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how do i make this part transparent

Mar 2, 2014, 21:45
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Sad how do i make this part transparent
okay, so i've only just started using gimp, im usally use paint.net

i have to layers, layer 1 is a picture and layer 2 is also a picture.
i want to delete one part of of layer 2 so i can see layer 1 underneath, but all i get is white background
help please Confused

this is really frustrating me
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Mar 2, 2014, 22:05
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RE: how do i make this part transparent
A layer needs an Alpha Channel to have transparency.
Right click the layer in the Layers dialog, and then choose Add Alpha Channel.
You can tell which layers do not have an Alpha channel because their layer names are shown in Bold font.
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Mar 2, 2014, 22:15
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RE: how do i make this part transparent
(Mar 2, 2014 22:05)fluffybunny2 Wrote:  A layer needs an Alpha Channel to have transparency.
Right click the layer in the Layers dialog, and then choose Add Alpha Channel.
You can tell which layers do not have an Alpha channel because their layer names are shown in Bold font.
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it worked once, but when i did it the second time it just deleted everything in the layer!?
wtf is wrong with this program, seriously, why must it be so complicated !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!????????????????????????

fuck it, i give up
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Mar 2, 2014, 22:33
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RE: how do i make this part transparent
(Mar 2, 2014 22:15)aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Wrote:  
(Mar 2, 2014 22:05)fluffybunny2 Wrote:  A layer needs an Alpha Channel to have transparency.
Right click the layer in the Layers dialog, and then choose Add Alpha Channel.
You can tell which layers do not have an Alpha channel because their layer names are shown in Bold font.
Smile

it worked once, but when i did it the second time it just deleted everything in the layer!?
wtf is wrong with this program, seriously, why must it be so complicated !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!????????????????????????

fuck it, i give up
Deep breaths, you are just experiencing a 'learning curve' hang on tight... Wink
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