On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 4:06 AM, Chris Mohler <cr33...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Liam R E Quin <l...@holoweb.net> wrote:
>> * File->Open filters to *.xcf* by default; attempting to open a non-xcf
>> file brings up a message, "myfile.jpg is not an XCF file. Would you like
>> to import it?"
> Current File-Open makes sense as it is, at least to me. After a
> CTRL-O I don't want to have to reset the filter every time, or see a
> dialog every time. Just treat it like an import - no need to add a
> dialog (this covers right-click 'Edit with GIMP' also - would we have
> to add another action: 'Import into GIMP' to skip the dialog? yuck.).
> As for File->Import, I don't understand why it would ever replace
> anything - much less why the clean/dirty flag would be the toggle.
> Maybe I'm missing something.
We could end up in a scenario where Open means open as a new document,
the current behavior, while import _could_ be what today is called
"Open as Layer(s)" and will insert the imported file in the current
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