On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 1:35 PM, <anonfo...@gmx.org> wrote:
> These are the reasons why I went back from GIMP 2.8 to GIMP 2.6.x:
> 1.) The free text field in the "Open file" view has been removed, or at
> least I couldn't find it. A frequent use case for me is to copy a fully
> qualified file name (i.e. including the path) of an image and to paste it
> to the "open file" view of GIMP... Not possible anymore? Why?
> Progress IMHO is if possibilities grow, not if they disappear.
Apart from switching view you can also:
a) drag'n'drop the file to gimp's window onto the toolbar
b) drag'n'drop the file onto Open file dialog
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