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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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Using web design-oriented filters

These three filters are oriented to help you use your images in web pages.

How to do it...

Web filters can be applied by following these steps:

  1. Open any existing image.
  2. If you want to apply the effect to an area of it, use the Selection Tool (Optional).
  3. Choose any of the Web filters, modify parameters, and apply.

Image Map takes a layer as input and allows you to quickly divide an image and define areas where the user can click and go to different links, execute JavaScript functions, and so on. Nowadays, image maps are not used very much because of Flash and JavaScript development, but they can be a useful and quick way to get a nice-looking page. It's a complex filter, but basically, once you select the filter ...

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