Re: [Gimp-user] finding layers after file has been closed

I totally understood what you both said - but I didn't know that I had to save it both ways - I only saved it, or exported it at a .jpg... Does that mean I can't recover the .xcf?

On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Daniel Smith <opened to gmail com> wrote:
what he said. that's what i meant when i said before that you would
still have the layers, that you had the .xcf file somewhere.

On 11/18/12, Burnie West <west ieee org> wrote:
> On 11/18/2012 12:09 PM, jenn golden wrote:
>> Is there a way to get back all of your layers once you save a file and
>> close
>> out of it? I am new and am creating magazince covers - All I need to do is
>> change the pic - but did not want to have to re-create the entire cover if
>> I
>> did not need too.... Thanks!
> Are you using gimp 2.8? If so, when you "save" the file all the layers are
> retained (unless you specifically merged them). You would "export" to (e.g.)
> jpg
> or png, and then save to xcf format. Loading the .xcf version should still
> have
> all the layers. Loading the exported .png or .jpg version would not.
>    -- Burnie
> _______________________________________________
> gimp-user-list mailing list
> gimp-user-list gnome org
gimp-user-list mailing list
gimp-user-list gnome org

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]