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Canvas Colour Emm_Lee 28 Jun 10:54
  Canvas Colour Борис Кукушкин 28 Jun 11:03
   Canvas Colour Emm_Lee 28 Jun 12:24
    Canvas Colour Борис Кукушкин 28 Jun 12:32
     Canvas Colour Emm_Lee 28 Jun 12:44
    Canvas Colour Steve Kinney 28 Jun 12:36
     Canvas Colour Emm_Lee 28 Jun 12:43
    Canvas Colour Steve Kinney 28 Jun 12:37
2012-06-28 10:54:55 UTC (over 2 years ago)
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I am desperately trying to change the Canvas Colour for an image in Gimp 2.8.

At the moment in displays in black and grey squares and when I save the image as a jpg it's black.

I need it to be white. Has anyone got any idea what to do? I am new to Gimp.

Борис Кукушкин
2012-06-28 11:03:39 UTC (over 2 years ago)

Canvas Colour

Good day!

As far as I understand the black and grey squares are the transparent part of the image. JPEG format does not support transparency so GIMP fills the transparent areas with the colour set as the forefront (probably) colour. I'd suggest to create a blank layer, move it to the bottom and fill it with the colour of your desire (this will be white, as I may suggest). Maybe there is a simpler way that I don't know about.

Good luck! Boris

2012/6/28 Emm_Lee

I am desperately trying to change the Canvas Colour for an image in Gimp 2.8.

At the moment in displays in black and grey squares and when I save the image as a jpg it's black.

I need it to be white. Has anyone got any idea what to do? I am new to Gimp.

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2012-06-28 12:24:26 UTC (over 2 years ago)
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Ok seems I am wrong, managed to do it once but can't remember what I did. Gimp is so frustrating!!! How do I move a layer to the bottom?

Good day!

As far as I understand the black and grey squares are the transparent part of the image. JPEG format does not support transparency so GIMP fills the transparent areas with the colour set as the forefront (probably) colour. I'd suggest to create a blank layer, move it to the bottom and fill it with the colour of your desire (this will be white, as I may suggest). Maybe there is a simpler way that I don't know about.

Good luck!
Boris

2012/6/28 Emm_Lee

I am desperately trying to change the Canvas Colour for an image in Gimp 2.8.

At the moment in displays in black and grey squares and when I save the image as a jpg it's black.

I need it to be white. Has anyone got any idea what to do? I am new to Gimp.

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Борис Кукушкин
2012-06-28 12:32:02 UTC (over 2 years ago)

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Just create a new layer in the layer window (usually it is in the panel from the right side, but if you don't see one, press Ctlr+L to make the window appear). Then left-click the new layer and while holding the mouse button drag it to the bottom of the layer stack. Select the layer and fill it with the white colour.

Good luck! Boris

P.S. GIMP is all right! You'll get used to it very soon ;)

2012/6/28 Emm_Lee

Ok seems I am wrong, managed to do it once but can't remember what I did. Gimp is so frustrating!!! How do I move a layer to the bottom?

Good day!

As far as I understand the black and grey squares are the transparent part of the image. JPEG format does not support transparency so GIMP fills the transparent areas with the colour set as the forefront (probably) colour. I'd suggest to create a blank layer, move it to the bottom and fill it

with

the colour of your desire (this will be white, as I may suggest). Maybe there is a simpler way that I don't know about.

Good luck!
Boris

2012/6/28 Emm_Lee

I am desperately trying to change the Canvas Colour for an image in Gimp 2.8.

At the moment in displays in black and grey squares and when I save the image as a jpg it's black.

I need it to be white. Has anyone got any idea what to do? I am new to Gimp.

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Steve Kinney
2012-06-28 12:36:16 UTC (over 2 years ago)

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On 06/28/2012 08:24 AM, Emm_Lee wrote:

Ok seems I am wrong, managed to do it once but can't remember what I did. Gimp is so frustrating!!! How do I move a layer to the bottom?

Hi!

In your Layers dock, you will find buttons with "up" and "down" arrows at the bottom. Select the layer you want to move, and click the arrow to move it one position at a time until it is where you want it.

If you keep using the GIMP this and many other things will start to seem "natural and intuitive." When there are changes in the way frequently used tools (due to upgrades and new versions), and you get upset because they are not "natural and intuitive", you will be an Old Timer.

:o)

Steve

Steve Kinney
2012-06-28 12:37:29 UTC (over 2 years ago)

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On 06/28/2012 08:24 AM, Emm_Lee wrote:

Ok seems I am wrong, managed to do it once but can't remember what

I did. Gimp is so frustrating!!! How do I move a layer to the bottom?

Hi!

In your Layers dock, you will find buttons with "up" and "down" arrows at the bottom. Select the layer you want to move, and click the arrow to move it one position at a time until it is where you want it.

If you keep using the GIMP this and many other things will start to seem "natural and intuitive." When there are changes in the way frequently used tools (due to upgrades and new versions), and you get upset because they are not "natural and intuitive", you will be an Old Timer.

:o)

Steve

2012-06-28 12:43:51 UTC (over 2 years ago)
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Thanks, managed to work out that I just create a new white layer then just reverse the order.

On 06/28/2012 08:24 AM, Emm_Lee wrote:

Ok seems I am wrong, managed to do it once but can't remember what I did. Gimp is so frustrating!!! How do I move a layer to the bottom?

Hi!

In your Layers dock, you will find buttons with "up" and "down" arrows at the bottom. Select the layer you want to move, and click the arrow to move it one position at a time until it is where you want it.

If you keep using the GIMP this and many other things will start to seem "natural and intuitive." When there are changes in the way frequently used tools (due to upgrades and new versions), and you get upset because they are not "natural and intuitive", you will be an Old Timer.

:o)

Steve

2012-06-28 12:44:27 UTC (over 2 years ago)
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Thanks, managed to work out that I just create a new white layer then just reverse the order.

Just create a new layer in the layer window (usually it is in the panel from the right side, but if you don't see one, press Ctlr+L to make the window appear). Then left-click the new layer and while holding the mouse button drag it to the bottom of the layer stack. Select the layer and fill it with the white colour.

Good luck!
Boris

P.S. GIMP is all right! You'll get used to it very soon ;)

2012/6/28 Emm_Lee

Ok seems I am wrong, managed to do it once but can't remember what I did. Gimp is so frustrating!!! How do I move a layer to the bottom?

Good day!

As far as I understand the black and grey squares are the transparent part of the image. JPEG format does not support transparency so GIMP fills the transparent areas with the colour set as the forefront (probably) colour. I'd suggest to create a blank layer, move it to the bottom and fill it

with

the colour of your desire (this will be white, as I may suggest). Maybe there is a simpler way that I don't know about.

Good luck!
Boris

2012/6/28 Emm_Lee

I am desperately trying to change the Canvas Colour for an image in Gimp 2.8.

At the moment in displays in black and grey squares and when I save the image as a jpg it's black.

I need it to be white. Has anyone got any idea what to do? I am new to Gimp.

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