Let's put it another way: I'm the user and I want GIMP to do that. How
can I get it to?
Jeremy Morton (Jez)
On 26/06/2011 14:18, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 4:08 PM, Jeremy Morton wrote:
>> When I open a non-GIMP format file, like a PNG, by drag-dropping it into
>> GIMP, and then I edit it, I go to export it, by pressing ctrl+E... and
>> nothing happens. This is because what I actually have to do is select
>> "File | Overwrite (filename.png)".
>> Wouldn't it be more intuative to behave as if you'd just exported
>> (filename.png), or whatever file you've just imported into GIMP, so that
>> once you've edited it you can just press ctrl+E and easily export it
>> back to its native format?
> Intuition is unrelated.
> IMO the distiction between exporting and overwriting is quite clear:
> You can overwrite imported file or export it to save under a different
> name. GIMP should not try to guess whether you are editing original
> image or creating a new modification to be saved next to original
> Alexandre Prokoudine
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