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Gimp Mac: Need to put two pictures side by side

On one image.

How do I do this? I assume a new Layer would be smart, but can not get this to work.

They are different heights and will need slight adjustments to dimensions.

This one does not work...


I do not see the second image...

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Fixer of Problems
Most Valuable Expert 2014
Open the first image and save it under new name for editing.  Open the second image.  Check the dimensions and adjust what you need to be the same.  That would be the vertical pixels if the images are supposed to be side by side.

Go back to the first image.  Adjust the canvas size to equal the width of the two images added together.  Copy the second image and paste it into a new layer in the first image.
Joe WinogradDeveloper
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Most Valuable Expert 2018
Lots of ways to do it. Here's one:

File>Open first image

Image>Canvas Size

Set the Width big enough to accommodate both images side-by-side and the height big enough to accommodate the highest image and click Resize

Layer>Layer to Image Size

File>Open second image

Select>All (Ctrl-A on Windows — don't know for Mac)

Edit>Copy (Ctrl-C on Windows — don't know for Mac)

Return to window with first image and Edit>Paste (Ctrl-V on Windows — don't know for Mac)

Tools>Transform Tools>Move

Left-click and drag the pasted second image to be side-by-side with the first image — drop it wherever you want

You'll probably want to do a File>Export As

Regards, Joe
I do not see the second image...
it is most likely UNDER the first image!

if you used  File>Open As Layers, then simply toggle the first layer off/on by clicking on the Eye Icon on the corresponding layer

then, as mentioned above, use Image>Canvas Size to adjust the canvas as required
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer


I do not see an Eye icon...this is the Mac version
Dave BaldwinFixer of Problems
Most Valuable Expert 2014
The 'Eye' is in the layers dialog/list which is usually on the right.
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer


Sorry, I can not display the picture

I do not see it anywhere...
if you have 2 images open, then you should see something as above...

on the right, i have selected the Layers tab and you can see a thumbnail preview of each image

to the left of each thumbnail preview is an EYE

clicking on the EYE will toggle the layer on/off
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer


I see the eye. Thanks.
eye, eye captain
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer


You know what they say...

Two eyes are better than one!