On 04/28/2011 01:08 PM, Kevin Brubeck Unhammer wrote:
> I'm trying to use GIMP on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick), installed using the
> regular packages. It seems to work fine apart from one problem: when I
> make a selection with e.g. the rectangle selection tool, there's no
> visible feedback of how big the selection is, only the cursor is visible
> (couldn't take a screenshot while the mouse button was clicked, but
> tried to show it at http://bildr.no/image/872092.jpeg ).
> If I try to resize a rectangle, the inside purple line moves, while the
> outside purple line stays where it was (instead of showing how big the
> new rectangle will become when I release the mouse button).
> Also, possibly related, there are sometimes purple artifacts from old
> selections.
> Anyone know if this is a bug or if I've just managed to flip some
> odd setting?
My GIMP (2.6.11) always shows the whole rectangle. I've never seen the
behavior you describe. I'm on Fedora, using the standard install.

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