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Delete "leftovers"outside visible work path

Jan 9, 2014, 10:53
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Hi! Is it possible to delete/clear contents outside visible work path easy way?

Sometimes when you create stuff, move stuff, import and cut images something is left outside visible work path. For example, in Adobe Photoshop it could be easily deleted with select tool + delete. Even non visible leftovers that is outside work area.

I started using Gimp yesterday and sure some things are SO irritating after long use of other image editing softwares.. I just can not figure out how people get used to it (Gimp).

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Long way would be to move layer contents so you could see those "leftovers" and then it allows you to select them and delete. Then move back image where it was previously. But even after deleting those lefovers why the hell GIMP would select layer size according to "what it was at first" not what's acual dimensions of non transparent area??????? Huh

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Jan 10, 2014, 21:43 (This post was last modified: Jan 10, 2014 21:45 by iForStyle007.)
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Just thought I'd add some visuals in addition to above for those whom want some visual reference / examples.

After you use "Fit Canvas to Layers" you can crop it down to whatever size you want.
"Fit Canvas to Layers" is great for when you have a few layers off the work area/canvas, or if your pasting an image onto the canvas that is bigger than your project size.
Extra bonus: There's a "[]current layer only" option under the crop tool for when you don't want to crop the whole layer. LOL, just remember to turn it off next time you want a full image crop.
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"Autocrop Layer" It does what it does, if it doesn't crop the way its suppose to, there might be non-transparent pixels on one of the sides.
"Layer to boundary size"
Expands the boundary of the layer to whatever size your canvas area/image is
*and will also crop the boundary to stay within the image if its out o bounds like your screenshot.
click to make bigger, I want to save some page space Smile

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