On Sat, 29 Dec 2007 17:40:09 -0000, Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi,
> Looks like despite many attempts to explain it to you, you still did not
> understand that you misunderstood how the tool works in GIMP 2.4 and
> that you don't need the Alt key in order to use it.

Have it your way; it didn't work for me. It can be sort of duplicated with  
Selection->float but that is certainly not as convenient as the old system  
of just dragging the mouse and as far as I can tell there's no way of  
editing the mouse functions in the same way that keyboard shortcuts can.

Since I use the click-drag a lot when working on websites, an extra  
twiddle with an extra menu is a nuisance and 2.2 remains the better choice  
for me especially as I also do a lot of cropping and I need to see the  
ratio as I select the area to be cropped. I've just re-installed 2.4 and  
confirmed that this is simply impossible now, whereas it was part of the  
default display on 2.2's crop tool. That's a clear step backwards by any  
rational measure of usability, and if you can't see that then I'm at a  
loss as to what is going on in your mind.

Thanks for your time anyway.



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