please review transform tool

Casper Boemann cbr at
Sun May 22 23:31:22 CEST 2005

On Sunday 22 May 2005 22:34, Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> On Sunday 22 May 2005 22:25, Casper Boemann wrote:
> > Yes but the force of this tool is manipulating selections. Oh and I think
> > that in the future the move tool should not move selection - only entire
> > layers
> >
> > Let moving of selections be handled by the transform tool.
> That sounds good to me -- but it may be a thorny issue that would need real
> testing with real users to resolve. What's more confusing? Having two tools
> to move, one for selections, one for the entire layer, or having one tool
> to move everything (layer + selection mask), and one to manipulate the
> selection.
My suggestion is modeled after photoshop, so if for nothing else then for 
known behaviour.

> True; I may have been a little mean to try a 600 x 1000 pixels selection
> immediately. Can you add a hourglass icon while the tool is doing its
> thing? That would give user feedback and help a lot, I think.

> > Yes an option panel needs to be added.
> But that's not feasible for this version. The question is: is
> resizing/moving without knowing the exact numbers good enough, or not? I'm
> not against having the tool in its current state (with hourglass + bugfix
> as per below) in Krita -- I think personally that it's useful enough.
I think so too. Visual feedback is often more useul than numbers - though 
numbers should be there too, once 1.4 has been released

> > A selection should not be created if there isn't one to begin with.
> Good -- do you think it'll be fixed before tomorrow evening?

best regards / venlig hilsen
Casper Boemann

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