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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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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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GIMP - how to view the DICOM header of DICOM images?

I can open a DICOM image file using GIMP but unfortunately I cannot find a way to view it's DICOM header. I have tried the "Image -> View Metadata" with no avail (I can see there only the Exif, XMP ...
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Trying to implement plug-in-palettemap of gimp for command line for batch processing

I am trying to implement plug-in-palettemap (This plug-in maps the contents of the specified drawable with the active palette.) in gimp for use in command line. Gimp GUI Menu Option: Colors-> Map-> ...
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How to draw two lines with GIMP?

With most programs the answer would be: Same way you draw one line. But not with GIMP. GIMP wants to start the 2nd line where the first line ended. But that's not what I want. I want two lines with ...
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Gimp 2.10 preview doesn't work

The preview function does not work when opening a new file. Click "open" choose the file to open. Then choose from a long list of photos in that file. The "preview" function does not show the photo ...
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How do I deselect a tool in GIMP?

I've finished rotating and am trying to deselect the Rotate Tool. If I click on the image, the Rotate box reappears, undesiredly. If I click anywhere else, nothing happens. The Select > None tool is ...
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In GIMP 2.0 can you set new layers to be created at the bottom of the image instead of the top?

Currently, when I create a new layer, it's at the very top of a rather tall canvas. All of my new layers need to be at the bottom (to make use of the "growth chart" background layer). Is there a way ...
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GIMP: how to print on larger paper than A3?

I used to be able to print on "A3+" sheets via GIMP, but after upgrading to GIMP 2.10 I lost that possibility. And downgrading to 2.8.22 didn't fix it. The dialog to choose paper size is limited to ...
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Gimp produces hundreds of subprocesses running gimpgpui2.exe

I installed gimp 2.8.22 on Windows 10, 64-bit. When I run gimp, I get the initialization window, which queries fonts, then plugins. Gimp gets stuck at the plugin gimpgpui2.exe, producing hundreds of ...
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GIMP how can I do what I used to do? Cut and paste or move a selection, delete a selection, and write into a selection near an area I've just moved

This used to be fairly simple, I could do what I wanted and didn't have any problems. Now I have downloaded a chart with circles and numbers under the circles. I want to: Delete some circles and ...
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How can I choose what path node handle I am selecting?

Is there a way to choose which path control handle you are selecting without first moving another handle out the way? For example: I have 3 points: A, B, and C. I want to adjust the line between A ...
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GIMP only sometimes allows me to select areas to delete or change

I have Windows 8.1, and the 2.8.22 version of GIMP. I am currently trying to customize a chart for my paint colors. Sometimes GIMP works fine but much of the time when I select an area it won't allow ...

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