On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 1:11 PM,  thegimpestgimp.9a  wrote:

> In Inkscape, you can select multiple objects by simply using the Select tool
> and putting a box around the objects.  I unwittingly did the same thing in
> Gimp. I chose the Select tool (R) and selected several images in one column.
> I thought, that I would see all the boxed-in layers selected for easy
> duplication, but nope.

This is because GIMP deals with bitmap images. The selection tools
select parts of bitmaps on just one layer.

There is no multiple selection of layers yet. Athough for aligning and
distributing them you can use the Align tool with Shift pressed.

Alexandre Prokoudine
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