On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 02:51:08PM +0200, M@thew Green wrote:
> I didn't even know you could turn off brush outlines. I took it as a
> mini-challenge to see if I could work it out. BTW, to create some context
> for my experience I have been using GIMP since 2003, and designing /
> "architecting" web sites since 1994. Here's what I found :)
> - I first went to the *brushes dialog* and looked all the options
> (refresh, delete, duplicate, etc). No luck there...
> - I tried right clicking on the *brushes tab* and all I got was a list of
> the other docked tabs (Brushes, patterns, Gradients, Fonts, etc). No luck
> - I then went to the *tools menu* and scanned through the options listed
> there. Nothing.
> - Then I went to the *Preferences dialog box* from the Edit menu.
> Scanning through the sections listed on the left, I first tried tool
> options, Nothing.
> - Then I went to *Google *and typed in "*turn off gimp brush outlines*".
> The second result was the one I chose, a link to chapter 11 of the GIMP
> manual, *Pimp my GIMP*. After doing a text search on the page for *brush
> out*, I scrolled up to see what section of Gimp was being referred to and
> found that you can turn off brush outlines in the *Image Windows *section
> of the *Edit / Preferences *menu. If you look under *Mouse Pointers*,
> you will see an option allowing you to do this...
> Not the most intuitive approach, but I did learn something new about the
> GIMP, though :)
i have personally lost touch with the meaning of the word intuitive so
"intuitive approach" is even less without meaning.
i suspect that the approach was the intuition and the gui is not so intuitive.
familiarity comes by use.
gimp-1.2 on a dual processor is impressive, btw.
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