On 05/06/2010 04:24 PM, Thales img wrote:
> Hello,
> I have an idea and I'd like to know what you think about it.
> Let's suppose a situation:
> We make a 100 x 100px rectangle selection on a 2000 x 2000px, and we
> want to create a new layer to paint the rectangle, so when we  ask a for
> a new layer a popup is opened asking Name, Width, Height, etc, for the
> new layer, for default the Width and Height values are 2000px² (our
> document's size), we click "Ok" and we have a new layer.
> My point here it is that we have a 2000px² layer for a 100px² object,
> and as I can see - as a user - a 2000px² consumes more performance(I
> don't know if it's Memory or CPU) than a 100px².
> So my idea is to have a option when creating a new layer; maybe a
> checkbox with something like:
> [__] Follow Selection's Size

That is a step in the wrong direction, the right thing to do is to make 
layer boundaries automatically managed so a user won't be bothered with 
the New Layer dialog at all.

  / Martin


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