Commit f6d5af1e authored by Sven Neumann's avatar Sven Neumann

Fixed some typos and updated the man-page. Could someone please check for a

way to install the man-page by default ?!?


--Sven
parent 81916ded
Mon Apr 13 13:40:50 MEST 1998 Sven Neumann <sven@gimp.org>
*docs/gimp.1: fixes and updates to the man-page
Mon Apr 13 13:00:20 MEST 1998 Sven Neumann <sven@gimp.org>
* gimp_tips.txt: more tips and nicer line wrap
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.TH GIMP 1 "19 Feb 1998" Version 1.0
.TH GIMP 1 "13 Apr 1998" Version 1.0
.SH NAME
Gimp - an image manipulation and paint program.
.SH SYNOPSIS
......@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@ to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global resources
stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
.SH FILES
Most gimp configuration is read in from the users init file,
Most gimp configuration is read in from the users init file,
\fB$HOME\fP/.gimp/gimprc. The sytem wide equivalent is in
\fB$PREFIX\fP/share/gimp/gimprc. The system wide file is parsed first
and the user gimprc can override the sytem
......@@ -101,21 +101,25 @@ such as widget color and fonts sizes can be set here.
\fB$HOME\fP/.gimp/plug-ins - location of user installed plugins.
\fB$HOME\fP/.gimp/pluginrc - plugin initialization values are stored
here. This file is parsed onstartup and regenerated if need be.
here. This file is parsed on startup and regenerated if need be.
\fB$HOME\fP/.gimp/tmp - default location that gimp uses as temporary space.
Gimp's data files are stored in \fB$PREFIX\fP/share/gimp where
Gimp's data files are stored in \fB$PREFIX\fP/share/gimp where
\fB$PREFIX\fP is set on install, but is typically /usr/local.
\fB$PREFIX\fP/share/gimp/brushes - system wide brush files.
\fB$HOME\fP/.gimp/palettes - user created and installed brush
\fB$HOME\fP/.gimp/brushes - user created and installed brush
files. This files are in the .gbr (gimp brush) format.
\fB$PREFIX\fP/share/gimp/palettes - the system wide palette files.
\fB$PREFIX\fP/share/gimp/palettes - the system wide palette files. The
files are copied to the user palettes directory when gimp is first ran
to allow the user to modify the palettes. This directory is not searched
for palettes by default.
\fB$HOME\fP/.gimp/palettes - user created and modified palette files.
\fB$HOME\fP/.gimp/palettes - copies of the system palette files as well as
user created and modified palette files.
\fB$PREFIX\fP/share/gimp/patterns - basic set of patterns for use in
gimp.
......@@ -172,29 +176,37 @@ both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
supporting documentation.
.SH SUGGESTIONS AND BUG REPORTS
Any bugs found should be reported to the Gimp Developer mailing list
at gimp-developer@scam.xcf.berkeley.edu. Before reporting bugs, please
check to see if the bug is mentioned in the FAQ's or the mailing list
archive. See the section on Other Info for locations of these.
When supporting Gimp bugs, it is important to include a
reliable way to reproduce the bug, verison number of Gimp (and
probabaly GTK), OS name and verison, and any relevant hardware
specs. It is also very important to include as much info about the
Xserver the problem was found on as possible including at least server
Any bugs found should be reported to the Gimp Developer mailing list
at gimp-developer@scam.xcf.berkeley.edu or you may want to make use
of the online bug-tracking system available on the web at
http://www.wilberworks.com/bugs.html.
Before reporting bugs, please check to see if the bug is mentioned
in the FAQ's or the mailing list archive. See the section on Other
Info for locations of these.
When reporting Gimp bugs, it is important to include a
reliable way to reproduce the bug, version number of Gimp (and
probably GTK), OS name and verison, and any relevant hardware
specs. It is also very important to include as much info aas possible
about the Xserver the problem was found on including at least server
name, the visual, and the bit depth.
If a bug is causing a crash, it is very useful if a stack trace
If a bug is causing a crash, it is very useful if a stack trace
can be provided. And of course, patches to rectify the bug are even
better.
.SH OTHER INFO
The cannonical place to find GIMP info is at http://www.gimp.org.
The cannonical place to find GIMP info is at http://www.gimp.org.
Here you can find links to just about every other gimp site, tutorials, data
sets, mailing list archives, and more.
There is also a Gimp User Manual available at
There is also a Gimp User Manual available at
http://www.dtek.chalmers.se/~d95olofs/manual/ that goes into much more detail
about the interactive use of Gimp.
The latest version of Gimp and the gtk libs is always available at
The latest version of Gimp and the gtk libs is always available at
ftp://ftp.gimp.org.
.SH AUTHORS
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