[Digikam-devel] [Bug 145159] New: improvements to the lightable
arnd.baecker at web.de
Mon May 7 21:35:42 CEST 2007
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Summary: improvements to the lightable
Platform: Debian stable
AssignedTo: digikam-devel kde org
ReportedBy: arnd.baecker web de
Version: (using KDE KDE 3.5.5)
Installed from: Debian stable Packages
The new lighttable is very nice, but
there are two important features which are, in my opinion, needed
to make it really useable:
- the light-table has to work with non-scaled images
(i.e. like the image editor); otherwise
a control of the quality is not possible.
Presently a reduced-size version of the image is used.
- joint zooming and joint panning is essential
(as discussed in http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=135048, #50,
for images not identical in size
this should just be disabled;
maybe there is a way to deal with this, but this
really looks like a rare situation)
Less important than the previous two:
- In addition, even for similar pictures, the
subject of interest might not be at the same place.
For this the possibility to create an additional shift
(while still keeping the linked panning and zooming) would
be helpful. This could be achieved by declaring
the left image as master and the right one just follows
any zoom and pan.
If one pans in the right image, only this one is
affected. If one then pans in the left one,
the right one follows, as before, but with
the additional shift
(there might be some issues near the borders, but
one thing after another ;-).
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