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Gimp: How to export images at a specific dimensional size

Does Gimp provide a way to export an image at a desirable dimensional size, and still preserve the original size while working in the UI? I need a scaled down version of a file I am currently working ...
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Cropping single layer crops entire cavas?

I don't know what's going with my Gimp, but for some reason when I tried to crop a single layer it cropped the entire canvas. I know that this is abnormal because I've been using Gimp for about a ...
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Recreate water texture in Gimp

I found this simple tutorial on how to make a water texture. I quite like the look of the texture for the theme of the game I'm working on, but I can't figure out how to recreate it. I don't have the ...
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Generate colorful streamline pattern (using FOSS)

I found a very interesting pattern, which I would like to recreate: Source I tried to start with the RGB-Noise filter of Gimp, but didn't get a comparable pattern so far. I understood, that there ...
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What's the proper way to connect two gradients at an angle in GIMP?

I want to connect two gradients at a 45° angle: As you can see, the transition is not smooth. How can make the gradients blend properly?
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How to change background colour of an image in GIMP after increasing canvas size

I have expanded an image's canvas in GIMP and I'd like to change the background colour of the new area created by my increase of the canvas size. I've tried selecting this area but no matter what I ...
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Is it possible to create a grid in Gimp that is part of the image?

I want to make pixel art in Gimp, but the grid that I pull up is only a filter. I'd like to get a perfect fill for each pixel instead of having to measure the pixel and line it up each time. Is it ...
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gimp changed my image color after using color to alpha

I used color to alpha many times before with other images and it was perfect but when i try with this image it's give me a weird result that I don't know from where is the problem ? the original ...
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Tips how to draw circle with logo and lines

I'm a complete noob in graphics. I would like to draw something similar to this: I'm able to draw the circles but anything else is beyond my knowledge and Gimp is quite complex for me to understand. ...
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How do I deselect a tool in GIMP?

I've finished rotating, and now wish to move the handheld eyedropper under the eye. So I'm trying to deselect the Rotate Tool. If I click on the image, the Rotate box reappears, undesiredly. If I ...
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Hard drive contents not showing in GIMP (Windows 10) [closed]

I installed GIMP 2.10.0 yesterday. When I try to open files, there are a few folders listed, such as "Documents" and "Pictures" as well as the letters of the hard drives. When clicking on a listed ...
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Pixel perfect pen size in GIMP

When I use the pen and I put 1.0 size, it draws a 1x1 pixel square. But after that, it goes like this: At 2.0 size, 3x3 square. At 3.0 size, 3x3 square. At 4.0 size, 3x3 square. At 5.0 size, 5x5 ...
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How to create a script in GIMP?

I'm using GIMP to do a simple but tedious operation for many images so I'd like to know how I can make a script that will do it for me, or find some simpler way of doing this. I import an image file ...
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Gimp: How to create a selection from file in Python

I am using Gimp's non-interactive mode, since I want to process a big number of images and their masks. For every image file, I have a mask image file, which consists of 1 and 0s (1 means the pixel ...
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GIMP 2.8.16 - How to create an EXACT path using the 'Selection-to-Path Advanced Settings' dialog?

How can I create an EXACT path from a selection with as FEW anchor points as possible using the 'Selection-to-Path Advanced Settings' dialog (https://docs.gimp.org/en/gimp-selection-dialog.html)? I'...
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GIMP 2.8.22 How to SELECT ALL text objects in all layers and change font size of all at once? [duplicate]

(GIMP 2.8.22) I have several text objects labeling parts of the human body and I want to increase the font size of all of them to 20 pts. Each text object was automatically put into its own layer, ...
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How to edit a pdf and preserve hyperlinks

I was wondering if it is possible to edit (in my case I want to remove some text) a pdf page, while maintaining the hyperlinks on the page. I have tried using Inkscape, GIMP and LibreOffice (on ...
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How do I make a texture sheet with multiple textures for unwraps?

Can anyone point in in the right direction as to where I could learn how to make an image like this within gimp? I'm honestly in the dark as to what to even call it. I've searched texture map, uv map, ...
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Removing Off-white Background from White Image GIMP

I have been using threshold and layers to remove the background from my images. This has been working perfectly when my objects have been colorful. Now that I am trying to do this with an object ...
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Displaying 20 in x 600 in GIMP/Photoshop file as PDF in Acrobat Reader

I am preparing the art project which involves using characters to obtain a visual and not literary artwork. Something like concrete poetry. Project is supposed to be 20 inches of width and 15 - 20 ...
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How to change colour automatically with size?

Is there a way in GIMP to automatically associate a colour with a given brush size? The use case is that large objects are typically in the foreground, and should in general have a lighter tone than ...
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Editing product images in gimp or other free software [closed]

I am currently paying a Photoshop whizz to edit product photos for me (e.g, a lampshade), replacing the pattern with other patterns and colours, to use on my nursery décor website. I wondered if there ...
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How do I edit existing text in a design I created in Gimp

Using Gimp, I created a design with circular lettering. I increased the font size, and now the text is pixelated (blurry, lighter in color than the rest of the image). How do I select the existing ...
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Whats the best way to make the background of these light balls transparent? [duplicate]

Magic wands doesn't work. Tried using GIMP and zooming in to add to alpha channels but there must be a better way?
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How do I make a tie or slur shape in GIMP?

I'm trying to create a tie or slur shape that connects two music notes in GIMP. I've tried creating a straight line using the Path tool and curving it, but when I choose "Path to selection" I end up ...
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GIMP - GAP Extract Videorange Only Gets First Frame

What I am trying to do: I am trying to use Gimp (2.8) to convert an mp4 video to a gif. What I've done & The Problem: I downloaded and installed GAP (I pasted the resources I used below). ...
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How to retain only the black outlines of colored drawings, and then convert to SVG (vector file)

UPDATE: I have added a direct link to the PDF file, as well as a sample image below to give an overview of the goal. Hi, I currently have a color drawing/sketch that I want to convert to a vector ...
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How to apply a Butterworth/Gaussian filter in GIMP after converting to Frequency Domain?

I'm trying to use a Butterworth or Gaussian filter to combine two images in GIMP after using a Fourier plugin to convert the image to the Frequency Domain. Frequency domain filtering: http://fourier....
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How can I precisely replicate this text shadow effect? [closed]

I want to be able to start with the raw white text (font is bank gothic) and replicate the shadow effect pixel for pixel (or as closely as possible). I have tried many different blur effects in GIMP ...
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GIMP Pixel Art Export is Blurry [closed]

I have a simple 32x32 pixel art image that I am working on in gimp. When I export this image as a png file, I view it using an image viewer and it seems blurry. I have searched through the Internet ...
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Export a PSD Photoshop file to a format editable in GIMP

I know a "general export" Photoshop PSD file => GIMP, preserving all features won't be possible (for example I can imagine that Adjustment layers from Photoshop won't be available in Gimp), but is ...
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Error creating 10x10 brush (GIMP)?

I created a brush following the advice of How to make the brush with the side of an even size (GIMP)? and from that tutorial https://www.gimp.org/tutorials/Custom_Brushes/. I got what I wanted (in ...
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How to make the brush with the side of an even size (GIMP)?

I created a brush in the GIMP that is in the shape of a square. I created the same so I could draw mazes for a game I'm doing. It turns out that the width of my maze is 10 pixels and I can not make ...
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Separating two very close colors in GIMP (2.9)

I'm working on restoring an old drawing that wasn't stored properly. The paper (might be parchment) has yellowed, and the lines have faded. This results in the lines (the good part) being almost the ...
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Remove lines (from a wireframe-rendered object) but keep image smooth

I have the following image that I rendered using Blender: What I want is to remove those black lines (wireframe) but keep the image as smooth as possible. I tried removing them using the Color to ...
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RGB and Palette Colors in GIMP [closed]

I am learning GIMP since I've started to print my t-shirts. My question is how can I keep the colors of an image after Maximize RGB? For example for an image with a rainbow, I am taking out the ...
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How to show an imported layer asset on screen, after zooming into a canvas area with Gimp [closed]

With Gimp 2.8.0 I'm zooming into a specific region of my canvas area that is about 400% in. From this point, when I click create new layer (about 50px by 50px), the new layer is created at the very ...
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Add and edit background in GIMP

This is my first question here and I'm not a graphic designer, just need to change some 'ground truth', as we call it in computer vision to train a conv. neural net. There is an image, size HxWx3 and ...
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Opacity in Gimp changed automatically to 0 [closed]

I have a problem in GIMP with the opacity of a layer. When I change the opacity of a layer(e.g opacity is 40) and go to another layer, the previous one's opacity goes automatically to 0. Does ...
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Is there a good free replacement for the “Foliage” brush in Corel's Bob Ross “Mystic Mountain” toolset?

I recently acquired a copy of Corel Essentials 6 from the Bob Ross Humble Bundle as well as what was billed as the "Corel Painter Essentials Mystic Mountain Essentials Brush Pack". Much to my chagrin, ...
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Font style getting reset to default/random in GIMP

I have various text layers in GIMP, all with different formatting (boldness, size, font). If I write additional text in the middle/end of any of them, it keeps the original formatting that layer has. ...
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How to get layer to only have colors where mask is bright in GIMP?

I would like to create a reflection of a room on a window. My specific goal is to make sure that only the brighter parts are reflected. For this, I created a higher contrast copy of the picture of the ...
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Erode-like filter from Gimp in Photoshop

I'm seeing a guy on YouTube making a heightmap for sand dunes, using Gimp and Photoshop. In Gimp > Filter > Generic he has this tool called "Erode" Which accomplishes the following I played around ...
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How not to get dark line on the edge of colors when doing gaussian blur

When gausian blurring image that is left half red and right half green there appears somewhat of black border instead of liquid transition from red do green. In photoshop I can use LAB Colorspace and ...
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GIMP How to make existing gif background transparent

I have the following gif, how to make the grey background transparent if not white?
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Remove Text From Background [closed]

How can i remove the text from background of this image using gimp? The text is composed by different colors so i cannot use "color exchange" option for every single color of the text. Any idea?
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Brush feathered on one side and sharp on other side

Is it possible to create resizable-rotatable brush in photosphop and/or gimp, that is sharp on one side and feathered on other side (and brush can be rotated to when required)?
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What is the name for a grey shaded effect on a photo and how do I achieve it in GIMP?

I'm completely new to graphic work! I am looking to achieve the same grey shade effect on these images using GIMP.
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Create new photos from a photo based on variations of an adjustment

I have a picture here and I want to apply an adjust (brightness for example) and save like 40 pictures, each one with a different level of brightness. Is there a way to do this automatically? I use ...
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how to get used text details on gimp

How can i get used text details like font-family,font-size,font-weight etc from a psd file in gimp