On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 08:49:52PM -0700, Akkana Peck wrote:
> Carol Spears writes:
> > On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 09:01:18AM -0400, John R. Culleton wrote:
> > > When I start Gimp 2.3.7 it starts with a paintbrush. I would rather
> > > it started with the rectangular select tool. Somewhere in
> > > .gimp-2.3 is a value that sets this option I suspect. But I
> > > haven't found it yet. 
> > File/Preferences/Tool Options -- make certain that the tool you want
> > active for each time you start GIMP is active and push the "Save Tool 
> > Options Now" button and also that the "Save Tool Options on exit" toggle
> > is toggled off.
> That works for me, but if it doesn't work for you, try the
> "Input Devices" category of Preferences and click on "Save Input
> Device Settings Now". That should save the tool, colors, brush,
> pattern and gradient for each device you have active (even if
> all you use is the standard mouse).
i think this saves a different default pattern, brush, etc. only.

and also, i think the question was how to make gimp start with a
different tool than it does by default.


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