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How can I automate some simple steps within the GIMP?

I'm trying to use GIMP to automate 3 actions upon a user defined selection in the currently active image - Grow selection by 2 Add border to selection (width of 2, with feathered edges) Fill the ...
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Transfering objects between images in GIMP

When I mark and drag over and object from one picture to another it changes colors (to the other pictures palette) and that makes it look really bad. How can I prevent that?
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Gimp — Need help on creating transparency

I would like to create snake skin with some transparency added to each tile. I followed the instructions in this screencast to create a snake skin effect. My question is how do I add a bit of ...
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GIMP Close edited image without asking for confirmation

I was able to disable the confirmation dialog when closing an image. I successfully did so at a previous version of GIMP but apparently an update to GIMP 2.8.14 (on Arch Linux) disabled it and I can't ...
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how to swith the image viewer to black and white rapidly

experts how to view photos and to rapidly change the major categories i have several hundred images (photographs) taht i want to view on opensuse linux version 13.1 i want to view the images - and ...
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How to install GIMP on pendrive for OS X and Windows and make them share configurations?

I'm working on OS X and Windows day to day and I'd like to start using GIMP everywhere I am. I could install two versions of GIMP on one pendrive but those installations won't share configurations. ...
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Is it possible to create a chunky radial gradient with the blend tool?

Okay, I want to create a radial gradient (FG to transparent). Not a big deal. But the gradient shall be kinda chunky, blocky, minecraft-like - sorry I'm not a native english speaker and I'm not sure ...
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There's no drop shadow filter in Gimp

I'm in Gimp 2.8 in OSX and trying to use the drop shadow filter. But it doesn't appear in the menu. From all accounts it should be there by default. Do I need to do anything to install/enable it?
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Change style and color of text with text along path (gimp)

Having a frustrating problem with text along path. First I create a curved path, then I go to the text tool and type in some text, then right click the text box and select text along path. For some ...
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How do I increase the resolution of an existing image in Gimp?

I need to obtain a print quality image from an existing image. The image dimensions are 1024 x 768 pixels. The current resolution is 64, 64 Image --> Print Size --> X resolution, Y resolution ...
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GIMP slows down my Ubuntu 14.04 over time

I have some problems with my GIMP recently. When I start GIMP it runs perfectly fine, but over time, say about 15 minutes, it's starting to slow down my Ubuntu (14.04). After checking my system ...
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Gimp menu shortcuts and Toolbox

In most Gimp tools the ctrl key is used for some command. How can I use menu shortcuts, like ctrl + o", if some tool is selected?
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Gimp — combine alpha from one layer, with rgb image of another

I am using Gimp, I have an RGB image on one layer (alpha unused), I then created another layer it now has the alpha I want (RGB) unused. I can not work out how to get the alpha to the other layer. ...
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Gimp won't use an updated font

We've been developing a custom font and are having a strange problem: Gimp won't recognize updates to the font and won't forget the first version of the font installed on the system (64-bit Windows 7) ...
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How to combine images using a batch plugin for GIMP

I have GIMP 2.8 and the BIMP plug-in that allows me to process many images at once. I would like to use it to add a transparent layer to several hundred PNG files. Unfortunately, the plugin does not ...
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How can I switch colors using keyboard shortcuts in GIMP?

I'm making screencasts (like the ones on Khan Academy) with GIMP as a virtual blackboard. Right now, switching foreground colors is a bit of a hassle--I have to move my pen over to the palette in my ...
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GIMP treats pen-down as right click

on my tablet, GIMP treats the pen tip being pressed down as a right click. I can't draw at all with it like this,and the configuration for it lists the pen tip being assigned to left-click. so why ...
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Gimp-Blend only selected Part Of color

i want To Modify image in Gimp,in which i want to blend only selected part of image and rest of the part i have to colorify with another color,,but dnt have any idea to do it..Can anybody help plz.. ...
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Unable to save images with GIMP

When I attempt to save an image with GIMP, the save fails and GIMP displays an error message Error while saving <filename>. Could not save image: The issue happens when I right click an image ...
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on gimp i have a picture which has a green effect i need to make it back to normal?

I have a picture where the image has a green shade to it. I think it has been done in the levels button. I need to get the image colours back to normal but can't get it right using the levels so was ...
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How can I get the colorize effect back to GIMP?

I used to choose the "colorize" option and automatically the image would tirn blue/greenish. When I last updated GIMP to its latest version, the colorize button no longer works. The same is ...
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Moving a copied layer group precisely in GIMP to make a paper of business cards?

Remember to read the whole post. I found a template with space for 10 business cards, without extra space anywhere. Using GIMP 2.8.10, I made the design in top left slot and now I need to get that to ...
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Resize/crop multiple files while preserving certain areas?

I have 176 JPEG images that are 450x800 in size, and was wondering if there was a way to essentially resize them, but while preserving their content in certain areas (currently I'm only hoping for the ...
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Prevent a layer to be moved out of the image

When moving layers, I'm often trying to fit layer to one of the sides of the image. The problem is, that there is nothing to stop the layer to be moved out of the image. Imagine pushing a furniture ...
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How do I stop GIMP flattening layers when exporting TIFF file

I have some psd files with layers that I would like to process in paint dot net. However, that program won't read .psd files. I do have GIMP, which I really hate using because of its idiosyncratic ...
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GIMP adding border upon printing

I have a image on gimp I am trying to print, The canvas size is A4 and should be printing correctly. However when clicking print, noticeable borders (about 10px) appear on each side. I have checked ...
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Calculate the hue difference between two colors

I'm using gimp 2.8.10 to try to change a color to another, or to be more specific R: 187 G: 139 B: 91 to R: 254 G: 225 B: 125. I have tried to do it on my own but haven't managed, so I wonder if it ...
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Linux install old version of gimp

I am using Fedora 17 64 bit. I would like to install the 2.6 version of gimp (current version is 2.8). I can't just use yum install gimp because that will install 2.8 I think gimp ruined the Ctrl-S ...
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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 item Android Icon batch mode and Android Icon even though I reboot it. What I did as follows: ...
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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 ...