Part II.  How do I Become a GIMP Wizard?

Table of Contents

5. Getting Images into GIMP
1. Image Types
2. Creating new Files
3. Opening Files
3.1. Open File
3.2. Open Location
3.3. Open Recent
3.4. Using External Programs
3.5. File Manager
3.6. Drag and Drop
3.7. Copy and Paste
3.8. Image Browser
6. Getting Images out of GIMP
1. Files
1.1. Save / Export Images
1.2. File Formats
2. Preparing your Images for the Web
2.1. Images with an Optimal Size/Quality Ratio
2.2. Reducing the File Size Even More
2.3. Saving Images with Transparency
7. Painting with GIMP
1. The Selection
1.1. Feathering
1.2. Making a Selection Partially Transparent
2. Creating and Using Selections
2.1. Moving a Selection
2.2. Adding or subtracting selections
3. The QuickMask
3.1. Overview
3.2. Properties
4. Using QuickMask Mode
5. Paths
5.1. Path Creation
5.2. Path Properties
5.3. Paths and Selections
5.4. Transforming Paths
5.5. Stroking a Path
5.6. Paths and Text
5.7. Paths and SVG files
6. Brushes
7. Adding New Brushes
8. The GIH Dialog Box
9. Varying brush size
9.1. How to vary the height of a brush
9.2. Creating a brush quickly
10. Gradients
11. Patterns
12. Palettes
12.1. Colormap
13. Presets
14. Drawing Simple Objects
14.1. Drawing a Straight Line
14.2. Creating a Basic Shape
8. Combining Images
1. Introduction to Layers
1.1. Layer Properties
2. Layer Modes
3. Creating New Layers
4. Layer Groups
9. Text Management
1. Text Management
1.1. Text Area
1.2. Managing Text Layer
1.3. Text Toolbox
1.4. Text Context Menu
2. Text
2.1. Embellishing Text
2.2. Adding Fonts
2.3. Font Problems
10. Enhancing Photographs
1. Working with Digital Camera Photos
1.1. Introduction
1.2. Improving Composition
1.3. Improving Colors
1.4. Adjusting Sharpness
1.5. Removing Unwanted Objects from an Image
1.6. Saving Your Results
11. Color Management with GIMP
1. Color Management in GIMP
1.1. Problems of a non Color Managed Workflow
1.2. Introduction to a Color Managed Workflow
12. Enrich my GIMP
1. Preferences Dialog
1.1. Introduction
1.2. System Resources
1.3. Color Management
1.4. Playground
1.5. Tool Options
1.6. Default Image Preferences
1.7. Default Image Grid
1.8. Interface
1.9. Theme
1.10. Theme
1.11. Toolbox
1.12. Dialog Defaults
1.13. Help System
1.14. Display
1.15. Window Management
1.16. Image Windows
1.17. Image Window Appearance
1.18. Image Window Title and Statusbar
1.19. Image Window Snapping Behavior
1.20. Input Devices
1.21. Input Controllers
1.22. Folders
1.23. Data Folders
2. Grids and Guides
2.1. The Image Grid
2.2. Guides
3. Rendering a Grid
4. How to Set Your Tile Cache
5. Creating Shortcuts to Menu Functions
6. Customize Splash-Screen
13. Scripting
1. Plugins
1.1. Introduction
1.2. Using Plugins
1.3. Installing New Plugins
1.4. Writing Plugins
2. Using Script-Fu Scripts
2.1. Script-Fu?
2.2. Installing Script-Fus
2.3. Do's and Don'ts
2.4. Different Kinds Of Script-Fus
2.5. Standalone Scripts
2.6. Image-Dependent Scripts
3. A Script-Fu Tutorial
3.1. Getting Acquainted With Scheme
3.2. Variables And Functions
3.3. Lists, Lists And More Lists
3.4. Your First Script-Fu Script
3.5. Giving Our Script Some Guts
3.6. Extending The Text Box Script
3.7. Your script and its working