Post Reply 

Slice image into equilateral triangle pieces

Jun 6, 2014, 11:15
Post: #1
Slice image into equilateral triangle pieces
Hi all,

Would anyone know if it's possible to slice an image in to equilateral triangle pieces of the same size in one go, rather than copying a triangular part of the image one by one?

Many thanks,

Sank
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Jun 6, 2014, 11:47
Post: #2
RE: Slice image into equilateral triangle pieces
Nothing that I know of. Since any image is rectangular and the triangle is part transparency it should be possible to set up some set of masks and guides to guillotine the image.

** https://www.gimp-forum.net/ now answering questions**
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Jun 6, 2014, 11:56
Post: #3
RE: Slice image into equilateral triangle pieces
Thanks for your advice rich2005, I'm pretty new to Gimp, so not sure how to do that! I'll probably revert to copying individual triangle shapes from the image and pasting them into separate files.

Laddsa
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Jun 6, 2014, 12:08
Post: #4
RE: Slice image into equilateral triangle pieces
out of curiosity: why do you want to do this ?

please visit Gimp-Science-Labs Blog
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Jun 6, 2014, 12:20
Post: #5
RE: Slice image into equilateral triangle pieces
Many thanks Ofnuts, that'll certainly make the task easier for me.

@Esper, I'm thinking about developing a mobile game to have images split into various shapes, i.e. triangles. The pieces that make the image will be rotated randomly, so the player will need to tap on them to rotate them and form the final image in a limited number of moves and time period.

Kind regards,

Laddsa
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Jun 6, 2014, 14:15
Post: #6
RE: Slice image into equilateral triangle pieces
I've never coded in Gimp before but have done a little Python programming, but will try to learn how to code for Gimp.
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Jun 7, 2014, 07:53
Post: #7
RE: Slice image into equilateral triangle pieces
Good to know ofnuts, thanks for your advice.

Laddsa
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  image pasting as translucent ??? mylenek 1 337 Sep 5, 2018 08:21
Last Post: paynekj
  Fading around irregular image WarBeer 2 218 Aug 10, 2018 09:05
Last Post: WarBeer
  display of tiff image (colors wrong?) andife 1 274 Jul 12, 2018 09:03
Last Post: paynekj
  What method would I use in Gimp to fix this image? alock 2 236 May 30, 2018 14:57
Last Post: alock
  Hiding image tab michal.peczak 1 220 May 13, 2018 19:19
Last Post: paynekj

Forum Jump:


GIMP ForumPortalArchiveContactTermsRSS