[Digikam-users] losing usability

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 15:49:38 BST 2014

2014-08-25 15:58 GMT+02:00 Dr. Martin Senftleben <linux at drmartinus.de>:
> Hi,
> I'm sorry I'm complaining again. I just got started with digikam 4.2 and
> feel really sad, because what is probably considered an improvement, has
> made things worse - at least for me (and I guess I'm not the only one).
> Right now there's only one thing I want to mention:
> When editing an image, after applying "local contrast" you get the
> option to try it out. If you do, you get a split image, one side before,
> the other, after. It's impossible to tell what is better because now
> both sides compete with each other. It was much better when it was
> possible to look at the whole picture in both states by moving the
> cursor over the image or moving it away. This way one had the chance to
> compare the entire image. Now, I have no idea how the other half of the
> image might look like, and this may be vital as the other half can be
> entirely different in light composition (just think - one half in the
> shadow, the other in the light - it becomes useless).

Hum, look on editor windows statubar, on right side, there are icons
to change preview mode. Select right one.

You can also zoom in/out and pan on the preview with effect
visualisation. Look my screenshot :


Gilles Caulier

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