Re: several images combined in a single file

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On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Owen <rcook@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Dear All,
>>
>> I am using GIMP 2.6.1 on Ubuntu 8.10
>>
>> I wonder if there is a way to combine a few images in one file, so
>> that
>> they will be placed side by side (something like tiles) in columns
>> spanning across several rows? All images are of the same size which is
>> predefined (7cm x 7cm). I want to print them as a single file.
>>
>> It looks like a trivial problem, but I cannot find a solution.
>>
>> Suggestions?

IMO this problem is better dealt with by ImageMagick, which has a
'montage' command for this purpose.

>
>
> How many images?
>
> Say there are 10 images and you want two rows.
>
> File->New and set the size of the new image to 35cmx14cm and white
> background
>
> Then add 10 layers, name the layers picture1-picture10
>
> Go to your first image and copy it
>
> Select the first layer and paste it
>
> Then position it
>
> The anchor it
>
> Then do image 2 on layer 2 as the active layer etc until all is done

If you do it this way, I suggest setting up the grid and enabling
'snap to grid' first :)

David
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