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Title:
GIMP : the official handbook
Author:
Kylander, Karin.
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Publication Information:
Scottsdale, Ariz. : Coriolis Group Books, [1999]

©1999
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xxiv, 895 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781576105207
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Book

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Summary

Summary

A guide to the GNU Image Manipulation Program, which until recently has been available only on the GIMP home page as the GIMP Users Manual. It covers nearly all aspects of GIMP, including layers, modes, channels, and masks; pressure-sensitive tablets; filters; and working with images and photographs


Table of Contents

About This Bookp. xix
Authorsp. xix
Gimp Contributionsp. xx
Contributors To This Bookp. xxi
How To Read This Bookp. xxii
Conventionsp. xxiv
Symbolsp. xxiv
Part I About Gimp
Chapter 1 What Is Gimp?p. 1
Chapter 2 Default Shortcuts And Dynamic Key Bindingsp. 9
Chapter 3 Don't Underestimate The Power Of Gimpp. 19
Part II Gimp Installation
Chapter 4 Obtaining And Installing Gimpp. 43
Chapter 5 Gimp For Photoshop Usersp. 55
Part III Basic Functions
Chapter 6 Files And Preferencesp. 75
Chapter 7 Selection Toolsp. 109
Chapter 8 Paint Toolsp. 127
Chapter 9 Edit And Viewp. 145
Chapter 10 Transform Toolsp. 155
Chapter 11 Text And Fontsp. 165
Chapter 12 Brushes, Gradients, Palettes And Patternsp. 171
Part IV Pre-press Knowledge
Chapter 13 Color Modelsp. 187
Chapter 14 Pre-press And Color In Gimpp. 197
Chapter 15 Scanning And Scannersp. 219
Part V More Gimp Functions
Chapter 16 Image Menup. 265
Chapter 17 Image Menu: Colorsp. 273
Chapter 18 Image Menu: Channel Ops And Alphap. 293
Chapter 19 Select Menup. 307
Chapter 20 Layers And Floating Selectionsp. 315
Chapter 21 Modesp. 335
Chapter 22 Channels And Duotonesp. 351
Part VI Filters
Chapter 23 An Introduction To Filtersp. 365
Chapter 24 Animation Filtersp. 369
Chapter 25 Artistic Filtersp. 375
Chapter 26 Blur Filtersp. 401
Chapter 27 Color Filtersp. 411
Chapter 28 Combine Filtersp. 443
Chapter 29 Cryptographic Filtersp. 453
Chapter 30 Distort Filtersp. 459
Chapter 31 Edge-Detect Filtersp. 485
Chapter 32 Enhance Filtersp. 493
Chapter 33 Generic Filtersp. 503
Chapter 34 Glass Effect Filtersp. 509
Chapter 35 Light Effect Filtersp. 517
Chapter 36 Map Filtersp. 539
Chapter 37 Miscellaneous Filtersp. 563
Chapter 38 Noise Filtersp. 577
Chapter 39 Render Filtersp. 583
Part VII Miscellaneous Gimp Functions
Chapter 40 Advanced Animation With Gimp Or How To Use AnimFramesp. 639
Chapter 41 Drawing Tablets And Gimpp. 657
Part VIII Script-Fu
Chapter 42 Script-Fu: Description And Functionp. 687
Chapter 43 Mike Terry's Black Belt School Of Script-Fup. 697
Part IX Perl-Fu
Chapter 44 A Perl Introductionp. 725
Chapter 45 A Tutorial For Perl Gimp Usersp. 735
Part X Advanced Installations
Chapter 46 How To Get Fonts To Gimpp. 759
Chapter 47 Compiling Plug-insp. 769
Part XI Appendixes
Appendix A Gimp Start Flags And rcfilesp. 185
Appendix B Gimp Man Pagesp. 799
Appendix C SIOD: Scheme In One Defune, Reference Appendixp. 807
Appendix D Perl-Fu Man Pagesp. 835
Appendix E Sane-Supported Scannersp. 869
Appendix F Links And Referencesp. 877
Indexp. 883