Thanks Liam. I suppose this will work okay for my purpose. Thanks for the tip.
-C On 27 Apr 2016 6:09 pm, "Liam R. E. Quin" <l...@holoweb.net> wrote: > On Wed, 2016-04-27 at 09:03 +0100, C R wrote: > > I assume the reasoning behind using cubic as the default for all the > > scale > > and transform tools is to cut back on the complaints of how slow GIMP > > is at > > the moment, but the quality loss in the current cubic interpolation > > algorithm is quite bad. > > It depends on what you're doing - in some cases Cubic gives better > results. In addition nohalo and lohalo can take several minutes to > scale an image. > > You can change the default tool option in preferences/tool options. > > > Also, it's probably safe to assume that if the user chooses an > > interpolation type in the tool, they are saying something about the > > quality of the results they are after vs speed. I think setting the > > value in one tool should set the value automatically in other tools, > > and treat it as a "global" value of sorts. > > I'd rather see it moved out of tool options and into preferences with a > single setting in that case. In practice I fairly often copy a small > section of an image and experiment with a cobination of blur and > different downsizing algorithms. In addition, more upscaling options > would be good, maybe after 2.10 - waifu2x, if unencumbered, would be a > good candidate. So I think having the algorithm choice right there in > scale image makes experimentation easier, and helps people dscover the > option. > > So maybe a preference to say the default would be good. And hey! there > is one :-) > > Liam > > -- > Liam R. E. Quin <l...@holoweb.net> > _______________________________________________ gimp-developer-list mailing list List address: firstname.lastname@example.org List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list