Searching the pixel immediately by entering coordinates(x,y) to the search bar. Where is the search bar?

I mean there are too many pixels in an image. If we search the specific pixel one by one by ourselves, it is inefficient. Maybe there is a search bar that will point to the desired pixel after we enter the coordinates of that pixel to it. Search the pixel of the coordinates.

  • The coordinates of the cursor/pointer are a the bottom of the image window. The only "Search" I'm aware of is that you can enter / followed by some text and Gimp will show you the commands/filter with said text. Maybe you should edit your question to explain your initial problem.
    – xenoid
    Jan 6 at 8:20
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    Hi. Welcome to GDSE. What do you mean by "search for a co-ordinate"? There's no such functionality in GIMP. What are you actually trying to achieve by doing this? At the moment, your question reads like an XY Problem.. Can you please edit your question and provide more information. Thanks.
    – Billy Kerr
    Jan 6 at 14:16
  • I am looking for differences between each pixel. I need a search bar to augment efficiency.
    – CUR
    Jan 6 at 18:44
  • What kind of differences between pixels? Are you talking about a difference blending mode perhaps? You say to augment efficiency, but with what exactly?
    – Billy Kerr
    Jan 6 at 19:42

If you want to go to a pixel you move your mouse/pointer, looking at the pointer coordinates at the bottom of the window. You can of course zoom in to make it easier to hit a given pixel.

If you want to "mark the spot" there are several ways:


  • You just create two guides (vertical and horizontal) that intersect on the pixel.
  • You use the Measure tool. Move to the pixel, click, then depress Alt+Ctrl and click again. This creates two guides that intersect on the pixel

Sample points

You can also create samples points. These are created like guides, by dragging from a ruler, but also depressing Ctrl at the same time. You can later move/delete them using the Color picker tool. When you have sample points, you can have their values permanently displayed (as RGB, HSV, LCH...) in the Sample Points dialog:

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These values will even change while tools are used.

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