Re: How to insert text foreground and background color and stroke it

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On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 02:28:55 +0000 (UTC)
user1 <bqz69@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I would like to insert several small rectangles of text with a
> certain background and foreground color with a stroke around.
> 
> E.g. black text on white background color and a selection stroke
> around each rectangle.
> 
> Each text piece should be inserted in one go.
> 
> I mean the above items should be part of the text tools options.
> 
> When I e.g. have a green forest, it is difficult to make a text color 
> stand clear against the green leaves.
> 
> As it is now I have to make a selection and stroke it, and then fill
> it with white, and then insert the text with black.
> 
> Is there a way to do this already?
>


Why use black text? Change the color of the text to suit.

See Fig 6.5.2 in http://docs.gimp.org/2.6/en/gimp-tool-text.html


Owen
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