On Monday 08 August 2005 17:20, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> Hi everyone !
> I don't know if it's the right place to post this, but if not, I
> will try to post it on the developper list !
> I just have a suggestion about the scalpel tool. I do a lot of
> photos and even teach at the uni how to use The GIMP to improve
> digital photos. I've installed the latest release (2.2.8), and this
> tool still misses two options :
> - even if it's possible to set a ratio for the "cut" frame, it's
> still impossible to LOCK THE RATIO. For instance, if I need to cut
> the picture in order to make it fit in a 10 x 13 cm frame, it's
> impossible to lock the ratio at 1,50. So, I have to resize the
> frame manually until the ratio reaches for 1,50. Once, it's fast,
> but at the twentieth photo...
The rectangular selection tool has this ratio locking you are looking
You position your rectangle, and then, when using the Crop Tool judt
click on the "from selection" button.
> - I also use Paint Shop Pro 8, and it has a very simple way to
> solve this problem, but also to make this kind of operation easier
> and faster : there's a LIST OF FRAME FORMATS (10 x 15 cm, 11 x 15
> cm, etc.) available. When a format is double-clicked, a resizable
> vector frame appears on the picture. As told before, this frame is
> resizable, but you can't modify its aspect ratio. It's then easy
> cut the picture where wanted.
> Could these two options be included in a short term next release ?
> Thanks !
> P.S. : I've just put a few new tutorials about digital
> post-processing of digital photos on my web site. Sorry, they're
> written in french ...
> CREAFab, la création numérique autrement...
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