Hi folks -
The other day I sent the following message to both the gimp users and gimp
developers lists, hoping to determine whether there is any way to obtain
image coordinates from a mouse click in a gimp plug-in. So far I haven't
received a single reply. Are there really any of you out there??? :-) Even
if you don't know or can't answer my question, it might be nice to receive a
few replies anyway so I can at least confirm that my message actually got
If there is presently no way for a gimp plug-in to obtain mouse click image
coordinates (either at point of menu invocation or later), then I would like
to submit this as a suggestion to be considered for a future release.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kevin Myers" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "gimp users" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 9:16 AM
> Subject: [Gimp-user] Mouse Coordinates for gimp Script or Plug-in
> > Hello,
> > I would like to develop some gimp scripts and/or plug-ins where I need
> > obtain the coordinates from a user's mouse click within the image. This
> > might preferably be the image coordinates of the mouse when the user
> > clicked to get the pop-up menu, or could instead perhaps be in response
> > request to click within the image from the script or plug-in.
> > The scripts that I would like to develop are related to automatic
> > of values from scanned images of hardcopy documents. It's critical that
> > user be able to click within the image to identify the points that are
> > needed to translate raw image coordinates into the coordinate system
> > they are working in.
> > Does anyone out there know if/how there is any way to obtain the
> > of a mouse click via a gimp script or plug-in? If this can be done,
> > believe that it would allow gimp to serve as the basis for a number of
> > image analysis tools that require user specification of image
> > Thanks in advance for any help!
> > Kevin M.
> > Round Rock, Texas
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