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GIMP for Absolute Beginners by Roman Joost, Jan Smith

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C H A P T E R   2

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Getting to Know the GIMP Workspace

In This Chapter

  • The quickest way to learn GIMP
  • Starting GIMP
  • GIMP 2.8 workspace
  • Simplifying GIMP's workspace
  • GIMP workspace tour
  • Opening an image
  • Toolbox tour
  • Menus tour
  • Utility docking window tour

Is This Chapter for You?

  • Yes, if you are new to GIMP.
  • Yes, if you have used another image-editing program and are trying out GIMP. If you know Photoshop, also look at the Chapter 10 in the “Hints and Tips” section for Photoshop comparisons.

By now you should have GIMP installed on your computer. Congratulations! One of the hardest things for most beginners is getting started. The next step, ...

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