Another issue that it would be great to have fixed in 2.4 is temporary
disabling layer transparency when using transformation tools like
Perspective, Shear, Rotate and Scale.

For example, when you create a collage, you often use several
semi-transparent layers and adjust one to another, e.g. by interactive
scaling. But when you start dragging nodes with a Scale tool, a
transparent layer under transformation becomes opaque, until you
finish this transformation. This is quite annoying, because you have
to finish transformation, look, if you did it right, then adjust once
again, finish, look, adjust, finish .... and so on until you are
happy. This is very counterproductive.

User should be able to see lower layers and adjust current layer's
transparency without finishing transformation.

I hope this issue can gain some momentum. Thank you.

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