On Wed, 26 Feb 2003 14:17:21 +0100
Øyvind Kolås <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> * Ernst Lippe <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [030226 14:04]:
> > Non-requirement 1. Preview the rendered results in the original image
> > window.
> > 
> > The rendered image should be shown in the original image window.
> > 
> > Comment: This is one of the suggestions from the GUAD3C meeting.  It
> > does not seem relevant for the preview widget.
> It is relevant in terms of providing a consistent user interface, the
> place in a plug-in's GUI it is natural to place a toggle that controls
> wether the canvas is updated with the preview or not. Is in relation to
> other preview controls.
I am not convinced that this toggle button really logically belongs to 
the preview widget.

> The code neccesary to do this at the moment is quite complex, and
> involves creating temporary layers, messing with the undo state of gimp
> and such. The preview code already wants to be a "proxy" for rendering
> smaller previews using the same API calls as for already modifying the
> actual image, it thus seems like a natural place to add, or at least
> think about such functionality.

I don't see that there is much common code between the preview widget
and the code for showing the result in the original canvas.
In the ideal world both would be part of a standard Gimp preview library.
But for the time being I don't have time to work on this.


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