Layer usuability idea

Mr YouP mr.youp at
Tue Nov 8 13:48:57 CET 2005

Le Mardi 08 Novembre 2005 13:42, Casper Boemann, dans son immense bonté, 
déclamait :
> On Tuesday 08 November 2005 13:23, Mr YouP wrote:
> > Ok, I'll try to explain my issue. When I'm painting some precise details
> > on the edge of a layer, sometime I need to make the curent layer to be
> > magnified against the others (for example fade or colorise the other) to
> > see precisly what I'm doing. With softs like gimp or photoshop, it leads
> > me to create a "dummy" layer fill with a plain color (say green) that I
> > put right behind my current layer and put it with less opacity (70% for
> > example) and I also have to hide uppers layers.
> > It's a heavy process to have a visual result similar to a selection in
> > Krita, except that here is not because I may paint some "unselected"
> > pixels (this sentence isn't clear :/ )
> >
> > Well, if it isn't clear, I should give some screenshots
> well what you want is simply a way to quickly turn of visibility of all but
> selected layer - right?
No because it leads me to have a background full of big square gray and black 
and I want to see my others layers with a "green filter" (in my example) for 
not loosing my global view of the picture. in short, I want to turn all other 
layers green :)

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