Hi, On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 6:41 AM, Daniel Hornung <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hi, > > in case it's not too late (meaning "a brand-new floating selection replacement > is to be implemented soon"), I have a small proposal to make the current > behaviour a bit more user-friendly: > > While working on a floating selection, clicking outside the floating selection > with a modifier key pressed ("Alt" seems to be free for that at the moment), a > new layer should be created in the same way as pressing the "new layer" button > in the layers dialog. > > Current status: > When the mouse is outside the floating selection, a single click will anchor > the floating selection to its current "parent" layer. This behaviour is also > announced in the status bar. > > Rationale: > Creating a new layer from a floating selection is needed about as often as > anchoring it (if not more often). Thus a handy way to do this without moving > the mouse across the desktop should be provided. There seems to be a default > shortcut for this already (Ctrl+Shit+N), but esp. for tablet users a single > click would be faster. Alt+click doesn't seem to be used for anything special > at the moment yet. > > What do you think? This is usually effectively the same as pasting (ctrl+V for most people, Insert for me). Is creating a floating selection that does not match the clipboard contents a common use case, or do we just need to document this behaviour better?
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