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2.6 Manipulating Layers

As already discussed, layers are the most important image components for image manipulation. They are the basic raw materials you want to work with and combine. In most every GIMP project, layers need to be moved, resized, positioned, transformed, cut, pasted, and so on. These types of layer operations are discussed in this section.

2.6.1 Positioning Layers

One of the most basic layer operations is positioning. Compositing from a set of raw image materials requires that the various components, each on a separate layer, be appropriately positioned. This section describes several techniques for layer positioning.

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