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Questions tagged [gimp]

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages. Scripting questions on Stack Overflow, installing questions on Super User, how to ...

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Unable to click in image and video editing sofware after lost focus

As the title says, when I'm using a image or video editing software like Premiere, Illustrator or GIMP and have it continue to run in the background when playing games the software crashes in a ...
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In GIMP, how can I change the color of the intersection between text layers?

In GIMP, I have 2 text blocks that overlap slightly. How can I change the colour of the overlapping section so that the higher text cuts out the lower layer ? Is there an easy trick to select the ...
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Quick way to make animated gif ?

I want to make an animated gif of a van png moving from one point on a google maps map to another point on the map. I could add each point, separarely, but it would take hours. Is there an ...
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Helpers that are not horizontal or vertical

In Gimp, I can create helpers (those dashed lines) by pulling them out of the pixel scales at the sides. Sometimes, it would be very much helpful if I was able to rotate those lines to make them not ...
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Is there a way to tile from a selection in GIMP?

Here's my goal. I have a texture sheet containing 256x256 textures, with "tile seamless" applied. However, each cell in the sheet is 512x512 so that the texture has 128 pixels of space on each side. I ...
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TGA files corrupted after software install

I've been looking into editing some game graphics, which are stored as .tga files. Windows Explorer could preview the files, as shown below, but I didn't have anything installed that could edit them. ...
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How to create this smudgy text effect on Gimp/PS?

I've been trying for the past hour to understand how to do the following effect on Gimp, but I can't figure it out. I thought that I should create 2 copies of the text layer, move them (one up and ...
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Gimp Unicode in Text Editor doesn't work

Linux Mint 18.3 (= Ubuntu Xenial), Gimp 2.8.16 In Gimp Text Editor (something you can show when you're entering text using Text Tool) you are meant to be able to go Ctrl-Shift-U + Unicode code... and ...
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How can I make a droppable dialog item in Gimp visible again after I accidentally removed it?

I have a problem with my GIMP program: As you can see, I accidentally made the default brush dialog disappear from that empty spot in the bottom-left corner of the screen. It contained variable slides ...
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GIMP stuck on “Loading Data Files: Fonts” after XQuartz and Inkscape install

I have a Mac running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6. I have used GIMP without any trouble despite having lots of fonts downloaded. However, I was trying to open a vector graphic and in the process downloaded ...
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How to load an image in gimp from the terminal and exiting afterwards?

I want to non-interactively load an image into gimp from the command line without opening any window and exiting afterwards in Linux. I have read gimp basic batch but still I am confusing. I ...
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GIMP and Clipping Magic Tool or Plugin

I know photoshop has this algo. Is it available in GIMP or another open source tool? https://clippingmagic.com Just to clarify, this will be the tool where you highlight what you want in green and ...
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How to show fullscreen preview in GIMP?

I sometimes need to preview the image I edit in GIMP full screen. I could do this by exporting current image and opening it in a viewer like Geeqie, but that's quite inconvenient. Is there a better ...
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How can I show the GEGL node window in GIMP 2.10?

I heard that GIMP 2.1 is entirely based on GEGL and that each pixel manipulation is recorded in a GEGL graph. How can I show and edit this graph? Can I do this within gimp or do I have to install a ...
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Changing colours in Gimp 2.10

I have been supplied a logo sitting on a white background. It is all one layer. I want to change the logo so that it has a transparent background. It is not possible to go back to the person who ...

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