>For what you're doing, it's usually easier to use Image->Scale
>rather than the Scale tool. By default, if you change Width, the
>Height will change automatically, keeping the aspect ratio (that's
>the term for that width/height ratio) the same.
>The Scale tool is for when you need to adjust the size of a layer
>interactively, maybe to match something else in the image; you don't
>know beforehand how big you want the layer to end up. If you prefer
>using that to Image->Scale Image..., you can set it to keep the
>aspect ratio the same by checking "Keep Aspect" in the tool options
>dialog, or by holding the Ctrl key down as you drag.
>Scale Image: http://docs.gimp.org/2.8/en/gimp-image-scale.html
>Scale Tool: http://docs.gimp.org/2.8/en/gimp-tool-scale.html
Ah!!! Thank you!! That was a point of confusion for me previously. You've
cleared it up. Many sincere thanks....!
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