Re: GIMP <> TIF layers

Subject: Re: GIMP <> TIF layers
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <chrismorton11 -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 11:54:14 -0700

GIMP doesn't work well with mutli-layer TIFs.
It can read them as a single image, and you
can use alpha channel to separate the layers,
but then you have to output each layer to a
separate TIF and use another program like
Enblend to recombine them into another
multi-layer TIF.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Morton" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
> This morning I was asked to change the text on a button appearing in
> our
> software. I don't have Photoshop, but do have Gimp 2.4.7 installed.
> The original art was a TIF that had three layers, I was told. I
> couldn't get
> GIMP to show them to me.
> When we went to another user's PC and opened the TIF in Photoshop CS3
> Extended, there were the three layers and the text was easily changed
> for
> each of the three layers.
> Is displaying/editing TIF layers a function that GIMP does not yet
> include?


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