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fill selection with color

Aug 15, 2011, 14:21
Post: #1
fill selection with color
I am trying to make circular list style bullet in Gimp.

I have created new image 10x10px with transparent background, I drawn a circle using eclipse selection tool. Problem appears in my next step, that is how to fill this selection with color I choose?

Upon clicking on bucket fill tool my circle disappears.

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Aug 15, 2011, 16:56
Post: #2
RE: fill selection with color
It is turned on, but somehow "marching ants" keep going their way in border of image. Is there some special way to apply selection?

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Aug 15, 2011, 20:10 (This post was last modified: Aug 15, 2011 20:24 by rich2005.)
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RE: fill selection with color
There is an alternative to the bucket fill tool to fill the selection.

In the edit menu - "Fill with FG color" and "Fill with BG color"
the keyboard shortcuts are ctrl-, and ctrl-.

edit: 10 x 10 pix, Use the paintbrush and paint over the selection, always providing you have followed ofnuts advice on selections.

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Aug 15, 2011, 21:07
Post: #4
RE: fill selection with color
Go to Select in the menu then click To Path. Now the selection is on a path and the marching ant wont disappear.
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Aug 16, 2011, 10:30
Post: #5
RE: fill selection with color
It is good know.
I read somewhere that I should hold Ctrl key while using Eclipse selection tool if I am going after circle. It seems that it was misleading information.
Now I don't hold it and while I get same results selection is actually active.

Thank you guys!! Smile))
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Aug 19, 2011, 19:41
Post: #6
RE: fill selection with color
sorry for delayed respond
thank you again
i am sure i will make use of it Smile
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