On 03/02/2011 03:43 AM, Carol Spears wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 03:02:30AM -0800, Carol Spears wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 09:30:30AM +0200, Jeremy Nell wrote:
>>> What ways or tips will help speed up GIMP and maximise performance?
>>> Obviously, loads of RAM is a start, I guess.  And a decent graphics card
>>> (for rendering), yes?
>>> What other tips or tricks does anyone have?
>> brush outline can slow painting down even on fast computers.  gimp-1.2 on
>> my 486 painted much much faster than gimp-2.4 - gimp-2.6 on this dual
>> processor giga-something ram thing.  brush outlines are the culprit there.
> i was going to append this to tell how to "turn off the brush outlines" but
> instead, i am going to ask you to do something.
> can you tell me how long it takes you to determine how to turn off the brush
> outlines?  it will be interesting to see what the "gui experts" man hours has
> gotten for us.
Yay!  I found it!  I kept looking for it everywhere that had something 
to do with brushes.  It's under Image Windows!  How unintuitive.  It's 
took me about 5 minutes after already knowing it existed.  I don't 
normally use large brushes being more of a painterly guy, (I often use a 
3 or 5 or 7 pixel brush), so I haven't run into this slowdown.


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