This is my first post to the list.
I wanted to know if it were possible to disable the Clipboard Brush
feature in GIMP 2.6?
Frankly, I think a better direction for something copied or cut to the
Clipboard would be to Patterns, not Brushes. As a longtime Photoshop
user (4 versions on Mac OS, two on Windows), I've no doubt that the
minor hassle of turning tweensy picture X.jpeg into a pattern will be
something I'll remember to my dying day. If an intuitive shortcut should
be applied to clipboard/pasteboard data in a graphics app, patterns seem
to me the more useful of the two directions.
Much of the to-clip and from-clip activity I do is whole pictures, and
whether scaled or not, color-depth-reduced or not, a brush with
something 640x...@24 on it/to it, while it would make for a nice
diversion or "toy" or plug-in, doesn't quite rate with me as the new
bleeding-edge feature of as well-known a freeware graphics application
program as is the GIMP.
I presume the developers went this way because to "take it to patterns"
might have meant a re-think of the pattern-making and -reading code, and
there probably wasn't time or incentive enough for that: this seemed the
more expedient option and so it was done. Fine. Let the user have the
option of "turning it off," then, if such an option is not already
present in version 2.6.
So is it?
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