Hi Sven,

On 9/24/07, Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Victor Domingos <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote
> Subject: [Gimp-user] New view and layer masks
> Is it possible in GIMP to use different views to the same image, in a
> way that we can see a layer mask and the image itself at the same
> time?  That could be useful in order to check results of a mask
> editing operation...
> On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 11:29 +0500, Asif Lodhi wrote:
> > Though I don't exactly know your situation and don't even have Gimp in
> > front of me right now but don't you think you could use the Quick Mask
> > for checking the results of a mask editing operation?
> Despite the name, Quick Mask doesn't have anything to do with layer
> masks. Quick mask is a just quick way to convert the selection to a
> channel and back.

I suggested Quick Mask to Victor because he mentioned he wanted to
"see" the layer mask and image at the same time because, IIRC,  I
*did* use Quick Mask (at least two years ago!) to create a very
accurate masking effect because I wanted accuracy and could see the
image while masking at the same time. I have started using Gimp after
a long time and I recall now that Quick Mask has nothing to do with
the Layer Mask. It just didn't occur to me when I replied to Victor.

Thanks & best regards,

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