> It's a little confusing to me sometimes to use the gradient tool, thinking
> the gradient at the bottom of the toolbar will be used, and finding out that
> it's actually using the FG-BG colors (or vice versa). I do know how to
> change it, but sometimes I forget which is in effect.
> It would be nice if there was a magic option in the gradient selection list
> called something like "[FG-BG colors]" that automatically showed a thumbnail
> of what the bg/fg colors would look like as a gradient. When it's selected,
> it would also display in the bottom of the toolbar, and dynamically update
> when the colors change.
> That way, no matter what gradient method is selected, the indicator at the
> bottom of the toolbar will always show you what colors you'll see when you
> make a gradient, independant of whether you're using a pre-set gradient or a
> bg-fg color gradient.
> This is just a suggestion, and not a demand for immediate action.
Come on guys. This idea is not new and the only reason it's not yet
implemented is the feature freeze. Read the list we created last August
at the Chaos Communication Camp...