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The Book of GIMP by Karine Delvare, Olivier Lecarme

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17.11 The Decor Filters

The Decor menu contains nine entries, but the first and third are grayed out if the image is in grayscale mode, and the last two entries are grayed out if the image is in a color mode. These filters are referred to as decor filters because they add some embellishment to the image, such as a border. We omit the last three filters (Slide, Stencil Carve, and Stencil Chrome) because they are not very useful.

Add Bevel

Add Bevel adds a slight bevel to a selection in the image by creating a new layer from the selection. The dialog contains one parameter, which allows you to set the thickness of the bevel [0 to 30]. The filter can generate a new image instead of changing the source, and the bump layer used for the bevel can be saved ...

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