Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 09:05:36 -0800
From: Tom Lechner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
On 11/10/2007 08:01:39 AM, Sven Neumann wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 21:04 -0800, Tom Lechner wrote:
> > 1. Angled Linear Guides
> > Double click on a line defines a center of rotation.
> Double-clicking doesn't work for this. Apart from the fact that we
> don't use double-click at all in the GIMP user interface, it is also
> extremely difficult to define a position precisely this way.
> If we really need angled guides, then there's needs to be a way move
> the center of rotation precisely.
I don't understand the double click prohibition. Seeing as how the
mouse barely moves during a double click, how is that less precise
than a single click? Anyway, if you are one pixel off, you can
still move the thing. If double click is out of the question, then
have control- click define the center point.
Think about the mechanical action required for a double click: you
have to hold the mouse very carefully while clicking it twice in rapid
succession. It would be very easy to move it by several pixels while
you're doing it.
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