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Re: [vox-tech] gimp - writing to transparent areas?
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Re: [vox-tech] gimp - writing to transparent areas?


I have the New Riders Gimp book.  I can lend it to you if you would 
like,  I think Bill might have it as well.


William Kendrick wrote:

> On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 02:49:07PM -0700, Mark K. Kim wrote:
>> Dear Abby/Bill,
>> Okay, I'm home now.  I have Gimp 1.0.4.  It doesn't have the Layers ->
>> Layer to Imagesize option....  Is there a easier way?  If not, what is the
>> purpose of having an "image size" if all layers got different sizes?  Why
>> does "image size" exist at all?!
> Well, you can have a layer which contains, say, a circle.  And you want only
> a piece of that circle showing in your image.  You can push the layer off
> to the side, or make it bigger than the image.  Later on, if you want to
> show more of the circle in your final, flatted image, you can push that
> layer over, and not have to redraw the circle from scratch.
> I've almost never done anything like this myself (I, too, prefer to have
> all layers the same size; the size of the image... unless the image is huge,
> in which case smaller layers will help save RAM/time), but it seems to have
> its purpose.
> I seriously, seriously suggest upgrading to Gimp 1.2
> The LUGOD Winter CD has 1.2.1 on it.  Get a copy of this disc if you don't
> have one already!
> -bill!

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