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7.5.  Neon

7.5.1.  Overview

Figure 16.144.  Applying example for the Neon filter

Applying example for the Neon filter

Original image

Applying example for the Neon filter

Filter “Neon” applied

This filter detects edges in the active layer or selection and gives them a bright neon effect.

You will find in GIMP a script-fu also named Neon, which works in a different manner. The script-fu is an easy shortcut to construct logo-like letters outlined with a configurable neon-effect. See Section 16.18, “ Neon for details.

7.5.2.  Activating the filter

You can find this filter through FiltersEdge DetectNeon....

7.5.3.  Options

Figure 16.145.  Neon filter options

Neon filter options


This option lets you determine how wide the detected edge will be.


This option lets you determine how strong the filter effect will be.

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