On Sat, 2006-11-04 at 18:16 -0500, Jeff Kowalczyk wrote:
> Using linux gimp-2.3.12, Gentoo Linux ~x86. I have noticed in recent gimp
> versions an odd behavior when doing rectangular selections, which I do
> (and copy, paste) almost constantly when using Gimp.
> I can't reproduce it right now, but somewhere in the mix of
> fence-selection gestures (in all origin-size directions), select all/none
> and copy-paste keystrokes, the unwanted 'expand from center' selection
> behavior was turning on, frequently. I almost never use this option, and
> have to go over to click the checkbox to turn it off when this glitch
> happens.
> Is there a configuration option to disable gimp from ever turning on
> 'expand from center' by any automatic or shortcut method, except if the
> dialog checkbox is clicked?

There's no such configuration option as the behaviour you outline is of
course not intentional. You should expect such misbehaviour in a
development snapshot. If you need to use GIMP for your work, you should
stick with a stable version.


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