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Re: Transparency Help Please... smooth edges?

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  • choochalabs
    What version of gimp and platform you are on ? This is something strange I heard, what I usually do is export bmp and then convert it to gif, and I never faced
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      What version of gimp and platform you are on ?
      This is something strange I heard, what I usually do is export bmp and
      then convert it to gif, and I never faced such quality loos you are
      talking about. btw, is font itself pixel or vector ?

      regards

      --- In thegimp2@yahoogroups.com, xn1x <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello,
      >
      > I'm new to using The Gimp. I've been trying to save a name using
      > the transparency feature. Lets say the name is "Popeye" I know
      > that GIF and PNG will save the image with out a background. I used
      > the Text tool and changed the font and size and wrote Popeye in that
      > little dialog box on a transparent background. I exported the file
      > as a gif and saved it. Anyway, the background does come out
      > transparent except the letters have lost their smooth edges. It is
      > rough around the edges . What can I do to fix this? I've tried
      > saving it different ways but it always came out the same. Looks like
      > someone took a scissor and cut it out. I must be doing something
      > wrong or missing a few steps. Thanks
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