Contiguous fill: Sample merged option

Bart Coppens kde at
Mon Dec 5 21:53:48 CET 2005

On Monday 05 December 2005 20:18, Sander Koning wrote:
> I've tried to find out what the effect of the Sample merged option is
> (switchable in the Control box when the Contiguous fill tool is selected),
> but to no avail.
> The code in (line 249 and on) is not really helpful...
> Can anyone clarify this?
Simply put: with sample merged on, if a user tries to fill something, the 
extent of the filled part will depend on the completely rendered image, 
instead of on the active layer: it will search bounds on the image instead of 
the layer. Does this make it any clearer?

Bart Coppens

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