Simon Budig ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: > Sven Neumann ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: > > Well, we do that already for the alpha channel lock and it doesn't > > seem to work that badly. Sooner or later we will probably want to add > > more such toggles. > > actually the alpha channel lock is a major source of confusion, > sometimes even for me. "Huh, painting doesn't work". Also it has a > different use pattern: Your descision if you need to toggle it depends > only on the layer itself. This is - as I explained - very much different > from locking the layer completely: Your attention shifts to a different > group of layers and you want to toggle this on multiple layers > simultaneously. With your proposed solution it would be a major PITA to > do this.
Maybe a better comparison is the visibility toggle: It would become a major PITA to use if it were a button on top of the dockable. It has a similiar meaning: It controls a single property of a single layer, but is frequently used for multiple different layers at once. Bye, Simon -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://simon.budig.de/ _______________________________________________ Gimp-developer mailing list Gimpfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.xcf.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer