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Transparent color MusicMaker 17 Jun 17:29
  Transparent color rich404 18 Jun 07:37
   Transparent color MusicMaker 18 Jun 16:41
   Transparent color MusicMaker 18 Jun 16:43
    Transparent color MusicMaker 18 Jun 16:48
     Transparent color rich404 18 Jun 17:26
      Transparent color MusicMaker 18 Jun 19:09
2019-06-17 17:29:34 UTC (about 1 month ago)
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Hi
I have GIMP 2.1 installed on my computer

I want to bucket paint the back ground color transparent then copy and paste the subject (myself) onto another image file.

I remember adobe photoshop elements allowed you to do this. Just wondered if you could do the same hear?

Thanks MM

2019-06-18 07:37:57 UTC (about 1 month ago)
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Hi
I have GIMP 2.1 installed on my computer

I want to bucket paint the back ground color transparent then copy and paste the subject (myself) onto another image file.

I remember adobe photoshop elements allowed you to do this. Just wondered if you could do the same hear?

Thanks MM

Nothing like a fill-with-transparency tool in Gimp to selectively fill an area. Transparency is controlled by the Alpha Channel. Apply using Layer -> Transparency -> Add Alpha channel.

Whatever graphics application, and I assume you are using Gimp 2.10, it then comes under Remove Background / Extract Foreground depending which way you want to go. Lots-and-lots of how-to's if you search.

There is an extract foreground tool see: https://docs.gimp.org/2.10/en/gimp-tutorial-quickie-separate.html and a reasonable video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG5NYDp-kj8

This way you end up with a selection. Copy the pixels inside the selection Edit -> Copy Then paste the selection in the destination image Edit -> Paste. You get a floating selection layer, move the layer into position. Anchor it or promote to a new layer.

Alternatively, invert the selection, Select -> Invert Cut the selection, Select -> Cut leaving the foreground on a transparent background.

If the background is a single solid colour, a fuzzy select followed by a cut often works.

Save as a Gimp .xcf or export as a png which will preserve any transparency.

2019-06-18 16:41:16 UTC (about 1 month ago)
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Nothing like a fill-with-transparency tool in Gimp to selectively fill an area. Transparency is controlled by the Alpha Channel. Apply using Layer -> Transparency -> Add Alpha channel.

It no good! its just over complicating things, taken 2 days just to do a very simple task. all I want to do is copy and past myself onto another page

2019-06-18 16:43:35 UTC (about 1 month ago)
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There is an extract foreground tool see: https://docs.gimp.org/2.10/en/gimp-tutorial-quickie-separate.html and

managed to do that now taken hours!

This way you end up with a selection. Copy the pixels inside the selection Edit -> Copy Then paste the selection in the destination image Edit -> Paste. You get a floating selection layer, move the layer into position. Anchor it or promote to a new layer.

i dont know what you are talking about, it wont copy and past onto new background

2019-06-18 16:48:50 UTC (about 1 month ago)
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managed to do that now taken hours! i dont know what you are talking about, it wont copy and past onto new background. it bring the item up blank. its all white is messing the back ground up

2019-06-18 17:26:35 UTC (about 1 month ago)
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I do not know whether to laugh or cry. Probably cry.

Two days, more like two minutes

Here is a demo https://youtu.be/d3QP4isEfi8

Probably your best bet is spend $20 a month and subscribe to PS.

2019-06-18 19:09:25 UTC (about 1 month ago)
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I do not know whether to laugh or cry. Probably cry.

Two days, more like two minutes

Here is a demo https://youtu.be/d3QP4isEfi8

Probably your best bet is spend $20 a month and subscribe to PS.

My browser dose not support youtube! But I guess for the pound I paid for this product what should I expect! best going back to paint brush