> I have been using GIMP for a few months now and there is a feature that
> I have wanted to have and think about every time I open up GIMP.
> The feature is mainly for the possibility of having "templates". The
> idea is that you can place a layer that is a link to a certain image, so
> you can have 9 layers on top of each other and each one being an image.
> The idea is that you no longer have to "Load image as layer" every time
> you change an image because the layer would be the image and would
> update itself.
> To give an example, let's say you have a template with different images
> being buttons, menus and background/foreground. You have a window open
> with all the different linked layers positioned to be how you want it on
> your site or final look. Now, when you change one of the images, you can
> see what the result will look like from looking at the window with the
> template. Benefit being speed ( you don't have to look for the file or
> any of the tedious crap ) and ease which are two things I like to think
> GIMP excels over all competitors with.
TBH, this sounds more like a vector editing feature than a raster editing
feature. Have you tried inkscape?
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