i end up doing both.
maybe a keystroke for layer,
or new image?
with a preference for the default action...
dropping on the layer dialog is good
idea as well.

On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Brendan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On Tuesday 04 November 2008, peter sikking wrote:
> > Sven Neumann wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 23:35 +0100, Martin Nordholts wrote:
> > >> Dropping on the Emtpy Image Window opens as layers (just as
> > >> dropping on
> > >> an already open image).
> > >>
> > >> To open them as separate images, drop on the toolbox instead.
> > >
> > > I am not so sure if this was good decision to make. I don't quite
> > > remember if Peter suggested that we do it this way. Peter, are you
> > > listening...?
> >
> > yes I am and this is an area that was not fully chewed for 2.6.
> >
> > to keep the "see Wilber, drop files" mantra going strong,
> > the best thing is to enforce one rule:
> >
> > "Dropping files on Wilber (==the GIMP app) will open these files
> > in GIMP, as separate images"
> >
> > Wilber is in the toolbox and the no-image-window.
> >
> > Combine that with the rule:
> >
> > "drop files on an image window and you get those files within
> > that image as layers"
>
> How about "If I want this specific action (Adding Layers), I'll drop files
> on
> the Layer dialog"
>
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