Cal <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said on May 20, 2008 1:18 -0400 (in part):
did you do it yourself or does "I had GIMP installed" mean you got
someone else to do it?
on my computer (Windows XP
Professional) several months ago,
I'm guessing you never saw the screen that allows you to specify what
file associations given to GIMP?
Simplest way to do what you want is to reinstall Gimp but on the third
screen where it asks:
and the way it was
formatted, every picture that I opened, always opened
with GIMP, which was very handy.
My hard drive became corrupted and I had to get a new
When I re-installed GIMP, I could not find the
necessary gateway to have picture open with GIMP
automatically, and I need to have that option back.
* Install now
Click Customize instead of Install Now.
After Select Destination Location and Selecting Components next screen
will be: Select File Associations.
On that screen select all the file types you want opened by GIMP and
then just continue with the installation.
Note: due to a "bug" in the installer double-clicking on a file in
Explorer will open a new instance of GIMP. If you are comfortable
editing the Registry this can be corrected. Otherwise:
* you have to live with it,
* drag-and-drop 2nd and subsequent files to GIMP on the taskbar,
* create a batch file that calls gimp-win-remote with the correct
* follow suggestion to use something like Faststone Viewer as a
Graphics browser from which you actually open Gimp using
Hope this helps ...
btw: when replying to gimp lists use "Reply all" and remove the personal
e-mail and leave the group address. (Don't ask me why its done this way.
Someone said that this is the way news lists SHOULD work but its the
only one I subscribe to that does. :-X )
Regards ... Alec -- buralex-gmail
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