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Beginning GIMP: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition by Akkana Peck

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Chapter 12. Additional Topics

By now, you're familiar with most of the basic techniques of image manipulation available in GIMP. In this chapter, I'll show you a few details that haven't been covered, explore ways of customizing GIMP, and describe some web resources that can help you learn even more. The chapter will cover the following:

  • Printing

  • Screen shots and scanners: the Acquire menu

  • GIMP preferences

  • GIMP configuration files

  • Additional resources

Printing

Printing in GIMP isn't built-in; it's handled by a plug-in. That means printing may be different on various platforms. In addition, it changes with GIMP version. So the first step is to find out which printing system is available to you.

GIMP for Windows uses the standard Windows print dialogs. ...

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