Martin Nordholts <> writes:

>On 07/19/2010 10:48 AM, Jeffery Small wrote:
>> I recently upgraded from Gimp 2.4.3 to 2.6.8.  The free select tool has
>> changed to allow polygon edges and this also now requires that the stop
>> point be extremely close to the start point in order to close the area when
>> dragging the cursor.  Is there a way to re-establish the old behavior so
>> that holding down the left mouse button and dragging the cursor to define a
>> region will automatically close when the mouse button is released?  There is
>> no mention of this in the manual.


>There currently is no way to do this, but note that you can press Return 
>to close a pending free selection, so you can replace

>   1. Drag and release


>   1. Drag and release
>   2. Press Return



Thanks for the great piece of information.  That will help out greatly.


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