[Digikam-users] zooming

Mikolaj Machowski mikmach at wp.pl
Mon Aug 4 17:52:22 BST 2008

Dnia Monday 04 of August 2008, Gandalf Lechner napisaƂ:
> Hi all,
> when editing images in digikam, a standard task is to check if the
> relevant parts of the picture are sharp in focus. For this, you can
> gradually zoom into the picture or directly view it at full resolution.
> In view of the quite big resolution digital cameras deliver nowadays,
> searching through the picture at 100% is usually messy and not
> effective. Quite often, one just wants to look at some particular small
> part of the picture. For this it would be very helpful if one could
> choose where the full resolution view is centered with the mouse. For
> example, I middle click somewhere on the picture, press the shortcut key
> for 1:1 view, and see the selected part in full size. Or the 1:1 view
> centers at the current mouse position, with no clicking required.
> I know one could also drag a rectangle around the desired area and fit
> the view to that selection, but in my opinion, being able to select the
> center for the 1:1 view would be even better.
> What do you think?

Feature would be very useful but IMO your suggestions are too
complicated, why not just use doubleclick?:

Double click on some point is changing zoom to 100% with clicked pixel
in center.


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