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Selecting a few characters within a word - how?

Jan 20, 2012, 15:12 (This post was last modified: Jan 20, 2012 15:13 by scanreg.)
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Selecting a few characters within a word - how?
I need to select a few characters within a larger word

BIGselectWORD

I'd like to edit just those internal letters for font size and color, etc, but leave the outer letters alone.

In other graphics progs I've tried, you can usually just select those particular letters and edit but I tried that in gimp but couldn't do it

Can this be done?

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Jan 20, 2012, 15:21
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RE: Selecting a few characters within a word - how?
In, Gimp all the characters in the same Text layer have the same font and size, so you may need more layers. If you only want to change the painting of characters (but not their shape), you can include these characters in a selection (and you can use alpha-lock on the layer to make sure the paint only applies to characters).

One you have created and positioned your layers, you can merge them in one, or better "link" them so they act as one when moved.

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Jan 24, 2012, 19:19
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RE: Selecting a few characters within a word - how?
Thanks very much, that's what I thought

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