[Digikam-users] zooming

Gandalf Lechner gandalf.lechner at univie.ac.at
Mon Aug 4 18:34:35 BST 2008

Am Montag, 4. August 2008 18:52:22 schrieb Mikolaj Machowski:
> 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.

Good idea, that's even more convenient to handle! Double clock for 100% zoom, 
double click again (or Esc) to return to "fit to window" zoom.


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