On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Thomas Gritsch wrote:
> Jonathan Gift wrote:
> > Hi, With the new gimp1.2 I just noticed .xvpics directories popping up
> > like mushrooms. This something to do with preview settings?
> As far as I know .xvpics directories are used to store previews.
Correct, also called thumbnails. I think it's more og less
a standard developed by the XV-team. I like GIMP being able
to make use of it. It's simple small images (in some
obscure format =) saved in a hidden directory called .xvpics.
However, GIMP can be told to stop saving new thumbnails
somewhere in the preferences menu. Sorry, I cannot help
you further because I haven't installed GIMP on my new Debian
Stephan Henningsen /