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Per the GIMP EPS bug report on GNOME Bugzilla, you'll have to install Ghostscript (if you haven't done so already), then replace a DLL in GIMP with one from Ghostscript. Install Ghostscript from the Ghostscript download page. Be sure to get the 64 bit version. If GIMP is open, close it. From the Ghostscript bin folder (C:\Program Files\gs\gs9.18\bin for me; ...


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Move tool By default, the move tool in GIMP moves the uppermost layer that has a non-transparent pixel at the click location. Text layers tend to have many transparent pixels, and thus it is easy to grab a layer behind them (that is, lower in the layer stack). The same would happen if you had a few thin lines on an otherwise transparent layer. What you can ...


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In GIMP, the status bar at the bottom of the window will show you the dimensions while you are selecting, but it disappears when you finalize the selection. I suspect that is because the selection can be shapes other than rectangle. If you want to see it afterwards, make sure the Windows --> Dockable Dialogs --> Tool Options pane is enabled. It may ...


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The problem is with png only. When gimp saves to jpg, tiff or something else there aren't any error. There is a bug for this https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/35363 I tried the workaround from this link and it helped me Menu - Image - Mode - Convert to Color Profile ... Then just click "Convert" to convert it to "RGB workspace (sRGB built-in)" ...


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select layer press ctrl+c press ctrl+shift+v (=paste as new image) export as whatever you like


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I am also using Win10, and here's a better solution. In Gimp 2.8.22: Go to EDIT --> PREFERENCES --> FOLDERS (expand this) --> FONTS Click on FONTS On the right side of the window it will display FONT FOLDERS Add your C:\Windows\FONTS folder using the ADD button (icon on the left that looks like a page), and select the folder (open folder icon on the ...


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Bucket Fill Transparency with GIMP Note: This tutorial is also available in PDF. Add an alpha channel Some image types lack a transparency channel; JPG for example. If this is the case, add an alpha transparency channel. This is done by selecting Layer → Tranparency → Add Alpha Channel. Bucket fill with colour [optional] The next step is optional and ...


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Assuming you have GIMP 2.8 installed to the default directory, you can do this via a registry script created by David L. To add the 'Edit with GIMP' option to system image types, save the following as a .reg file and run it. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\image\shell\Edit with GIMP] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\...


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Pick (alignment tool). Make it Relative to Image. Click on your layer (in the canvas). Enter X in the Offset field. Click on Distribute / (left arrow). Enter Y in the Offset field. Click on Distribute / (up arrow). That's it!


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It is really as easy as copying the quick mask (the image representation of your selection): Enable quick mask for the image with the selection (Shift+Q or Select → Toggle QuickMask) The quick mask appears as a channel called "Quick Mask" in the Channels dialog Select it and copy to clipboard (Ctrl+C) Enable quick mask for the image that has no selection ...


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Pressing TAB is the toggle for Hide Docks. Which totally removes the toolbox from view. It's very easy to hit on accident. Try this to see if you've hidden your toolbox.


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In GIMP you can convert the image to black and white. It's a feature called Desaturate. Now that you have it in B&W then increase Brightness and Contrast in a way that the background becomes bright white and the letters are deep dark. just like these example: In that state will be easy to select all the white color with this tool Be sure that the ...


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This is what the default dialogs look like: The main Toolbox is actually quite easy to recreate - it's just the Toolbox dialog (you can create a new one with Ctrl-B or Windows -> New Toolbox if you don't have one), with a Tool Options tab beneath it. Resize the toolbox until a space appears beneath it where you can drop dockable dialogs, then goto Windows -...


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If you prefer to get it done online, I may suggest this site - http://rasterbator.net/. Click in Create Poster and upload your image. Select the page size options, Effect options (I used to select none) and keep clicking continue until you reach the download page. PDF file will automatically download and you can open using evince or any other PDF program ...


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I can relate - without a menu bar, it's sometimes difficult. But you can restore your window by right-clicking on an open image to bring up the context menu. Choose View > Show Menubar and activate the option (not activated in the image below).


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Yes, in GIMP you can save an image as an indexed BMP, it's a quite simple operation. If your image isn't indexed, you can convert it to Indexed mode before saving: A dialog appears, and you can use it to choose the preferred depth of the image: 8 bit image means 256 colors (2^8=256). You can let the program generate an optimal palette or you can reduce ...


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Use the box select tool, then Select >> Border This selects around your current selection's outline (dotted animated line), at a distance of however many pixels you enter in the dialog box on either side of original line. i.e. if you use 5 for Border's input value, you will have a 10 px wide border selected. Then fill it in with paint bucket. You now have a ...


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Inkscape 0.92 introduced the objects dialog which should be exactly what you want. You can open it in the menu at "Object > Objects...".


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In my case (which brought me to your question) D for resetting and X for swapping colors is sufficient. Combined with O you can maybe set up some nice workarounds. Default Colors By default, GIMP sets the foreground color to black and the background color to white and it can be surprising how often you want to use these two colors. To reset these ...


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You can use Ctrl+X. This is because standard copy-paste shortcuts can be used to interact with layers. So Ctrl+C will copy, Ctrl+V will paste and Ctrl+X will cut the active layer. The Del key deletes the content of a selection. If there is no selection, the content of the layer is the selection - so Del deletes the layer's content but preserves the layer ...


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Just click on the As Animation checkbox - it will enable the animation options (and actually save an animation, instead of a flatenned GIF image) That is your answer - but taking the opportunity of the question repeat an information that is somewhat hard to find or understand: if you want to customize the frame duration of any specific layer, it is ...


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In the tool box is a tool called "Move Tool". Click this tool, then drag-and-drop the object you want to move. This assumes you still have layers (and the object you wish to move is a defined layer), and have not flattened the image. It can be tricky trying to select the object to move, but it can be done.


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Even the latest Windows version 2.8.22 has this problem. Go into Preferences -> Folders -> Fonts and delete all folders listed there. GIMP has a couple user font folders listed there by default, for some reason on Windows those folders make the font loading part really slow, like 15-30 seconds even on SSD. Now GIMP loads in a few seconds on SSD. Hope this ...


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I am assuming you mean the current DPI is 64ppi x 64 ppi. You want GIMP to add pixels to the 1024x768 image without changing the size in inches. The only way I know to do this is in two steps, both of which use Image | Scale Image. In Image | Scale Image, set Interpolation to None and change the X and Y resolution. You will see that the Image Size in ...


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ImageMagick does this pretty well, by easily splitting an image into equal-sized tiles. First make sure your image is sized properly so that, after it is split into equal sized tiles, each tile is the size of the paper you are printing to (otherwise you'll be doing a lot of trimming.) For example, pad your image with white pixels. In the 80x40cm case, ...


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Change icon size Preferences Interface Icon Theme Change: guess Icon size from resolution Into: custom Icon Size Drag slider Change font size Close Gimp Open the file gtkrc of your specific theme in a text editor Open the Gimp themes directory: Mac: /Applications/GIMP-2.10.app/Contents/Resources/share/gimp/2.0/themes/ Windows: C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\...


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From a linux console grep -aPo 'font "(.*?)"' file.xcf Sample output: $ grep -aPo 'font "(.*?)"' file.xcf font "HP Simplified Italic" font "Freehand521 BT" font "Freehand521 BT" Also you can look at the xcf with nano: nano file.xcf


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Note: DO NOT select the move tool after making the selection. Instead, just press and hold ALT + CTRL and start dragging the selection. On Windows computers: After making a rectangular or oval selection, hold ALT + CTRL to move the contents of the selection. If you want to duplicate the contents of the selection, hold ALT + SHIFT instead. On Mac ...


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open Gimp "Edit" > "Preferences" > (on left pane; at bottom) "Folders" > "Plug-Ins" (on right pane you should see the directory) (mine is: ..\App\gimp\lib\gimp\2.0\plug-ins) I have two directories: one showing red circle, other showing green on top when i clicked on any directory) (green one works for me)


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