On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, Gezim Hoxha wrote:

> Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 13:36:47 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Gezim Hoxha <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-developer] first impressions of GIMP 2.0
> One of the tools that I absolutely love is the
> "dynamic" shortcut tool. If you set this in the
> preferences, then go to one menu highlight a tool then
> just press a letter, this letter will become the new
> shortcut of the tool and it's sweet :) (I should say
> that it took a while to discover this nice thing).
> And I haven't really used photoshop since 5.5 and the
> other day I see this guy makes a selection and then
> the selection gets some handles on it...he just drags
> the handles and makes it how big he wants it to
> be....that was really amazing to see, had never seen
> it before...so if gimp were to implement this I would
> love it.

Try the scale tool in the toolbox, it allows you to do something very
close to what you are describing.  (In Gimp 2 it is between the rotate
tool and the shear tool, I find the icons confusingly similar but look
carefully and you will see it is available).

- Alan H.

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