How can I shrink these areas using gimp?
I have an imagemap. I want to shrink to areas that are pink and are overlays when hovering the mouse over the map to highlight the selected region. Now I can't seem to shrink the pink areas that are used for highlighting the regions. If I press shrink then it seems like only a preview and the areas are not shrunk. I need a way to remove the areas that I want removed.
To scale a selection we can not use the Select > Shrink... tool, as this will only change the dimensions of the selection but not selected area.
To scale a selected image area we can do the following:
- Select area to scale.
- Create a "floating selection" with Select > Float Shift+Ctrl+L.
- Select the floating selection.
- Choose the scale tool (Shift+T) to open below dialog from where you can scale by pixel dimensions, metric size, or percentage.