Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp newbie trying to get a job done.

Here is the url to the file:


This is actually a much simpler graphic than what I would normally be using, but you get the idea.  In as few clicks as possible, I just want the green areas, and want the rest of the graphics transparent.


Brent Shifley

AWIN Support


Arkansas Wireless Information Network (AWIN)


AWIN Operations arkansas gov


From: Seth Burgess [mailto:seth burgess gmail com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 10:20 AM
To: Stefan Maerz
Cc: Brent Shifley; gimp-user-list gnome org
Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp newbie trying to get a job done.


Actually "color to alpha" adds an alpha channel if it doesn't already have one, so you don't need to do that step.



On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 10:14 AM, Stefan Maerz <stefanmaerz gmail com> wrote:


If your image isn't proprietary, I'd recomend uploading a sample to an image host like photobucket to show us.

Without looking, a very useful tool for me has been color>color to alpha. This will require that you have the alpha channel enabled ( iirc -- posting from my phone -- can be done through layers>transparency>add alpha channel.

If you play around with this feature a little bit you'll figure its strengths and weaknesses out quickly.

-Stefan Maerz
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