Re: [Gimp-developer] Inserting URL's

On Tue, 01 Jan 2013 14:30:48 -0500, Liam R E Quin wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-01-01 at 17:52 +0000, Paul McCarthy wrote:
>> Hi. I have GIMP 2.8 and I've been looking everywhere to tell me how to
>> insert a URL into an image or layer.
> It depends on what you mean.
> 1. you want the text of the URL ("";) to appear in
> the image...
> (1) select the text tool ("t")
> (2) type the URL directly on the canvas
> A variant of this is to go to tool options, with the text tool active,
> and check the "use editor" button, and then you can paste the text of
> the URL into the editor.
> 2. you want to load an image that you found on the web
> You can use File->open location to do this, or drag and drop a URL (a
> Web address) e.g. the icon to the left of the Web browser's address bar,
> onto the gimp toolbox or onto an image.
> Remember that images published on the Web are subject to copyright laws
> of course.
> 3. you want to load something other than an image
> Please tell us more clearly what you want to do. For example, there's a
> plugin to render a Web page as an image, or you could use
> file->create->screenshot.

I wonder if perhaps the original poster is thinking about an image map?
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