Boudewijn Rempt boud at
Sun May 22 21:11:27 CEST 2005

On Sunday 22 May 2005 21:07, Casper Boemann wrote:
> Hi
> With the introduction of infinite selections the extent() or exactBounds()
> of the selection is no longer enough.

I may have missed this... Aren't selections auto-extending whenever more 
pixels get selected anymore?

> If the default value is any other than "not selected" then the selection
> extends to infinity, but extent() doesn't reflect that.
> As infinity is a little hard to handle, we can in most cases us the union
> of the paintdevice's extent and the selection's extent. That union is
> provided by selectedRect().
> It uses extent but I'm thinking of using exactBounds instead.

It's really important in many cases to have the absolute exact bounding box
that contains all selected pixels -- that's a hard requirement, I'm afraid.

Boudewijn Rempt
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