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I want my image to have 60% transparency. How can I do this in gimp?

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Thanks anyway guys but thanks to this place I solved my own problem! I didn't realize it was so easy.
Just use the hotkey Ctrl + L or go to Windows => Dockable Dialogs => Layers. This should open the layers dialoge with an opacity slider, that you can slide to change the transparency.

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Since this is the answer, and you asked the question, you can flag this as "Answered". :) –  Alan Gilbertson Jun 10 '11 at 1:33
Thanks for the answer! –  Amitabh Aug 4 '13 at 19:55
so obvious but so hard to find. thanks –  Kirby Mar 20 at 16:49
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