Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop

2006-03-01 Thread Manish Singh
On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 01:01:12AM -0600, Robert Citek wrote: On Feb 28, 2006, at 12:20 AM, Manish Singh wrote: On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 12:01:05AM -0600, Robert Citek wrote: Would you consider Gimpshop a successful fork? Considering Gimpshop can't even keep their own website online, I'd

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop (was: blue + yellow = green)

2006-03-01 Thread Manish Singh
On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 09:24:15AM +0100, Dave Neary wrote: Hi, Selon Manish Singh [EMAIL PROTECTED]: For Gimpshop, it was all about forking from the get go. There was no discussion, no proposal in any of the several places to discuss GIMP development. No other possibilities were

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop (was: blue + yellow = green)

2006-03-01 Thread Manish Singh
On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 11:48:06AM +0100, Dave Neary wrote: Selon Michael Schumacher [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Von: Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] If it was put in bugzilla, the patch would have been refused, or we would have asked him to work on it. That's how things are handled in

Re: [Gimp-user] Wacom Tablett - copy map from paper (Linux/Ubuntu)

2006-03-01 Thread Denny Schierz
hi, Am Dienstag, den 28.02.2006, 21:11 -0500 schrieb Don Koch: My document has 1000 mm x 1000 mm. You have a 1m x 1m Wacom tablet? And you consider that small? I'm sure that's not what you meant... sorry, that i wasn't clearly enough. I meant the gimp file size File - new - size Why

Re: [Gimp-user] Wacom Tablett - copy map from paper (Linux/Ubuntu)

2006-03-01 Thread Don Koch
On Wed, 01 Mar 2006 12:11:19 +0100 Denny Schierz wrote: hi, Am Dienstag, den 28.02.2006, 21:11 -0500 schrieb Don Koch: sorry, that i wasn't clearly enough. I meant the gimp file size File - new - size OK, that makes more sense. Figured it was something like that. ;) Why not scan it

[Gimp-user] Newbie alert - please be gentle!

2006-03-01 Thread Ross Brown
Afternoon All A newbie to Gimp but wanted to give it a go as I'd heard so many good things about it. Found a basic problem that could stop me using it - but I'm sure it's solvable. I'm running Gimp through X11 on a Mac (running OSX 10.4.5). I keep all my work on a remote file server but

Re: [Gimp-user] Newbie alert - please be gentle!

2006-03-01 Thread Tom Williams
Ross Brown wrote: Afternoon All A newbie to Gimp but wanted to give it a go as I'd heard so many good things about it. Found a basic problem that could stop me using it - but I'm sure it's solvable. I'm running Gimp through X11 on a Mac (running OSX 10.4.5). I keep all my work on a

[Gimp-user] Re: [GUG] Identifying Fonts

2006-03-01 Thread Colin Brace
On 3/1/06, Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You do not select content on the image, rather the text window dialog pop up with your text in it (and the tool options parameters change for that of the font used in the active layer). But you have a point, the UI should have a

Re: [Gimp-user] Newbie alert - please be gentle!

2006-03-01 Thread Ross Brown
Sorry, newbies are not allowed here. Right, I'll take my Mac and wipe my tears then... Just kidding.. :) Thank God for that! Is the problem the mounted drive doesn't appear in the Open dialog or that it does appear and you can't open it? The mounted drive doesn't appear in the

Re: [Gimp-user] Newbie alert - please be gentle!

2006-03-01 Thread Axel Wernicke
Am 01.03.2006 um 20:02 schrieb Ross Brown: Sorry, newbies are not allowed here. Right, I'll take my Mac and wipe my tears then... Just kidding.. :) Thank God for that! Yeah, you should be - not everybody has as much luck as you did ;) Is the problem the mounted drive doesn't

Re: [Gimp-user] Newbie alert - please be gentle!

2006-03-01 Thread Ross Brown
so where did you search? The right place would be /Volumes/ nameOfTheMountedVolume. If you can't navigate to that place for some reason you can enter the path directly to the text field in the GIMP open file dialog. Aha! (sort of). Found it but it wasn't *that* simple... Open | Filesystem

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: [GUG] Identifying Fonts

2006-03-01 Thread Vytautas P.
2006.03.01 20:53, Colin Brace rašo: Another problem is is that there is no visible indication that a text object is selected. When a text layer is active, the text object is displayed with a box around it, whether it is selected or not. Every time I try to move a text object, 75% of the time I

Re: [Gimp-user] Newbie alert - please be gentle!

2006-03-01 Thread Jakub Steiner
On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 17:24 +, Ross Brown wrote: Afternoon All A newbie to Gimp but wanted to give it a go as I'd heard so many good things about it. Found a basic problem that could stop me using it - but I'm sure it's solvable. I'm running Gimp through X11 on a Mac (running

[Gimp-user] Gimp development

2006-03-01 Thread Paul Bloch
Hello,I'm an occasional Gimp user and prefessional graphic designer. I was wondering where and how do I get involved with user-interface development. I have several ideas that I think would better the experience. I'm planning on writing a longer article about usability for osnews.com and part of

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: [GUG] Identifying Fonts

2006-03-01 Thread Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris
On Wednesday 01 March 2006 03:53 pm, Colin Brace wrote: On 3/1/06, Joao S. O. Bueno Calligaris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You do not select content on the image, rather the text window dialog pop up with your text in it (and the tool options parameters change for that of the font used in the

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop (was: blue + yellow = green)

2006-03-01 Thread Brendan
On Wednesday 01 March 2006 06:01, Manish Singh wrote: Scratched an itch, and caused tons of confusion in a community. Horrible. Oh well, it's done. Bitching now isn't helping, so why not try to resolve the situation? ___ Gimp-user mailing list

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop

2006-03-01 Thread Brendan
On Wednesday 01 March 2006 05:46, Manish Singh wrote: Gimpshop slaps the people who know the code of gimp in the face, and then expects gimp.org to take up the slack because they don't know how to properly support a community. I don't see why the animosity is so surprising. Because Gimshop

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop

2006-03-01 Thread Manish Singh
On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 08:39:41PM -0500, Brendan wrote: On Wednesday 01 March 2006 05:46, Manish Singh wrote: Gimpshop slaps the people who know the code of gimp in the face, and then expects gimp.org to take up the slack because they don't know how to properly support a community. I don't

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop

2006-03-01 Thread Ross Brown
Sorry for jumping in half-way through a conversation that I haven't been entirely privy to - but I just wanted to make a suggestion/point that is (I hope) relevant. On 2 Mar 2006March2, at 02:33, Manish Singh wrote: Perhaps all that's really needed is the PS menu-GIMP menu mapping

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop

2006-03-01 Thread Tom Williams
Ross Brown wrote: If Gimp is to become a replacement for Photoshop then, whether it appears to be good practice or not, it has to accommodate its potential users and work as they are used to working (in the short term at least). I'm sure there are many people who will argue - and possible

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop

2006-03-01 Thread Harish Narayanan
Manish Singh wrote: Give it a shot. Make a proposal to the developer list, detailing what you'd like to see and why it would help you. Actually detail what the menus are in photoshop, and what the equivalents are in GIMP, and give justification. Same for keybindings. Do not assume people

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp development

2006-03-01 Thread Manish Singh
On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 06:11:59PM -0500, Paul Bloch wrote: Hello, I'm an occasional Gimp user and prefessional graphic designer. I was wondering where and how do I get involved with user-interface development. I have several ideas that I think would better the experience. I'm planning on

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop

2006-03-01 Thread Paul Bloch
Hi, I'm also just jumping in to this conversation. To be honest when I heard about Gimpshop I got excited about using Gimp again. I've downloaded it and have used it and having the familiar menus made it far easier for me to use the program. I think that there is a larger question that needs to be

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimpshop

2006-03-01 Thread Tom Williams
Paul Bloch wrote: To take an example that would also apply to Gimp, when showing us different methods she came across a tool that didn't allow you to preview the effect and she simply said,This is pretty useless, you can't see what you're doing. So there is a functional and productive

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp development

2006-03-01 Thread Matt Gushee
On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 06:11:59PM -0500, Paul Bloch wrote: I'm an occasional Gimp user and prefessional graphic designer. I was wondering where and how do I get involved with user-interface development. Have you seen the GIMP project on OpenUsability.org? That might be a good place to