image viewers: a different approach

Benjamin Meyer ben at
Sat Oct 29 23:05:09 BST 2005

On Friday 28 October 2005 5:01 pm, Aurelien Gateau wrote:
> Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> > Well in an embedded viewer you shouldn't need to crop.  Basic editing
> > goes in
> > the image organizer and image editor not embedded viewer.  Now if digikam
> > used that kpart for its basic editing then it wouldn't be readonly and
> > the crop would make sense.
> >
> > -Benjamin Meyer
> Cropping can (occasionally) get usefull. For example in KAddressBook you
> can crop a photo to assign it to any contact.

In this case the user doesn't want to crop the *file*, but wants to select a 
portion of the image to use.  Apples addressbook does this very feature.

-Benjamin Meyer

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