On Saturday, July 30, 2011 03:22:55 pm saluk wrote:
> >On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 10:04 AM, Stefan Maerz wrote:
> >> On this topic, I have a question. With this new "Save" and 
> >> feature, will it be possible to save an .xcf and export the 
image all
> >> at once? As in I press save, and two files are generated (or
> >> overwritten).
> >
> >You will have to script it, at least for now :)
> >
> >Alexandre Prokoudine
> >http://libregraphicsworld.org
> This workflow is troubling. I don't work with xcf, but with real 
> formats (png, jpg). The old way had its problems (always asking 
> settings to use for export), but this isn't any better. I now have 
no way
> to see if I have exported my image or not, because the change 
indicator is
> not updated when the image is exported. Also, if you are going to 
> a warning message when I try to save as jpg, you might as well 
handle the
> exporting there as before. Leave the new export workflow as is, but 
> restrictive to only use xcf as the "native" image type, when 
depending on
> what I'm working on I may want a different "native" type, while yet
> exporting to something else.
> Back to 2.6 for me :(

I have a different problem. I am processing a series of screen shots 
through Gimp to desaturate them (color pages cost more then B/W 
pages.) Each time I retrieve a screen shot from:
and desaturate it I must chase down the entire file tree to save it 
again in

I think Gimp should remember the directory from which an image was 

Gimp 2.6.11 on Linux.

John Culleton

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