Nov 272015

Gimp Image Editor Tools View tutorial will cover the View menu tools. There are many options to select and configure when viewing images, layers and more.

Last Updated: May 22, 2023

Latest News: Updated the links below.

Gimp has many different options for you to choose from to set up the View. This tutorial shows you all the different ways for you to view images etc. More information will be added in the future.

What You Need:

Gimp Image Editor Tutorials:

  1. Layout
  2. Tools Menu File
  3. Tools Edit
  4. Select
  5. View
  6. Image
  7. Layer
  8. Colors
  9. Tools
  10. Filters
  11. Filters Part Two
  12. Filters Part Three
  13. Windows Help

Gimp Image Editor Tools View

Step 1 ) Click on View to work with the following tools:

  • New View
  • Dot for Dot
  • Zoom
  • Shrink Wrap
  • Full Screen
  • Navigation Window
  • Display Filters
  • Show Selection
  • Show Layer Boundary
  • Show Guides
  • Show Grid
  • Show Sample Points
  • Snap to Guides
  • Snap to Grid
  • Snap to Canvas
  • Snap to Active Path
  • Padding Color
  • Show Menubar
  • Show Rulers
  • Show Scrollbars
  • Show Statusbar


Step 2 ) Click on View -> Zoom (100%) to select the many different zooming in and zooming out options.


Step 3 ) Click on View -> Padding Color to select the following options:

  • From Theme
  • Light Check Color
  • Dark Check Color
  • Select Custom Color
  • As in Preferences



Click on the following link Image to learn more about the menu.

I will update this tutorial from time to time. So keep coming back for the latest. If you have any questions please let me know.


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