Actually, using the script that merges linked layers, I suppose the user
can simply link-and-merge the layers he wants deleted, then deleting the
merged layer.



On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 14:02 +0100, Tőkés Ábel wrote:

> The source code of Gimp is available, you are free to do this whenever
> you want.
> 
> On 1/19/2011 1:36 PM, Jeremy Nell wrote: 
> 
> > So, are you saying that it isn't possible in Gimp?  If so, then
> > Photoshop wins this round (sadly) because such a feature because is
> > useful and makes working a bit more streamlined and intuitive.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 07:27 -0500, Rob Antonishen wrote: 
> > 
> > > Because it simply isn't scriptable.
> > > 
> > > There is no way to multiselect so there is no way to delete multi
> > > selected layers.
> > > 
> > > One could use/abuse other layer toggles by having a script delete all:
> > > Linked or not linked layers,
> > > Visible or non visible layers,
> > > Trans locked or not translocked layers.
> > > 
> > > -Rob A>
> > > 
> > > On 1/19/11, Jeremy Nell <jeremyn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >> The ability to select multiple layers opens a rather large can of
> > > > worms. What happens when you paint with several layers selected?
> > > >
> > > > Then Gimp simply doesn't allow you to paint (because it doesn't know
> > > > which layer you want).  Simple.
> > > >
> > > >> If you have so many layers than it's has become tedious to delete them
> > > > one by one, is it because you created them by hand
> > > >
> > > > Correct.  Much like most of the graphic design / illustration world (who
> > > > use Photoshop), layers (sometimes many many layers) are standard and
> > > > don't have to be justified.
> > > >
> > > > If not a standard feature, why can't this, at least, be a script?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 12:10 +0100, Ofnuts wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> On 01/19/2011 09:19 AM, Jeremy Nell wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> > No, you can't select multiple layers.  I'm suggesting that there
> > > >> > should be a way to do so (and delete them).
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> The ability to select multiple layers opens a rather large can of
> > > >> worms. What happens when you paint with several layers selected?
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> > On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 09:16 +0100, Ofnuts wrote:
> > > >> >
> > > >> > > On 01/19/2011 07:03 AM, Jeremy Nell wrote:
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > > If I select multiple layers (by, say, ctrl-clicking), I should
> > > >> > > > have the option to drag all of them into the bin.
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > But can you select multiple layers? Not as far as I know...
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > > Unless I've missed it somewhere, is there is a script enabling
> > > >> > > > the deletion of multiple layers?
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > >
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> If you have so many layers than it's has become tedious to delete them
> > > >> one by one, is it because you created them by hand or because they
> > > >> have been auto-generated by a script?
> > > >>
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