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Old 09-05-2013, 05:15 PM
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Default GIMP Transparency Help

So I'm trying to make an animated GIF with a transparent background; actually, I'm trying to make my current avatar have a transparent background. I've made all of the backgrounds transparent of course, but when it's played back, I can see the previous layers behind it. Is this just something that it does in the playback because GIMP is stupid? Or am I doing something wrong?
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:03 PM
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Default Re: GIMP Transparency Help

GIF can either replace frames or stack them on top of each other when it comes to transparency. As far as I can tell, to get GIMP to use replace mode, you have to add (replace) to the end of every layer name.
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Old 09-06-2013, 12:46 AM
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Default Re: GIMP Transparency Help

When you export it as a .gif for the first time, it'll show up with a little dialog box in which you can set both the default frame speed and whether they're cumulative or replacable by default. You /can/ add (replace) at the end of every frame name, but that's kind of a lot of effort.
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[02:22:35] +Superbird: ok seriously tho can I get some opinions on modern art
[02:22:42] +Superbird: its important
[02:23:18] @amr97: Modern art includes artistic works produced during the period extending roughly from the 1860s to the 1970s, and denotes the style and philosophy of the art produced during that era.
[02:23:20] @amr97: The term is usually associated with art in which the traditions of the past have been thrown aside in a spirit of experimentation.
[02:24:26] +Superbird: opinions, amr97, not definitions
[02:24:49] @amr97: oh
[02:24:52] @amr97: i don't get it
[02:24:56] @amr97: is my opinion
[02:25:04] +Superbird: oh ffs
[02:25:28] +Superbird: maybe i should give up and try a different room
[02:25:32] @amr97: probably tbh
[02:26:19] @SamVGC: i think this chatroom
[02:26:22] @SamVGC: is an art form
[02:26:26] @Dog-for-Dinner: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Opinions+on+Modern+Art
[02:26:47] +Superbird: dong-for-dinner that is not a thing to be goggled
[02:26:50] +Superbird: *dog
[02:26:51] +Superbird: *google
[02:27:02] @amr97: dong-for-dinner lmao
[02:27:07] @amr97: that had to be intentional
[02:27:18] +Superbird: 100% wasn't
[02:27:28] +Superbird: i'm so used to typing dingram's name that
[02:27:45] +Superbird: anything starting with the same first letter
[02:28:17] @Dog-for-Dinner: why is it not a thing to be googled
[02:28:23] @Dog-for-Dinner: google is the story of my high school
[02:28:33] +Superbird: you dont google opinions
[02:28:36] +Superbird: you google facts
[02:28:52] @Dog-for-Dinner: seems like a science student is trying to study humanities
[02:28:56] @Dog-for-Dinner: and is having a hard time
[02:29:00] +Superbird: ^
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