Apply Neon Filter Effect to Image in the GIMP Application

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    You should have GIMP open and an image ready to use.
    For more information, refer to our tutorials on how to open GIMP and how to open existing documents in GIMP.
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    First, click "Filters" at the top left-hand side of the window.
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    Then, move the cursor to "Edge-Detect".
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    Click "Neon..." in the menu that appears.
    A dialogue box will appear with a preview of the image.
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    If you cannot see the preview image, ensure that the "Preview" box inside the dialogue window is checked.
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    You can click and drag the preview or click the scrollbars and arrows to navigate your image here.
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    You can change the "Radius" value of the neon effect.
    You can do it by clicking and dragging the scrollbar or by typing the value that you want in the box on the right.
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    Then, you can change "Amount" in the same way.
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    If you are satisfied with your settings, then click "OK" to apply them to your image.
    The "Neon" effect identifies outlines and applies the neon-like colors to them.
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