Mark Ballard wrote on 19/12/14 21:55:
> Hello Gimp
> 
> I like your software very much. I use it quite often.
> 
> But I have a problem to report. I hope you listen and don't look down
> snootily on whinging users.
> 
> Problem:
> 
> image scaling / moving / canvas size
> 
> Action: Opened a png + changed zoom from 65% (which it was set at) to 100%.
> Result: Image increased in scale but it became too big for the visible
> window and some disappeard off the side.

See if the Edit|Preferences|Image Windows|"Resize window on zoom" and
"Resize window on image size change" settings help.

-- 
Bob Long


> Action: I increased the window breadth so I could see the part of the image
> that was missing off the side.
> Result: Window increased in size, but image stayed in the same place, with
> half of it still missing off the left side. The right side, increased by my
> enlargening of the window, just filled with whitespace. I couldn't shift
> the image to where I could see it because there was no scroll bar at the
> bottom.
> 
> Action: I selected the move tool (this is hard to find, btw, in the
> transform menu - it would imho be better standing alone in the main tool
> menu), and attempted to move the image to where I could see it.
> Result: The image moved but its canvas didn't. So while what was lost off
> the left shifted into view, what could be seen on the right disappeared off
> its own edge in concert.
> 
> I'm sure there's a good reason for this. And I'm sure there's a way to
> correct it. But it is apparenlty not straightforward or intuitive.
> 
> I hope this helps
> 
> Mark Ballard.
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