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The GIMP Function Reference

Table of Contents

8. Toolbox
1. The Toolbox
1.1. Tool Options
2. Selection Tools
2.1. Common Features
2.2. Rectangle Selection Tool
2.3. Ellipse Selection Tool
2.4. Free Selection Tool (Lasso)
2.5. Fuzzy Selection Tool (Magic Wand)
2.6. Select By Color Tool
2.7. Scissors Tool
3. Brush Tools
3.1. Common Features
3.2. Bucket Fill
3.3. Gradient Tool
3.4. Painting Tools (Pencil, Paintbrush, Airbrush)
3.5. Pencil
3.6. Paintbrush Tool
3.7. Eraser
3.8. Airbrush Tool
3.9. Ink Tool
3.10. Clone Tool
3.11. Convolve (Blur/Sharpen)
3.12. Dodge or Burn
3.13. Smudge Tool
4. Transform Tools
4.1. Common Features
4.2. Move Tool
4.3. Crop and Resize Tool
4.4. Rotate Tool
4.5. Scale Tool
4.6. Shear Tool
4.7. Perspective Tool
4.8. Flip Tool
5. Color Tools
5.1. Color Balance Tool
5.2. Hue-Saturation Tool
5.3. Colorize Tool
5.4. Brightness-Contrast tool
5.5. Threshold Tool
5.6. Levels tool
5.7. Curves Tool
5.8. Posterize Tool
6. Other
6.1. Path Tool
6.2. Color Picker Tool
6.3. Magnify Tool
6.4. Measure Tool
6.5. Texttool
7. Color and Indicator Area
7.1. Color Area
7.2. Indicator Area
7.3. Active image area
9. Dialogs
1. Dialog introduction
2. Image structure related dialogs
2.1. Layers dialog
2.2. Channels dialog
2.3. Path dialog
2.4. Colormap dialog
2.5. Histogram dialog
2.6. Navigation Dialog
2.7. Undo History dialog
3. Image content related dialogs
3.1. Colors dialog
3.2. Brushes dialog
3.3. Patterns dialog
3.4. Gradients dialog
3.5. Palettes dialog
3.6. Fonts dialog
4. Image management related dialogs
4.1. Buffers dialog
4.2. Images dialog
4.3. Document History dialog
4.4. Templates dialog
5. Misc dialogs
5.1. Tools dialog
5.2. Preferences dialog
5.3. Device Status dialog
5.4. Error Console
10. Menus
1. Introduction to the GIMP Menus
1.1. Context Menus
1.2. Detachable Submenus
2. Toolbox File Menu
2.1. The “File” Menu of the Toolbox
2.2. Acquire
2.3. The Preferences command
2.4. The Dialogs sub-menu
3. Xtns
3.1. Introduction to the “Xtns” menu
3.2. The Module Manager
3.3. The Unit Editor
3.4. Plug-In Browser
3.5. The Procedure Browser
3.6. The “Script-Fu” submenu
4. The “Help” Menu of the Toolbox Window
4.1. Introduction to the “Help” menu
4.2. Help
4.3. Context Help
4.4. Tip of the Day
4.5. About
4.6. The GIMP Online
5. The “File” Menu of the Image Window
5.1. File menu
5.2. New
5.3. Open
5.4. Open Location
5.5. Open Recent
5.6. Open as Layer
5.7. Save
5.8. Save as
5.9. Save a Copy
5.10. Save as Template
5.11. Revert
5.12. Print
5.13. Close
5.14. Quit
6. The “Edit” Menu of the Image Window
6.1. Edit” menu entries
6.2. Undo
6.3. Redo
6.4. Undo History
6.5. Cut
6.6. Copy
6.7. Copy Visible
6.8. Paste
6.9. Paste Into
6.10. Paste as New
6.11. Buffers
6.12. Clear
6.13. Fill with FG Color
6.14. Fill with BG Color
6.15. Fill with Pattern
6.16. Stroke Selection
6.17. Stroke Path
7. Select
7.1. Introduction to the “Select” menu
7.2. Select All
7.3. None
7.4. Invert
7.5. Float
7.6. By Color
7.7. From Path
7.8. Selection Editor
7.9. Feather
7.10. Sharpen
7.11. Shrink
7.12. Grow
7.13. Border
7.14. Rounded Rectangle
7.15. Toggle QuickMask
7.16. Save to Channel
7.17. To Path
8. View
8.1. Introduction to the “View” Menu
8.2. New View
8.3. Dot for Dot
8.4. Zoom
8.5. Shrink Wrap
8.6. Full Screen
8.7. Info Window
8.8. Navigation Window
8.9. Display Filters
8.10. Show Selection
8.11. Show Layer Boundary
8.12. Show Guides
8.13. Snap to Guides
8.14. Show Grid
8.15. Snap to Grid
8.16. Padding Color
8.17. Show Menubar
8.18. Show Rulers
8.19. Show Scrollbars
8.20. Show Statusbar
9. The “Image” Menu of the Image Window
9.1. The “Image” Menu of the Image Window
9.2. Duplicate
9.3. Mode
9.4. RGB mode
9.5. Grayscale mode
9.6. Indexed mode
9.7. Decompose
9.8. Compose
9.9. Transform
9.10. Flip Horizontally; Flip Vertically
9.11. Rotation
9.12. Guillotine
9.13. Canvas Size
9.14. Print Size
9.15. Fit Canvas to Layers
9.16. Scale Image
9.17. Crop Image
9.18. Autocrop Image
9.19. Zealous Crop
9.20. Merge Visible Layers
9.21. Flatten Image
9.22. Guides
9.23. Remove all guides
9.24. New Guide (by Percent)
9.25. New Guide
9.26. New Guides from Selection
9.27. Configure Grid
10. Layers
10.1. Introduction to the “Layer” Menu
10.2. New Layer
10.3. Duplicate layer
10.4. Anchor layer
10.5. Merge Down
10.6. Delete Layer
10.7. The “Stack” Submenu
10.8. Select Previous Layer
10.9. Select Next Layer
10.10. Select Top Layer
10.11. Select Bottom Layer
10.12. Raise Layer
10.13. Lower Layer
10.14. Layer to Top
10.15. Layer to Bottom
10.16. The “Colors” Submenu
10.17. Desaturate
10.18. Invert
10.19. Layer Color-Stretching Commands
10.20. The “Auto” Submenu
10.21. Equalize
10.22. White Balance
10.23. Stretch Contrast
10.24. Color Enhance
10.25. Stretch HSV
10.26. Normalize
10.27. Autocrop Layer
10.28. The “Mask” Submenu
10.29. Add Layer Mask
10.30. Apply Layer Mask
10.31. Delete Layer Mask
10.32. Edit Layer Mask
10.33. Disable Layer Mask
10.34. Show Layer Mask
10.35. Mask to Selection
10.36. Add Layer Mask to Selection
10.37. Subtract Layer Mask from Selection
10.38. Intersect Layer Mask with Selection
10.39. The “Transparency” Submenu of the “Layer” menu
10.40. Add Alpha Channel
10.41. Color to Alpha
10.42. Semi-flatten
10.43. Threshold Alpha
10.44. Alpha to Selection
10.45. Add to Selection
10.46. Subtract from Selection
10.47. Intersect with Selection
10.48. The “Transform” Submenu
10.49. Flip Horizontally
10.50. Flip Vertically
10.51. Rotate 90 degrees CW
10.52. Rotate 90 degrees CCW
10.53. Rotate 180 degrees
10.54. Arbitrary Rotation
10.55. Offset
10.56. Layer Boundary Size
10.57. Layer to Image Size
10.58. Scale Layer
10.59. Crop Layer
10.60. Align Visible Layers
11. Tools
11.1. Introduction to the “Tools” Menu
12. The “Filters” Menu of the Image Window
12.1. Introduction to the “Filters” menu
12.2. Repeat Last
12.3. Re-show Last
12.4. Reset All Filters
11. Filters
1. Filter introduction
2. Blur filters
2.1. Blur filters introduction
2.2. Blur
2.3. Gaussian Blur
2.4. Selective Gaussian Blur
2.5. Motion Blur
2.6. Pixelise
2.7. Tileable Blur
3. Color filters
3.1. Introduction to Color Filters
3.2. Adjust FG-BG
3.3. Alien Map 2
3.4. Two Colors Exchange
3.5. Colormap Rotation
3.6. Map Color Range
3.7. Sample Colorize
3.8. Gradient Map
3.9. Border Average
3.10. Channel Mixer
3.11. Colorcube Analysis
3.12. Colorify
3.13. Color to Alpha
3.14. Compose
3.15. Decompose
3.16. Filter Pack
3.17. Hot
3.18. Max RGB
3.19. Retinex
3.20. Semi-Flatten
3.21. Smooth Palette
3.22. Value invert
4. Noise filters
4.1. Noise filters introduction
4.2. Hurl
4.3. Scatter RGB
4.4. Pick
4.5. Scatter HSV
4.6. Slur
4.7. Spread
5. Edge-detect filters
5.1. Edge-detect introduction
5.2. Difference of Gaussians
5.3. Edge
5.4. Laplace
5.5. Neon
5.6. Sobel
6. Enhance filters
6.1. Enhance filters introduction
6.2. Deinterlace
6.3. Despeckle
6.4. Destripe
6.5. NL Filter
6.6. Sharpen
6.7. Unsharp Mask
7. Generic filters
7.1. Generic filters introduction
7.2. Convolution matrix
7.3. Dilate
7.4. Erode
8. Glass Effects filters
8.1. Glass Effects filters introduction
8.2. Apply Lens
8.3. Glass Tile
9. Light Effects filters
9.1. Light Effects filters introduction
9.2. FlareFX
9.3. Gflare
9.4. Lighting Effects
9.5. Sparkle
9.6. SuperNova
10. Distort filters
10.1. Distort filters introduction
10.2. Blinds
10.3. Curve Bend
10.4. Emboss
10.5. IWarp
10.6. Mosaic
10.7. Page Curl
10.8. Polar Coords
10.9. Ripple
10.10. Shift
10.11. Newsprint
10.12. Video
10.13. Value Propagate
10.14. Waves
10.15. Whirl and Pinch
10.16. Wind
11. Artistic filters
11.1. Artistic filters introduction
11.2. Apply Canvas
11.3. Cartoon
11.4. Cubism
11.5. GIMPressionist
11.6. GIMPressionist - Orientation Map Editor
11.7. GIMPressionist - Size Map Editor
11.8. Oilify
11.9. Photocopy
11.10. Soft Glow
12. Map filters
12.1. Map filters introduction
12.2. Bump Map
12.3. Displace
12.4. Fractal Trace
12.5. Illusion
12.6. Make Seamless
12.7. Map Object
12.8. Paper Tile
12.9. Small Tiles
12.10. Tile
12.11. Warp
12.12. Van Gogh (LIC)
13. Rendering filters
13.1. Render filters introduction
13.2. Plasma
13.3. Solid Noise
13.4. Flame
13.5. IFS Compose
13.6. Diffraction Patterns
13.7. CML Explorer
13.8. Grid
13.9. Maze
13.10. Jigsaw
13.11. Qbist
13.12. Checkerboard
13.13. Sinus
13.14. Fractal Explorer
13.15. Gfig
13.16. Sphere Designer
14. Combine filters
14.1. Combine filters introduction
14.2. Depth Merge
14.3. Film
I. GIMP keys and mouse reference
Help - Key reference for Help menu
Toolbox - Key reference for Toolbox menu
File - Key reference for File menu
Dialogs - Key reference for Dialogs menu
View - Key reference for View menu
Edit - Key reference for Edit menu
Layers - Key reference for Layers menu
Selections - Key reference for Selections menu
Plug-ins - Key reference for Plug-ins menu
Zoom tool - Key reference for Zoom tool menu

 
 
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