basic photoshop question

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  1. Euclid

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    I would like to caption photos like this one:

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    In particular I want to recreate the effect of making white text with a black border. How is this done?
     
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    Make sure your foreground color is white and select the text tool.
    Click on the image and type the caption you want.
    Right click on the text layer in your Layers column and press "blending options"
    Go to the "stroke" option, and set size to 2px, position to "outside", and color to black.
    Press OK.
     
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    Thanks! Unfortunately I can't figure out how to interpret these in The Gimp (I don't actually have Photoshop).

    Can anyone translate?
     
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    Anyone? :wavey:
     
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    Make sure your foreground color is white and select the text tool.
    Click on the image and type the caption you want.
    Right click on the text layer in your Layers column and press "blending options"
    Go to the "stroke" option, and set size to 2px, position to "outside", and color to black.
    Press OK.
     

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