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How to open 2 images as 2 layers?

Apr 9, 2011, 23:10
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How to open 2 images as 2 layers?
Basically what I need to do is capture a video shot, and place a play button on top of it. I thought the simplest way would be to just open each image as a separate layer but couldn't find a way to do that.

Eventually I made the screen shot the background image of an html page, and the play button the foreground image. Then I was able to position them just the way I wanted and capture a screen shot, then trim and edit in Gimp.

Is there an easier way? I'm going to be doing this often.
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Apr 9, 2011, 23:21
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RE: How to open 2 images as 2 layers?
Take your screenshot and paste it into GIMP, then assuming you have your play button saved, then go File>Open As Layers, then find your play button and you should be good to go
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Apr 9, 2011, 23:58
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RE: How to open 2 images as 2 layers?
Incredible. I didn't look under file, was expecting it to be in the other dialogues.

Thank you.
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Apr 10, 2011, 00:10
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RE: How to open 2 images as 2 layers?
No Problem Big Grin
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