I'm new to the list (and to GIMP development) so you'll have to excuse
my general noob-ness. I've been using the GIMP for a few years now, and
one of the features I often use is the Animation-Playback plugin. Now, I
know about GAP (and I use that, too) but the Playback function is still
a staple of GIMP use for me. And with that in mind, I thought that this
part of GIMP could really use some love; the TO-DO comments have been
there for, what, 10 years now?
Now me, I'm very much a beginner when it comes to C, GTK+ and GIMP
internals, so I can't really do all that much at this point. What I
found I can do (for myself, even if not for inclusion in the stable
add a UI element for default frame duration. This is something which for
me is very important: I work mostly at 12 FPS, so the implicit 100ms is
not good enough for me. To this end, I added another combo box to the
animation-playback window, with a set of predefined (standard)
framerates. I also changed the listing in the duration adjuster combo
from % values to 'x'. To me this seems more intuitive (as I think that
many people who see the original % values will initially think that the
adjuster is used for zoom, rather than speed).
Here is a screenshot to see what I mean:
Source code can be downloaded from:
The source file is modified from the 2.7 version in git. Now, being a
noob, I have yet to find a way to compile this as a stand-alone plugin.
If I use the gimptool, I get "initializer element is not constant"
errors in 'ui_manager_new'. The only way I could compile this was by
doing a full GIMP build from the git source. And while this works in
Linux, I can't use this method on Windows. I was able to compile other
plugins on Windows, but I never managed to sort out all dependencies for
a full Win32 GIMP build. Could anyone help with this?
Also, what do you guys think (in code and design terms) about these UI
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