[LAU] [OT] gimp frustrations

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Dec 5 17:08:01 EST 2007

Arnold Krille wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 5. Dezember 2007 schrieb Dave Phillips:
>> I have an image. I want to add simple text to it. I want that text to be
>> white, not black.
> <snip>
>> What would you use to do this ?
> Gimp!
> Either select the right color before you start creating the text.
> Or edit the text again and change the colors while editing.
> Or make the text its own layer and fill the whole layer with the color you 
> want.
> Or...
> You could also try to do it on the commandline with "convert", but I think 
> Gimp is _much_ easier to use.

I prefer adding text to images using Inkscape. Vector-based text comes 
out much better than bitmap based text, at least to me.

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