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Re: Problem removing isolated points.

  • Subject: Re: Problem removing isolated points.
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 01 May 2006 14:34:50 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.graphics.apps.gimp
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [ Lyle Walsh ] on Monday 01 May 2006 00:03 \__

> <418928@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:1146412851.091055.17070@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Hi everybody,
>> I have a transparent gif and I'm trying to remove some isolated white
>> pixels. I have tried to follow the advice in:
>> about using despeckle but I didn't succeed in removing the noise. Maybe
>> is a problem because of the use of a transparent background? Please,
>> let me know about any suggestion.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> S.
> Hi S, I'm a Newb but seems like Brute Force may be the simples solution -
> just go and smudge, clone or paint over the bad boys.  FWIW
> [sSs]Bison_Boy

My guess is that the OP has a transparent layer which is active while the
noise exists in a different layer. Open the layers menu and try selecting
the layer which contains the unwanted pixels. If transparency is
unimportant, you may wish to just merge all the layers (flatten image),
which simplifies matters at the expense of some information loss (elemental

Hope it helps,


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