Apply a Value Propagate Filter to an Image in the GIMP Application

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    You should have the program 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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    Move the cursor to "Distorts".
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    Then, click "Value Propagate..." from the menu that appears.
    A dialogue box will appear with a preview of your image.
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    You can click and drag the preview or click the scrollbars and arrows to navigate your image preview.
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    If you cannot see the preview image, please ensure that the "Preview" box inside the dialogue window is checked.
    Now, you can begin experimenting with your settings.
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    You can click one of the "Mode" options.
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    In the "Propagate" settings, you can adjust "Lower threshold", "Upper threshold", and "Propagating rate".
    You can do this by clicking and dragging the scrollbars or by simply typing the value that you want in the box on the right.
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    Then, you can check or uncheck the alignment options.
    You have four options to check or uncheck: "To top", "To right", "To bottom", and "To left". This will align the image to the checked sides.
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    If you are satisfied with your settings, then click "OK" to apply them to your image.
    A green bar will appear to show that the changes are being applied.
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