filter preview dialog

Boudewijn Rempt boud at
Tue Jul 19 15:09:23 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 19 July 2005 15:04, Alan Horkan wrote:

> Perfectly clear.  The Effect Browser in Jasc Paint Shop Pro (PSP) also
> works on the current image and if you have not seen it you should
> definately check it out.  I expect you will want to find ways to
> compensate for the speed impact of using the current image so I would
> highly recommend looking at how PSP tries to manage this.

Speed is probably best served by converting the layer to a QImage, scale that, 
and convert the thumbnail to a small 8-bit rgb layer. At this size, nobody is 
going to notice the difference between color models.

> Although I like the PSP Effect Browser better I think "Filter Gallery" is
> an excellent description for this feature and much better than Effect
> Browser (browser describes the implementation rather than what the feature
> actually does).

Filter gallery is a very nice name indeed; when Cyrille first checked the 
filter preview in, I thought he had coded a replacement for our quite bad 
preview widget...

> P.S. So much for lurking quietly ... I'll probably have to completely
> unsubscribe from the list for a while to avoid the wonderful distractions
> Krita provides.

Boudewijn Rempt
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