Pinehead.com: Gimp: Adding TextMar 18, 2001, 12:46 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Maddog for this link. ]
"The GIMP offers several methods for adding text to your graphics. You can use the "Add Text" tool or the more versatile "Dynamic Text."
"Start by creating a new image. Add some color using the fill or gradient tool. When you've done this change the foreground color to the color you'll want to use for your text. Use something that will look good with the color(s) you've used to fill the background layer and will contrast with those colors enough to show up. Now select the big T ("Add text to the image") in the toolbox and left click inside your image. The "Text Tool" dialog box will open...."