop to Gimp?

I just made the full transition to Debian from Windows XP at work ( I mainly do front end but I do some slicing/design as well ), I'm wondering if anyone else has made the Photoshop to Gimp switch, ...
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How to get a good clean newspaper scan?

I tried a few times to scan newspaper articles, but the images I got were always blotchy and with bad colors, sort of like this: Sometimes I see some really good scans, like this: What is the ...
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What are the Pros and cons of GIMP? [closed]

I've been using Photoshop to retouch photos on windows and would like to try Ubuntu. That's why I'm wondering if I switch to Gimp what features will I lose or gain.