Subject: Re: off topic: gimp
To: None <,>
From: Masao Uebayashi <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/11/2001 18:42:13
> Is there any real document anywhere on this earth that explains one step at a
> time how to create a graphical text .gif file with gimp?
> The stuff on seems to refer to refer to some software somewhere 
> else on the planet that is not gimp as it is in recent pkgarc.
> I just want to produce a simple .gif with black text and a white background,
> and as far as I can tell. gimp can't do that or much of anything else either.

This seems to me what you want...

If you want to save an image as GIF, you have to tell Gimp that the
image is index-coloured. Click left button on the image and follow
'Image', 'Mode' and pick 'Indexed...'. Now you can select 'GIF' format
when you save the image.