[Gimp-user] Layers - working with them

Thanks for the prompt reply.  You mention "make copies of these
layers",  would you please detail the steps to "make a copy" of a
layer for me.  I'm brand new to GIMP and have not yet been able to
install the GIMP help file(s) on my Win XP notebook.  I would welcome
some help for installing the GIMP User Manual so as to benefit from
its expertise.

PAL in Thailand

Using XP. Then using Gimp 2.8.x (Gimp 2.10 requires Win7 or better)

No real way to display layers side-by-side other than temporary copies of the
layers. These will be fixed, they will not update with the main image.

If you are in single window mode, like this screenshot:
https://i.imgur.com/OZojGk6.jpg go into default multi-window mode

That might give something like this: https://i.imgur.com/05M60hO.jpg Click and
drag from the layer dialogue to the top of the toolbox. That will open as a new

Arrange on the desktop. https://i.imgur.com/nC8K9NB.jpg Scale copies to a
smaller size. Oversize windows shrink them with ctrl-J

Is your laptop set for English or is it Thai language.There is no Thai
translation for the help files. The installers are bottom of this page

If you do not mind using English, the PDF from http://gimp.linux.it/www/meta/ is
a good alternative.

rich404 (via www.gimpusers.com/forums)

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