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How do I add a background to a transparent png in gimp?

I have a png file with a transparent background. I would like to add a non-transparent background from a jpg. I have tried: Open the transparent png file. I see the picture with the checkerboard ...
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Convert a show's end sequence background panel into a single image

There is a particular old show in wich the end credits feature a long scene scrolling through the sequence, while the credits lettering jitter go on their way. The background image they used is not ...
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Gimp script does not have permission to write a jpeg file

I'm trying to run a GIMP script to perform Error Level Analysis. I've downloaded the script (a `.scm file) from here. It does show up in the menu (Image -> Error Level Analysis), shows a dialog, ...
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Flatten transparent pdf image in linux using command line

I'm using R to generate graphics with many transparent layers. I want the output as a pdf, but filesizes explode when there are so many transparent layers. I can manually open each one in GIMP and ...
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How to convert PSD to JPG or PNG on Linux with Gimp CLI/batch mode (or other server-side tool)?

I've been working on a theoretically simple web service to convert PSD or AI files to jpeg, png or some web-compatible format. I was able to successfully use ImageMagic's convert -flatten sample.ai ...
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Convert dotted fill to solid color

For various reasons, certain images may have areas filled with dots instead of solid colors. This is most common when the number of colors is limited, as in scans of images printed by old printers, or ...
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Remove page margins fill entire page for print

I'm trying to print a image that I created using GIMP (A4 size) but there's a margin in page that cuts out part of image. It's a Epson L-210 printer. print settings and print preview:
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Export/Convert PNG to HTML table using GIMP batch mode in Windows 7

I need to convert PNG images to HTML tables in GIMP batch mode from the Windows command line and have been unsuccessful using google to find an example I can reuse. I can open the PNG in GIMP and ...
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How to setup GIMP add-ons

I'm trying to setup androidicon.py file after I downloaded it from internet. but I can not find the menu such "Android Icon batch mode" and "Android Icon" even though I reboot it. What I did as ...
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How can I apply 45° skew to a selection in GIMP?

The perspective tool seems to be perfect for the job, but what I need is this exceedingly complicated perspective matrix: 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 ...and I can't manage to achieve that with the standard ...
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Gimp Image Resizing

Is it possible to Resize the image double to its original size(image is small in size, example, 80px by 80px, size of an icon), without being blurred. I have tried every type of sharpening technique ...
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How to align layers by the upper left corner rather than being centered?

Using GIMP I am able to load a number of files with File>Open-as-Layers, then File>Export as an animated GIF. The layers are automagicly centered. I would like them to be aligned by the upper left ...
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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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GIMP: create mosaic/collage pictures like Picasa? [closed]

Are there any scripts, methods, plugins, anything, with someone can create a picture "collage" in a few clicks of several pictures? (give border size, color, etc)
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Use GIMP color curve with ImageMagick

I created a color curve with GIMP. It looks like this: ~/.gimp2.8/curves/selphy (Just the first lines) # GIMP curves tool settings (time 0) (channel value) (curve (curve-type smooth) ...
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Cannot import ps file with the gimp

I'm trying to import a ps file into the gimp. It's a hand-written illustration that has been passed through ps2eps to add BoundingBox information. First sign of trouble is weird numbers in the ...
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Tranforming a Rectangle to an Ellipse in Gimp

I have a world map: It is rectangular. I want a world map that looks like this: Now normally I would just use the second map, but I want to change the latitude the map is centered on. ...
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Why is Gimp engaging keyboard shortcuts when I export and save?

I'm using Gimp 2.8 on Mac Mavericks. Not sure what I did (this was not a problem before). Suddenly when I export or save, if I use a shortcut letter in the file name, it engages the shortcut and won't ...
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Export file as palleted 8bit per pixel BMP from GIMP

Is it possible to export file as palleted 8bit per pixel BMP from GIMP? Thank you in advance.
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Add colors to gif palete gimp

When I open a GIF file in gimp, I find it very hard to add more colours then those that are already contained in GIF palette. When I draw with different colours, GIMP is trying to use the colour from ...
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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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Is there a Mac-available GIMP fork that either does not subscribe to One True Format, or else allows PNG to be a One True Format?

I've found that every version of GIMP for the Mac is annoying. Most recently I found out that I cannot, through obvious means that worked before, paste a second image onto a background and move it ...
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Converting multiple files to dds on gimp

I need to convert multiple images to dds on gimp but since there are more than a hundred of them, i don't want to do it one by one. What i'm looking for is a way to convert them with the specific ...
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How do I get Gimp to save by default in `.xcf.bz2` instead of `.xcf`?

I want to always save my Gimp images as .xcf.bz2 to save disc space, but I have to change it manually to.bz2 each type I save. Is there way to set to change the default save file format to .xcf.bz2?
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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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Where to find additional languages for Gimp?

I installed Gimp 2.8 with "Translations" option checked in in "Select Components" window during setup. In Preferences › Interface, “System Language” is selected by default. The only other option ...
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Princeton PTB-MT2BN, “Mousepad Tablet”: none of the paint programs seems to register pressure sensitivity

I have this pen graphics tablet: Princeton PTB-MT2BN, "Mousepad Tablet" (http://www.princeton.co.jp/product/tablet/ptbmt2b.html). I have tried it with two different drivers: (A) the driver that ...
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Can I move layers one pixel at a time (using arrow keys for example) in GIMP?

Downloaded GIMP yesterday and been working with it for 6hrs or so. I am positioning many different layers in a way that makes them interact properly. By properly, I mean subject to my aesthetic ...
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I accidentally closed my GIMP toolbox. Can I get it back?

While trying to quit the GIMP image editor, I inadvertently clicked the cross on the main toolbox (the one with selection/painting tools, etc). Now, the toolbox seems to be permanently lost, even ...
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Batch conversion for images from command line on Windows

I have a script based on GIMP batch tutorial: (define (batch-colorize pattern hue saturation lightness) ...
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Cropping a circular area in a photo [closed]

If you look closely , it has white borders all over (see here). Now my question is , is there any software (free) that can help me crop out the circular area of the button. I have: Windows 7 with ...
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GIMP does not see Windows fonts

I have downloaded some fonts and installed them by double-clicking to open them, then clicking "Install font". Word and other Windows programs can see them, but GIMP does not list them in the text ...
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GIMP command line, how to invert color of a list of picture and modify the color of them (by colorize, but in command line)

I'm trying to modify a list of images with the terminal, I want to invert the color and apply a color with colorize, all of this with the command gimp and in the terminal. Anyone can help me?
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Bucket fill to transparent in gimp

Is there a "bucket fill to transparent" tool in gimp? That is: something which is exactly the same as bucket fill(Shift+B) but which fill to 100% transparent, instead of to a color. And also: Is ...
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Gimp path along the center of a selection

I drew a line on a piece of white paper, scanned it, and opened it in GIMP. After using using the "Desaturate" and "Threshold" options, I have a completely white background and a completely black ...
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How do I create a layer that is a rectangle with rounded corners?

I am trying to create a rectangle shape with rounded corners that I can freely move around, align, fill, etc. I tried using the rectangle select tool and add a stroke, then copy that and paste as new ...
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Can't add brushes to Gimp 2.8.4 on Mac OS X 10.8.4

I am having difficulty installing new brushes into Gimp 2.8.4 on my MacBook Air running 10.8.4. I open GIMP and go to Gimp > Preferences > Folders > Brushes, where I see paths for two folders: ...
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Camera Cards and Gimp

I have three camera cards: white, 18% gray, and black. These are used to fix the colors of the photos that are taken. I took a picture with all three of these cards at the beginning of the shoot. My ...
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Which type of image has high quality vector or pixel (raster)?

I used GIMP to create images, but, since I needed to produce higher quality images, I recently switched to Inkscape. Now I have created a sample text with black background in it, and I am not able see ...
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Gimp - constrain straight right angle lines

In Gimp, I am told that I can constrain the pencil or brush to right angles if I hold down control and shift while I use them. However, when I do that I get the eyedropper instead? Also, the ...
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Gimp - select rotated ellipse to path

I just wanted to know if there was any way to select a rotated ellipse to path so that I could stroke it as a path? Thanks in advance!
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Gimp - pen pressure not working - already don input devices select wacom stylus and eraser

I keep selecting my Wacom tablet stylus and eraser in edit preferences input devices in gimp and pressure sensitivity doesn't work. I'm having this problem every morning and spending about five hours ...
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Can't stroke path, have done everything the online tutorials say (and trust me, I have looked at all of them)

I made a path with the pen tool. I tried selecting and deselecting it. I made sure the visibility was on. I edit stroked and right click stroked. I closed and restarted gimp. It worked before, and now ...
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Turn monotone background in transparent

On the internet, you usually get images, that originally were PNGs with aplha chanel and were pasted on white background. Is there some way to substract the white from the zones, where the ...
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How do I select and move an object in GIMP?

I added a rectangle to my layer and colored it. I then unselected it and added an ellipse and colored that. Now I want to go back and select the rectangle again and change its size - but I can't ...
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Getting GIMP Warnings From Cygwin in Windows

When I run gimp in bash on my Unix system, GIMP is opened up and all of the stuff that GIMP is saying is printed on the calling terminal. However, when I try to get those messages on Windows by ...
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Can I make Gimp 2.8.4 in OSx make the file I just opened be the top window automatically?

When I open an image file in Gimp 2.8.4 in OSx Mountain Lion 10.8.4 via the File > Open menu, it does not automatically make that image the top window, requiring that I then find that window via the ...
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What's the shortcut to delete selected layer in GIMP?

In my old image editing program, hitting the delete key would delete the currently selected layer. Apparently not so in GIMP - what's GIMP's shortcut to delete the selected layer?
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Scaling Text to Fit Path in GIMP

When using the "Text along Path" function in GIMP to get curved text, the text doesn't scale to fit the length of the path At the moment I use an iterative approach of changing the font size and ...
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How to get the pressure sensitivity work in Gimp on a Sony Vaio Duo 11

I bought a Sony Vaio Duo 11 a few days ago and I'm rather happy with it, the only problem is that the pen/stylus is not recognized in Gimp correctly (it only sees on "core pointer" in the input ...