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How to use Green Screen on the gimp


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I am a totally new at Gimp and would like some help with a project I am doing...I found this totorial on how to use green screen or blue/orange screen in the gimp here is the article i found:

http://software.news...?tid=75&tid=131

I always get to the step where i have cut the green out but the image that is left is on a whit background and i can't get "the marching ant line" aroundd the image i have left so i can cut it out and paste it unto a transparent layer so i can put it untop of another image!

can anyone help me with this or give me a better way as soon as you can
thanks a lot
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are you using the "select contiguous regions" tool to select the image??
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to select the color screen i am using the "select regions by color" tool than clicking on the green/blue screen an hitting cut i am left with the image i want on a white background and am stuck there. Should i use a differnt tool

Edited by Josiah, 17 February 2006 - 04:18 PM.

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if nobody on this forum can help me, could you point me to another forum?
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AFTER selecting regions by color...and removing all the green...you can use the contiguous area selector to select all that white...then invert the selection and drag the central (non green) image over to your transparent background...or wherever
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thanks so much it worked great (and it came just in time for my deadline)
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