GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an open-source image editing program, licensed under the GNU General Public Licence. It can be used for editing. Add {{User gimp}} to your user page to add the above userbox and place yourself in this category. Pages in category “GIMP users”. More recent additions, More. To assemble two (or more) images, simply create a new, transparent image of the required size, then open the images you want to add as layers and arrange.

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As soon as you start writing, the layer appears in the layer dialogue. Scissors is an interesting selection tool. Most software using a thumbnail can generate one of its own and saving your own is unnecessary, as well as adding several kilobytes to the image size. If you clone from a pattern, the pattern is tiled ; that is, when the point you are copying from moves past one of the edges, it jumps to the opposite edge and continues, as though the pattern were repeated side-by-side, indefinitely.

It wikkbook more precise control of contrast than the Brightness-Contrast tool, but doesn’t give the user the complete control of Curves. Step I First, create a square image, and fill it with the colour of the balloon. Note that with higher selection also bigger gaps are possible to be between the selections.

Don’t crowd your images with too much talk.

If you want to finish the selection, just press on the first node you’ve created. When offset is 50, the gradient begins at the halfway point in the blending line. If the user later shifts the width of the toolbox’ panel to optimize space on screenthe grid gets misaligned, so there’s a way to accommodate only 1 layout.

Free selection tool also called ‘Lasso’ let’s you create a selection by drawing it free-hand with the pointer and holding down the left mouse button, of course.


Ctrl switches between Set foreground colour and Set background colourwhen either of these is active. The actual placement of the current selection. First open the image with Gimp. If it is so, the colours present in the layer, will be different from the ones in the real image. If the option “Show Layer Boundary” is checked in the view menu, the layer will be surrounded with black and yellow dashes.


The text you enter directly appears on the image. The end points control the black points, and the white points.

It uses lossless compression. You can make it easier to view dark text on a dark background by adding a semi-opaque layer between them in a light colour. See sections Expand from centre to Shrink merged. Clicking on any of these allows to change it.


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For that matter, it may be useful to make a screenshot of the toolbox with having activated all the needed tools, and lay out the grid in an easy raster program like Paint or GIMP itself, to make the surface look the needed way. A layer mask is a very useful tool if you only want to edit part of an image. An image with an alpha channel can have transparent and semitransparent pixels, the degree of transparency of each pixel ranging from 0 to Pixelize filter is for pixelizing the image, as the name suggests.

This slider lets you adapt the size of the brush. Any earlier points igmp rendered with the same colour as the leftmost colour in the gradient.


Shows current foreground and background colour. It is regular pattern, so it should be easy to remove in the frequency domain.

Obviously, all commands can also be accessed via the toolbar at the top of the window of the image you’re currently working on. It can be used for editing electronic bitmap images like photographs.

Clicking on either will bring the colour editor dialogue. The measure tool measures length of the visible line, width, height and angle shown in the status-bar. Digital Cameras are limited in their abilities to capture scenes with a large dynamic range. To accomplish this, go back to the layers window. Doing it in both directions will smooth this out. This option can be enabled with Shift. Cloning translucent white onto white produces white. If you have no need for this information in the image you can safely turn it off.

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Many people find this very useful. This dialogue is opened when you click with the text tool on the image window. Add a layer mask to the underexposed layer. Gipm image window is always under the utility windows, but can easily go over by using the Tab key. You can choose from a few units, by default in pixels, size of If this option is unchecked, transparent areas will never be selected.

Now you have an oval around the text, and on top of that, a stalk. This slider determines the range of colours that will be selected at the moment of creation of the selection.

Then select the remaining layer. Every letter is surrounded with paths, so you can modify the shape of it, by moving the nodes. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world.

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The result is on the left. You’ll see the background image snap back to its original colours behind your speech bubbles. Thus the first settings of threshold do wikibokk really matter, as you can modify them any time afterwards.

Click inside the selection and it will fill with the selected background colour out to the edges.