* When I press Alt-F and then "x" on my keyboard, The Gimp doesn't exit. * I see completely fucking useless tearoff menus on top of every menu. They get in the way, sometimes tear off by mistake, and in general seem to be designed to annoy the fuck out of the user * I cannot use 90% of GIMP's features from keyboard. Hardly any of the menus have keyboard shortcuts. * None of the dialogs have keyboard shortcuts. And I don't mean a shortcut to bring up the dialog. I mean keyboard hotkeys to navigate inside the dialog from control to control. * Tab order on most dialogs is idiotic. * 90% of the dialogs don't have properly setup default action buttons. I want to press enter in the "New Image" dialog and expect it to go away. Don't blame GTK, that you can't activate a default button when you are inside of a entry. Fix it. Gnome people fixed it, not that it was the best way to do it. * I can never get rid of an accidentally brought up dialog using the "esc" key. Adding code to do this would be so simple I am curious why nobody bothered to do that. It should naturally default to activating dialog's "Cancel" button. * Contents of about half of the dialog boxes seems to be entries in a contest for the next century's ugliest user inteface. What ever happened to uniform interface? * Configurable menu shortcut keys? Who the fuck uses that? I would rather see consistent menu hotkeys so I can do Alt-F-X to exit the application rather than be able to customize what key I press to save the image. Another useless feature, in my opinion. * Did I mention that tearoff menus either need to go away, or be configurable by the user, with ability to completely disable them? I understand that whoever designed tearoff menus used to sleep dreaming about motif and CDE, but still, not everyone is nuts like that. I have been a long time gimp user since like version 0.9-something, and contributed some code even back in 1998, but this is getting out of hand. I was hoping close to the 1.2 release someone would at least bother looking into the human interface features of this program. I appreciate how cool the program is as far as features go, but if it's unusable by your average joe user, nobody will like it. All of the things I mentioned above are very easily fixable, even if that means adding extra code to handle it. Menu hotkeys are absolutely necessary, and for god's sake dont fucking use "Quit", its E-X-I-T, not QUIT. Look at any professional application. Also, may I suggest reading "Designing User Interfaces" on your favorite MSDN mirror. While 100% of you are going to balk at the fact its about Windows, it's very interesting reading nevertheless. Of course, implementing most of the things mentioned there would require rewriting GTK and it's idiocy regarding keyboard control, but at least some things could be done. tc. this is NOT a troll, but a increasing concern I have about all GUI applications created for Linux. -- ・‥…━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━…‥・ timecop at japan.co.jp | OA通信サビース株式会社 | NTT DoCoMo I thought everything that Linus Torvalds is involved with was divine perfection? Must be a problem with NEC and Sony -about Crusoe recall ・‥…━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━…‥・

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