On Wed, 2012-05-09 at 16:14 -0500, Chris Mohler wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> To quickly outline today's workflow:
> 
> The final output I need is a TIFF with 1-bit indexing, and the source is a 
> JPEG.
> 
> In detail:
> 
> 1. Open JPEG with GIMP
> 2. Do some masking, etc.
> 3. Save as XCF
> 4. Some more masking, tweaking, etc.
> 5. Save
> 6. Flatten, convert to 1-bit indexed
> 7. Export TIFF
> 8. Close image
> 
> On 8, I get the warning about discarding changes - which of course I
> ignore to keep the info saved in step 5.  I need to keep the XCF in
> either color or greyscale with extra layers/paths/etc but I also need
> to produce a flattened 1-bit image before exporting as TIFF.  So I'm
> going to see (and ignore) the warning with this sort of project.  I
> guess I could do a 'Save As' and name it something like
> 'myproject_flat.xcf' after step 6, but it would be a useless file - I
> would never need it.
> 
> I'm not arguing either for or against the 2.8 behavior - just pointing
> out at least one use case that has (seemingly) slipped through the
> specification.
> 
> Thoughts?  No flame wars please :)

We will mention in the warning dialog that the image has been
exported.

See https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=675399

Regards,
--mitch


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