Re: [Gimp-user] Alpha Channel

2005-04-13 Thread David Marrs
cedric wrote: I wonder why, when Opening or creating a document, there are only 3 color channel and then, when creatin a layer, the alpha is coming. What this stand for ? Cedric The bottom layer cannot be transparent, as far as I'm aware, so it does not have an alpha channel associated with

[Gimp-user] Feature Request: Open toolbox on right click.

2005-04-13 Thread David Marrs
I posted this to the c.g.a.gimp group initially but was told that this might be a better place for it. I wanted to discuss it before submitting it as a feature requeset to bugzilla. That way other users of the GIMP can bring their ideas to it (like, whether or not they like it!) and I can make

Re: [Gimp-user] Alpha Channel

2005-04-13 Thread David Marrs
Jeffrey Brent McBeth wrote: On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 03:57:56PM +0100, David Marrs wrote: cedric wrote: I wonder why, when Opening or creating a document, there are only 3 color channel and then, when creatin a layer, the alpha is coming. What this stand for ? Cedric The bottom layer

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Feature Request: Open toolbox on right click.

2005-04-13 Thread David Marrs
Olivier Ripoll wrote: You can specify inthe preferences that the toolbox must be on top. This way, you always have it available... Try as I might, I cannot find this option! Not everyone is using the menubar (it is optional, see the prefences): I do not. I find it unpractical since I very often

Re: [Gimp-user] Feature Request: Open toolbox on right click.

2005-04-13 Thread David Marrs
Steve Stavropoulos wrote: Having something like that in the right click I wouldn't think is very practical. A previous reply to your post made that very clear. Indeed, I hadn't even considered that some people don't have right mouse buttons. I can't really argue against any of the points

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Feature Request: Open toolbox on right click.

2005-04-14 Thread David Marrs
Olivier Ripoll wrote: David Marrs wrote: Olivier Ripoll wrote: You can specify inthe preferences that the toolbox must be on top. This way, you always have it available... Try as I might, I cannot find this option! Preferences-Window Management-Hint for the toolbox-keep above I'm not entirely

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: Feature Request: Open toolbox on right click.

2005-04-14 Thread David Marrs
Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, Alan Horkan [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In a nutshell, yes. That feature is not yet available in the windows port (or at least it wasn't last time I checked). That feature is implemented in the Win32 port of GDK so it is supposed to work. Actually, the main reason

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp 2.2.6 on Fedora Core 3

2005-04-19 Thread David Marrs
Steve Stavropoulos wrote: On 4/17/05, Asif Lodhi wrote: I have managed to get Fedora Core 3 installed on my computer through nightly downloads in around 26 days. But the Gimp version is 2.04. Redhat updated gimp to 2.2 shortly after the release of fedora 3. Your best chance to get this

Re: [Gimp-user] when even free advertising fails

2005-05-05 Thread David Marrs
Carol Spears wrote: for how many years now does Photoshop(TM) get free advertising on this mail list and the only thing that have to fill the free time with is that layers effect thing? a forum where they can constantly bombard and belittle TheGIMP and are free to do so and the best they can pull

Re: [Gimp-user] when even free advertising fails

2005-05-05 Thread David Marrs
David Marrs wrote: Sometimes the GIMP helps me, sometimes it hinders me. That's how it is. Not being a programmer, there's not much I can do directly to change it. And since you'd rather I bite my lip about it, it's unlikely that anybody else will do anything about it either. Actually

Re: [Gimp-user] when even free advertising fails

2005-05-06 Thread David Marrs
Eric P wrote: David Marrs wrote: I *am* very grateful for the GIMP and think it says much for the spirit of free software. I also think it has some way to go before it becomes a mature product, Huh... the Gimp is not mature? Thank you for sharing that. I honestly didn't know! Shit

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: when even free advertising fails

2005-05-06 Thread David Marrs
Olivier Ripoll wrote: Hey! If you think the FAQ section in (the excellent) Grokking the Gimp is a proof that the interface has to be improved, then you should install Gimp 2.0 or even 2.2. ;-) I'm running 2.2 and still find the FAQ invaluable. As an example, I thought I'd try toggling a

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: when even free advertising fails

2005-05-07 Thread David Marrs
Sven Neumann wrote: Now what do you suggest? What kind of indication would you have expected? A message in the status bar makes sense to me. Off the top of my head, a marching-ants outline of an irregular shape (so as not to confuse with quick mask) with a red X struck through it and a tool

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: when even free advertising fails

2005-05-08 Thread David Marrs
Sven Neumann wrote: It was you who set it up that way. The default action of all selection tools is of course to replace the existing selection. The currently active mode is always shown in the tool-options. Sven Hmm, I can't imagine when I did this, but I suppose I must have clicked on one of

Re: [Gimp-user] modular GIMP

2005-05-08 Thread David Marrs
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just a general question to throw out there: Is it feasible to have GIMP be modular in it's filters and image tools (basically all of the image processing stuff outside of painting)? I've worked in 3D with apps that have such an approach, where each module can be

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: when even free advertising fails

2005-05-09 Thread David Marrs
Sven Neumann wrote: Having all possible toggles visible in a toolbar in the image window be a major waste of screen estate. Sven Not being able to maximse the image window to full screen is a major waste of screen estate. All I'm talking about is sacrificing 20 pixels' worth of height. If you

Re: [Gimp-user] Re: when even free advertising fails

2005-05-09 Thread David Marrs
Carol Spears wrote: it would be better and easier to insist that people work with the default gimp set up before making suggestions about where to put the information. thanks, carol Easier for whom? the users or the developers? Since there's only one GIMP set-up anyway, I don't see how it

Re: [Gimp-user] modular GIMP

2005-05-11 Thread David Marrs
Sven Neumann wrote: You just described the image processing graph which is the basic concept we are trying to implement with GEGL. Sven Cool! :D -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.308 / Virus Database: 266.11.7 - Release Date: 09/05/2005

Re: [Gimp-user] Disadvantage of GIMP when compared to Photoshop

2005-05-11 Thread David Marrs
Eric P wrote: On Linux, I have no problem using a desktop solely for the Gimp, but on Windows (at work) I end up using a multi-desktop switcher to keep windows from getting out of hand (in numbers). Unfortunately, all the multi-desktop switcher programs I've tried (VirtuaWin, MegaScale

Re: [Gimp-user] Color selectors, which one do you use?

2006-12-05 Thread David Marrs
Sven Neumann wrote: Now the question is, which color selectors do you actually use? I have myself never found the Watercolor selector to be useful. But your mileage might vary. Tell me about it. Sven ___ Gimp-user mailing list

[Gimp-user] Bug 119646 – add polygonal selecti on tool

2006-12-12 Thread David Marrs
Continuing the discussion on bugzilla (1) I have a suggestion for a possble third way. I remember something being written about vector layers in gimp and found a reference to it at google.com (2). If there was a tool that enabled one to draw vectors, they could be stroked, converted to a

Re: [Gimp-user] Future of Gimp ?

2006-12-12 Thread David Marrs
Anthony Ettinger wrote: On 12/8/06, Jerry Baker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I light of the Microsoft/Novell agreement and all of this talk about GPL 3, I was just curious if the gimp team has had any discussions on whether they will be moving to GPL 3 whenever it is completed. What are the

Re: [Gimp-user] Bug 119646 – add polygonal selecti on tool

2006-12-13 Thread David Marrs
Sven Neumann wrote: And what's the benefit then over using the paths tool? Remember, the goal here is to make it easier to create polygonal selections. You can already do that by using the Polygon mode of the path tool and converting the resulting path to a selection. Sure, you could also do

Re: [Gimp-user] suggested behaviour change of layer masks

2006-12-13 Thread David Marrs
Sven Neumann wrote: You need to create a layer mask first, then paste into the layer mask. Thanks, I'll try that. ___ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user

Re: [Gimp-user] Slowing things down

2006-12-16 Thread David Marrs
Lorraine Payette wrote: How do I move from getting every single posting to just a daily digest? Much as I love being able to access all this information, I need space for other things. Can someone help me stem the tide just a bit? The trouble with digest is that it doesn't let you thread

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp vs. Photoshop

2006-12-16 Thread David Marrs
John R. Culleton wrote: ON another list someone was complaining about the expense nad bother of upgrading to the latest Photoshop, including licenses etc. I suggested Gimp as a no cost/no fuss alternative for students. I received a long reply, much of which I am not technically competent to

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp vs. Photoshop

2006-12-22 Thread David Marrs
Trapper wrote: Most English speakers generally relate gimp to the slang variant, most of us are familiar with it and most of us consider it to be something negative. Can I just change that to most American English speakers? I learnt the meaning of the slang word gimp while reading a

Re: [Gimp-user] LF: on-line tutorial

2007-02-07 Thread David Marrs
Tom Daly wrote: brand new totally green user alert I know in Photoshop there are methods to chamfer / bevel the edges of a jpg (photo) image, also to 'roll over' the edge (think quarter-round routered) Chapter 8 of http://gimp-savvy.com/BOOK/ might be useful to you. It doesn't deal with

Re: [Gimp-user] Pan Tool keyboard shortcut

2007-03-02 Thread David Marrs
David Gowers wrote: 2.3.12 (the latest release is 2.3.15) ... I don't usually remember that some people seriously use software with less features in preference to using development releases. Well that's cos they're encouraged to. 2.2 is stable whereas 2.3 is unstable. Speaks for itself,

[Gimp-user] [Gimp-web] FAQ Overhaul

2007-03-03 Thread David Marrs
Dear gimpers, The FAQ had a few cobwebs in it so I gave it a dust. It should feel more up-to-date now and actually relevant to version 2.2. If you can think of any frequently asked questions that should be added, please let me know or (better yet) add them yourself. Same applies to anything

Re: [Gimp-user] [Gimp-web] FAQ Overhaul

2007-03-04 Thread David Marrs
Sven Neumann wrote: Thanks for your help. But it would probably help if you could give a pointer, or even a link, to which FAQ you are talking about. Sven oh yeah.. http://wiki.gimp.org/gimp/UserFaq ___ Gimp-user mailing list

Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp - gimpshop - newbie

2007-07-11 Thread David Marrs
Perhaps I'm in danger of starting an argument here but some of your points surprise me a little. Manish Singh wrote: Maybe the creator of GimpShop should have respected the GIMP community instead of rejecting it. He did not consult anyone on any of the GIMP lists at all as to proper

Re: [Gimp-user] 16 Bit files

2007-07-11 Thread David Marrs
David Southwell wrote: Anyone... Finally does anyone have a handle on the timeframe for 2.4?? Not really. I think you'll just have to be patient. Incidentally, unless you've got a pro camera and lens, a high quality, properly calibrated monitor and a very good printer, I really don't think

Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP Question

2007-07-20 Thread David Marrs
Noel Burke wrote: My question is this: Yesterday when I installed the program and used it I had many tools and options in the windows. When I logged back into my computer today some of it was missing and I cannot figure out how to get it back. Do you have a go back to default settings

Re: [Gimp-user] Annoying Windows Layering

2009-04-23 Thread David Marrs
/view open in utility mode. I'd be more specific but I really can't remember. David Marrs Btw, (off topic) recently something changed on both gimp user and developer so that all emails appear to come from the mail bot rather than the original sender Thus, I never know who's talking in an email

Re: [Gimp-user] Nice features

2009-04-23 Thread David Marrs
to enable menu tearoffs in gnome at all. I don't know if Gnome switched it off or what, but selecting it in gconf does nothing. I've searched the web for info about why it doesn't work (or even /if/ it doesn't work - maybe it's just me) but with no luck. David Marrs ---AV Spam Filtering

Re: [Gimp-user] Cool glowing text in 2.6.1

2009-04-25 Thread David Marrs
. David Marrs https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Ubuntu ---AV Spam Filtering by M+Guardian - Risk Free Email (TM)--- ___ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user