Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 17:15 -0500, DJ wrote:
>> I have a selection. I Edit/Copy and then Edit/Paste as "New Layer".
>> I move the layer to position it exactly on top of the previous
>> selection.
>> Can the Paste positioning be controlled during the actual Paste? In
>> other words, is there a key combination or sequence that would
>> position the Paste exactly on top of the previous selection?
> GIMP positions the new layer exactly on the existing selection. So as
> long as you don't clear the selection mask, you should get the desired
> result in a single step.
> Sven

Not quite - "paste as new layer" creates a new layer with the selection 
in the upper left corner.  "Paste" places it exactly on top, as Sven
noted, and then "Layer->New Layer" will transform the floating layer 
into a new layer properly located.
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