On 27 December 2013 16:22, Sam Gleske <sam.mxra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Original message below. I see a good feature recommendation here. Sliders
> for fuzzy selection in the select Tool Options dialogs. I think it would
> be useful.
Well, that is there since...forever!
The task at hand here is somewaht different - giving
control to fuzzy out the contents on paste - that makes the difference,
for two things:
1) you can see the "final result" as you play along with the silder
2) you make the pasted content fuzzy so that it has
100% transparency on its border. With fuzzy selections,
you get 50% transparency on the border, before cutting. After pasting,
one has to go through all the steps listed above, and they are
quite a few.
> On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 2:34 PM, SirCrow <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:
>> Hello. I've tried using GIMP many times, yet I've accomplished very
>> given all of GIMP's functionality. For example:
>> If I want to select part of an image and copy it to another area or to a
>> image/layer, and also FEATHER the edges, here's how I'd do it in an old
>> app I often used years ago:
>> 1. Select the area.
>> 2. Hold Ctrl while moving selection with Move tool.
>> 3. Use the slider to soften the edges to my liking.
>> 4. Press Enter to anchor selection. Done.
>> And there were sliders also for opacity and other things. So very SIMPLE
>> because the prog. was designed very intuitively. How would I accomplish
>> same in GIMP? Well, most of the time, I WOULD ACCOMPLISH NOTHING! At
>> best, I'd
>> enter values into the box, not like the result, enter new values, repeat.
>> that's on a good day.
>> PLEASE, I beg you, somebody write a SCRIPT/PLUGIN that allows the use of
>> exactly as described above! I desperately want to be a HAPPY GIMP user,
>> but I'm
>> growing ever more hopeless. I don't want to turn on my older PC just to
>> use a
>> graphics app that actually lets me get things done. Thank you.
>> SirCrow (via www.gimpusers.com/forums)
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