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Old 09-06-2004, 02:32 PM   #1
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gimp text


In gimp, when I add text to a picture, the box cannot be moved around? say that it doesnt look right and I want to move it to the right, I cant just simply move it? I have to delete the text and start over until Its aligned just the way I want it? Is this possible, do I just not know how to do it?
 
Old 09-06-2004, 03:14 PM   #2
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In GIMP it's all about selections ...
I'd suggest you put your text on a separate layer,
and only anchor the selection once you've decided
where it looks good :}

Which version of GIMP are you using, btw?


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Old 09-06-2004, 03:29 PM   #3
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ah that can work i guess, im using 2.0
 
Old 09-06-2004, 03:54 PM   #4
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if you make sure you put your cursor directly on one of the letters(rather than the text 'box') and click/hold you should be able to move the text about without using layers.
 
  


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