On Wednesday 01 March 2006 03:53 pm, Colin Brace wrote:
> On 3/1/06, Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > You do not select content on the image, rather the text window
> > dialog pop up with your text in it (and the tool options
> > parameters change for that of the font used in the active layer).
> >
> > But you have a point, the UI should have a way to indicate that,
> > if clicked, the existing text will be edited.
> Another problem is is that there is no visible indication that a
> text object is selected. When a text layer is active, the text
> object is displayed with a box around it, whether it is selected or
> not. Every time I try to move a text object, 75% of the time I end
> up moving the underlying canvas, and I have to keep undoing and
> clicking on the text object until I succeed in selecting *just it*.
> I go through this every time I create text, since inevitably the
> text is not positioned where I want it when I first add it.

That is easy: hold shift while using the move tool. That will make the 
GIMP pick the active layer, regardless of where you click.

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>   Colin Brace
>   Amsterdam
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