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Old 11-07-2003, 11:27 PM   #1
shanenin
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help with the gimp


I would like to cut out a part of a picture and save it as a new file. How would I go about saving as the exact shape that I cut out. Now I only know how to save it on a square background.
 
Old 11-08-2003, 01:38 AM   #2
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A 'square' background is the only way to save an image in any image editor that I know of. Howver, you could save it on a transparent background to make it appear as if it's not square. Cut your image, and place it into a new image with a transparent background and save.
 
Old 11-08-2003, 11:41 AM   #3
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Thanks I will try that. I got a response from one person who uses photshop, he said their was a feature called trim, that would do what I needed.

If I save it on a tranparent backround, then upload it to a sight, will it appear non-square(you would think)?
 
Old 11-08-2003, 12:56 PM   #4
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Originally posted by shanenin
If I save it on a tranparent backround, then upload it to a sight, will it appear non-square(you would think)?
Not all formats support transparency. Use PNG or GIF with transparency, and you should be fine.

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