> Date: Sun, 13 May 2012 00:48:46 +0200
> From: for...@gimpusers.com
> To: gimp-user-list@gnome.org
> CC: t...@gimpusers.com
> Subject: [Gimp-user] Inital zoom ratio bug?
> So I'm using Gimp 2.8 in single window mode and not fullscreen window on 
> winXp. Initial zoom ratio is set to "Fit to window". And yet when I open a 
> big image which wouldn't fit to Gimp's window, Gimp still resize its own 
> window even to out of my screen's resolution boundary. I don't want that. My 
> pref window: http://i.imgur.com/fVHaR.jpg
> So is this bug or how can I prevent Gimp doing this?
> Thanks for any answers!
> -- 
> berniek (via gimpusers.com)

That is odd.  I have the same settings (including single-window mode, with my 
window carefully sized/placed to fill the whole screen because there's a bug 
with maximized window status) and have yet to encounter the problem.

Hmm ... I have an idea what could be responsible (though exactly why fails me), 
so try these steps:

1 - Size your GIMP window as desired.
2 - Go to the "Window Management" section of Preferences and hit the button for 
"Save Window Positions Now".
3 - Restart GIMP and see if the behavior persists.

-- Stratadrake
Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.

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