You can't disable the border selection programatically. In such cases
what I've done is duplicate the image without displaying it and
perform all the selection work on the duplicate then copy and paste it
in as a channel into the original image. Then channel to Selection and
delete the channel.
On 9/24/10, Ofnuts <ofn...@laposte.net> wrote:
> On 24/09/2010 19:44, Ofnuts wrote:
>> The whole plugin paints successive concentric uniform 1-pixel ribbons
>> around the original selection (pixel values a obtained from another
>> layer). On my laptop (T2400, 1.83GHz) it takes roughly 10 seconds to
>> draw 20 concentric ribbons around a 500-pixels circular selection.
>> The whole thing runs within a undo_group_start()/image.undo_group_end()
>> so I don't expect any more undos?
> By the way, when my plug-in runs, the "marching ants" go into a frenzy,
> as if each selection change caused a screen update (though the
> bucket-fills don't show until the whole thing is finished). Would
> disabling these updates speed things up? (if so how is it done?)
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