On Sun, Dec 12, 1999 at 01:47:11PM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote: > > > > I have thought of this for a while now, but now I decided to put it into > > ascii form... > > > > Would it be possible to implement a "VCR Console" for GAP plugins? > > I think it would be very useful and from what I understand it might > > even be easy? > > > > Something with [ |<< ] [ < ] [ > ] [ >>| ] and maybe even > > play facility (trigger "next frame" in every <spinbutton> ms or > > something?) > > > > Thoughts? I think it would improve the usability a lot.. > > > > Yes, me too!! ;-) > > Actually the reason I've put GAP into CVS was that I think it is a very > useful extension to The GIMP that needs a more comfortable GUI. My hope > was that someone would take this as an interesting project to work on... > > IMHO the GAP should be implemented ( GUI-wise ) as a seperate tool. There > could be one menu entry to start the GAP console that comes with a VCR > interface to switch frames and a whole bunch of possible actions (more or > less the Video-Menu we have now). An approach like this would make working > on animations more easy and at the same time hide the animation stuff from > the main GIMP interface where it confuses the user who wants to do still > image manipulation. > > Having said that, I must admit that I don't have the time to work on this, > but probably someone else feels choosen?? Well there is now the gimp/plug-ins/perl/examples/gap-vcr in cvs that is implemented in gnome-perl. It is very basic, but it somewhat works. It was something like 15 minutes after I asked in #gimp and Marc had this :) Tig -- .---( t i g e r t @ g i m p . o r g )---. | some stuff at http://tigert.gimp.org/ | `---------------------------------------'