Objective: In this exercise I describe the process how GIMP got into my PC.
Allotted time: It depends how fast you read.
Level of Experience: Beginner.
Let the learning experience begins.
1. I downloaded GIMP.
2. I installed GIMP.
3. I launched GIMP.
4. I read the Tip of the day! As seen below.
Tip: Welcome to the GNU Manipulation Program!
image GIMP allows you to undo most changes to the image, so feel free to experiment.
5. Close Tip of the day.
WOOOOO!What a foreign looking interface. Let me see if I could understand the features.
The GIMP interface:
File Xtns Help => Three Menus
Ellipse Select Tool: Select an elliptical region (E) //Now it is an E.
Free Select Tool: Select a hand-drawn region (F) //I guess I know what those letters stand for. Is there something more? surprise me!
Well, its says in the window’s title Layers, Channels Patterns.
Should I click the close button what will happen?
Once closed how can I turn it back?
Answer: File – Preferences – Window Management – Reset Saved Window Positions to Default Values.
Task: Using The Paste command.
Objective 2: I want to copy a bitmap and paste it to GIMP.
To Paste an image to the GIMP
1. Go to File – Acquire – Paste as new
A new window opens with the image.