On Fri, Nov 03, 2000 at 06:49:53PM -0800, thus said Caroline Dahllof: > > Yeah, I thought about adding it the fg image as a layer to the bg image > but I thought that there would be a nicer way of doing it. WHat I am > trying to do is onion skinning. Users want to see two images displayed in > the same display. They want to be able to offset these images. They use > this for cloning. > > Thanks, You know, this would be awesome for the GAP animation plugins, show a bit of the previous or next frame in the display while drawing the current one.. That would really help with cartoon-like animation. Cc:ing gimp-devel because I dont think the GAP author is on gimpcon list. Tuomas > > > caro > > > On 4 Nov 2000, Michael Natterer wrote: > > |Hi Caro, > | > |Caroline Dahllof <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > | > |> Hi, > |> > |> I have some questions about the gimp and how to do some stuff in it. > |> > |> * I need to display two independent images in a single display. One will > |> be opaque and one will have some transparency. I dont want to add the > |> layers of one image to the other image. They should stay independent. Any > |> recommendations? > | > |Hm, sounds like a hack :) > | > |I'd put the composite preview of the transparent image on top of the > |other image's layer stack. It would be the first element in the image's > |layer list and could be treated specially in layers_dialog.c > | > |gimppreviewcache.[ch] may be the source for creating the layer but > |i'm not sure about that :) > | > |Hope this quick idea is helpful. > | > |> * In the layer and channel dialog there is a pull down menu that contains > |> all the images. It seems to be the case that when ever an image is created > |> or destroyed a new pull down menu is created to reflect the changes but it > |> never seem to get destroyed. ??? > | > |When the new option menu is set with > | > | gtk_option_menu_set_menu (GTK_OPTION_MENU (lc_dialog->image_option_menu), > | lc_dialog->image_menu); > | > |the old one is removed and thus unreferenced automatically. > | > | > |bye, > |--Mitch > | -- .---> [EMAIL PROTECTED] . |\,/| [EMAIL PROTECTED] <-----. +----> www.helixcode.com - ()-@@ , tigert.gimp.org <----+ `-----> art director , `--')/ a gimp artist <---'