Liam R E Quin wrote:
> Some nits ,some -- especially (2) and (4) -- bigger than others...
> (1) The file->export dialogue action button says save, not export
> (sounds really minor but given the save/export changes, can actually
> be confusing)
> (2) The default save location should not be ~/Documents in the case that
> a file has been imported - it should default to the directory
> containing the imported image (see the spec)
> (3) in most programs, "save" mirrors "open", and "export" mirrors
> "import" - if GIMP is erally an XCF editor, "open" should work
> for .xcf and .xcf.gz files, and File->import should be there for
> the "rare" 99% case when you want e.g. to touch up a photo, and
> open a non-xcf file. So, please add file->import, with "import"
> as the label on the dialogue box. (I think?)
> (4) images interfere with each other. E.g. open a colour image, and a
> grayscale one, and watch the colour one turn to grayscale whenever
> the grayscae one becomes active... and the grey one goes to RGB
> seemingly at random, too. This and (2) are making it difficult
> to use GIMP right now.
> (5) I'm not sure that the image title bar is up to spec at all times
> with respect to imported/exported. At any rate the little language
> for setting the image title in preferences probably needs to be
> expanded to include
> . the imported image name & (separately) folder
> . the last exported filename & (separately) folder
> . the (imported) / (exported) string
> (6) There needs to be indication in the title bar (by
> default) of when an image has been exported/overwritten, not only
> immediately, but for the rest of the session, e.g. as
> *warmsock (*exported)
> warmsock (*exported)
> warmsock (exported)
> *warmsock (exported)
> depending on whether the image has been changed since last saved or
> exported respectively. Not doing this means that people will lose
> work. There have already been requests to get rid of the "file has
> not been saved" message when you close the image, since in most (no
> all) workflows it's bogus, as the exported image is the final
> product. So, people get used to ignoring it even when they have
> not exported an image, and right now you can't esaily tell if you
> did or not.
> (7) Martin is not allowed to wear shoes until (2) and (4) are fixed!
> (8) The curves and levels dialogues look really snazzy in full-screen
> mode, composited against the layer. Some problems with this
> (obviously incomplete) code...
> . no title on the doc, so may not always be obvious what it is
> . no way to drag the dock to a different part of the image
> . once docks are composited they stay that way, even after you
> leave full-screen mode. But they are not cmposited _before_ you
> go into full-screen mode, so I think it's a bug.
> I can file bugzilla entries for these but probably not for a few days.
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Not sure about script-fu and the others, but the python code will have
to be adjusted to handle the new layer groups.
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