On Fri, 12 Nov 2004, David Odin wrote:

> Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 01:02:31 +0100
> From: David Odin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: Alan Horkan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-developer] canvas background options
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 11:06:21PM +0000, Alan Horkan wrote:
> >
> > I noticed the Canvas background colour options under the Image menu in the
> > gimp 2.2.
> >
> > In gimp 2.0 this option was fairly discrete and was available on the top
> > right just above the scrollbar which seemed fair enough even if it was
> > not something I would ever change (except perhaps by changing my desktop
> > theme).
> >
> > Is this feature really important to some users, so much so that it needs
> > menu items?  I am suggesting it would be better to put this in the
> > preferences if at all rather than cluttering the menus.
> >
>   Yes, this feature is important to me at least.  It is important to
> have a dark surrounding around a dark image and a light one around a
> light image, so you can judge the contrast better.

I can understand how that would require you to change it regularly and why
you might want a menu item for it.
How did you like how the feature was presented in 2.0 or were you unaware
of it until it was given a prominant menu item?

- Alan H.
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