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How to move an selected area in Gimp

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  1. Press r (or click Tools -> Selection Tools -> Rectangle Select) and then left click and drag to place a dotted rectangle around an area
  2. Hover your mouse over the dotted rectangle.  While holding Ctrl and Alt, hold left click and then use your mouse to drag the selection.

In this example, the dotted rectange was placed around the text 8.0%.  The text 8.0% was then moved.

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