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basic_game_image_editing_with_gimp [2014/03/29 04:48]
mithat [Linux]
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-Watch the videos below at full screen. ​(Click the "Full screen"​ icon in the embedded viewer toolbar.)+Watch the videos below at high resolution and full screen.
  
-You will probably also need to increase ​the resolution. (Gear icon, then select 720pHD.)+To increase resolution, start playing the video, then click the gear icon in the player toolbar, then select 720pHD
 + 
 +To view full screen, click the "Full screen"​ icon in the player toolbar.)
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     - Be sure //Select File Type// is set to //(By Extension)//​.     - Be sure //Select File Type// is set to //(By Extension)//​.
     - Enter ''​imageName.png''​ (Make sure the extension is ''​.png''​)     - Enter ''​imageName.png''​ (Make sure the extension is ''​.png''​)
-    - Click "​Export"​. +    - Click "​Export"​. ​You may have to click it twice. (I don't know if this is bug or not.) 
-  - To save changes you have made to a PNG file, go to //File > Export ​to imageName.png//+    - In the resulting dialogjust go with the defaults and cick "Export".
  
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-Note: If you do a //File > Save// or File > //Save As...//, GIMP will save the file in its own .xcf format. ​+Note: To save any changes you have made to a PNG file, go to //File > Export to imageName.png// ​If you do a //File > Save// or //File > Save As...//, GIMP will save the file in its own .xcf format. ​
  
 ===== Cropping images ===== ===== Cropping images =====
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   - Crop away the unwanted bits by going to ''​Image > Crop to Selection''​   - Crop away the unwanted bits by going to ''​Image > Crop to Selection''​
  
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 ==== Autocrop ==== ==== Autocrop ====
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   - //Image > Autocrop image//   - //Image > Autocrop image//
  
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 ===== Making backgrounds transparent ===== ===== Making backgrounds transparent =====
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   - Clear the selected region by going to //Edit > Clear// or by hitting the Delete key.   - Clear the selected region by going to //Edit > Clear// or by hitting the Delete key.
  
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 ===== Resizing images ===== ===== Resizing images =====
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   - Click the "​Scale"​ button.   - Click the "​Scale"​ button.
  
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 Feel free to experiment with the different Interpolation settings. Some algorithms work better for some images than others. "​Cubic"​ seems to be a good default. You can use the above method to make an image larger as well, but shinking images works muuuuch better than making them larger. Feel free to experiment with the different Interpolation settings. Some algorithms work better for some images than others. "​Cubic"​ seems to be a good default. You can use the above method to make an image larger as well, but shinking images works muuuuch better than making them larger.
basic_game_image_editing_with_gimp.txt · Last modified: 2014/03/29 04:57 by mithat