Eric Pierce wrote:
> I'm going to list a few minor glitches I've noticed with recent builds of
> the Gimp (1.3.17-1.3.22), and I hope a few other people would either
> verify or counter these items before I fill out any bug reports.

The best thing to do is to search bugzilla with the keywords of
your bugs, and if you don't find any existing bugs, to create it.
If it's not a bug, it will be marked as invalid pretty quickly.
As if it is, it has a higher probability of getting fixed.

> #1 If I have 2 or more linked layers and I use the move tool to try to
> move all the layers (with mouse or arrow keys), only the currently
> selected layer moves as opposed to all the linked layers.  In Gimp 1.2.x,
> all linked layers move together when moved.

This doesn't appear to have a bug associated with it.

> #2 In Gimp 1.2.x, an asterisk appears next to the file name in the title
> bar when changes have been made to an image.  I don't see an asterisk in
> 1.3.  Not a real biggie.  Was it left out on purpose?  Or am I missing a
> preference setting somewhere?

The contents of the image window and the status bar are now
customisable in the preferences. The %D format string gives you
the dirty flag. %D* will add a * to the title if the image is
dirty, %D@ will add a @. This is not very well documented at the 
moment... the format strings supported are in 

> #3 With an image open, do View->Info Window.  Don't close the Info Window.
>  Now click on the image to give it focus and do View->Info Window again. 
> The Info Window doesn't raise above the image.  Shouldn't it come to the
> top and receive focus?

Perhaps... I suspect this is a window manager issue. In any case,
please open a bug against the gimp for this, and it'll get

> #4 This next one I've only seen on 1.3.22 under Windows.  In fullscreen
> mode, I see no indication of a selected area (ie., no marching ants) when
> I make a selection.  Note: I did pump up the ant marching speed to 75. 
> I'll have to reset that and see what happens tomorrow at work.

As of 1.3.22 there are two sets of preferences for the display -
full screen and normal. Please check that marching ants are on
for full screen mode.

> #5 I've noticed some artifacts when doing work at high zoom levels.  To
> Could this be related to Bug 124073
> (http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=124073)?

Perhaps - could you add a comment to that bug with this image as
an attachment?

> That's it.  Anyway, I don't mean to be nitpicky or anything.  I just
> thought this is a good time to address some of these potential bugs since
> we're coming upon 2.0.

It's good to hear about bugs :) But the best place for them is


       David Neary,
       Lyon, France
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