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stettybet0

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when trying to animate a gif in gimp, i can't get the frames to switch any faster than 100ms. I'm trying to make them switch every 50ms. I have done both:

framename(50ms)(replace)

for every frame

AND i've tryed

framename

and when I save, I choose "for frames where no time is set, what do you want time to be?" as 50ms and "for frames where neither combine or replace are set, which do you want?" is set to replace.

Neither seem to help. Replace works, but the frames travel the same as if they were set at 100ms. I am able to get them to go slower than 100ms.

any suggestions?
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mpfeif101

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Quoted from the GIMP website:

In every GIF animation you are allowed to specify the delay between frames. That way you can create a 12 second animation using only a few frames, because the delay does not have to be constant. In GIMP you specify the delay as a layer comment. Just double-click the layer comment in the layers' window and a delay in ms enclosed in brackets ().


http://www.gimp.org/...ple_Animations/
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stettybet0

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that wasn't my problem, i had (50ms) just like that <<. i sorted it out though, it was just that my old computer was too slow! on my faster computer, it ran fine.

another very odd problem: i have a 150 frame gif animation made in gimp. when i try to view it with "windows picture viewer (or something like that)" it freezes at about frame 110.

when i try to use that same gif in a visual basic .net project i'm working on, it also freezes (in the same place) and says "generic exception in GDI+".

however, when i put the same gif into an html file and open with IE, it works fine...

what gives?

thanks,
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