Hi Marius!

I think there are people interested in this enhancement, but it depends 
on how it is prepared and presented.
Currently all dev. stuff is working hardly on 2.4 release so they are a 
bit busy. ;-)

It's usual to write a C patch and try to get it accepted by the dev. here.
Ok currently I' cant provide a C patch but I'm interested in GIMP dev. - 
what to do?

First I think we have to discuss UI questions with the UI guys at 
(hmm - how best to do this?)

Second we have to completely work out the thing to motivate a dev. to 
implement the changes.

I would like to further discuss your enhancement - please contact me via 
private mail so that we can start to work on this... [EMAIL PROTECTED]

--> Some comments to your enhancement post:

01. Yes good idea (but never speak out the evil word pho***o* - dev. are 
a bit sensitive to it ;-)
02. We definitely have to extend the color editing tools because motion 
picture compositing software has far more powerful tools for color 
editing available.
03. a first quick and dirty proof from my side for everyone interested:


Best Regards


Marius B wrote:
> Hi,
> It seems that nobody is interested in this enhancement, but IMO it`s a
> nice feature that is worth discussing.
> I would like to hear your opinion about my mockup of this dialog
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=92732
> in bugreport
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=461658
> I know it`s not perfect, but it`s obvious for me, that the current one
> needs some redesign.
>> Yesterday I filled a bugreport 461658 about this, but I was advised,
>> better to discus this matter here. There I have attached the patch and
>> a mockup.
>> Currently, hue-saturation tool dialog has master button surrounded 
>> with 6 color
>> boxes, whitch changes its color while regulating 
>> hue/lightness/saturation
>> values. Unfortunately it makes this dialog unnesasary big and akward 
>> to use.
>> So my enhancement proposal would be to make this dialog look more like
>> photoshop`s, but of course, not identical. In my opinion, those two hsl
>> gradients can show quite alot information, even without looking at 
>> the modified
>> picture itself. Most important, you can see seamless color 
>> transitions, and
>> compare to the original gradient.
>> As a start, I just added those two gradients, without radicaly 
>> changing this
>> meniu.
>> I should mention, that I encountered a problem with current svn 
>> version, that
>> gimp_gradient_get_color_at function now requires gimpcontext, thou it is
>> absolutely unnecessary in this case, so I dont know how to get it, 
>> and for now,
>> I just made it optional in there.
> Looking forward to healthy discussion
> Marius
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