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(New page: == Creating the announcement banner for the COSMOS home page == # Download and install [http://www.gimp.org/ The GIMP] for your platform # Start the GIMP # Open a previous banner image. ...)
 
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# Start the GIMP
 
# Start the GIMP
 
# Open a previous banner image.  All previous ones are in CVS, or you can just save the current one off the [http://www.eclipse.org/cosmos COSMOS home page].
 
# Open a previous banner image.  All previous ones are in CVS, or you can just save the current one off the [http://www.eclipse.org/cosmos COSMOS home page].
# From the Edit menu, choose Colors > Colorize
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# From the '''Edit''' menu, choose '''Colors > Colorize'''
# Change the Hue, Saturation, and Lightness values to your liking.  Generally a Saturation of 100 and a medium Lightness (22?) works well.  The Hue is the thing that gives you the different colors.  Click OK.
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# Change the Hue, Saturation, and Lightness values to your liking.  Generally a '''Saturation''' of 100 and a medium Lightness (22?) works well.  The Hue is the thing that gives you the different colors.  Click OK.
# File > Save As... a new name
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# '''File > Save As...''' a new name
  
 
You're all done!
 
You're all done!
  
 
[[Category:COSMOS]]
 
[[Category:COSMOS]]

Revision as of 17:05, 9 November 2009

Creating the announcement banner for the COSMOS home page

  1. Download and install The GIMP for your platform
  2. Start the GIMP
  3. Open a previous banner image. All previous ones are in CVS, or you can just save the current one off the COSMOS home page.
  4. From the Edit menu, choose Colors > Colorize
  5. Change the Hue, Saturation, and Lightness values to your liking. Generally a Saturation of 100 and a medium Lightness (22?) works well. The Hue is the thing that gives you the different colors. Click OK.
  6. File > Save As... a new name

You're all done!