Hi Kalle, there is a simple workaround. Just hide the layer and then transform it. Even for a hidden layer you have the preview during transformation.
Regards, Tobias 2014-02-11 23:39 GMT+01:00 Kalle Söderman <kalle.soder...@gmail.com>: > Hi, > > Long time Gimp user with unresolved problem here. One of the many task I > use Gimp for is collaging images of spaces and buildings for work. We > have Photoshop licences but I find some of the Gimp workflow better. > > I frequently need to correct perspective (or scale for that matter) to > match a feature of the underlaying layers. The problem is that a not > transformed copy of the object stays in place behind the transform > obscuring the underlaying image and preventing accurate transform. > > Is there a setting or alternative workflow to achieve what I'm looking > for? I created a series of images <http://imgur.com/a/O9PvX> showing the > problem. Unfortunately my simple example usecase can be helped by using > the grid but there are similar circumstances when the reference detail > is more or less completely hidden by the pre-transform copy of the > layer/selection. What you can see however is that the outline of the red > rectangle is lost in the background copy. > > Anyone else who'd also be very happy for a way of hiding transform > matrices? > > Regards > /Kalle > > _______________________________________________ > gimp-user-list mailing list > List address: firstname.lastname@example.org > List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list > List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-user-list > _______________________________________________ gimp-user-list mailing list List address: email@example.com List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-user-list