Feb 072014

Gimp Image Editor Windows Help tutorial will cover the following areas windows, recently closed docks, dockable dialogs, help menu and much more.

Last Updated: May 22, 2023

Latest News: Updated the links below.

This tutorial covers Windows and the Help menu. The good news is that Gimp has a lot support online. There are many great tutorials to help you understand how to use this powerful image editing tool.

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 Windows Help

Step 1 ) Click on Windows menu to edit the following:

  • Recently Closed Docks
  • Dockable Dialogs
  • Toolbox
  • [Untitled]-2.0
  • Hide Docks
  • Single-Window Mode


Step 2 ) Click on Windows -> Recently Closed Docks to view any dock you recently closed. If you haven’t opened any docks then you will not see anything in this menu.


Step 3 ) Click on Windows -> Dockable Dialogs menu to edit the following:

  • Tools Options
  • Device Status
  • Layers
  • Channels
  • Paths
  • Colormap
  • Histogram
  • Selection Editor
  • Navigation
  • Undo History
  • Pointer
  • Sample Points
  • Colors
  • Brushes
  • Paint Dynamics
  • Patterns
  • Gradients
  • Palettes
  • Fonts
  • Tools Presets
  • Buffers
  • Images
  • Document History
  • Templates
  • Error Console


Step 4 ) Click on Help menu to view the following:

  • Help
  • Content Help
  • Tip of the Day
  • About
  • Plug-In Browser
  • Procedure Browser
  • Gimp Online
  • User Manual


Step 5 ) Click on Help -> GIMP Online menu to view the following:

  • Developer Web Site
  • Main Web Site
  • Plug-in Registry
  • User Manual Web Site


Step 6 ) Click on Help -> User Manual menu to view the following:

  • Basic Concepts
  • Create, Open and Save Filters
  • Drawing Simple Objects
  • How to Use Dialogs
  • Preparing your Images for the Web
  • Using Paths
  • Working with Digital Camera Photos



This concludes this part of the tutorial.

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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