Rotating and scaling a layer should not affect the opacity and layer
On 26/01/2011 11:28, peter kostov wrote:
> I don't have a solution, but would like to second this - it is really
> counter productive. The layer should indeed stay where it is and do not
> change settings like opacity, etc.
> On 01/26/2011 10:22 AM, Jeremy Nell wrote:
>> The more I work in Gimp, the more I realise that this is something that
>> needs to be looked at by the developers, as it is not very intuitive.
>> Again, I've found how the focus of the image being rotated / scaled
>> interferes with the rest of the working area. For example, if I set a
>> particular layer's opacity to 20% and the layer is at the bottom of all
>> other layers, why, then, does the opacity become 100% and the layer
>> suddenly appear on top of all other layers?
>> This makes it very difficult to work efficiently.
>> Is there a way to fix this / work around it?
>> On 21/01/2011 12:33, Jeremy Nell wrote:
>>> Thanks. That does help, but not completely, because the more you
>>> lessen the opacity, the less of the preview you can see. It still
>>> appears on top of all the layers, rather than in the layer where it
>>> was originally positioned (in this case, at the bottom).
>>> On 21/01/2011 12:20, Mikel Garai wrote:
>>>> The rotate tool have an "opacity" slider for the preview in the "tool
>>>> options dialog".
>>>> El 21/01/11 11:16, Jeremy Nell escribió:
>>>>> 1. I have an illustration with a few layers (lines and colours).
>>>>> 2. I drag and drop, let's say, an image of a TV onto the illustration.
>>>>> 3. I move the TV's layer down to below all the layers, so that it's at
>>>>> the bottom and appears partly behind, say, a cabinet.
>>>>> 4. I want to scale and rotate it so that it looks better (still behind
>>>>> the cabinet). I click the Rotate tool.
>>>>> 5. When I rotate the TV, it no longer appears behind all the other
>>>>> layers (and, thus, behind the cabinet). It appears as if it were the
>>>>> top most layer and, thus, in front of the cabinet.
>>>>> Is there a way to make it NOT do that? This is because I physically
>>>>> can't see behind it, so my rotating becomes guesswork; if my rotation is
>>>>> wrong, then I undo and try again, which becomes a bit tedious.
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