Hi,

Maciej ZiÄba <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> I've just started using GIMP in Linux and I've come to a problem. I
> suppose the answer is simple but I've looked and tried everything that
> came to my mind...
>
> Let's say I make a rectangular selection but it turns out it doesn't
> exactly select the area it was supposed to. So I would like to drag
> ("move") the selection (and only selection, not the part of image that
> is selected) to some other place.
>
> In Windows I would press the Alt key and drag with my right mouse button
> but In Linux I cannot - instead of the selection I'm moving the entire
> GIMP window! :-O
>
> So is there a way I can move the selection and not the part of image it
> select, nor the window?

Sure, two ways even:

(1) Reconfigure your window manager to not use the Alt key (you could
    for example let it use the Windows key, provided your keyboard has
    one).
(2) Press Shift together with Alt.


Sven
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