On Wed, 2010-03-24 at 23:03 +0100, Lennart Svensson wrote:
> 
> Sven Neumann wrote, On 2010-03-23 21:38:
> > On Tue, 2010-03-23 at 14:19 +0100, Lennart Svensson wrote:
> >> When you start gimp from the promptline you got the Application Options:
> >> -a, --as-new                        Open images as new
> >>
> >> Why is this not available (as a button) when you open a file inside gimp ?
> > 
> > It is considered useful for applications that want to send images to
> > GIMP by means of opening them from a temporary location. We haven't seen
> > any potential use for it in the user interface so far.
> > 
> > 
> > Sven
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> This button should inhibit the possibility to save the file during editing and
> destroy the original file. Same as the command line option -a.

You can already do that using "Save As...". I see the point of your
request of being able to do that decision when opening the file. But
adding yet another way of opening a file would also add complexity to
the user interface. Not sure if that's worth it.


Sven


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