View Full Version : Can you rotate images in GIMP?

2007-12-09, 09:42 PM
Not by angles like 90 and 180, I mean more fine tuned. For instance, the hobo in the first panel of this comic (http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0511.html) is leaning over. So what I mean is, could you draw that straight up and down and then rotate it? Thanks for any help.

2007-12-09, 10:27 PM
What you can do is put whatever you want to rotate in its own layer and use Layer>Transform>Arbitrary Rotation. If you're working on an existing document, you can select what you want to rotate and Select>Float will give you the layer you can rotate.

So... Yes, yes you can rotate things in GIMP.

Edit: Hmm... just noticed the "Rotate layer or selection" tool. Shift-R should give you all the options you need.

2007-12-12, 05:38 PM
Yes, just select something then press the rotation tool on the main tools menu. It looks like this:
Then click and drag on your selection to rotate it. You can also input a specific number of degrees with the dialogue box.