On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris wrote:

> On Wednesday 11 January 2006 11:45 pm, net kat wrote:
> > I'm trying to figure out IF and How the Gimp can perform a crop/
> > resize task which Photoshop can?
> >
> > This task is: in Photoshop, I can set Crop Tool dimensions, and
> > when I drag in an image, the marquee will be that aspect ratio.
> > When I finalize the crop, Photoshop will either crop down to those
> > pixel values, or enlarge the selection to the pixel values.
> >
> > When I read the  help file for Gimp, it's not clear that I can do
> > this. Can I? Can anyone shed light on this?
> No, the GIMP does not do that.
> Cropping and scaling up are different operations both in
> implementation and on the UI.
> It is possible to write a script for doing this - that would crop or
> scale up to a rectangular selection, for example.
> If you wnat the script, please tell me if you have gimp-python running
> (or try to get it running), or ask someone to write it in script-fu
> for you.

Does that mean you have such a script?
If so, I would be interested in a copy ;-)
(I am not sure about posting it here if it is too big,
but http://registry.gimp.org/index.jsp
might be a good place - there are still way to few python plugins ;-)

Best, Arnd

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